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09/03/2009 - FEDERAL CITIZEN INFORMATION CENTER
Where do surges come from?
There are two origins for the surges that occur in your power system: lightning surges and switching surges. A few words about these will help you better understand what can be done to protect against them, and make good decisions on risks versus economics.
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04/27/2009 - ANONIME
When Lightning Strikes
Anyone who has been in a home hit by lightning will tell you the sound can be deafening and the experience somewhat disorienting. Julie, a homemaker from Lakeville, Minn., recalls the instant turmoil. "It sounded like an explosion right outside our living room window, one that shook the house to the point of knocking pictures off the walls."
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