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Electrical Industry News


White Paper: Power System Equipment Maintenance and Long-Term Servicing Requirements for Data Centers

No engineered system can run indefinitely without the need for maintenance, and the electric power equipment found in Data Centers is no exception to this rule. This paper discusses how equipment servicing and maintenance is crucial to the long-term operation of a data center power system, typical maintenance intervals and servicing activities for different types of equipment, and how the consideration of maintenance in the initial design of a data center enhances reliability in the long-term...Read More 

Renovating Electrical Distribution Systems

Listen to what electrical professionals from Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine say about how to decide what to keep and what to discard in an electrical distribution system...Read More

Remanufacturing Group Tells U.S. Congress: We Are Jobs

In a letter to Congress, APRA President Bill Gager stated, "Nothing creates good permanent jobs like the remanufacturing industry. So, as you (Congress) begin to deal with job creation in today's economy, we would encourage you to seriously look at how public policy may be used to help the remanufacturing industry expand here in the United States."...Read More

PEARL Adds Electrical Service Organization Membership

EC&M magazine story explains how PEARL has expanded membership categories to include electrical service organization companies with reconditioning facilities...Read More

PEARL Elects New Board of Directors

Aurora, CO. During the association's recent annual meeting held in Portland, PEARL members elected a new Board of Directors and voted to expand membership to electrical service organizations...Read More 

        Circuit Breaker Sales

PEARL President Lays Out 2011-2012 Platform

New initiatives include preparing for ANSI approval of PEARL standards, releasing Revision 6 of the PEARL Reconditioning Standards, and developing a Technician Certification Program..Read More  


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Tech Talk: Answer the Challenge for Chance to Win iPod!!

How deep is your knowledge of safe electrical practices, testing and electrical reconditioning? Follow this link to see this month's question and email us your answer. A winner will be drawn from all correct answers at the end of June. While you're answering this month's trivia question, you can learn the answer to last month's question.

Issue: 27, June 2011
In This Issue
Data Center Power Maintenance; Renovating Distribution; Remanufacturing Jobs, PEARL News
PEARL President Lays Out 2011 Platform
Win An iPod!!

PEARL would like to thank the sponsors and exhibitors of this year's PEARL Annual Conference:


Astro Controls, Inc.

CBS ArcSafe

Circuit Breaker Sales Co. Inc.

The Electrical Advertiser

Electrical Test Instruments, Inc.

Industrial Machinery Digest

Industrial Market Place

Instel Power Products

Intellirent Co.

Magnetics & Controls, Inc.


Monster Fuses

North American Switchgear, Inc.

Oregon Breakers, Inc.

Pacific Coast Breaker

P&F Supply Co.


RG Industries


Sunbelt Transformer

Utility Relay Company

Voyten Electric

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