Protecting your Business from Downtime and Data Loss

Surges can occur in any facility and according to the National Electrical Manufacturers Association, 80% of all surges originate inside facilities.

The National Electrical Code Requires Surge Protection In:

  • Emergency systems
  • Elevators & Escalators
  • Wind Electric Systems
  • Industrial Machinery
  • Fire Pump Controllers


Type of Surge Protection
Use Type 1, 2, and 3 SPDs for the best level of protection

  • Type 1:
    Permanently connected Surge Protective Device. Protects against external and internal surges. May be installed inside or outside the facility.
  • Type 2:
    Permanently connected Surge Protective Device installed in, or next to, the main panel. Protects against internal and external surges
  • Extra Protection
    Type 3
    Point-of-use Surge Protective Device. Provides limited protection to devices directly plugged into SPD.


Surge Protective Devices Protect Against:

  • Equipment Damage
  • Equipment Downtime
  • Lost Revenue
  • Productivity Loss


The following can be damaged by surges and should have a level of Surge Protection to prevent damage, downtime, and lost revenue.


  • Lighting Circuits
  • Metering
  • Medical Equipment
  • Critical Loads
  • Backup Power
  • Uninterruptable Power Supply
  • HVAC Equipment



  • Power Distribution
  • Control Cabinets
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Electronic Motor Controllers
  • Equipment Monitoring