• Arc Flash: Understanding the Risks and How to Prevent Them

    Arc Flash: Understanding the Risks and How to Prevent Them

    An arc flash is a dangerous electrical explosion that can occur in low voltage systems. It is caused by a sudden release of energy due to a fault in the system, and can cause serious injuries or even death. In this article, we will discuss the causes of arc flash, its effects, and ways to… Read more

  • Voltage Drop: Understanding and Mitigating Its Effects

    Voltage drop is a common issue in low voltage systems that can lead to decreased performance and even equipment failure. It occurs when the voltage level at a certain point in the system is lower than the voltage level at the source. In this article, we will discuss the causes of voltage drop, its effects… Read more

  • Low Voltage Circuit Breakers: How They Keep You Safe

    Low voltage circuit breakers play a crucial role in the safety and performance of low voltage systems. They protect electrical systems from overloading and short-circuiting, by automatically opening the circuit when an abnormal current is detected. In this article, we will discuss the different types of low voltage circuit breakers, their functions, and the importance… Read more

  • Blake Urmos Takes on a Sales Director Role for Access Control Systems in Nashville

    Blake Urmos, the founder of Low Voltage Nation, has recently taken on a new role as a Director of Access Control Sales at Access Control Systems in Nashville, Tennessee. This exciting career move comes on the heels of a booming commercial real estate market in Nashville and the growth of Access Control Systems, a leading… Read more

  • How to Wire Low Voltage Lighting

    Installing low voltage lighting in your home or business? Learn how to wire it safely and effectively. Find out how to choose the right transformer and wire, run the wire, install the fixtures, and connect everything together. Follow these steps to ensure a successful installation Read more

  • Low Voltage License Minnesota

    In Minnesota, low voltage license requirements are regulated by the Department of Labor and Industry (DLI). In order to perform low voltage work, such as access control, fire alarms, video surveillance, security systems, and structured cabling, individuals must hold a valid low voltage contractor license. To obtain a low voltage contractor license in Minnesota, individuals… Read more