IEEE Houston Section – Electrical Application Differences of UL 891 Switchboard and UL 1558 Switchgear

IEEE Houston SectionDate: April 23, 2015

Topic: Electrical Application Differences of UL891 Switchboard and UL1558 Switchgear

Abstract: To be, or not to be: that is the question? Learn the electrical application differences between UL 1558 Switchgear vs. UL 891 Switchboards. The following concerns will need to be considered:

  • Application Consideration 1:   System Grounding
  • Application Consideration 2:   System Coordination
  • Application Consideration 3:   Size and Accessibility
  • Application Consideration 4:   Economics
  • Application Consideration 5:   Match the Project’s Need

Biography: Christopher has more than 25 years of professional experience to his credit, with 20 years of particle experience in the Electrical Industry. He has worked for some of the most recognized electrical solutions manufactures like Schneider Electric, General Electric, Siemens, and ABB to name a few. He has held a variety of positions including Sales & Marketing, Operations Effectiveness, and Quality.

In addition to his public and private industry experience, he is a former US Army Officer with two tours of Honorable Service.

Christopher earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering Technology, from Prairie View A&M University, Certified LEAN Six Sigma Black Belt (CLSSBB) from The Quality Group, Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) from General Electric, and various other Industry recognized certifications.


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