Wunderland Kalkar, a children's theme park in Dusseldorf, attracts over 300,000 people every year.
When switchgear malfunctions, the consequences are often catastrophic. Damage to the switchgear itself can be extremely expensive, but that pales in comparison to corollary damage and the potential hazards to people.
If your regime for protection against electrical surges starts and ends with fitting a lightning conductor to the top of your building, then not only are you unlikely to be fully protected against all lightning induced surges, but probably thousands of pounds’ worth of equipment is aging prematurely as well.
Data centres and other ICT resources need protection from power aberrations during normal mains operation as well as complete and extended power blackouts.
As frequent PBSI Magazine readers will know, the publication recently celebrated its 25 year anniversary.