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George Doll

George Doll is the staff technical editor for Signs of the Times magazine, president of Carolina Sign Group Ltd., Black Mountain, NC (Asheville), as well as being a working electrician, a licensed electrical contractor, and an active member of the IAEI.


Problems Confronting the Sign Industry in this Millennium

There have been many changes in the world of neon installations during the beginning of this millennium. These changes involve the requirements in 600.32 of the National Electrical Code. This section was created with the hopes of mechanically preventing many electrical fires that had been appearing for years. The issues and problems that have ensued are not because this is a bad section or the products in the field are flawed, but rather because of extenuating circumstances in the field.

Neon Tubing Secondary Wiring Methods

This article is intended to address a few of the common neon installation challenges associated with the secondary wiring from the transformer or power supply to the electrodes, as observed by a member of both the life safety and neon communities.