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1 Protect your home and family with Advanced Technology from Cutler-Hammer

2 Residential Home Fire Statistics Annually - over 415,000 Residential Fires Annually - over 40,000 electrical fires over 350 deaths over 1700 injuries over $700 million in property loss Source: U.S. Dept. of Commerce 1997

3 Residential Home Statistics Over 1.4 Million New Homes Built Per Year New Homes Over 100 Million Homes Already Exist in the USA Thousands of Homes are Remodeled Each Year Potential Fire Losses are Increasing Every Year!!! Source: U.S. Dept. of Commerce

4 Typical Causes of Electrical Fires

5 Where Fires Occur in the Home by Zone Zone 3 50% Zone 0 2% Zone 1 36% Zone 2 12% Source: Major Insurance Company

6 Percent of Incidents by Zone Zone 0 2% Zone 1 Zone 1 36% 35% Zone 3 50% Zone 3 35% Zone 2 12% Major Insurance Company CPSC 1993 Zone 2 30%

7 1995 CPSC/UL Study CPSC/UL Study ➋ Titled: Technology for detecting and monitoring conditions that could cause electrical wiring system fires Electrical Industry Challenge Provide new technology Goal: Reduce risk of electrical fire Directed to Manufacturers, Inventors, etc Announced via 800+ direct invitations and published in Trends Magazine ➋ source: UL Study (CPSC-C )

8 CPSC/UL Study & Challenge Results ➐ Conclusions Main theme The electrical arc is a major cause of electrical system fires Most Promising Technology Arc Fault Detection Technology ➐ Source: CPSC/UL Study: CPSC-C

9 Typical 60 Hertz Sine Wave

10 Typical Arc Current Waveform Typical current waveforms observed when a carbon-steel blade cuts through 16 AWG SPT-2 cord. The available current is 100A.

11 Today s Home Electrical Protection Type CH Branch Breakers Protects your electric conductors Type CH Ground Fault Circuit Breakers Protects people from electrical shock There is no product within the electrical infrastructure that is specifically designed to guard against the risk of residential fires by detecting the presence of an electrical arc.

12 Until NOW! a new technology that reduces the risk of electrical home fires

13 Cutler-Hammer The Leader in the Industry 1st to Submit Product to UL 1st to Market 1st to have UL Listing for Mitigating the Effects of Arcing Faults 1st to have UL1699

14 What Does an AFCI Do? It recognizes the signature of parallel arcing faults in (2-wire or 2-wire plus ground) circuits with available fault currents of 75 amps* rms and higher interrupts the circuit. AFCI also interrupts: Series arcs in two conductor plus ground wire arcing faults to ground down to 30ma (equipment protection)

15 A Look Inside an AFCI Breaker Arc Fault Sensing Circuitry Push To Trip Test Button Load Terminal Operating Handle Latch Piece Panel Neutral Wire Mechanism Spring Moving Contact Member Load Neutral Terminal Electromagnet Instantaneous Trip Element ( Armature ) Stationary Contact Member Long Delay Trip Element ( Bimetal )

16 International Assoc. Of Electrical Inspectors Analysis of the 1999 National Electric Code This device is intended to reduce the number of residential fires by combining wire thermal protection with the mitigation of arcing effects in damaged wiring All branch circuits that supply 125 volt, single-phase, 15 and 20-ampere receptacle outlets installed in bedrooms shall be protected by an arc fault circuit interrupter effective January 1, 2002

17 Cutler-Hammer s AFCI Solution Located in Load Center Individual Branch Device Device Protects Entire Electrical Infrastructure (Highest Zone Coverage) The Best Solution Available for Protection Against Fire Zone 0 2% Zone 3 Zone 1 36% 50% Zone 2 12%

18 Arc Fault Demonstration AFCI and Thermal Magnetic Breaker

19 Installation of an AFCI Typical Installation for a 120V 1 Pole AFCI Refer to Wiring Diagram (Installation Sheet) Complete Product Offering by Year End Combination Arc Fault/ Ground Fault 2 pole Shared Neutral Solution Used When Running 12/3 or 14/3 and Tying the Neutrals Together.

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22 Hazards in the Home Refer to Wiring Diagram Example of Grounded Neutral in a receptacle

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24 Wiring Diagram A Using NM-B Cable System Note: Outlets are style H, N and Ground

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26 Review of Existing Residential Wiring Knob and Tube (K/T) Wiring Bx and Greenfield Systems Romex/ NM-B cable and Homeruns

27 Knob and Tube (K/T) Wiring Potential Problems Based on an open air system. Consumer wants to add insulation which changes the thermal characteristics of the K/T wiring Another consumer error is incorrectly adding circuits to a K/T system. They splice in a new circuit and use the wrong neutral. AFCI will detect arcing phase to neutral without the presence of a ground wire.

28 Bx and Greenfield Systems Will detect any type of arcing to a ground plane arcing to metal coils of Bx metal fixture box or outlet box AFCI will detect parallel arcing faults even if the wires (of opposite polarity) causing the arcing faults are not near a ground plane

29 Shared Neutral Homeruns What is a Shared Neutral? Running NM-B 3 conductor plus ground for a homerun (eliminates the need to pull two wires) Will an AFCI single pole 15 or 20A work? NO What do I do? 4th Quarter of this year, Cutler-Hammer will offer a two pole shared neutral AFCI. The only manufacturer with this technology.

30 Video Production Covering Installation and Best Wiring Practices View Movie

31 Real Life Arc Fault Detection Breaker Trips Attempt Reset (Breaker Doesn t Reset) Unplug All Appliances on that Circuit Turn off Lighting Loads on Circuit Reset Breaker (Breaker Resets) Plug in Appliances one at a time (No Trip) Turn on Lights (one at a time) Breaker Trips on Bathroom Light Check Lighting Fixture Problem Located in Bathroom Fixture

32 Problem Appliances Show Light Fixture

33 Pricing AFCI Installation to a Homeowner Determine the number of Breakers to be installed. Be aware this is wired like a GFCI, make necessary increases as you see fit. Keep in mind and make the homeowner aware if he/she has a problem what it will cost to inspect the problem Give price for problem correction.

34 Marketing the Product Pass out Literature Packet Demostrate SafetyPak Introduce ProPak

35 Questions?

36 Surge Protection At The Service Entrance The Service Entrance is the best location to divert lightning surges The CHSP can be installed on any manufacturers load center CHSP protects AC, telephone/ modem, satellite/ cable

37 CHSP Features Easy to Install Connection Heavy Duty NEMA Type 1 Enclosure Coaxial Connections for Cable TV or Satellite Protection for 2 Pairs of Telephone or Modem Lines 39,000 Amps/Phase Surge Protection for AC Power Status Indicator Lights Internal Surge Plane Design Eliminates Differential Ground Voltage Complete Home Protection - can be installed on any manufacturers load center

38 Solution - Install Surge Suppression at the Loadcenter Recommended by IEEE Location closest to the grounding system ensures a low impedance path to ground

39 A Second level of surge protection is recommended IEEE s Recommendations (Emerald Book): A second level of surge protection is recommended so that any residual voltage resulting from the action (of the suppression device) can be dealt with by a second protective device. In the home this is best accomplished with a quality surge strip ($30-$70). 20,000V 800V 0 INPUT SURGE: IEEECategory C3 Impulse (20kV, 10kA) Stage 1: Performance with Parallel Suppressor (let through ranges between Volts). Stage 2: Output after second stage filter < 200 Volts 25 us 50 us TIME (MICROSECOND)

40 Cutler-Hammer Offering More than products Business solutions Differentiation Add value to your builder Make money through offering technology

41 Cutler-Hammer and??? Where Do We Go From Here?

42 Joint Opportunities How to get arc fault to the masses? Joint inspector meetings Joint builder presentation Standardize 2002 early Electrician training Service upgrades ProPak How to get surge to the masses? Service work program Whole house surge in all houses over $X00,000 Apartment owners = surge breaker ProPak for service upgrades

43 Joint Opportunities - APS Light Commercial Electronic Sub-metering Retrofit lighting control Residential Master / Slave Lighting package Standardize something in every home - option up

44 Cutler-Hammer Value to Contractor One of a kind solutions Enhance image using technology Safer homes Higher margin solutions National sales and distribution

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