FAQ-Frequently Asked Questions
Verifiable Results Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is an arc flash?
An arc flash is a short circuit that is either phase-to-phase or phase-to-ground. Events are typically caused by human error through contact with energized parts. They can also result from aging insulation or the build-up of conductive material. The arc flash lets off a large amount of gas and energy at dangerously high temperatures. This incident results in an explosion that can have a devastating effect on your business.
2. What are the dangers of an arc flash?
An arc flash presents many dangers for a business and its employees. The flash can severely injure the worker, causing life-threatening burns. The energy and resulting explosion can cause smoke and fire damage to your structure. All of these effects and more can cause detrimental loss of revenue for your business.
3. What can Verifiable Results do to prevent an arc flash incident in my business?
Verifiable Results can perform an arc flash assessment. This will help your business to meet regulatory compliance and provide additional employee safety. We provide arc flash certified training and a personal protective equipment plan. We also provide your business with equipment labels that are created and installed to meet the NFPA 70E standards. We also can make sure that your certification and training is renewed each year.
4. How can my business save on energy costs?
The two ways of creating energy cost savings are through the supply side and the demand side. Verifiable Results will look at your energy bills to ensure that you are receiving the most cost friendly rates. We continue to monitor this to make sure that you are always saving money. For the demand side, we measure and verify the savings from changes to lighting, HVAC retrofits, air compressors and more.
5. What precautions can my business take to prevent losses from a blackout?
A power outage can lead to loss of revenue and date for your business. Verifiable Results works with you to make sure that you have a fool-proof backup power plan in place in order to combat this loss. Whether it is an additional generator or a backup plan for your data, we can do it all. We help with emergency power planning and implement changes to your current system.
6. What engineering services does Verifiable Results perform?
Verifiable Results is a registered engineering firm in North and South Carolina. We offer a wide array of engineering services to meet all of your needs. From electrical systems distribution layout to instrumentation specifications, we can assist your business. We also help with project management and compliance auditing.
7. What area does Verifiable Results serve?
Verifiable Results serves the states of North and South Carolina, including all major cities from Greenville to Charlotte and more. We can also assist on special projects throughout the U.S.