A power distribution system is a group of components that carries electrical power throughout a building. Distribution systems are used in every residential, commercial, and industrial building.
Distribution systems used in commercial and industrial locations are complex. They include metering devices to measure power consumption, main and branch disconnects, protective devices, switching devices to start and stop power flow, conductors, and transformers. Power may be distributed through various switchboards, transformers, and panelboards.
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