Understanding surge suppression and power conditioning can be illusive and difficult to comprehend. Many people think that surge suppression is only useful in lightning prone areas and power conditioning is...who knows what? I did, so I conducted a bit of research with the help of Innovolt, a manufacturer of power protection devices. I learned a lot about the power grid that we're all connected to and why it's necessary to protect sensitive electronic devices from power grid disturbances. Read my full report on surge suppression and AC power line conditioning.