HOW A LIGHTNING PROTECTION SYSTEM WORKS
The purpose of a lightning protection system is to not attract lightning but harness a lightning strike if the system was to be struck . It will provide a definite path in which lightning will travel. A lightning protection system from Standard Lightning Rods will provide your home or building with great protection . Our systems will allow the lightning force to be directed safely to the ground, leaving family members, pets and your home safe.
Lightning protection system should include all of the following:
- air terminals (rods)
- conductor (cable)
- bonds with metallic bodies
- ground terminations
- surge arrestors & suppressors
Peace of mind is ultimate protection on your electronics. Businesses and homes are susceptible to the havoc lightning from a storm can cause. Most importantly, the havoc on electronic equipment. In order to provide the highest level of protection, UL-listed lightning surge arrestors are installed on electrical service panels as well as other incoming lines. Arrestors are the first line of defense against intense electrical surges that can enter through power lines. We also recommended, transient voltage surge suppressors can be installed to protect and be customized to your personal needs.
Lightning protection systems should be installed by trained, experienced specialists. At Standard Lightning Rods we use only UL listed materials and installation methods in compliance with nationally recognized safety standards by Underwriters Laboratories and the National Fire Protection Association. Standard Lightning Rods is also one of Underwriters Laboratories listed installers.