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Lightning Protection Systems

Lightning strikes can cause serious damage to homes and buildings, as well as cause injury or even death. Strikes can be hotter than the surface of the sun and can cause fire with heat sensitive materials such as wood. In order to protect people and property, commercial and home lightning protection systems have been developed […]

What Type Of Damage Can Lightning Cause To a Home or Building?

According to the NFPA, lightning strikes cause $451 million dollars in property damage each year. Without a designated path to reach the ground, a lightning strike may choose to utilize any conductor available inside a home or building. This could include cable lines, phone lines, electrical lines, gas pipes, water pipes, etc. Lightning can cause […]

How Does a Lightning Protection System Work?

According to the NFPA, lightning strikes cause $451 million dollars in property damage each year. A commercial and home lightning protection system is composed of 4 main components: 1. Lightning Rods or Air Terminals: A lightning rod is a metal rod or metallic object mounted on top of a structure, engineered to protect the structure […]

What Are The Components Of a Lightning Protection System?

According to the NFPA, lightning strikes cause $451 million dollars in property damage each year. A lightning protection system is composed of 4 main components: 1. Lightning Rods or Air Terminals 2. Conductor Cables 3. Ground Rods 4. Surge Protection Devices The above components of commercial and home lightning protection systems, when installed correctly will provide the […]

Staying Safe At The Beach During a Lightning Storm: Waterford Beach, CT

Staying Safe At The Beach During a Lightning Storm – Waterford Beach, CT: Jim from Northeast Lightning Protection LLC located in Bloomfield, Connecticut (CT) shows viewers how to be safe during a lightning storm at Waterford Beach in Waterford, Connecticut (CT). Northeast Lightning Protection LLC is a family business that has been installing commercial lightning […]

School Lightning Protection Systems

Jim from Northeast Lightning Protection LLC located in Connecticut shows viewers an Aluminum Lightning Protection System on a School in Bloomfield, Connecticut (CT). Northeast Lightning Protection has been installing lightning protection equipment, including lightning rods in Connecticut (CT), Massachusetts (MA), New York (NY), Rhode Island (RI), New Hampshire (NH) and Vermont (VT), since 1976. Northeast […]

Fire Station Lightning Protection System

Jim Barnard, President of Northeast Lightning Protection, LLC located in Bloomfield, Connecticut (CT) explains how a local fire station is protected with a lightning protection system. Northeast Lightning Protection has been installing lightning protection equipment, including lightning rods in Connecticut (CT), Massachusetts (MA), New York (NY), Rhode Island (RI), New Hampshire (NH) and Vermont (VT), […]

Lightning Protection: Resistance to Ground Testing Procedure

  Jim from Northeast Lightning Protection LLC located in Bloomfield, Connecticut (CT) shows viewers the resistance to ground testing procedure for a lightning protection system. Northeast Lightning Protection has been installing lightning protection equipment, including lightning rods in Connecticut (CT), Massachusetts (MA), New York (NY), Rhode Island (RI), New Hampshire (NH) and Vermont (VT), since […]

Identify Existing Lightning and Power Surge Hazards & Methods To Protect Property

A lack of quality lightning protection systems has costs companies billions of dollars when failures and outages occur. Proper planning for potential failures ahead of time and the implementation of a lightning protection plan and compliance with recommended electrical industry best practices could significantly reduce risks of failure, potentially saving lives and preventing costly interruptions […]

The Importance of Lightning Protection

According to the NFPA, lightning strikes cause $451 million dollars in property damage each year. Thunderstorms make some people uncomfortable. Jagged lightning strikes that carry across the sky are dangerous, especially when they strike homes and businesses. Lightning strikes can cause fires, injuries, and even deaths. Without proper commercial lightning protection, people could face liabilities […]

Benefits of a Commercial Lightning Protection System

According to the NFPA, lightning strikes cause $451 million dollars in property damage each year. Lightning protection systems are designed to protect your business and your assets from the destruction caused by lightning strikes. Each year thousands of buildings and businesses are damaged by lightning strikes. It is estimated that lightning causes more than $5 […]

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