Trends in Lightning Protection

March 19, 2020
11:15  -  11:55 am

This interactive session will enable participants to update their knowledge of lightning protection system trends and technology.  This session will discuss:

  • NFPA 780 standard revisions
  • Lightning Protection System design considerations to mitigate aesthetic impact, preserve design integrity and maximize the safety of building occupants and stakeholders.
  • Common construction practices and the value associated with the independent evaluation of the installed Lightning Protection System

Learner Outcomes:

  • Understanding of global market trends in lightning protection
  • Understanding key types and critical elements of a Lightning Protection System
  • Gain knowledge of recent revisions to Lightning Protection Standards
  • Implementing lightning protection early in design process reduces cost, improves protection while maintaining design integrity