Title: Lightning Protection Systems for Concrete Structures
Author(s): Jennifer Morgan and Michael Chusid
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 31-36
Keywords: building, conductor, damage, design
Lightning can cause damage to concrete structures and their contents. Therefore, lightning protection must be included in sustainability and resilience planning for buildings and communities. The article discusses design of a lighting protection system as well as its components and accessories and provides information on standards and documents related to design and installation of such systems.