We offer a service that will assist you understanding the technical aspects of lightning, so you can learn about its characteristics and any possible risks to your property.

Lightning Protection

A lightning strike can pass over 200,000 Amps depending on the severity and strength of the storm. In Britain the majority of strikes are around 2,000 to 20,000 amp, however this varies over the United Kingdom, Ireland, Wales, Scotland and the Channel Islands. Scotland experiences less thunderstorms than the South of England.

The function of a lightning protection system is to offer a safe low resistance path for the enormous currents caused by a lightning strike to travel to ground along. With a lightning protection system the immense energy is offered a safe alternative path away from the materials of the structure or building being protected. This current is then safely discharged under ground, preventing damage to property and equipment that is normally associated with the dispersal of radial energy from a lightning strike.