Guardian Lightning Protection

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Going Bare

No different than the insurance you purchase for your automobile and home, a lightning protection system is homeowners’ insurance against the catastrophic effects of lightning. In addition to the structure
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Data Is King

“Data center” once meant a standalone facility in some isolated location. Still true. But a data center can also be a building on a campus, and even a floor or
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Invite Closer Scrutiny

It is beyond reason that our industry still requires a definition. But, it does. The industry includes contractors nationwide, designing, manufacturing and installing lightning protection systems and grounding systems.  There
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Pipeline to Excellence Guardian & IBEW Local 58

Local knowledge and decades-strong professional relationships elevate Guardian’s service to Michigan, northern Ohio and northern Indiana property owners. Our longstanding alliance with International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 58
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Fire Stations Protect Communities

Often in place for 50 years or more, and at a cost of around $10 million, a typical firehouse or fire station is one of every community’s best returns on
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Detroit Metro Airport FAA Control Tower Upgrades

In 2017, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport handled 34,701,497 million passengers.  Demands on the tower have increased as technology has changed. Guardian designed and installed the original lightning protection system
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FAQ: Do homeowner insurance policies cover lightning damage?

Generally, most homeowner policies cover property damage caused by lightning. However, many insurance companies may deny future claims caused by another lightning strike and/or may not renew your policy.

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Renewable Energy Assets

Most renewable energy equipment in use today, such as solar panels and wind turbines, have higher risk factors for being hit by lightning due to their elevated and/or isolated location.

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Thor Guard

Thor Guard is the only stand-alone lightning warning device used by the LPGA, the PGA Tour, Sr. PGA Tour, Nike Tour, most USGA section and many local sections of the PGA of America. It’s the choice of Marriott Golf, The PGA Tournament Player's Clubs, ABC Television Sports, the Mobile Weather Team and the Atlanta Summer Olympics.

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FAQ: How much does a lightning protection system for a home cost?

Each residential structure is unique and requires a custom-designed lightning protection system that meets UL, the National Fire Protection Association and Lightning Protection Institute standards.

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