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Invite Closer Scrutiny

Third-party inspection and certification is one area Guardian President Phil Youtsey calls crucial for the industry’s evolution. “Every Guardian project is inspected and certified,” he says. “Inspection and certification will
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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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