Guardian Lightning Protection

Commercial

Every project begins as a critical uses and vulnerabilities analysis, encompassing the NFPA 780 risk assessment analysis and report. NFPA 780 is the North American standard for lightning protection systems.

Guardian protected, inspected and certified.

Preferred provider to Michigan’s major automotive manufacturers, Guardian serves Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3 suppliers, the research and development, engineering and industrial manufacturing sectors, and other industries nationwide.

Guardian’s expertise and breadth of services include:

Design

Design

Engineered and designed solutions begin as comprehensive CAD drawings addressing all applicable code, specifications and standards. Engineer/designers are Lightning Protection Institute (“LPI”)-certified Master Designer/Installers.

Consulting

Consulting

Professional counsel encompasses design and engineering, site inspection, testing, analysis, investigation, critical vulnerabilities studies and reporting. Proposing solutions, we engage in open knowledge share.

Installation

Installation

Fully 100% of Guardian projects are inspected and certified. In-house craftsman installers are LPI Certified and listed with Underwriters Laboratories (“UL”). They meet or exceed all national standards, including National Fire Protection Association (“NFPA”) 780, Lightning Protection Institute (“LPI”) 175, and UL 96A. Third-party nationally accepted inspection and certification verifies every project.

Education

Education

Guardian educational symposiums include American Institute of Architects (“AIA”)-certified continuing education unit courses, AIA-accredited training in lightning protection and grounding systems, and presentations to in-house and corporate venues as well as academic and technical settings.

Typical Commercial Lightning Protection System