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What Are the Basic Differences Between UL 96A, NFPA 780 and LPI 175?

Posted by Spencer Allemang on Apr 2, 2019 8:00:00 AM
For electrical engineers, contractors, installers, designers and other individuals whose jobs involve lightning protection systems and related equipment, understanding all the relevant standards can be a daunting task.

To learn and apply the intricate requirements outlined in a given code or standard, we recommend referring to the specific document first.

In this article, we will examine three of the most prominent U.S. lightning system design, installation and inspection documents. We answer the following questions to direct you to the right one:
  • Why does each standard and organization exist?
  • Where can I find the necessary information for a given situation?
  • When is each applicable and how is it regulated?

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Topics: Lightning Protection