Bonded Lightning's History of Lightning and Surge Protection
For more than 35 years Bonded Lightning Protection has been South Florida's quality leader in lightning and surge protection, having installed systems on countless commercial, historical, industrial and residential properties. Originated in Washington, D.C. in 1892 by Reginald DeKoven Hereford, Bonded Lightning Protection Systems, Inc. installed lightning protection on many well known and historical sites including the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial and the White House, in addition to many homes and businesses in Maryland, Virginia and the surrounding areas.
Hereford's son, Reginald Charles Hereford, eventually took over the company and in 1973 his daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Dennis Dillon opened their own lightning and surge protection company in Palm Beach County, also named Bonded Lightning Protection Systems, Inc. (Bonded Lightning Protection). The Company soon grew to cover the state of Florida concentrating, but not limiting, their focus on South Florida. Now, 35 years later, Bonded Lightning Protection has grown from a one-truck operation to a large family business with more than 50 employees.
Based on its expertise and reputation, Bonded Lightning has served as consultants, designers and installers on thousands of projects in Florida, including Miami Dolphin Stadium, Disney World, American Airlines Arena, Miami International Airport, Palm Beach International Airport, the Palm Beach County Courthouse and Trump Towers (click here for additional projects by Bonded Lightning Protection).
Bonded Lightning is a listed installer with Underwriters Laboratories and a
member of the Lightning Protection Institute, the United Lightning
Protection Association (ULPA), the National Fire Protection Association
(NFPA), National Builders Association, the Florida Builders Association, the
Treasure Coast Builders Association, the Gold Coast Builders Association,
Economic Forum of Palm Beach County, and the North Palm Beach County Chamber
of Commerce and is a BBB Accredited Business.
In addition, owner Dennis Dillon is a member of the Board of Directors for the Code Committee of the NFPA and Vice President, Patrick Dillon is a member of the Board of Directors for the ULPA.