National Lightning Safety Awareness Week takes place June 24th – 30th. Bonded Lightning Protection (“Bonded Lightning”), one of Florida’s largest and oldest professional lightning and surge protection companies, reminds Floridians of the serious danger lightning poses. Summer is peak season for lightning storms. Every year Florida records more lightning strikes per square mile than any other state, making the lightning danger clear, present, and frequent. Bonded Lightning President Patrick Dillon commented, “This week amplifies our year-round message. Lightning protection is the best way to protect people, property and critical infrastructure….
What people living and working in the building don’t know about lightning protection can hurt them. Clue them in. We make it easy.
Bonded Lightning’s Lightning Safety Alliance presentation is approved for continuing education credit by the Florida Board of Engineers and is an AIA Registered Provider.
Lightning Protection Basics
Length: 1 Hour
Credits: 1 Learning Unit
A review of proper lightning protection system design and application as it conforms to UL, LPI and NFPA lightning protection requirements….
May 3, 2018 marks Bonded Lightning’s 45th Anniversary delivering commercial and residential property owners professional lightning protection, surge protection and imminent warning systems and solutions. Headquartered in Jupiter, Florida, through hyper-local regional offices in Tampa and Tallahassee, the company serves Florida, Georgia, Alabama, the southeastern U.S., all of the Caribbean, as well as specialized needs nationwide.
Family-owned and operated, Dennis and Diane Dillon founded Bonded Lightning in 1973. For two years the husband and wife were its sole employees….
Bonded Lightning will be exhibiting at the following upcoming shows:
Florida Buildings Engineering & Facility Maintenance Show
April 25, 2018
Florida State Fairgrounds
FRSA (Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Expo)
June 27-29, 2018
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
October 8 & 9, 2018
Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel
Eric Birster has been named Tallahassee Division Manager, expanding Bonded Lightning Protection’s presence to commercial and residential clients in the Northern corridor and Southern Georgia. Birster’s 10 years at Bonded Lightning’s Jupiter, Florida headquarters led to his recent promotion. He has worked on several large projects throughout the state, including Hard Rock Stadium and Panorama Tower.
“Eric is hardworking and reliable,” commented Vice President Mike Dillon. “Our northern customers looking to protect their homes and businesses are in good hands with Eric’s first-class customer service.”
As the lightning capital of the United States, Florida experiences more lightning strikes, and lightning-related deaths, than any other state in the U.S….