…National Lightning Safety Awareness Week takes place this year, June 18th – 24th. As one of Florida’s largest and oldest professional lightning and surge protection specialists, Bonded Lightning uses the occasion to remind Florida’s residents of the serious danger lightning presents. With more than 3,500 strikes per day during Florida’s peak rainy season, the lightning danger is clear, present and frequent.
…Bonded Lightning Protection recently completed the installation of a lightning protection system at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, Florida. Located at 5444 Haverhill Rd, The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches is the new spring training home of Major League Baseball’s Houston Astros and Washington Nationals. Bonded’s lightning protection system protects the facility, and all its 160 acres of multi-purpose fields, by diverting lightning’s destructive power safely into the ground.
…Bonded Lightning Protection today announced completion of a lightning protection system on the recently renovated Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. The stadium is home to the NFL’s Miami Dolphins. Should lightning strike the facility, the stadium lightning protection system installed on the stadium’s new canopy roof diverts lightning’s destructive power safely into the ground, protecting lives, electronic and technological infrastructure.
…Bonded Lightning has named Kevin Ahearn West Coast Division Manager, expanding resources and the company’s presence to Tampa, Florida. Ahearn’s 31 years at Bonded Lightning’s Jupiter, Florida location led to his recent promotion. In his previous position as Project Manager, Ahearn was responsible for several of the company’s major projects, including Marlins Stadium, Bank Atlantic Center and Palm Beach International Airport.
…Our Tampa Division Manager, Kevin Ahearn, spoke to FOX 13 News – Tampa Bay about lightning protection and what’s really at stake during a storm.
“It gives lightning the least resistance to ground, so, to carry the strike to the ground will protect the structure,” Ahearn explained. “If the lightning is going to strike, it’s gonna strike here no matter what.