Part 1 General


1.1                Scope of Work

A.       Under this section of the specifications the contractor shall furnish all labor, materials, tools and equipment required for the completion of a functional system of grounds, conductors, air terminals, and other component parts for protection against damage by lightning in accordance with the current editions of all codes, standards, and regulations.

1.2                Codes, Standards, and Regulations

A.       NFPA 780 Standard for the installation of Lightning Protection Systems

B.       UL 96 Lightning Protection Components

C.      UL 96A Installation Requirements for Lightning Protection Systems

1.3                Submittals

A.       Shop drawings indicating the location, size, and means of support for air terminals, bonding connections, conductors, and grounding shall be submitted to the architect and engineer for approval.


Part 2 Products


2.1                Acceptable Manufacturer’s

A.       Preferred Lightning Protection Company  27687 275th Street  Maryville, MO 64468 Phone 866-299-7406

B.       Approved equals

2.2                Materials

A.       All components shall be new and of a design and construction to suit the application.

B.       All components shall conform to the requirements of UL 96A and NFPA 780 for the structure.

C.      All components shall be aluminum, copper, bronze, or stainless steel.

D.      Components shall not be installed in locations where corrosion of dissimilar metals may occur.



Part 3 Execution


3.1                Acceptable Installers

A.       Kris Pettlon Lightning Protection (www.krispettlonlightningprotection.com or 660-582-2344)

B.       Pettlon Lightning Protection (1-866-582-7511)


3.2                Installation

A.       Install in accordance with the manufacturers design.

B.       Install in accordance with the requirements of current editions of UL 96A and NFPA 780.

C.      The Lightning Protection System shall be installed in a neat and inconspicuous manner so all components blend with the building appearance.

D.      All required sealing, flashing, pavers, slip sheets, or pads required for the Lightning Protection System shall be furnished and installed by the roofing contractor so as not to void the warranty.

E.       All trenching, backfilling, and compacting required for the grounding system shall be provided by the general contractor.

F.       Electrical system surge suppression shall be installed by the electrical contractor.

G.      Surge protection for telephone, radio, antennas, CATV, CCTV, data lines, satellites, and service entrances shall be installed by the system provider.


3.3                Field Quality Control

A.  Upon completion of the installation, the UL Master Label shall be obtained for the structures.



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