Protection Systems (L.P.S) requires the following steps:
STEP I: Site Survey
In order to erect a L.P.S. it requires the followings:
1) Drawing of a plot plan (Elevation & Roof Plan).
2) Detailed drawing for the facility including its roof.
3) Drawings for Grounding & Earthling net for the existing
facilities entrance locations for power source. Telecom,…etc.
STEP II: Engineering and Design
In this stage the complete design of the system will be performed
according to the National Fire Protection Association Code
No NFPA - 780 (Lighting Protection Code) latest edition. This
1) Detailed work drawing for the system.
2) Preparation of the "bill of quantities" for all
the required materials.
3) The final design will be certified by "The Lighting
Protection Institute" (LPI) as a third party. Such certification
includes compliance with the NFPA - 780 Code.
4) Erection instruction according to the requirement of the
latest edition of Standard No. "UL-96A". (Underwriters
Laboratories Inc.) or according to LPI for Installation Requirements
for Lightning Protection Systems.
5) Post erection maintenance procedure (according to NFPA-780)
III: Material Supply
In this stage all the required materials will be supplied
in accordance to the "Bill of quantities" prepared
in Step II.
All the materials supplied shall be certified and labeled
by the "Underwriters Laboratory". The UL shall provide
a 100% inspection service to measure the quality of the components
prior to their shipment from our principle's factory.
IV: Supervision of Erection
1) in this stage technical staff of our principle will supervise
system erection on the site. Client personnel or any contractor
may perform the erection. The requirements of the Ul-96A and
LPI-175 Standard will be applied.
2) After erection the "as built drawing" will be
prepared and submitted to the client.
shall be inspected on site by an Underwriters Laboratories
Inc.(UL) inspector and / or LPI inspector.
corrective action required by the inspector shall be performed
on our principle account and care.
a "Certificate of Compliance" will be issued
and submitted to the client.