Monthly Archives: March 2016

Architects Forecast Greater Need for Lightning Protection

The recent American Institute of Architects (AIA) Home Design Trends Survey asked more than 500 residential architects what they thought would be the most significant home design elements over the next ten years. Number Three on the Top Ten list of predictions is: “Growing demand for design strategies that strengthen homes against natural disasters including… Read more »

Canadian Lightning Protection Explained in New Article

The March 2016 issue of Construction Canada provides an in-depth look at Canadian lightning protection and architectural practices. Lightning strikes Canada more than 2 million times and costs the economy nearly a billion dollars annually. While lightning activity is greatest in southern parts of Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan and the front range of Alberta,… Read more »