Posts Tagged: resilience

Future-Proofing with Lightning Protection Systems

Lightning protection is “one of the first ‘future-proofing’ building technologies,” according to John McManus. He should know — in his job as Editorial Director of Builder, Custom Home, Journal of Light Construction and other construction-oriented magazines at Hanley Wood, he is constantly scanning the horizon to identify trends in design and construction. His recent article… Read more »

Hurricane Matthew = Lightning Storm Mathew

Amidst the destruction caused by Hurricane Matthew, damage caused by lightning accompanying the Category 4 winds pales in significance. After all, how much can lightning damage buildings that are destroyed by wind and ocean surge? Yet focusing on the destruction caused by wind and water distracts us from the havoc caused by electrical strikes. Consider:… Read more »