Your Electrical Training Center is hosting a 2-day Lightning Protection training seminar with ERICO Lightning Protection expert Charles F. Cooley Jr.. Chuck is a Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) Master Installer/Designer and is a Senior Territory Manager with ERICO Lightning Protection.
Your Electrical Training Center and ERICO Lightning Protection have partnered to bring you this important training at no charge to you. However, you must pre-register as the number of slots are limited.
IMPORTANT: You must be a JW, CE, CW, Apprentice, or Contractor Employee affiliated with the Atlanta Electrical Contractors Association and IBEW Local 613 to participate in this class.
Group 1: Friday, May 27, 2011 and June 10, 2011 | 8am – 3pm
Registration for this session of Lightning Protection has closed
Group 2: To be Announced
Date: May 27 and June 10
Time: 8am – 3pm
Breaks: 1 hr for lunch and short morning and afternoon breaks. Food/Refreshments are not provided. Refrigerator and microwaves are available in the break room adjacent to the Library.
LIGHTNING PROTECTION TRAINING
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1. Basic principles Lightning
NFPA 780 – Appendix
When lightning strikes (pic)
LP Airplane strike
How lightning is formed
2. Lightning Protection basics
What is it?
How does it work?
Basic Components? (samples)
3. Synergy between surge and grounding between the facility protection sub-systems.
4. What are the governing code bodies?
NEC (NFPA 70) – Article 250.106
5. Lightning Protection Design Parameters
Need Bid/Design Information
Drawings (Roof and Elevations)
Design drawings (PDF example – IBEW)
6. Certifications (UL ML) – Go to UL website and show actual application
——————————- DAY 2 ——————————-
7. Surge Protection
UL 1149 Ed. 3
CADWELD Training Video
Ground Rod info Copper vs. Galv.
Mechanical Connections vs. Welding
9. Exothermic Demo
10. LP Demo (Install, roof, pics, and video)
11. Do you want to take next step?
UL Installer / LPI Certifications
UL.com / LPI.org.