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Florida Lightning Protection is a division of Windemuller Technical Services – a Sarasota, FL based company founded in 1985.  You can count on us to provide skilled design and installation services and the appropriate products to protect your home.

UL Evaluations of Early Streamer Emission (ESE) systems are now available

Preventor installations offer lightning protection for homes, buildings, industrial sites, monuments, or open-air sites such as sports stadiums. Each year thousands of ESE systems are installed on structures in the United States. Now inspection and validation by UL is available to ensure installation compliance with standards and requirements. This evaluation will provide protection and peace of mind for architects, building owners, insurance agencies, code officials, and contractors.

UL offers an Engineering Inspection Report for ESE Systems using UL certified Early Streamer Emission Air Terminals (ESEAT). This inspection service evaluates installations in compliance with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) specifications for ESE systems. The Engineering Inspection Report includes detailed results that UL Listed Installers may share with applicable stakeholders. See the UL Engineering Inspection Service Overview.

What are the Standards for Lightning Protection Products and Services?

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UL & ARL listed & labeled

As a State of Florida Certified Electrical Contractor, we comply with all applicable state and local building and electrical codes and standards for design, installation and testing.

As a UL Listed Lightning Protection Contractor, our organization has been evaluated by UL and found to comply with UL’s lightning protection system installers program requirements.

ARLApplied Research Laboratories – evaluates the design and installation of lightning protection systems for compliance to NFPA 780, Standard for the Installation of Lightning Protection Systems or HBP-21, Manufacturer’s Installation Standard for Lightning Protection Systems Using Early Streamer Emission (ESE) Air Terminals.

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Our Products are Tested, Listed and Labeled

ARL Tested, Listed and Certified The products we utilize for structural lightning protection are ARL tested, listed, labeled and certified. These products comply with ARL requirements which include pertinent sections of the Standards for Safety, ANSI/UL 96, Standard for Lightning Protection Components.  (Lightning Preventor Model LPA-2005 and Model LPA-2005A  File 30675)

Applied Research Laboratories (ARL) is a full service internationally accredited testing laboratory. They provide product safety testing for compliance to recognize standards including field evaluations and performance testing for a wide variety of consumer products along with Listing, Labeling and Follow-Up Services. ARL is independent of any government or manufacturing organization and has been engaged in consumer safety testing for over 60 years.

UL Listed and Certified. The lightning conductors, air terminals and fittings we utilize are also UL listed and certified.

Always Verify Your Contractor’s Credentials

When your safety and property are concerned, protect yourself. You should always ask for and verify the license of prospective contractors. A licensed contractor will always immediately provide you with their license number which you can easily verify online at the MyFloridaLicense website. (Just enter the license number or company name to check the status of the contractor. You can also contact the Department of Business and Professional Regulation at 850.487.1395.)

Contact us now for assistance in the design and installation of a cost effective lightning and surge protection plan for your Florida home.