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Lightning installations

Lightning installations

Lightning conductors are used to conduct an electric current of lightning into the ground during the strike to prevent fire or any other damage. Not only modern materials such as aluminium, zinc, copper and general appearance are important in the lightning conductor, but also the appropriate arrangement of conductors around the building along with the execution of the lightning installation above and below the building. The implementation of the lightning installation is determined by Slovenian Lightning protection standards harmonized with European standards. Appropriate attachment of the conductors to the roofing if furthermore essential, as no damage to the roofing or other parts of the building when attaching the lightning installation shall be inflicted.