Drawbridges allow the passage of high boats at specific times. In their movement they are transformed into vertical walls and they can reach a great height, making them clearly preferential points of impact for lightning strikes.
A lightning protection system with an Early Streamer Emission (ESE) air terminal from Aplicaciones Tecnológicas protects the seat of the government of the Republic of Paraguay: the Palacio de López, also known as the Government Palace or the Presidential Palace.
After the fire of Notre Dame cathedral in April 2019, the need to protect landmark buildings from fires has been highlighted. The causes of these fires are usually human failure or faulty electrical installations, but landmark buildings have also been destroyed by fires caused by a lightning strike.
The extreme weather conditions and the structures and buildings in such a city as Dubai makes lighting protection a technical challenge which needs expert solutions and high-performance materials. The Early Streamer Emission (ESE) lightning rod Dat Controller Plus has been chosen to protect three symbolic projects in United Arab Emirates.
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Hospitals, retirement homes, research centers, laboratories, etc., are key infrastructures that must be protected against the risks caused by electrical storms. Buildings in which there is a high concentration of people, high-cost equipment and even patients connected to electrical systems that cannot suffer cuts or alterations in the electricity supply, require a comprehensive lightning protection system with the maximum guarantees of safety and quality.