Lightning Protection Installation Standard Review


Please join us for our newly developed lightning protection installation standard review workshop. In this two-day workshop, you will learn the key elements of UL 96A and its practical application. You will receive valuable insight on how UL 96A and NFPA 780 relate to each other. We will review the limitations of UL 96A in military applications and what is required when developing inspection request for munitions applications. You will be provided with helpful calculation tools for determining a zone of protection and participate in critical discussions about this protection strategy.

Additionally, each participant will receive a classroom workbook and a copy of UL 96A, The Standard for Installation Requirements for Lightning Protection Systems ($897 USD Value).

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Workshop Topics:

  • Scope of the standard and its limitations
  • The use of geometric modeling
  • Rolling sphere modeling and calculations
  • Component use
  • Bonding requirements
  • Grounding termination requirements
  • Web application process
  • Surge components and their relationship to the lightning protection system
  • Identification of surge components
  • Review of the inspection staff instructions and inspection guidelines
  • Explanation of the calculation tools
  • Relationship between UL 96A and NFPA 780
  • How UL 96A relates to military types of inspections
  • UL's inspection and certification process


  • Define the scope of the standard and its limitations
  • Utilize geometric modeling
  • Identify the rolling sphere modeling and calculations
  • Determine component use
  • Define bonding requirements
  • Determine grounding termination requirements
  • Complete the web application process
  • Identify surge components and their relationship to the lightning protection system
  • Understand the inspection staff inspection guidelines
  • Explain the calculation tools

Target Audience

  • Lightning protection system designers and installers
  • AHJ’s
  • Project managers
  • Architects
  • Facilities managers

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

  • 1.3 IACET CEUs; contact your local jurisdiction for CEU recognition.

Customer Testimonial

"Great class!  Explanations were clear and concise.  Thorough review of the Standard and inspection practices."

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Time Requirement


Instructor-Led 2 days $1,375.00

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