Lightning Safety Alliance Announces CES Course for Construction Professionals
HARTFORD, Conn., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lightning Safety Alliance's program, "Lightning Protection Basics, LSA 101" has been recently registered with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) for inclusion in its national Continuing Education Service (CES) for architects and engineers. The LSA 101 course provides a review of proper lightning protection system design and application, conformant with Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) requirements. As a registered provider of AIA CES credits, the LSA has certified 23 instructors across the U.S. to provide the classroom-style PowerPoint presentation, designed to give construction professionals a general understanding of how lightning protection systems work. The presentation also includes a description of the five essential elements of effective lightning protection systems. "LSA 101 was created to familiarize construction professionals with lightning protection system design and application with regard to commercial, industrial and residential markets," said Guy Maxwell, president of the LSA, a non-profit, national league of lightning protection professionals and consumers dedicated to the promotion of lightning protection and safety. "The course material also provides a review of the National Safety Standards for lightning protection requirements." There is no fee associated with the course, which qualifies attendees for one (1) CES learning unit. Credit earned upon completion of the program is reported to CES Records for AIA members and Certificates of Completion for non-AIA members are available upon request. For additional information on the course or to locate a provider in your area, contact Jennifer Morgan, LSA program coordinator at 860-379-5946 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact: Kim Graziano Lightning Safety Alliance http://www.lightningsafetyalliance.org 804-314-8955 or LLpco@aol.com
SOURCE Lightning Safety Alliance
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