IEEE PI2 Austin, August 2019, Tech Meeting, "Lightning Protection 101"


IEEE PI2 Austin, August 2019, Tech Meeting

We ask that all attendees order at least $20 in food and drink or consider this to be a cover charge.

Abstract:  A review of proper lightning protection system design and application conforming with UL and NFPA lightning protection requirements.

  Date and Time




  • 2700 West Anderson Lane
  • Austin, Texas
  • United States 78757
  • Building: Cover 3

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  • Co-sponsored by IEEE PI2 Secretary
  • Starts 11 July 2019 08:21 AM
  • Ends 27 August 2019 11:55 PM
  • All times are US/Central
  • No Admission Charge


Eddie Schoenthal, Preconstruction Services Manager

Eddie Schoenthal, Preconstruction Services Manager of Bonded Lightning Protection Systems, Ltd.


Lightning Protection 101

An in-depth overview of:

  • The risks lightning poses to unprotected buildings 
  • The 5 essential elements to a proper lightning protection system 
  • The standards lightning protection systems should meet
  • Some non-conventional methods of lightning protection 
  • Other considerations for designing lightning protection


Eddie is a certified presenter for the Lightning Safety Alliance (LSA) and leads the nation in LSA continuing education presentations.  Eddie started his construction career as an electrician and transitioned to the lightning protection field in 1985.  With the combination of knowledge from the electrical and lightning protection fields, Eddie is one of the industry’s leaders in lightning protection, grounding and surge suppression.  His previous experience in installation, project management, estimating and design, helped develop his strong leadership skills for his current role as Preconstruction Services Manager


Address:Bonded Lightning Protection Systems, Ltd., 122 Leesley Lane, Argyle, Texas, United States, 76226


Registration, Dinner and : 6:00 to 6:55PM

Social & Business Meeting:  7 to 7:30 PM

Program 7:30 to 8:30 PM