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Lightning Safety & Protection

Proper Grounding: Why It Matters for Lightning Protection Systems

April 17, 2024
Proper Grounding: Why It Matters for Lightning Protection Systems Safeguarding infrastructure against lightning strikes remains a top priority for most regions in the United States. Lightning strikes pose a significant risk to both human life and the integrity of buildings, equipment, and electrical systems. To mitigate these risks effectively, it’s essential to implement a lightning...
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Lightning Safety & Protection, Emergency Preparedness

ARPA Funding for Future Natural Disasters Can Help Pay for CMCE Lightning Suppressor System 

March 20, 2024
ARPA Funding for Future Natural Disasters Can Help Pay for CMCE Lightning Suppressor System Lightning, with its capacity to wreak havoc on critical facilities, poses a considerable risk to the seamless operation and safety of wastewater treatment plants. However, there is a superior lightning protection system that can eliminate the threat of lightning strikes and lightning...
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Lightning Safety & Protection

Huge Cost Savings on Large Structures with the CMCE 

January 31, 2024
Huge Cost Savings on Large Structures with the CMCE Lightning Suppressor The destructive force of lightning is often underestimated, especially for industrial and commercial enterprises. However, these large structures must be protected against lightning strikes, especially if people are working or living within the structure.   Traditional lightning rod systems have been in place for...
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Lightning Safety & Protection

Don’t Wait Until Spring: Prepare for Lightning Now with the CMCE Lightning Suppressor

December 20, 2023
Don’t Wait Until Spring: Prepare for Lightning Now with the CMCE Lightning Suppressor Although we are in the midst of winter and are excited for warmer weather, spring brings dangerous thunderstorms that pose a significant threat, especially the threat of lightning strikes and the havoc they can wreak on all types of structures.   Because...
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Lightning Safety & Protection

Maximizing End-of-Year Funds: Invest in Safety with the CMCE Lightning Suppressor 

December 14, 2023
Maximizing End-of-Year Funds: Invest in Safety with the CMCE Lightning Suppressor As the end of the year approaches, many individuals and businesses find themselves with surplus funds that need to be allocated wisely. While there are numerous avenues to consider for investment, one often overlooked area is safeguarding against the destructive force of lightning strikes....
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Lightning Safety & Protection

Protect High-Rise Buildings from Thundersnow Lightning with CMCE 

December 7, 2023
Protect High-Rise Buildings from Thundersnow Lightning with CMCE  Nature’s displays of power often leave us in awe, but they can also pose serious threats, especially when it comes to lightning strikes. The mesmerizing phenomenon of thundersnow, a rare occurrence where thunder and lightning accompany a snowstorm, brings with it a unique set of challenges. Nowhere...
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Lightning Safety & Protection

Lower Construction Costs: Save 50¢ Per Sq. Foot on Lightning Protection with CMCE 

November 29, 2023
Lower Construction Costs: Save 50¢ Per Sq. Foot on Lightning Protection with CMCE  Construction projects are often marred by unexpected costs, and one of the most unpredictable and potentially costly elements is the risk of lightning strikes. Traditionally, lightning rods have been the go-to solution for protecting buildings from lightning strikes. However, there’s a groundbreaking...
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Lightning Safety & Protection

Choosing Lightning Protection: Save Money, Labor, and Time with CMCE 

November 22, 2023
Choosing Lightning Protection: Save Money, Labor, and Time with CMCE As an electrician, ensuring the safety and security of your client’s property against the destructive force of lightning strikes is a critical aspect of your job. Traditional lightning protection systems often involve labor-intensive installations and frequent maintenance, which can be costly and time-consuming for both...
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Lightning Safety & Protection

Unparalleled Protection: CMCE Lightning Suppressor Safeguards Outdoor Areas and Equipment 

November 15, 2023
Unparalleled Protection: CMCE Lightning Suppressor Safeguards Outdoor Areas and Equipment Lightning can strike at any moment without warning. Not only are people vulnerable, outdoor areas with vital equipment and machinery are unprotected. The CMCE Lightning Suppressor is the only lightning protection system to prevent lightning from striking outdoor areas. The CMCE Lightning Suppressor is a...
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Lightning Safety & Protection

Protect the Heart of Your City: The Importance of Lightning Protection for Critical City Infrastructure 

November 1, 2023
Protect the Heart of Your City: The Importance of Lightning Protection for Critical City Infrastructure  When we think of a city, we often imagine its towering skyscrapers, bustling streets, and iconic landmarks. Yet, behind the scenes, there’s a web of critical infrastructure that keeps the city’s heart beating. From power stations and communication hubs to...
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Lightning Safety & Protection

CMCE Lightning Suppressor: A Must-Have Lightning Protection System for Condos with Pools

October 25, 2023
CMCE Lightning Suppressor: A Must-Have Lightning Protection System for Condos with Pools  When it comes to condo living, amenities like a swimming pool are often seen as an attractive feature for potential residents. A pool area is a perfect place for relaxation and social gatherings, but it can also pose certain risks, particularly when it...
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Lightning Safety & Protection

The New CMCE Lightning Suppressor Model: Enhanced Hurricane Resistance 

October 18, 2023
The New CMCE Lightning Suppressor Model: Enhanced Hurricane Resistance  In the face of the growing threats posed by intensifying hurricanes, the quest for effective protection against lightning-induced damage becomes increasingly crucial. One device that has been reliable in safeguarding structures from lightning strikes is the CMCE Lightning Suppressor. While the original model, crafted from sturdy...
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Lightning Safety & Protection

Bolstering Condo Safety: The Crucial Role of Lightning Protection in South Florida 

October 4, 2023
Bolstering Condo Safety: The Crucial Role of Lightning Protection in South Florida South Florida, with its year-round tropical climate, is a paradise for many residents and visitors. However, the Sunshine State is also known for its frequent and intense thunderstorms, especially during the summer months. While most people are aware of the dangers posed by...
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Lightning Safety & Protection

The Shield Above: Protecting Police Facilities & Operations

September 27, 2023
The Shield Above: Protecting Police Facilities & Operations In the line of duty, police departments are tasked with safeguarding their communities, ensuring order, and responding to emergencies, often at a moment’s notice. While they’re experts at managing the human element of public safety, there’s one unpredictable force of nature that can disrupt their critical operations: lightning...
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Lightning Safety & Protection

Ensuring Safety & Fun: The Importance of Lightning Protection at Ski Resorts in Colorado 

August 23, 2023
Ensuring Safety & Fun: The Importance of Lightning Protection at Ski Resorts in Colorado Colorado’s ski resorts attract thousands of visitors every year, offering breathtaking views and thrilling winter sports. However, amidst the excitement and adventure, safety should always remain a top priority. One often overlooked aspect of safety at ski resorts is protection against...
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Lightning Safety & Protection

Lightning Strikes and Their Unforeseen Impact on Hospital Operations 

August 9, 2023
Lightning Strikes and Their Unforeseen Impact on Hospital Operations In the realm of unexpected events that can disrupt essential services, lightning strikes stand out as a formidable force of nature. While lightning strikes are often associated with wreaking havoc on power grids and communication systems, their impact on critical infrastructure like hospitals has remained relatively...
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Protecting All Aboard: Lightning Protection Options for Boats

July 26, 2023
Protecting All Aboard: Lightning Protection Options for Boats Navigating the vast expanse of the open sea can be both exhilarating and unpredictable, with changing weather patterns posing a constant threat to the safety of boats and those on board. One of the most menacing natural phenomena faced by boat owners is lightning strikes. However, with...
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