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Lighting and Surge Protection


Energy management is the key to saving energy in your business and home. Much of the importance of energy saving stems from the global need to save energy - this global need affects energy prices, emissions targets, and legislation, all of which lead to several compelling reasons why you should save energy at your business and home.

When it comes to energy saving, energy management is the process of monitoring, controlling, and conserving energy in a building or business or home.

One of the most surprising candidates for recycling is old and damaged electronic equipment. More than 20 million tons of waste each year results from electronic equipment been discarded.

By installing lightning and surge protection you are protection your electronic equipment and thus minimising your carbon footprint.

Lightning is one of the most severe weather scenarios that affect people, homes and businesses.
South Africa is prone to lightning with one of the highest lightning ground flash densities in the world.   The Witwatersrand and the Drakensberg areas experience the highest level and intensity of lightning in the country. Lightning can cause major damage to building structures as well as damage and effect the efficient operation of protection, access and surveillance systems, household appliances, business equipment etc.

To protect against these surges and lightning strikes you must install surge protection and lightning protection and incorporate a complete protection system.

A complete protection system for both business & home is offered. Surge protection systems offered protect the following: all data, network & communication systems, computer systems, all office electrical equipment, all household electrical equipment, all electronic security systems, pool pumps, borehole pumps, gate motors, distribution boards and industrial equipment. Solutions are also provided to protect all external buildings from direct and indirect lightning strikes. All installation and procedures are implemented in accordance with the most recent SANS codes of practice 10199 (2004) and 10313 (2008) in conjunction with SANS 62305-1-2-3-4:2007 and IEC 62305-1-2-3-4:2006.



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