Protection against Lightning and the new standard's key requirements

A summary of the key differences between BS 6651:1999 and it's 2008 replacement BS EN 62305 Protection against Lightning.

This short form document is to highlight the implications these changes will have on the English Heritage (now Historic England) and Ecclesiastical Insurance Group co-sponsored guidance documents:

The new BS EN incorporates hundreds of changes and is considerably larger and more complex than its predecessor. There are four parts which cover:

  • General Principles
  • Risk Management
  • Physical Damage to Structures and Life Hazard
  • Electrical and Electronic systems within Structures

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed
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