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CLIENT: ENL Construction
LOCATION: Gwarinpa, Abuja.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Building is a 5 floor + Basement mixed use complex of about 5000sqm of Shopping, Entertainment & Gaming and Accommodation.
A revised design of lightning and earthing protection system was required for the multipurpose complex which is at an advanced level of construction, and aims to extend the scope of protection of existing design to accommodate new modifications to the building’s architecture and usability.
Scope of work: Our work scope was successfully executed and included review of existing design (which was not implemented yet), carry out fresh lightning risk assessment, determine protection method, materials and equipment, provide material estimation, constructability, specifications and drawings.
¨ DAYLAD carried out review of existing conceptual design and found to be inadequate, using BS for lightning risk assessment and layout planning for lightning and earthing protection, the design was modified to include perimeter mat to take care of lightning flash, providing more conductive area for the dissipation of lightning.
¨ DAYLAD was able to include in the building facility, lightning protection and earthing system and provided interface and coordination drawings to guide in the construction and installation to industry standard, allowing for future testing, maintenance and assessment of the system.
¨ Earthing system enhancement provided included underground bonding of all major earthing points, provide specifications for earth blocks, matt, air and earth rods, copper tapes and accessories.