On September 8, 2022, the national standard LVS 1073:2022 "Lightning protection systems in the natural gas distribution and user system" was published
On September 8, 2022, the national standard LVS 1073:2022 "Lightning protection systems in the natural gas distribution and user system" was published, which was approved by LVS/STK 1 "Heat, gas and water technology" and which was also developed by STK 48 "Lightning protection and surge protection" experts
LVS 1073:2022 is a new national standard that sets requirements for designers, builders and system operators when implementing the protection of structures (gas pipelines and gas regulation equipment) against damage caused by lightning discharges with a lightning protection system, and protection from dangerous tangential voltages and step voltages in the vicinity of lightning protection systems. Informative appendices provide examples of lightning protection system design for various objects, including gas boiler houses on building roofs.
This standard is available in the online standards reading room for certified construction professionals.
The standard can be purchased in the LVS e-store (free preview pages, i.e. table of contents, scope, regulatory information here: https://www.lvs.lv/lv/products/156334