Category Archive: Normalisation

Feb 05

Chairmanship of the European Lightning Protection Standard Committee

The permanent Secretariat of the European Standardization Committee (CENELEC) « Lightning protection » TC81X belongs to Italy. He attributed to our lightning expert Alain Rousseau the function of chairman of the 81X committee. It is an honor and a privilege to have been chosen by this Committee and this Secretariat whose level of requirement is known in …

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Jul 14

TC81 Adhoc 19 meeting in Washington DC

From July 12 to 14, 2017, Adhoc Group 19 of the IEC Lightning Protection Committee (81) was held at the headquarters of the American National Standards Institute Headquarters ( in Washington DC on the initiative of the host Mitch Guthrie (USA).
As a reminder, this group was formed at the last plenary meeting of the Committee …

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Oct 25

International Standards

Two important meetings are organized in October 2016 : the plenary meeting of the IEC Committee regarding Surge Protective Devices (the Chairman of the Committee works at SEFTIM) in Prague and the plenary meeting of the IEC Committee regarding Lightning Protection Systems (the Chairman is from USA) in Poland.

For the SPD committee the main points are …

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May 04

Training in USA for IEC standardization rules

Following his appointment as Chairman of the IEC Committee on Surge Protective Devices,
the IEC organized a 2-day training specifically dedicated to the functions of Chairman and Committee Secretary.
This training was held in the premises of IEC Regional Centre for North America,
since USA is in charge of the SPD Committee