On Apr 17, 2011, at 8:19, Robert Harmon <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Sounds like a very good ground system. I have a question on one thing.
> As part of your grounding system you mention connecting to the rebar. I
> assume this is the rebar cage that
> will be cast in the concrete base. I think this is a no,no. A lightning
> strike can
> conduct thru the rebar and crack the concrete.
The reported cases of spalling and cracking are with degraded or bad rebar/bolt
installation, usually with some corrosion to allow water to penetrate the gap
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