Re: Questions about autonomous houses



On Fri, 27 Jul 2001, Jim Morash wrote:

> Another (unrelated) question I had - if a person lives in a metal-framed
> dome, what (if anything) do you do about lightning?

It seems to me that if you use good ground rods (8 foot or more) and use
really thick wire to connect the dome to the ground rods, it may actually
be safer to be in the dome than outside it during a lightning storm. Just
make sure you can't touch the metal frame, just in case... ;-)

Skeeter





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