5 Reasons to Build & PROTECT!

Lightning protection systems (LPS) have become increasingly important for the building process, as businesses and planners continue to emphasize sustainable approaches to design and construction. In an era where technology, delivery methods and construction science are evolving a… Read More

Is it Time to Inject a Little Lightning into the Big Weather Discussion?

The road to building for resilience is paved with many guideposts designed to promote mitigation measures for weather perils like earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes and wildfires. Perils rightfully referred to as “big weather” at last month’s National Disaster… Read More

Build & Protect, Summer 2017

Recognizing the importance of disaster mitigation for the architect and engineering communities, Build & Protect, is a newsletter written specifically for A&E’s to provide unique content related to lightning protection system (LPS) design, specification, quality assurance, inspection and maintenance. … Read More

It’s Electrical Safety Month! Let’s include LIGHTNING in our electrical safety plans and discussions.

May is National Electrical Safety Month and each year, LPI supports the Electrical Safety Foundation International’s campaign to raise awareness. While supporting the campaign, LPI also takes the opportunity to remind the public of the dangers of a… Read More

Build & Protect, March 2017

March 16, 2017     You build it. We help PROTECT it!   Recognizing the importance of disaster mitigation for the architect and engineering communities,  Build & Protect , is a newsletter written specifically for A&E’s to provide unique… Read More

Build & Protect, January 2017

You build it.  We help PROTECT it! Recognizing the importance of disaster mitigation for the architect and engineering communities, Build & Protect, is a newsletter written specifically for A&E’s to provide unique content related to lightning protection system (LPS)… Read More

LPI Tech Bulletin: Lightning Protection Systems for Re-Roofing Projects

  The Importance of Trade Coordination & Expert Consultation Lightning protection systems (LPS) are sophisticated networks that incorporate strike termination devices, lightning current conductors, bonding conductors, grounding electrodes and lightning surge protection devices. While the lightning risk for… Read More

LPI Tech Bulletin: Lightning Protection System Maintenance and Industry Requirements

While most facilities have upkeep provisions or periodic maintenance programs for their building systems, a lightning protection system check-up, can fall through the cracks. The vast majority of operations managers and building owners aren’t familiar with industry requirements… Read More

Build & Protect, September 2016

You build it. We help PROTECT it!  Recognizing the importance of disaster mitigation for the architect and engineering communities, Build & Protect, is a newsletter written specifically for A&E’s to provide unique content related to lightning protection system design,… Read More

LPI Tech Bulletin: Lightning and Aquatics Safety for Indoor Pools

The purpose of this Tech Letter is to acquaint subscribers with the issue of aquatics safety and lightning protection for indoor pools. Lightning protection precautions for indoor pools is an issue that poses concerns for recreational facilities in… Read More