Build & Protect Spring, 2018 Edition

Build Protect spring 2018 issue

Tending to the Trees: An Earth Day reminder that lightning protection helps keep trees healthy & green!

“They are beautiful in their peace, they are wise in their silence. They will stand after we are dust.  They teach us, and we tend them.” ~ Galeain ip Altiem MacDunelmor Today is officially “Earth Day” which sparks… Read More

LPI & the CE Academy are Bringing Continuing Education & Networking to a City Near You!

Checkout our 2018 Schedule of Lightning Protection Continuing Ed Enlightenment! Looking to learn more about Lightning Protection Continuing Education in a Lunch & Learn setting? The LPI is partnering with the Lightning Safety Alliance (LSA) and the CE… Read More

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Building Lightning Safe Communities: an architect’s perspective

The Lightning Protection Institute is working to shine the spotlight on the lightning peril and expand its “building lightning safe communities” initiative through outreach efforts with mitigation-minded partners; including architects, engineers and risk-management stakeholders. This month, LPI reached out to… Read More

Build & Protect News Winter 2018

Safeguarding the past and preparing for the future: Why lightning protection is important for historic structures

Historic structures possess unique characteristics that typically require elevated levels of scrutiny for insurance, safety, building maintenance and risk management. These thorough levels of examination can delve even deeper depending upon whether the structure is a “certified historic… Read More

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