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

Lightning Protection Overview

  General Industry Information The Lightning Protection Institute is a nationwide not-for-profit organization founded in 1955 to promote lightning protection education, awareness, and safety.  The lightning protection industry began in the United States when Benjamin Franklin postulated that… Read More

Build & Protect

July 7, 2016 You build it. We help PROTECT it! Recognizing the importance of disaster mitigation for the architect and engineering communities, the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) is introducing a new tool for A&E toolkits. Welcome to the… Read More