Number Of Lightning-Related Homeowners Insurance Claims Up In 2016, But Severity Down

Florida, Texas, Georgia And Louisiana Remain Top States For Lightning Claims; Lightning Safety Awareness Week is June 18 – 24 NEWS PROVIDED BY: Insurance Information Institute NEW YORK, June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The number of homeowners insurance claims from lightning… Read More

It’s Lightning Safety Awareness Week! Are you ready for thunderstorm season?

The NWS and NOAA launched the National Lightning Safety Awareness Week campaign in 2001 to raise awareness about the dangers of lightning, a deadly, yet underrated killer. The Lightning Protection Institute joined the campaign effort in 2007 as… Read More

Got Lightning? Get Grounded!

Check out this infographic created by the Insurance Information Institute, in conjunction with LPI, to educate people on the dangers of lightning and how it can enter your home.

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

Lightning Protection Institute Expresses Concerns about a Common Gas Piping

Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST) Pipes Have Been Linked to Fires, Gas Leaks FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — MARYVILLE, Mo, April 27, 2017 — The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) is telling its members to take liability precautions when installing lightning… Read More

Thunderstorms Hit Q1 Record in the U.S.

Will 2017 receive a five-star ⚡⚡⚡⚡⚡rating for lightning losses in the U.S.? It seems those March winds and April showers may have ushered in more than spring flowers for many property owners across the country. According to new… Read More

Join LPI in Orlando for the AIA Conference on Architecture 2017 

The AIA Conference and Expo on Architecture is three-day event where architects exchange innovative information and ideas to shape and transform the future of architecture. From April 27-29, architects from around the world will converge in Orlando, FL… 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

Are Churches Attracting More Lightning Than Sinners? How protection SYSTEMS can prevent losses?

There’s an old saying many lightning protection professionals are familiar with, that you may have heard it before, “Churches attract more lightning than sinners.”  While the saying is meant in jest, there is quite a bit of evidence… Read More

Join LPI and the CE Academy for an Enlightening Day of Continuing Education and Networking in a City Near You!

Looking to learn more about LPS Continuing Education in a Lunch & Learn setting? The LPI is partnering with the Lightning Safety Alliance (LSA) and the CE Academy to bring the Lightning Protection 101 (LSA 101) course to… Read More