Agenda Set for 86th Annual Lightning Protection Conference in Singer Island, FL!

The AGENDA is set and registration is underway for the 86th Annual ULPA/LPI Lightning Protection Conference at the Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa on February 28 – March 3, 2018. You won’t want to miss… 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

Make Plans to Attend the 2018 ULPA/LPI Lightning Protection Conference!

Registration is open for the 86th Annual ULPA/LPI Lightning Protection Conference at the Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa on February 28 – March 3, 2018. LPI member company, Bonded Lightning Protection of Florida will… Read More

Visit the LPI Booth at the Critical Facilities Summit!

Headed to Minneapolis this month? Be sure to join LPI at the 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit, an Expo that brings the best of the mission critical community together for three days of unbeatable networking, education and product… Read More

What Homeowners Need to Know about Lightning and its Fire Risk

In Support of National Fire Prevention Week, October 8-14  It’s the middle of the night when you and your family are awakened by a loud boom of a thunder-clap. Your windows rattle as you feel your house shake…. Read More

Save the Date! Plans underway for the 2018 LPI/ULPA Lightning Protection Conference!

The 86th annual industry conference, scheduled for February 27 – March 2, 2018, will feature educational sessions, professional development, networking opportunities, golfing, social events and much more! LPI members, Pat Dillon and Kim Stauder of Bonded Lightning Protection… Read More

ESFI and LPI Warn of Lightning’s Lingering and Costly Threat to Property Owners

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — With the Atlantic Hurricane Season in full swing through November, the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) and the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) are working to spread awareness of a less recognized, yet more frequent… Read More

Why does it take epic devastation to remind us of nature’s wrath and how helpless we are when it decides to take us on its terrifying course?

How do we begin to share a post about lightning in the midst of an epic weather event like Hurricane Harvey? As images of Harvey’s devastation are even difficult to view, we can’t begin to imagine how painful… 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

Lightning and Lightning Protection: Measuring the Tolerable Risk

When considering lightning protection, architects, engineers, safety professionals and building owners typically rely on the NFPA Risk Assessment methodology to determine the risk of damage due to lightning. The risk assessment guide is found in the “Annex L”… Read More