Lightning Protection Institute Sponsors Press Conference & Workshop

COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Members of the media are invited to join the Lightning Protection Institute and partners at the University of Maryland on June 24 for an exclusive press conference and reporter workshop… Read More

An Update to “Unapproved Lightning Protection Devices Fail to Prevent Fires at Oil Refineries,” Issued October 3, 2013

HARTFORD, Conn., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ –The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) has been notified by Lightning Eliminators (LEC) in Boulder, Co, that the two lightning events that occurred at separate Venezuelan refineries in the summer of 2013 should… Read More

Need for Quality Control for Lightning Protection Emphasized by Industry Experts

MARYVILLE, Mo., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A diverse group of lightning protection experts, engineers and safety directors recently met at the 82nd annual LPI/ULPA Lightning Protection Conference in Singer Island, FL to review industry developments in technology, best… Read More

Non-profits Share Top Five Lightning Protection and Lightning Safety Awareness Success Stories of 2013

HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In 2013, two non-profits, the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) and the Lightning Safety Alliance (LSA) expanded their commitment to lightning safety education through outreach efforts with like-minded partners. (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140109/DC43399 )… Read More

New Applications for Lightning Protection Cited in 2014 Safety Standard Document

MARYVILLE, Mo., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The newly-released 2014 edition of NFPA 780, Standard for the Installation of Lightning Protection Systems includes several new applications and requirements for projects specifying lightning protection. According to NFPA, the updated… Read More

Proposed Disaster Savings Measure Provides Incentives for Homeowners to Safeguard Their Property

MARYVILLE, Mo., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A savings incentive is on the horizon for mitigation-minded homeowners who take measures to safeguard their property from natural disasters and destructive weather perils, said the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI). The… Read More

Lightning Protection Inspection Program Expands in Popularity, Adds New Features

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Kim Loehr / LPI Director of Communications/ kiml@lightning.org or 804-314-8955 for the Lightning Protection Institute LAS VEGAS, March 1, 2013 – A new inspection program certifying that the lightning protection systems installed at homes… Read More

Homeowners Encouraged to Ask Insurance Providers about Policy Credits for Lightning Protection Systems

For Immediate Release Contact: Kim Loehr, LSA/LPI Press Office – 804-314-8955 – kiml@lightning.org Homeowners Encouraged to Ask Insurance Providers about Policy Credits for Lightning Protection Systems HARTFORD, Conn., November 30, 2012 — Similar to other home security measures… Read More

LPI and NFPA Partner to Reduce Risks from Lightning

MARYVILLE, Mo., June 19, 2011 * In Support of National Lightning Safety Awareness Week, June 19-25, 2011 MARYVILLE, Mo., June 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) are joining… Read More

With Wildfires Raging, Governor Perry Proclaims Lightning Safety Awareness Week as Experts Kick-off Educational Initiative in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As wildfires destroy thousands of acres in Texas, with some triggered by lightning, Governor Rick Perry declares June 19-25, 2011, Lightning Safety Awareness Week, proclaiming that education is the key to… Read More