Library of Resources

Technical Library

  • UL Provides Clarification Re: Bonding of Metallic Gas Lines - Download
  • Surge Protection Overview, by Mitchell Guthrie - Download
  • NFPA 780 2008 Overview - Download
  • Surge Protection Applications per UL 1449 2008, shared by ATP - Download
  • Bonding Requirements for Lightning Protection - Download
  • Lightning Induced CSST Fires “Interscience Report” - Download
  • Lightning Protection and Bonding of Metallic Gas Lines - Download
  • CSST Notification - Download
  • CSST Schematic Drawing - Download
  • Overview of CSST & Lightning Hazard - Download

Feature Article

  • Lightning Protection in Compliance with National Safety Standards - Download
  • Protect Your Home from Natural Disasters - Download
  • Ask the Expert (Lightning Protection Advice for Homeowners) - Download

Scientific Papers

  • Lightning Rod Improvement Studies – Journal of Applied Meteorology - Download
  • The Case for Using Blunt-tipped Lightning Rods – Journal of Applied Meteorology - Download
  • Triggered Lightning Testing of the Performance of Grounding Systems in Florida Sandy Soil - Download
  • Triggered Lightning Testing for Residential Protection Systems - Download
  • Lightning Protection Test House Research Report, University of FL - Download
  • Lightning Safety & Large Stadiums, American Meteorological Society Magazine by Gratz & Noble - Download
  • Luminous Pulses During Triggered Lightning - Download

Insurance & Lightning Protection

  • Insurance Information Institute 2013 Conference - Download
  • Catastrophes in the U.S. & Overview of I.I.I. Resources - Download
  • Homeowners Encouraged to Ask Insurance Providers about Policy Credits - Download
  • Increase in Lightning Claim Costs - Download
  • AIG Homeowner Insurance Discount - Download

Non-Compliant Lightning Protection Devices

  • NFPA Standards Council Rejects DAS/CTS Lightning Protection - Download
  • Injunction & Order Re: False Advertising of Nonstandard Devices - Download
  • Failure of Nonstandard ESE Lightning Protection, Malaysia - Download
  • Failure of Nonstandard ESE Lightning Protection, France - Download

LPI Partners

  • IBHS Partnership Overview - Download
  • Partnership with NOAA/NWS to Improve Lightning Safety - Download
  • Partnership with I.I.I. to Reduce Lightning Losses - Download

Additional Resources

  • Lightning Protection & Lighthouses - Download
  • ESFI, LPI Urge Awareness of Lightning Safety - Download
  • Protecting Your Electronics from Lightning - Download
  • Risk Assessment Prototype per NFPA 780 - Download
  • IEC TC 81 2007 Report - Download
  • 2007 IEEE Lightning Protection Report - Download
  • NFPA 780 2007 Edited Revisions - Download
  • Risk Assessment for Lightning Protection - Download
  • 2006 UL Inspection Program Summary - Download
  • Protecting a 911 Call Center – case study by CDA for NEC Digest - Download
  • Costs of Lightning Strike Claims Rise Dramatically – Cinn. Post - Download
  • Public Service Campaign Introduces Mascot - Download
  • Lightning Doesn’t Need to Destroy - Download
  • An Overview of Lightning Protection, by Bud VanSickle - Download
  • UL Q&A’s at 2008 LPI Conference - Download
  • Lightning Protection for Trees as presented by Smiley’s - Download

Archive

  • Bonding of Gas Lines - Download
  • LPI Tech Letter re: NFPA 54 Gas Bonding - Download