Is Your Lightning Protection System Missing a Key Component? (Hint: Inspection!)

Wondering if your LPS design or installation meets industry guidelines and requirements? Not sure if your project specifications comply with nationally-recognized safety Standards? A third-party quality control inspection is your key to quality assurance.  While experts agree that… Read More

Florida Homeowners Urged to Take Advantage of Lightning Protection Mitigation Credits

The Florida Green Home Standard Reference Guide was developed by the Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC) in 2004 to share information on green home practices and provide details on how to earn points for complying with the Florida… Read More

2017 Annual Lightning Protection Conference in Houston, Texas

  The 85th annual industry Conference will feature educational sessions, professional development, networking opportunities, golfing, social events and much more. LPI members, Mike Weir and Taylor Lightning Protection, are fixin’ to host a top-notch Texas event, so we hope… Read More

Prevention is Key to Reducing Home Fire Risks; Including Blazes Sparked by Lightning

In support of National Fire Prevention Week  Maryville, Mo., – October 10, 2016 — The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) estimates that home fires account for $6-8 billion in property damage in the U.S. Many of these fires… 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

Preparation is Key to Navigating Mother Nature’s Nastiness

September 2, 2016 — September is National Preparedness Month and an excellent time to create plans that can safeguard your home or business against Mother Nature’s nastiness. Weather emergencies like hurricanes, floods, earthquakes and tornadoes can happen in… Read More

Lightning Safety and Lightning Protection: Separating Fact from Fiction

LPI Debunks Common Myths in Support of Lightning Safety Awareness Week   MARYVILLE, Mo., June 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — As new and old myths about lightning continue to circulate through the internet and social media, it’s hard to… Read More

Consumer Alert: Homeowners Warned about the Dangers of Shoddy Lightning Protection System Installations

Be sure your lightning protection complies with nationally-recognized safety standards! June 14, 2016 — In the aftermath of last week’s devastating home fire in Parker, Colorado, The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) is warning homeowners about the dangers of… Read More

LPI Intros New Tool for the A&E Toolkit with “Build & Protect” Newsletter.

May 24, 2016 — There’s a saying that goes, “An architect’s dream is an engineer’s nightmare.” While A&E visions may sometimes seem to be at odds, both converged last week in Philadelphia to construct the architecture and design… Read More

Let’s Talk about Tending to the Trees. Earth Day reminder that lightning protection helps keep trees healthy & green!

“They are beautiful in their peace, they are wise in their silence. They will stand after we are dust.  They teach us, and we tend them.” –  Galeain ip Altiem MacDunelmor April 22, 2016 — Today is officially… Read More