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

In support of National Fire Prevention Week  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 are preventable, including those sparked by lightning;… 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

AIA Expo & Convention 2016 Promises a “World of Innovation” in Philly, May 19-21

The AIA Convention 2016 is the architecture and design event of the year! Join the Lightning Protection Institute at booth #1546 in Philadelphia on May 19-21. #AIACon16 invites you to discover what’s “new, next and cutting-edge” from software… Read More

Advancing Building Resilience: Growth of Sustainable Energy Technology Makes Lightning Protection Systems Increasingly Critical

MARYVILLE, Mo., Dec. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The continued growth of sustainable energy technology, eco-friendly building materials and smart structure automation has necessitated upgrades and complex improvements to the electrical infrastructure of today’s homes and buildings. Smart structures,… Read More

In a Weather-Ready Nation, Lightning Protection Reminders Help Sharpen our “Storm Smarts” during National Preparedness Month!

The arrival of fall brings relief from scorching temperatures with a crisp chill in the air. It’s the perfect time to witness the brilliant canvas of color with changing autumn leaves, send kids back to school and get… Read More

Lightning’s Dangers Hit Home in Eye-Opening PSA

 Protecting people and property is theme emphasized for Lightning Safety Awareness Week NORTH CONWAY, N.H., June 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI), a non-profit dedicated to promoting lightning safety, awareness and protection education, is unveiling… Read More