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

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