Build & Protect Newsletter, Lightning Safety Awareness Week 2018 Edition

Building Safety Month Is Right Time To Assess Lightning’s Dangers

Lightning Protection Systems are best way to ground dangerous electricity MARYVILLE, Mo., May 7, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Lightning poses a threat to life and property, with structural fires regularly caused due to either a direct strike or because lightning’s electricity… Read More

How lightning protection systems can improve sustainability & increase resilience against a leading weather threat.

Build & Protect Spring, 2018 Edition

Build Protect spring 2018 issue

Tending to the Trees: An 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 Today is officially “Earth Day” which sparks… Read More

LPI & the CE Academy are Bringing Continuing Education & Networking to a City Near You!

Checkout our 2018 Schedule of Lightning Protection Continuing Ed Enlightenment! Looking to learn more about Lightning Protection Continuing Education in a Lunch & Learn setting? The LPI is partnering with the Lightning Safety Alliance (LSA) and the CE… Read More

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Building Lightning Safe Communities: an architect’s perspective

The Lightning Protection Institute is working to shine the spotlight on the lightning peril and expand its “building lightning safe communities” initiative through outreach efforts with mitigation-minded partners; including architects, engineers and risk-management stakeholders. This month, LPI reached out to… Read More

Build & Protect News Winter 2018

Safeguarding the past and preparing for the future: Why lightning protection is important for historic structures

Historic structures possess unique characteristics that typically require elevated levels of scrutiny for insurance, safety, building maintenance and risk management. These thorough levels of examination can delve even deeper depending upon whether the structure is a “certified historic… Read More