Lightning Protection Institute Inspection Program Announces National Lightning Safety Initiative

“Now you have it. Will it work?” Double Check. LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Lightning Protection Institute Inspection Program  (“LPI-IP”), announces its national lightning safety initiative, “Double Check.” Check 1. Have a lightning protection system. Check 2. Have the system… Read More

Lightning Protection Systems and Sustainable Design: 5 Reasons for Architects to Design with Lightning in Mind

The benefits of lightning protection are in the forefront of construction with architects making buildings more sustainable, as demonstrated at the Oakland University Human Health Building designed by architects at the SmithGroup. (Photo by Justin Maconochie, courtesty of ECLE)

In Support of Architecture Month HARTFORD, Conn., April 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — According to the American Institute of Architects, sustainability is a key element of the architecture profession’s approach to design in the 21st century. As architects are tackling a myriad… Read More

Workshop Will Review Lightning Protection, Resilient Construction & Blueprints for Collaboration to Help Designers “Build & Protect”

For Immediate Release Atlanta, GA – February 26, 2019 — Atlanta architects and planners will have an opportunity to learn about lightning protection, resilient building practices and blueprints for collaborative partnerships at the Build & Protect workshop on… Read More

Build & Protect Newsletter, Winter 2019 Edition

Download newsletter copy with click-through links here: https://conta.cc/2DJow27

Register Today for our FREE Build & Protect Workshop in Atlanta!

Registration is open for our March 6, Lunch & Learn event in Atlanta. This is a FREE continuing education session, so be sure to register TODAY to reserve your space!  

What does “responsibility” look like when evaluating lightning safety and protection protocols for senior care facilities?

In July of 2017, lightning sparked a fire at the Chesapeake Crossing Senior Community Apartments in Virginia. Now, the family of a woman who died in the fire at the senior living complex has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the management… Read More

Save the Date! “Build & Protect: Frameworks for Resilient Design and Construction” Workshop

LPI Technical Bulletin: Lightning Protection Systems and Bonding

A download copy of this Technical Bulletin is available here. 

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

Checkout our 2019 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

If more lightning is on the horizon, is it time to expand our field of knowledge about preparedness and lightning protection?

Lightning is fascinating but it’s also destructive and deadly. Scientists tell us that the earth experiences about 25 million lightning strikes per year. But what if that number of strikes were to significantly increase, or even double in… Read More