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
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
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
Lightning protection systems (LPS) have become increasingly important for the building process, as businesses and planners continue to emphasize sustainable approaches to design and construction. In an era where technology, delivery methods and construction science are evolving a… Read More
The road to building for resilience is paved with many guideposts designed to promote mitigation measures for weather perils like earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes and wildfires. Perils rightfully referred to as “big weather” at last month’s National Disaster… Read More
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 (LPS) design, specification, quality assurance, inspection and maintenance. … Read More
It’s Electrical Safety Month! Let’s include LIGHTNING in our electrical safety plans and discussions.
May is National Electrical Safety Month and each year, LPI supports the Electrical Safety Foundation International’s campaign to raise awareness. While supporting the campaign, LPI also takes the opportunity to remind the public of the dangers of a… Read More
March 16, 2017 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… Read More