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Category: Build & Protect

Build & Protect, January 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 content related to lightning protection system (LPS) design, specification, quality assurance, inspection and maintenance.  Find out how the inclusion of safety Standard-compliant lightning protection systems in your state-of-the-art designs can benefit the building environment.

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LPI Tech Bulletin: Lightning Protection Systems for Re-Roofing Projects

 

The Importance of Trade Coordination & Expert Consultation…

Lightning protection systems (LPS) are sophisticated networks that incorporate strike termination devices, lightning current conductors, bonding conductors, grounding electrodes and lightning surge protection devices. While the lightning risk for a structure is often the product of the lightning frequency and the consequence of the strike to the structure, designers typically consider a variety of factors when laying out a system plan.

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LPI Tech Bulletin: Lightning Protection System Maintenance and Industry Requirements

While most facilities have upkeep provisions or periodic maintenance programs for their building systems, a lightning protection system check-up, can fall through the cracks. The vast majority of operations managers and building owners aren’t familiar with industry requirements and recommendations designed to ensure system safety and effectiveness. In this Tech Letter, the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) examines industry recommendations and best practices for lightning protection systems to help ensure materials and methods maintain compliance with nationally recognized safety Standards….

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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, specification, quality assurance, inspection and maintenance. Find out how the inclusion of safety standard-compliant lightning protection systems in your state-of-the-art designs can benefit the building environment.

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LPI Tech Bulletin: Lightning and Aquatics Safety for Indoor Pools

The purpose of this Tech Letter is to acquaint subscribers with the issue of aquatics safety and lightning protection for indoor pools. Lightning protection precautions for indoor pools is an issue that poses concerns for recreational facilities in terms of safety, risk management, and loss control programs. The topic is also one that LPI frequently receives questions about….

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Lightning Protection Overview

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General Industry Information

The Lightning Protection Institute is a nationwide not-for-profit organization founded in 1955 to promote lightning protection education, awareness, and safety.  The lightning protection industry began in the United States when Benjamin Franklin postulated that lightning was electricity, and a metal rod could be used to carry the lightning away from a building. 

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Build & Protect

July 7, 2016
You build it. We help PROTECT it!

Recognizing the importance of disaster mitigation for the architect and engineering communities, the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) is introducing a new tool for A&E toolkits. Welcome to the inaugural issue of Build & Protect…, a newsletter written specifically for A&E’s to provide unique content related to lightning protection system design, specification, inspection, quality assurance and maintenance.

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