LPI Sponsors 34th International Conference on Lightning Protection in Rzeszow, Poland

LPI is a proud sponsor of the 34th International Conference on Lightning Protection, which will be held in Rzeszow, Poland on September 2-7, 2018. Hosted by the Rzeszow University of Technology, the ICLP 2018 Conference continues a tradition… Read More

Save the Date for the 2019 Lightning Protection Conference!

Lightning, fires and apartments: Who’s counting the strikes and calling the shots?

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), an estimated 95,000 apartment structure fires occurred in the U.S. in 2016.  How many of these fires were sparked by lightning is unclear, but a quick Google search of the words… Read More

Build & Protect Newsletter, Lightning Safety Awareness Week 2018 Edition

MEDIA ADVISORY: Lightning Safety Awareness Week Kicks Off with Twitter Chat on Monday, June 25, at 2 p.m., EDT

Please note: This release was distributed by the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) on the behalf of The Lightning Protection Institute on June 22, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA ADVISORY: Lightning Safety Awareness Week Kicks Off with… Read More

Protecting “People, Property and Places” is LPI’s Focus of this Year’s National Lightning Safety Awareness Week, June 24-30

More people are killed and injured by lightning during the summer months than any other time of year. Many lightning deaths and injuries in the U.S. happen when people simply opt for convenience instead of disrupting outdoor plans…. Read More

ESFI & LPI Co-Host a Twitter Chat For Lightning Safety Awareness Week!

Be sure to join the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) and the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) later this month as we partner to host a Twitter Chat during Lightning Safety Awareness Week, June 24-30, 2018. #LightningSafetyWeek aims to… Read More

Four ways to prepare for the dog days of summer to take the bite out of lightning’s increased threat.

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer and summertime fun in the great outdoors. As the onset of summer ushers in elevated thunderstorm activity, here are four things Americans can do to better prepare themselves for the… Read More

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.