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Save the Date: ULPA/LPI 2022 Annual Conference

The 2021 annual conference has been postponed to February 2022 at La Cantera Resort & Spa in San Antonio, TX.   

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Lightning Protection Institute Announces National “Double Check” Initiative

The Lightning Protection Institute (“LPI”) today announced its annual national initiative:

Double Check: ✓ Have a lightning protection system. ✓ Have the system inspected and certified.

Double Check will take place the last week of August each year. This year, August 24 – 28, the LPI and its members will focus national attention on the criticality of lightning protection systems as essential electronic infrastructure and centuries old life safety application….

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Lightning Safety Awareness Week 2020: “The Week for Distinction”

Since 2001, National Lightning Safety Awareness Week has drawn attention to what the National Lightning Safety Council calls the “underrated killer.” Lightning has earned its fierce reputation.

The distinction between lightning safety and lightning protection systems is an important one. Lightning safety includes individual actions like sheltering during storms.

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Featured LPI Member Content As Seen in Detroit Design Magazine

All home tech shares one operational reality—the requirement for uninterrupted electrical current. Leave this to chance and leave everything to chance.

A custom-designed, installed, inspected and certified Guardian lightning protection system leaves nothing to chance.

Read Full Article, “Something’s Left to Chance,” in Detroit Design Magazine.

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Set the Expectation. Elevate the Standard.

The LPI and Inspection Program brandmarks set a high standard. With their use comes a responsibility—to your fellow members.

Take care to ensure work displayed using the logos sets the right expectation. Your quality projects and process give the LPI and Inspection Program logos their value.

When including the logos on your website and/or print collateral, refer to these file explanations and guidelines….

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There are no Goodbyes

Every organization seems to say the same thing when they lose a great team member.

The thing is, Bud, you’re family.

Speak soon.

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LPI-IP Quarterly Newsletter

LPI-IP continues to evolve as the benchmark for independent third-party lightning protection system inspection and certification. To what extent we fulfill our potential is determined in large measure by the extent to which you utilize our programs.

Using LPI’s programs and support impacts your fulfillment of your own business potential….

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Team Member Spotlight – Gregg Jaroch

Gregg Jaroch brings 40 years experience as a consulting engineer to his work as Program Engineer for the LPI-IP. Since 2011, Greg provides third-party review of as-built documentation, submitted by installing contractors. He confirms that each lightning protection system is in compliance with national standards and applicable codes.

What’s one way the LPI-IP has stepped forward to the benefit of its contractors this year?…

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“Lightning Kills! Save a Life in Africa” Program Provides Vital Gift of Lightning Protection for Schools

Volunteers in U.S. seek funding and support to provide more African communities with critical relief from lightning’s deadly threat…

HARTFORD, Conn., Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -Lightning is a leading storm killer across the globe, but in developed countries, it is typically unusual to see more than one person killed or injured during the same lightning event.

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