August 23, 2021
The phrase is true of lightning protection systems, and Lightning Protection Institute—Inspection Program inspection.
The Double Check Initiative reminds commercial property owners and design/build professionals that merely specifying and installing a lightning protection system, even a well-designed one, falls short.
Inspection analyzes the total scope of protection.
August 20, 2021
The Lightning Protection Institute (“LPI”) will soon embark on the third-annual Double Check, a national initiative to remind property owners and the design/build communities to
✓ Have a lightning protection system. ✓ Have the system inspected.
Double Check takes place August 23 – 27 this year.
February 24, 2021
Since 1959, Mr. Lightning provides lightning protection and grounding services to the Colorado area.
The company’s industry knowledge is evidenced by its intricate design and installations on local projects like the United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum, Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center, Colorado Switchback Stadium, Colorado College Robson Arena, Pikes Peak Summit House, and many others….
February 23, 2021
As seen in the February 2021 issue of IIBEC Interface Magazine
Lightning protection systems safeguard structures from one of the most violent forces of nature. While the principles of lightning protection were established more than 250 years ago by Benjamin Franklin, the design and installation of lightning protection systems continue to evolve in response to advances in science and changes in architectural design, construction materials, and building technology….
February 15, 2021
Changes made to a lightning protection system after it has been inspected and certified can void LPI-Inspection Program certification. Address this by applying for an authorized Master Installation Certificate Revision addendum.
Submit up to three minimal revisions per system within 90 days of the original certificate issuance by completing this application and submitting it to firstname.lastname@example.org….
January 30, 2021
Did you see the latest edition of Bolt & Shield? In fairness, this is the first edition of the Lightning Protection Institute’s newsletter in the new format.
If you have not seen it, “pick it up” here.
Maybe the best news we can share is that, thanks to you, members and our advocates across north America, we have lots of good news to share….
December 2, 2020
The 2021 annual conference has been postponed to February 2022 at La Cantera Resort & Spa in San Antonio, TX.
August 20, 2020
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….
June 17, 2020
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.
June 10, 2020
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.