Lightning Newsmakers of 2018: Striking stories impacting the environment, science, and industry

MARYVILLE, Mo., Dec. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Insights into the nature of lightning and advances in the lightning protection system (LPS) industry are helping to redefine our understanding of the weather hazard and its impact to people, property and places. Here’s… Read More

Registration Now Open for the 2019 ULPA/LPI Lightning Protection Conference

Registration is open for the 87th Annual ULPA/LPI Lightning Protection Conference at the Intercontinental Buckhead Hotel on March 6 – 9, 2019. You won’t want to miss the exciting speaker lineup, workshops and conference programs planned for attendees… Read More

LPI Technical Bulletin: Lightning Protection Systems and Bonding

A download copy of this Technical Bulletin is available here. 

If more lightning is on the horizon, is it time to expand our field of knowledge about preparedness and lightning protection?

Lightning is fascinating but it’s also destructive and deadly. Scientists tell us that the earth experiences about 25 million lightning strikes per year. But what if that number of strikes were to significantly increase, or even double in… Read More

Lightning and Fire Increases at Apartments: Who’s counting the strikes?

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, Fall 2018 Edition

Download the October 2018 edition of Build & Protect here. 

Lightning…Is your home, business or community in the line of fire?

In support of National Fire Prevention Week, October 7-13 For Immediate Release MARYVILLE, Mo. — October 8, 2018 — According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) today’s home fires burn faster than ever. In a typical home fire,… Read More

Lightning…Is your home, business or community in the line of FIRE?

In support of National Fire Prevention Week, October 7-13, 2018 Download the LPI Fire Prevention Week infographic:                                          … Read More

September is Campus Fire Safety Month! Is your school prepped to prevent a lightning fire?

Safety is a primary concern for every school in the country, and even more so at colleges and universities where large numbers of students reside in campus dormitories and apartments. Severe weather and fires pose special threats to… Read More

September is National Preparedness Month. Are You Prepared for Lightning?