Build & Protect Newsletter, Winter 2019 Edition

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Register Today for our FREE Build & Protect Workshop in Atlanta!

Registration is open for our March 6, Lunch & Learn event in Atlanta. This is a FREE continuing education session, so be sure to register TODAY to reserve your space!  

What does “responsibility” look like when evaluating lightning safety and protection protocols for senior care facilities?

In July of 2017, lightning sparked a fire at the Chesapeake Crossing Senior Community Apartments in Virginia. Now, the family of a woman who died in the fire at the senior living complex has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the management… Read More

Save the Date! “Build & Protect: Frameworks for Resilient Design and Construction” Workshop

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

There’s still time to make those reservations! Hotel & Registration Extended 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.