Public Reminded about Dangers of Lightning and Surge Protection Limitations

During National Electrical Safety Month, LPI raises awareness for lightning, an overlooked electrical hazard HARTFORD, Conn., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — May is National Electrical Safety Month and the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) is joining the Electrical Safety Foundation… Read More

Industry Experts Say Quality Control is Key Component of Lightning Protection System Installation

HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) is expanding its commitment to increase best practices in lightning protection specification, installation and quality control. When a diverse group of lightning protection experts, engineers and… Read More

Fire Stations Seeing Fewer Lightning-Related Losses Thanks to Efforts of Building Lightning Safe Communities Campaign

MARYVILLE, Mo., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Fire stations across the country are seeing fewer lightning-related losses thanks to a safety initiative that continues to provide complimentary lightning protection systems for at-risk structures. The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI)… Read More

LPI reminds homeowners to be storm smart about lightning during National Preparedness Month

MARYVILLE, Mo., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — September is National Preparedness Month (NPM) and the perfect time to sharpen your storm survival skills. Knowing what to do before the storm hits is often the most important step you… Read More

Building Lightning Safe Communities Initiative Provides Lightning Protection System for Historic Connecticut Fire Station

HARTFORD, Conn., June 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) and the Lightning Safety Alliance (LSA) are sponsoring a “Building Lightning Safe Communities Campaign” as a continuation of its recent initiative to provide lightning protection resources… Read More

Lightning Protection Institute Illuminates Lightning Dangers With New PSA

MARYVILLE, Mo., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) a not-for-profit dedicated to promoting lightning safety, awareness and education, unveiled an eye-opening new public service announcement today in conjunction with 2014 Lightning Safety Awareness Week… Read More

Lightning Protection Institute Sponsors Press Conference & Workshop

COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Members of the media are invited to join the Lightning Protection Institute and partners at the University of Maryland on June 24 for an exclusive press conference and reporter workshop… Read More

An Update to “Unapproved Lightning Protection Devices Fail to Prevent Fires at Oil Refineries,” Issued October 3, 2013

HARTFORD, Conn., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ –The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) has been notified by Lightning Eliminators (LEC) in Boulder, Co, that the two lightning events that occurred at separate Venezuelan refineries in the summer of 2013 should… Read More

Need for Quality Control for Lightning Protection Emphasized by Industry Experts

MARYVILLE, Mo., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A diverse group of lightning protection experts, engineers and safety directors recently met at the 82nd annual LPI/ULPA Lightning Protection Conference in Singer Island, FL to review industry developments in technology, best… Read More

Non-profits Share Top Five Lightning Protection and Lightning Safety Awareness Success Stories of 2013

HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In 2013, two non-profits, the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) and the Lightning Safety Alliance (LSA) expanded their commitment to lightning safety education through outreach efforts with like-minded partners. (Photo: )… Read More