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

New Applications for Lightning Protection Cited in 2014 Safety Standard Document

MARYVILLE, Mo., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The newly-released 2014 edition of NFPA 780, Standard for the Installation of Lightning Protection Systems includes several new applications and requirements for projects specifying lightning protection. According to NFPA, the updated… Read More

Proposed Disaster Savings Measure Provides Incentives for Homeowners to Safeguard Their Property

MARYVILLE, Mo., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A savings incentive is on the horizon for mitigation-minded homeowners who take measures to safeguard their property from natural disasters and destructive weather perils, said the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI). The… Read More