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

Lightning Protection Inspection Program Expands in Popularity, Adds New Features

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Kim Loehr / LPI Director of Communications/ or 804-314-8955 for the Lightning Protection Institute LAS VEGAS, March 1, 2013 – A new inspection program certifying that the lightning protection systems installed at homes… Read More

Homeowners Encouraged to Ask Insurance Providers about Policy Credits for Lightning Protection Systems

For Immediate Release Contact: Kim Loehr, LSA/LPI Press Office – 804-314-8955 – Homeowners Encouraged to Ask Insurance Providers about Policy Credits for Lightning Protection Systems HARTFORD, Conn., November 30, 2012 — Similar to other home security measures… Read More

LPI and NFPA Partner to Reduce Risks from Lightning

MARYVILLE, Mo., June 19, 2011 * In Support of National Lightning Safety Awareness Week, June 19-25, 2011 MARYVILLE, Mo., June 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) are joining… Read More

With Wildfires Raging, Governor Perry Proclaims Lightning Safety Awareness Week as Experts Kick-off Educational Initiative in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As wildfires destroy thousands of acres in Texas, with some triggered by lightning, Governor Rick Perry declares June 19-25, 2011, Lightning Safety Awareness Week, proclaiming that education is the key to… Read More

ESFI and LPI Warn against Lightning’s Underrated Dangers

MARYVILLE, Mo., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — May is National Electrical Safety Month and the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) and the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) are reminding homeowners about the dangers of lightning; an underrated and often… Read More

Fire Safety Education Can Reduce Risks from Lightning

Hartford, CT – October 5, 2010 — The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) and Lightning Safety Alliance (LSA) are teaming up to remind fire professionals about the importance of promoting education to help homeowners reduce their risks against lightning… Read More

Annual Safety Campaign Reminds Public of Lightning’s Dangers

Maryville, MO – June 24, 2010 — This year marks the 10th Lightning Safety Awareness Campaign, June 20-26. The campaign was launched by NOAA and the National Weather Service to increase awareness about the dangers of lightning and… Read More

National Groups Partner to Promote Lightning Safety

Hartford, CT – June 18, 2010 — Several national groups are joining forces to promote public awareness about lightning safety and mitigation. The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc.-FLASH, the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI), the Lightning Safety Alliance… Read More