Lightning Protection Institute Lightning Protection Institute

Memberships

Membership types

Class I

Manufacturer

$15,600/yr

Companies that produce a full line of materials used in lightning protection systems may join as Manufacturers.

Benefits:
  • Seat on Board of Directors
  • Listing on website
  • Employees listed on website listed with certification level
  • Marketing & Business Development Templates:
    • Project Award Press Release
    • Project Completion Press Release
    • New Hire Press Release
Requirements:
  • Be a Listed Manufacturer

Class II

Dealer/Contractor

$750/yr

When an employee of an affiliate member becomes certified as an LPI Master Installer, the company automatically moves from the Affiliate category to our Dealer/Contractor category. Or, when your company joins the LPI, if you have an employee who is already a Master Installer or a Master Installer Designer, you will be placed in the Dealer/Contractor category.

Benefits:
  • One Seat on Board of Directors per 20 Contractors
  • 50% discount on LPI-IP Certifications
  • Employees listed on website listed with certification level
  • Marketing & Business Development Templates:
    • Project Award Press Release
    • Project Completion Press Release
    • New Hire Press Release
Requirements:
  • One Master Installer, Three inspected systems per year

Class III

Affiliate

$500/yr

Companies that design and install lightning protection systems may apply for Affiliate membership. If you are a company applying for membership and do not currently employ an LPI Master Installer or Master Installer Designer, you will be applying for membership in this category.

Benefits:
  • Entry into association
  • Listed on member directory
  • Marketing & Business Development Templates:
    • Project Award Press Release
    • Project Completion Press Release
    • New Hire Press Release
Requirements:
  • Dues payment

Standard

Professional Division

$75/yr

If you are interested in lightning safety and do not work for an installation company (i.e. engineer, architect, scientist, government agency employee, insurance representative, educator), you may apply for membership in our Professional Division.

Benefits:
  • Entry into association
  • Listed on member directory
  • Eligible to take Designer Inspector Test Series
  • Annual Conference Member Discount
  • Marketing & Business Development Templates:
    • Project Award Press Release
    • Project Completion Press Release
    • New Hire Press Release
Requirements:
  • Dues payment

Supplier

Companies who provide materials to Manufacturers, Affiliates and/or Dealer/Contractors join our Suppliers Division. Due to the limited number of applicants in the Supplier Category, please contact the LPI office for information on how to apply.

The voice of our industry, joining and actively participating in LPI you ensure your voice is heard. In addition to member benefits, LPI membership associates you with the leaders in our industry.

Their experience is your guide. These business owners have established and maintain the higher standards LPI embraces. Having built some of our largest, most successful companies, they readily share the insights that make you better.