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Featured Member Contractor – Mr. Lightning

Since 1959, Mr. Lightning provides lightning protection and grounding services to the Colorado area.

The company’s industry knowledge is evidenced by its intricate design and installations on local projects like the United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum, Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center, Colorado Switchback Stadium, Colorado College Robson Arena, Pikes Peak Summit House, and many others….

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Occupied Roofs: Lightning Protection Systems

As seen in the February 2021 issue of IIBEC Interface Magazine

Lightning protection systems safeguard structures from one of the most violent forces of nature. While the principles of lightning protection were established more than 250 years ago by Benjamin Franklin, the design and installation of lightning protection systems continue to evolve in response to advances in science and changes in architectural design, construction materials, and building technology….

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Certification Revision Addendums

Changes made to a lightning protection system after it has been inspected and certified can void LPI-Inspection Program certification. Address this by applying for an authorized Master Installation Certificate Revision addendum.

Submit up to three minimal revisions per system within 90 days of the original certificate issuance by completing this application and submitting it to….

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Featured Member Contractor – Bonded Lightning Protection Systems, Ltd.

With nearly 70 years of experience, Bonded Lightning Protection Systems, Ltd.’s tight-knit, experienced team serves residential and commercial customers from 10 installation offices stationed throughout the Southern United States.

A trusted provider to the hospitality industry, Team Bonded’s recent work includes complex systems designed, installed and LPI-IP inspected at Nashville’s Virgin Hotel, downtown Austin’s Marriott at Cesar Chavez Hotel and the Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort &…

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Bolt & Shield – Winter 2020/2021

Did you see the latest edition of Bolt & Shield? In fairness, this is the first edition of the Lightning Protection Institute’s newsletter in the new format.

If you have not seen it, “pick it up” here.

Maybe the best news we can share is that, thanks to you, members and our advocates across north America, we have lots of good news to share….

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Featured Contractor: VFC

VFC designs site-specific grounding, lightning protection, surge suppression, and lightning warning solutions for over 40 years.

📞 800.825.1948

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Save the Date: ULPA/LPI 2022 Annual Conference

The 2021 annual conference has been postponed to February 2022 at La Cantera Resort & Spa in San Antonio, TX.   

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Featured Contractor: ALP Systems, Inc.

From mountaintop homes to complex manufacturing plants, ALP Systems provides engineered solutions, on-site consulting, and certified master designer designs to lightning protection customers for more than 30 years. Most recently, the lightning protection system installed on the Birmingham Airport Rental Car Facility evidences ALP’s commitment to “doing it right the first time.”

📞 800.603.2579…

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Featured Manufacturer: LAGPRO

An innovator in the lightning protection parts industry, LPI Featured Member Manufacturer LAGPRO strives to make the parts purchase process as customer-focused as possible through 24/7 online ordering, efficient shipping procedures, and inventory built to reflect customer feedback.

Shop their complete line of products at
📞 985.882.2984…

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Featured Contractor: BASE Lightning Protection

BASE Lightning Protection provided these North GA residents, located in the rural community of Alpharetta, with an LPI-IP certified lightning protection system. This system, which includes surge suppression, is composed of copper components adhered to the roof system to minimize roof penetrations and the potential for leaks in the future.

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