News & Press
August 20, 2020
The Lightning Protection Institute (“LPI”) today announced its annual national initiative:
Double Check: ✓ Have a lightning protection system. ✓ Have the system inspected and certified.
Double Check will take place the last week of August each year. This year, August 24 – 28, the LPI and its members will focus national attention on the criticality of lightning protection systems as essential electronic infrastructure and centuries old life safety application….
July 28, 2020
Beginning in 1978, LPI Featured Member Contractor A/C Lightning Protection has manufactured, designed, installed and serviced lightning protection systems for the country’s largest corporate entities, industrial sites, one off and unique structures, as well as luxury residential, equine and agricultural properties.
The Nebraska-based team boasts a 100% certified project portfolio, including the new Iowa State University Student Innovation Center….
July 17, 2020
Family owned since the 1920s, LPI Featured Member Manufacturer Independent Protection Co. (IPC) offers a complete line of American-made lightning protection material to support a comprehensive suite of LPI-certified design and engineering services.
Whether you are a commercial or residential contractor, or an architect, engineer or designer, IPC stands ready to assist you with your lightning protection requirements….
July 14, 2020
This year’s annual conference will be held Thursday, February 18 & Friday, February 19, 2021 at La Cantera Resort & Spa in San Antonio, TX. LPI testing will be held on Wednesday, February 17 and Saturday, February 20.
July 7, 2020
Founded in 1950, LPI Featured Member Contractor Warren Lightning Rod Company is a team of tenured professionals that includes one of the nation’s largest groups of LPI Certified Master Installers. WLRC installers’ average tenure is in excess of 20 years.
In more than 14,000 installations, predominately across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States, they’ve earned their reputation for uncommon competency when delivering lightning protection systems and solution design to clients like the Delaware Art Museum….
June 17, 2020
Since 2001, National Lightning Safety Awareness Week has drawn attention to what the National Lightning Safety Council calls the “underrated killer.” Lightning has earned its fierce reputation.
The distinction between lightning safety and lightning protection systems is an important one. Lightning safety includes individual actions like sheltering during storms.
June 10, 2020
All home tech shares one operational reality—the requirement for uninterrupted electrical current. Leave this to chance and leave everything to chance.
A custom-designed, installed, inspected and certified Guardian lightning protection system leaves nothing to chance.
Read Full Article, “Something’s Left to Chance,” in Detroit Design Magazine.
May 30, 2020
The LPI and Inspection Program brandmarks set a high standard. With their use comes a responsibility—to your fellow members.
Take care to ensure work displayed using the logos sets the right expectation. Your quality projects and process give the LPI and Inspection Program logos their value.
When including the logos on your website and/or print collateral, refer to these file explanations and guidelines….
May 27, 2020
Cloud Gate, also known as “The Bean,” is British artist Anish Kapoor’s first public outdoor work installed in the United States. The 110-ton elliptical sculpture is HLP Systems protected and the centerpiece of AT&T Plaza at Millennium Park.
May 16, 2020
ALT is manufacturer, distributer and supplier to lightning protection and grounding system contractors, and their associated professionals.