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LPI 175 – 2020 Standard for the Design – Installation – Inspection of Lightning Protection Systems

The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) adopts the latest edition of the NFPA 780 Standard as its reference document for system design. LPI advocates use of LPI-IP as the third-party inspection authority for system design, components and installation. LPI publishes this booklet, LPI 175, based on NFPA 780, with additional explanatory material helpful to installer and inspector member personnel.

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Lightning Protection Institute Drawing Stamp

The Lightning Protection Institute has approved the issuance of drawing stamps by the organization to promote member Certifications.  Master Installer, Master Installer Designer, and Designer Inspector certified individuals in good standing with the organization may order these stamps from LPI to promote their certification on drawings or other submittal information for projects.

The cost for a stamp is $45.00 / each.  These are pre-inked stamps that should last for an extended period of time.  They will be individualized, including the Certified individuals name and LPI identification number.  Promoting your credentials is a good way to advise Architects and Engineers reviewing submittals that you have qualified under the LPI programs to a high level of expertise on lightning protection system design and installation techniques.

LPI-175 Standard (2007 *Spanish edition)

This 49-page booklet is available for purchase in Spanish from the Lightning Protection Institute. The price includes all shipping and handling charges.

This publication contains valuable detailed information on nationally recognized methods for the proper design, installation and inspection of lightning protection systems and is used to study for LPI certification tests.

NFPA-780 Standard (2020 edition)

This 111-page booklet is available for purchase from the Lightning Protection Institute. We purchase this copyright document from NFPA and resell it at our cost. Our price includes all shipping and handling charges.

NFPA 780 2020 contains valuable detailed information on nationally recognized methods for the proper design, installation and inspection of lightning protection systems and is used to study for LPI certifications tests.

LPI 177 – 2017 Inspection Guide for Certified Systems

This 59 page pictorial booklet provides additional information for inspector professionals and serves as a companion document to the LPI 175 Standard of Practice for the Design – Installation – Inspection of Lightning Protection Systems.

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