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LPI & the CE Academy are Bringing Continuing Education & Networking to a City Near You

Mark Your Calendars:  2020 Schedule of Lightning Protection Continuing Education

Looking to learn more about Lightning Protection Continuing Education in a Lunch & Learn setting? The LPI is partnering with the Lightning Safety Alliance (LSA) and the CE Academy to bring the Lightning Protection 101 (LSA 101) course to your doorstep!

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Building Lightning Safe Communities: An Architect’s Perspective

…LAS VEGAS, Nev., June 6, 2019 — The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) is working to shine a spotlight on the lightning hazard and expand its “building lightning safe communities” initiative through outreach with mitigation-minded partners like architects, engineers and risk-management stakeholders.

For lightning safety awareness month, LPI connected with Illya Azaroff, AIA founder of +Lab Architect in New York for his expert thoughts about lightning and lightning protection.

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Lightning Protection Systems and Sustainable Design: 5 Reasons for Architects to Design with Lightning in Mind

The benefits of lightning protection are in the forefront of construction with architects making buildings more sustainable, as demonstrated at the Oakland University Human Health Building designed by architects at the SmithGroup. (Photo by Justin Maconochie, courtesy of ECLE)

In Support of Architecture Month

HARTFORD, Conn., April 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — According to the American Institute of Architects, sustainability is a key element of the architecture profession’s approach to design in the 21st century….

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Building Lightning Safe Communities: an architect’s perspective

…The Lightning Protection Institute is working to shine the spotlight on the lightning peril and expand its “building lightning safe communities” initiative through outreach efforts with mitigation-minded partners; including architects, engineers and risk-management stakeholders.

This month, LPI reached out to experts in the architecture community to get their thoughts about lightning and lightning protection.

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Build & Protect, September 2016

You build it.
We help PROTECT it! 
Recognizing the importance of disaster mitigation for the architect and engineering communities, Build & Protect…, is a newsletter written specifically for A&E’s to provide unique content related to lightning protection system design, specification, quality assurance, inspection and maintenance. Find out how the inclusion of safety standard-compliant lightning protection systems in your state-of-the-art designs can benefit the building environment.

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LPI Intros New Tool for the A&E Toolkit with “Build & Protect” Newsletter.

…May 24, 2016 — There’s a saying that goes, “An architect’s dream is an engineer’s nightmare.”

While A&E visions may sometimes seem to be at odds, both converged last week in Philadelphia to construct the architecture and design event of the year, known as AIA Convention & Expo. Dubbed the expo where attendees can discover what’s “new, next and cutting-edge,” this year’s #AIACon16 featured everything from building systems to software—and yes, lightning protection was there, too.

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Lightning Protection Institute Launches “Build & Protect” E-Newsletter for Architects and Engineers  

Visitors to Philadelphia’s Pennsylvania Convention Center on May 19-21 Can Sign Up For It

PHILADELPHIA, PA –May 17, 2016– The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) is launching its first-ever email newsletter for architectural and engineering professionals.

LPI’s Build & Protect… newsletter will feature news about the science of lightning protection, industry trends and technical information regarding how safety standard-compliant systems can benefit buildings, according to LPI.

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