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 &… Read More
Lightning Protection Spring Cleaning. Don’t let the clutter of myths and misinformation obscure the facts.
March 14, 2016 — The late, larger-than-life comedian, Robin Williams was known for having said, “Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’” If the unseasonably warm temperatures are evidence, it seems the “party” has sprung to life… Read More
Consumer Scam Alert! LPI Offers Lightning Protection Guidelines to Help Protect Homeowners Against Fraudulent Contractors
February 8, 2016 — Authorities in several mid-west counties in the U.S. are warning homeowners about men posing as lightning rod subcontractors who scheme unsuspecting victims into paying money for unsolicited repair work. According to the St. Croix… Read More
Advancing Building Resilience: Growth of Sustainable Energy Technology Makes Lightning Protection Systems Increasingly Critical
MARYVILLE, Mo., Dec. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The continued growth of sustainable energy technology, eco-friendly building materials and smart structure automation has necessitated upgrades and complex improvements to the electrical infrastructure of today’s homes and buildings. Smart structures,… Read More
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – September 14, 2015 — Kimberly Loehr, communications director for the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI), was awarded five journalism awards in the 2015 National Federation of Press Women (NFPW) Communications Contest. Loehr was also named runner-up… Read More
July 13, 2015 — At this writing, 17 people have died from lightning strikes in the United States this year. The National Weather Service (NWS) has stressed that all of these deaths were “avoidable” with most victims being just… Read More
Protecting people and property is theme emphasized for Lightning Safety Awareness Week NORTH CONWAY, N.H., June 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI), a non-profit dedicated to promoting lightning safety, awareness and protection education, is unveiling… Read More
Lightning Safety Awareness Week 2015: “Building Lightning Safe Communities” to protect people, property & places!
Lightning Protection Institute to Kickoff 15th Annual Lightning Safety Awareness Week Building Lightning Safe Communities initiative brings fun and educational events to NH NORTH CONWAY, N.H., June 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI), is partnering with… Read More
Myths continue to abound about lightning and the science of lightning protection. It’s not always easy to know the facts when misinformation is circulated on the internet and through social media. Now that thunderstorm season is in full… Read More
February 16, 2015 — It’s estimated that lightning strikes the United States over 20 million times each year. Given this amount of lightning activity, shouldn’t we expect to see a little lightning and thunder in the dead of… Read More