There’s still time to make those reservations! Hotel & Registration Extended for the 2019 ULPA/LPI Lightning Protection Conference!
December 20, 2018
…Registration is open for the 87th Annual ULPA/LPI Lightning Protection Conference at the Intercontinental Buckhead Hotel on March 6 – 9, 2019. You won’t want to miss the exciting speaker lineup, workshops and conference programs planned for attendees and guests.
LPI member company, Bonded Lightning Protection Systems Ltd. will serve as our industry host for the annual meeting, which will feature:
* Industry Updates &
If more lightning is on the horizon, is it time to expand our field of knowledge about preparedness and lightning protection?
November 26, 2018
…Lightning is fascinating but it’s also destructive and deadly. Scientists tell us that the earth experiences about 25 million lightning strikes per year. But what if that number of strikes were to significantly increase, or even double in the near future? Where will that leave vulnerable infrastructure in terms of expensive power losses, unscheduled down time and lost productivity due to increased surge incidents, or worse yet, full-scale fire losses due to lightning?
October 9, 2018
In support of National Fire Prevention Week, October 7-13…
For Immediate Release
MARYVILLE, Mo. — October 8, 2018 — According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) today’s home fires burn faster than ever. In a typical home fire, residents may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time smoke is visible or an alarm sounds.
September 25, 2018
Tending to the Trees: An Earth Day reminder that lightning protection helps keep trees healthy & green!
April 22, 2018
“They are beautiful in their peace, they are wise in their silence. They will stand after we are dust. They teach us, and we tend them.”
~ Galeain ip Altiem MacDunelmor
Today is officially “Earth Day” which sparks an important question: Are you tending to your trees?
February 23, 2018
…March 2018 marks the fourth anniversary of the NOAA Weather-Ready Nation (WRN) Ambassador initiative launch and its effort to recognize community partners working to improving the nation’s “readiness, responsiveness and overall resilience against extreme weather, water and climate events.” The WRN initiative asks its Ambassadors to assist in minimizing the effects of natural disasters by taking the following actions:
* Promote WRN messages and themes to stakeholders
* Engage with NOAA personnel on potential collaboration opportunities
* Share success stories of preparedness and resiliency
* Serve as an example by educating re: preparedness
* Serve as a “change agent and leader” in the community
As a WRN Ambassador, the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) is committed to improving resilience against the lightning threat—often underrated among other severe weather concerns.
June 20, 2017
…Florida, Texas, Georgia And Louisiana Remain Top States For Lightning Claims; Lightning Safety Awareness Week is June 18 – 24
NEWS PROVIDED BY: Insurance Information Institute NEW YORK, June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The number of homeowners insurance claims from lightning strikes and electrical surges in the United States rose in 2016, compared with 2015;
June 19, 2017
…The NWS and NOAA launched the National Lightning Safety Awareness Week campaign in 2001 to raise awareness about the dangers of lightning, a deadly, yet underrated killer. The Lightning Protection Institute joined the campaign effort in 2007 as partners, to provide messaging about lightning protection for structures, and explain how safety Standard-compliant LPS can make safe places safer.
April 28, 2017
Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST) Pipes Have Been Linked to Fires, Gas Leaks…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — MARYVILLE, Mo, April 27, 2017 — The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) is telling its members to take liability precautions when installing lightning protection systems (LPS) on homes equipped with corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST), a common gas piping.