April 29, 2021
The Lightning Protection Institute Inspection Program (LPI-IP) began in 2011 with a small group of industry professionals and their desire for an alternative inspection and certification resource. They saw an opportunity to create program-wide efficiencies from initial inquiry to the inspected and certified project.
Michigan Lightning Protection, Inc. was the first contractor to experience the LPI Inspection Program advantage, applying for a Master Installation Certificate in February 2011 for its work on the Grand Valley State University Living Center in Allendale, Michigan. …
February 15, 2021
Changes made to a lightning protection system after it has been inspected and certified can void LPI-Inspection Program certification. Address this by applying for an authorized Master Installation Certificate Revision addendum.
Submit up to three minimal revisions per system within 90 days of the original certificate issuance by completing this application and submitting it to email@example.com….
January 30, 2021
Did you see the latest edition of Bolt & Shield? In fairness, this is the first edition of the Lightning Protection Institute’s newsletter in the new format.
If you have not seen it, “pick it up” here.
Maybe the best news we can share is that, thanks to you, members and our advocates across north America, we have lots of good news to share….
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….
December 4, 2019
Gregg Jaroch brings 40 years experience as a consulting engineer to his work as Program Engineer for the LPI-IP. Since 2011, Greg provides third-party review of as-built documentation, submitted by installing contractors. He confirms that each lightning protection system is in compliance with national standards and applicable codes.
What’s one way the LPI-IP has stepped forward to the benefit of its contractors this year?…