Reporters Looking For Experts On Lightning Safety And Protection Systems Are Encouraged To Contact The Lightning Protection Institute

Feb 26, 2013, 15:59 ET from Insurance Information Institute

LAS  VEGAS, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lightning protection experts, engineers and safety directors will be meeting in Las Vegas this week (2/26 – 3/2) at the Aria Resort and Casino to discuss the latest advances in lightning protection, according to the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI). The full meeting agenda can be found at the LPI website at

Topics will include:

  • Lightning Protection Inspection Programs
  • Proper Installation of Lightning Protection Systems
  • Lightning Safe Communities Campaign

Reporters interested in attending the conference or interviewing lightning safety experts should contact Kim Loehr, LPI's director of communications at or 804-314-8955.

The LPI has a variety of resources including:

For information on lightning and insurance, go to the Insurance Information Institute.

The LPI is a nationwide not-for-profit organization founded in 1955 to promote lightning protection education, awareness and safety. LPI membership is comprised of manufacturers, contractors, scientists, architects, engineers and safety directors – all who are interested in promoting lightning safety and improving the science of lightning protection. LPI members are dedicated to ensuring that today's lightning protection systems provide the best possible quality in both materials and installation practices.

SOURCE Insurance Information Institute