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Robbie Hayes Lightning Protection Testing Coordinator

  Robbie Hayes, Lightning protection testing and inspection coordinator, recently joined our high-performance team. Today, we’re introducing you to Robbie as he sits to talk to us about: His role as lightning protection system testing coordinator How he came to join LPI Group What Robbie finds most exciting about his role His favourite thing about […]

Lightning Flashes Temporarily Pause Euro 2024

Germany vs Denmark was suspended for about 25 minutes on Saturday night while a fierce lightning storm struck overhead at Euro 2024. Lightning storms like these pose a significant threat to life. For some football fans in the sold-out 81,000-seater stadium, they enjoyed the conditions of torrential rain and claps of thunder, against the backdrop […]

Ben Murphy Quantity Surveyor

Meet Ben Murphy, a key member of the Commercial team at LPI Group overseeing earthing system and lightning protection system installation projects. Since joining LPI, Ben has been instrumental in managing project costs and variations, reporting daily to the Commercial Manager and company directors. Ben is not just dedicated to his role at LPI; he […]

Ultimate Guide to Earthing and Lightning Protection System Testing

Introduction Earthing and lightning protection systems must be resilient because of the severe threat lightning strikes pose to structures. Earthing, also known as grounding, creates a low-resistance pathway for fault currents, mitigating electric shocks, fires, and equipment malfunctions. Lightning protection systems shield structures from direct and indirect lightning impacts, safeguarding against damage and maintaining uninterrupted […]

Insights from Demo North Summit

Attending the Demo North Summit 2024 in Northern Sweden was an eye-opening experience for LPI Group and members of the Enterprise Ireland Irish Delegation. Over three days, Luke mingled with over 250 business leaders, investors, and policymakers, diving deep into market research on green transformation and sustainable innovation in the North of Sweden. LPI Group’s […]

Roberta Bari Quality Engineer

Today, we’re excited to introduce Roberta, our talented Quality Engineer at Ireland’s National Children’s Hospital (NCH) site. In this interview, we’ll explore Roberta’s pivotal role including: An overview of her day-to-day role in the NCH How she came to join LPI Group What she finds most exciting about her role Her favourite thing about working […]

Jose Moreno Regional Manager

In the latest edition of our Employee Spotlight, we’re thrilled to introduce you to Jose Moreno, our dedicated Regional Manager for overseeing the earthing system and lightning protection system installations in the Munster and Connacht regions. In this interview, we sit with Jose to explore key elements of his role including: The pivotal role he […]

Lightning Protection for Residential Buildings

1. Introduction Dwelling units are consistently under construction in various regions across Ireland. These residential buildings exhibit a variety of dimensions, masonry types, shapes, and house varying numbers of inhabitants. A recurring question arises regarding whether, in Ireland, with its low flash density, do dwelling buildings need to be protected against lightning strikes. The international […]

LPI Partners with Host in Ireland for a Fouth Year

LPI Group are delighted to announce the continuation of our partnership with Host in Ireland for 2024. This is LPI’s fourth year of partnering with Host in Ireland. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Host in Ireland is welcoming 58 partners to join the global initiative created to increase awareness for how and why digital infrastructure coming […]

Dave Murran Project Manager

In this week’s employee spotlight, we speak with Dave Murran. Dave is a Project Manager here at LPI Group and is one of the longest-serving members of the operations team. Dave is a Project Manager for some of LPI Group’s largest Irish mission-critical projects and oversees the installation of our turnkey earthing and lightning protection […]