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    Winter Quarterly Meeting

    For our winter quarterly meeting, our team tried out a new location in South Boston, VA. Not only did we bowl, we also played laser tag, and drove Go-karts. By far, the favorite activity was Go-karts. Everyone had a fun time driving fast and racing each other.

    Over burgers and pizza, our company discussed new policy changes and updates on the progress of our vision. Exciting things are ahead!

    Commercial Lightning Protection’s New Years Party

    Our Christmas party was rescheduled to January due to the snowy weather. Nevertheless, it was fun to get together as an entire team, catch up, and talk about the company’s future. Nick and Jenny presented the new vision for our company in 2018. It includes improved communication between managers and team members, changes to our components, and a plan for expansion. We hope this year will be our best yet!

    Operation Gratitude’s Candy for Troops

    Operation Gratitude's Candy for Troops

    CLP will be participating in Operation Gratitude’s Candy for Troops event once again this year. If you have leftover Halloween candy, consider donating it! We will collect, inspect, weigh, and package the candy. CLP will be purchasing toothbrushes and toothpaste to send to the troops as well. Contact Jenny for more information at

    Donations are due by November 10, 2016! Click Here For More Info

    Homeless Drive/Outreach

    Homeless Drive/Outreach

    The whole team joined in an effort to assemble care packages for the homeless.  We are humbled to be able to do something together as a team that will help others. We believe in encouraging growth and exploration in every team member and give them opportunities to make significant contributions to our community.

    Company Carowinds Trip

    Company Carowinds Trips

    We had a great time at CLP’s annual family appreciation day at Carowinds this summer.  It was a little warm, but we didn’t mind because the lines were shorter!  Carowinds is located in both NC and SC and boasts the world’s tallest and fasts giga coaster, the Fury 325.


    NCAEC Conference

    NCAEC Conference

    We recently enjoyed a trip to the Annual NCAEC convention and trade show in South Carolina. The NCAEC is an organization that has been around since 1937 to be a voice for the electrical contractors of North Carolina. We had the opportunity to meet with current and prospective clients, and participated in their silent auction by donating items.

    CLP – ULPA/LPI Conference Promethean Award Winners

    CLP - ULPA/LPI Conference Promethean Award Winners

    In February 2016, we attended the ULPA/LPI Conference in West Palm Beach, FL.  Three awards are presented at this conference, and CLP took home the Promethean award for our innovative online training tool we use to maintain our employees expertise.

    Click here to learn more about the United Lightning Protection Association.

    Click here to learn more about the Lightning Protection Institute.

    CLP Skywild Team Building Trip

    CLP Skywild Team Building Trip

    The CLP team took on Greensboro’s Skywild, a rooftop adventure ropes course.  It was a great team building experience, as the office team got to experience a little taste of the heights our field team deals with on a regular basis!  We could all agree, these courses were a lot more fun than being out in the field, but in some ways they just as challenging.  The best part was when one person completed a portion of a course, he or she would “coach” the other people and cheer them on as they made their way through it.  Definitely worth a try if you’re ever in the Greensboro area and looking for something fun to do!

    Commercial Lightning Protection LLC receives WBE and HUB designations.

    –Company head Jennifer A. Tierney applauds achievement and recognizes industry support

    (October 5, 2015)– Commercial Lightning Protection(CLP), which specializes in the design and installation of lightning protection and grounding systems along the East Coast, recently received certification as a Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) through the National Women Business Owners Corporation. To qualify, a business must be at least 51 percent owned and operated by a woman; a long-term process involving extensive documentation including an on-site visit.

    “The WBE designation is particularly important in the diversification of the lightning protection field, and recognizes the relevance and contributions of women as industry leaders, ” said CLP Chief Executive Officer Jennifer A. Tierney.

    “Our firm also recognizes and thanks the efforts of our clients to support a women-owned business and their ongoing commitment to foster diversity,” she added, noting that CLP is in good company. A recent survey showed North Carolina is among the top five fastest-growing states in the country regarding the number of women-owned firms.

    Under Tierney’s leadership, CLP has streamlined its hiring process, improved employee retention, and increased the percentage of female employees in its firm, which include its Greensboro headquarters and a Richmond, Virginia office.

    In addition, CLP received HUB (Historically Underutilized Business) certification in North Carolina, a designation providing business opportunities with the state and recognized by local procurement offices.

    About CLP

    Commercial Lightning Protection, a UL listed installation company, designs and installs lightning protection and ground systems, with team members certified by UL University, the Lightning Protection Institute, and Construction Safety. CLP installations adhere to UL96a Master Label Standards for lightning protection. For more information, visit

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