Fire Codes Webinar

June 26, 2013

 

Fire Codes and Rooftop Solar Systems – Expanding Solar, While Ensuring Safety

Presented: Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Download the presentation: Fire Code Webinar 2013

Download the WAC, effective April 1, 2014:  Solar & Fire Code WAC 51-54A-0605

This webinar presented proposals to modify the International Fire Code to accommodate rooftop PV systems on housing in Washington State. The Webinar discussed the work of the Washington State Building Code Council’s Solar Technical Advisory Group and included:

  • International Fire Codes Solar PV proposals Challenges for small roof installations
  • Alternative Approaches to ensuring safety
  • Results of the Washington State Building Code Council’s Solar Technical Advisory Group

Presenters: Dave Kokot, Fire Protection Engineer – City of Spokane Jeff Randall, Power Trip Energy – Port Townsend Tim Stearns, Washington Department of Commerce