SEAC Resource List
Get Ready for ICC Code Development Process Changes
A new ICC code development process taking effect for the 2027 code cycle extends the time to consider proposals and incorporates a second round of committee action hearings for each group of proposals.
Planning and Zoning for Electric Vehicle Charger Deployment
Guidance document from SEAC, IREC, and RMI shows how local standards can help deploy up to 30 million electric vehicle chargers by 2030
Power Control Systems and the National Electrical Code
Learn why Power Control Systems are increasingly important for solar photovoltaics (PV), energy storage, and electric vehicle infrastructure.
Updates on ASCE 7 Standard for Solar PV Systems
Find out how the ASCE 7 standard affects wind load, seismic load, and tornado load considerations for solar photovoltaic (PV) systems.
‘Where’s the Women?’
SEAC leaders discuss ways to increase female representation in sustainable energy codes and standards
New Residential Energy Storage Code Requirements
Find out about options for residential energy storage system siting, size limits, fire detection options, and vehicle impact protections.
Qualified Persons and Renewable Energy Systems
As communities use more renewable energy and codes and standards evolve, we have a growing need for qualified persons. Learn how to identify qualified persons and help professionals become better qualified.
Initial Voting Results on 2024 International Code Proposals
SEAC code change proposals for the 2024 International Codes achieved a high overall success rate, according to preliminary results. SEAC recommendations addressed electric vehicle charging, building-integrated photovoltaics, photovoltaics, and energy storage systems.
UL 9540A Fire Test Standard for Battery Energy Storage Systems
If a battery system is capable of thermal runaway, the UL 9540A test method will make it happen to show the system’s fire and explosion characteristics.
NEC Disconnect Requirements for Energy Storage Systems
Got questions about how to disconnect energy storage systems in compliance with the 2017 and 2020 National Electrical Code? Find answers here.