Solar-Plus-Storage Permitting & Inspection Guidelines
Guidelines that provide an overview of code requirements for the installation of Energy Storage Systems (stand alone and paired with simple photovoltaic systems) in single family, multifamily, and office buildings.
Residential PV and Energy Storage Inspection Guidelines
Use this list of solar and energy storage inspection requirements to create custom checklists in your jurisdiction and improve outcomes from your inspection.
Guide: Energy Storage Systems: Based on the IBC®, IFC®, IRC® and NEC®
This guide is a helpful reference to a variety of ESS technologies.
EMPOWERED Solutions: What Impacts the Safe Installation of Energy Storage Systems
In this EMPOWERED Solutions webinar, a diverse group of panelists discusses why you should care about the exponential growth of energy storage systems and what you can expect in the near future.
Net Zero Buildings Week: Leading Industry Organizations Curate Clean Energy Resources
Fact-based, industry-vetted, educational resources supporting a clean energy future.
Energy Storage Basics for AHJs and Beyond Webinar
This webinar features a discussion between a California Fire Marshal and an advisor to a DOE national lab on energy storage system safety.
Efficient and Accurate Validation of PV and Energy Storage System Designs: An Introduction to SolarAPP+
IREC has developed free online training courses that introduce both solar installers and inspectors to SolarAPP+, a tool that automates the plan review and permitting process for qualified solar PV systems.
Inspecting the Building of the Future
Building inspectors can watch this 5-minute video for an introduction to the grid-interactive efficient building (GEB).
Distributed Energy Resource Codes and Standards: Where to Find Them
A guide to DER codes and standards for multiple technologies as of early 2021.