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Battery Energy Storage Permitting and Inspecting
March 24, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Municipal Clean Energy Academy
This training is formally know as Battery Energy Storage for First Responders.
The Battery Energy Storage for First Responders course provides an in-depth overview of NYS Uniform Code requirements relevant to battery energy storage systems (BESS). The course is primarily intended for Code Enforcement Officials, Building and/or Fire Safety Inspectors, first responders and incident response personnel, and related positions. This content may also be relevant to local policy makers, planning and zoning board members, and other staff. Information presented in the course ranges from introductory BESS basics to advanced code compliance and fire safety requirements.
Battery Energy Storage for First Responders begins with an overview of BESS components, including critical fire detection and suppression equipment, as well as an accompanying overview of BESS applications and use cases. The course then provides an in-depth walkthrough of NYS Uniform Code sections regulating BESS development, with a primary focus on NYS Fire Code and NYS Residential Code requirements. This course highlights a variety of code requirements based on BESS type and location, including fire detection and suppression considerations. Upon completion of this course, attendees should have an introductory understanding of BESS components and applications, as well as familiarity with relevant NYS Uniform Code requirements pertaining to BESS.
Who is this for?
Code Enforcement Officials, Building Safety Inspectors, Fire Safety Inspectors
2-hours in-service training credit through NYSDOS BSC