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Louisiana’s Emergency Rule for Solar PV Systems to Protect First Responders

Louisiana’s Emergency Rule for Solar PV Systems to Protect First Responders

The Department of Public Safety and Corrections, Office of the State Fire Marshal, Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code Council (LSUCCC) has exercised the emergency provision of the Administrative Procedure Act to amend, supplement and expand portions of and readopt LAC 55:VI.301 in the State Uniform Construction Code. Furthermore, the LSUCCC has found an immediate need to adopt additional amendments of the current solar provisions in the International Building Code, International Residential Read more […]

Electrical Safety – After a Flood

Electrical Safety – After a Flood

The recent floods in Texas & Oklahoma are a tragic reminder of just how dangerous and destructive flooding water can be.  Flooding can occur in every state of the nation and is the leading cause of weather-related death in the U.S. When entering a flooded area, be on the lookout for downed power lines, submerged transformers, and other submerged electrical equipment.  Downed power lines and submerged electrical equipment may energize the surrounding water posing a lethal hazard to humans Read more…

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