GAF Energy‘s Timberline Photo voltaic, the world’s first nailable photo voltaic shingle, has been accepted for set up in Los Angeles County after a multi-month overview and analysis by the Analysis Part of the Division of Public Works Constructing and Security Division.
The overview confirmed that Timberline Photo voltaic meets or exceeds the County’s 2023 Codes for Electrical, Residential, Constructing, Inexperienced Constructing, and Present Constructing, in addition to the 2022 Constructing Power Effectivity Requirements.
Timberline Photo voltaic, which launched in 2022, stays the one photo voltaic roof masking to be licensed to UL 7103 as a Constructing-Built-in Photovoltaic Roof Masking. Timberline Photo voltaic meets a Class A fireplace score underneath UL 790 and ASTM E108, reflecting the very best attainable normal for fireplace resistance.
“In designing Timberline Photo voltaic, we put security and sturdiness first. We all know that’s what householders care probably the most about—and, as a workforce, we’re dedicated to creating the most secure and most sturdy photo voltaic roof available on the market,” mentioned Martin DeBono, President of GAF Power. “Within the final yr, Timberline Photo voltaic has been accepted for powerful requirements in wind, snow, and fireplace.”
GAF Power produces Timberline Photo voltaic on the firm’s R&D and manufacturing facility in San Jose, California.