San Jose Fire Department
Fire Captain Matthew Paiss is a 20 year veteran of the San Jose Fire Department. He is the IAFF primary representative to the NEC (P-04), a subject matter expert for the National Fire Protection Association on energy storage, and President of Energy Response Solutions, Inc. He has contributed to the IFC & NFPA1 fire code sections on PV. CA Paiss has delivered PV Safety training to over 6000 firefighters nationwide including the FDIC and the National Fire Academy. He has spoken in Europe on fire safety and PV design and holds certificates as a credentialed California Technical Education Teacher, Registered State Fire Instructor, and Certified State Fire Officer. He is a member of UL Standards Technical Panels 1703 & 1741, and has written for Fire Engineering, SolarPro and Home Power magazines.