San Jose Fire Department
Fire Captain Matthew Paiss is a 22 year veteran of the San Jose Fire Department. He is the IAFF primary representative to NFPA 70 (NEC) and NFPA 855 Energy Storage Systems standards. He is a subject matter expert for the National Fire Protection Association on energy storage, President of Energy Response Solutions, Inc. and has contributed to the IFC & NFPA1 fire code sections on PV & ESS. CA Paiss has delivered PV Safety training to over 7000 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, Certified State Fire Officer, and is a member of UL Standards Technical Panels 1703 & 1741.