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MASSACHUSETTS – solar pool heating


Issue:  SB 471 Building Codes


Affects:  Those who install solar pool heating systems.


Send comments to:  Jennifer Hatfield, jhatfield@apsp.org


Bill Summary:  This measure requires the State Board of Building Regulations and Standards shall hold a public hearing to determine whether to amend the Building Code to address applications of solar thermal technology beyond domestic hot water applications to include swimming pool heating, space heating and industrial process heat.


Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture on January 23. Hearing scheduled for May 16.


View proposed legislation:  https://malegislature.gov/Bills/190/S471.pdf