Building America Expert Meeting: Combustion Safety

Stacey Rothgeb, Stacey Rothgeb (NREL Technical Monitor)

Research output: NRELSubcontract Report


This is a meeting overview of 'The Best Approach to Combustion Safety in a Direct Vent World', held June 28, 2012, in San Antonio, Texas. The objective of this Expert Meeting was to identify gaps and barriers that need to be addressed by future research, and to develop data-driven technical recommendations for code updates so that a common approach for combustion safety can be adopted by allmembers of the building energy efficiency and code communities.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages35
StatePublished - 2013

Bibliographical note

Work performed by Partnership for Advanced Residential Retrofit; (Gas Technology Institute), Des Plaines, Illinois

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/SR-5500-56656

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102013-3808


  • BPI and RESNET practices
  • Building America
  • combustion safety testing
  • direct vent appliances
  • ICC and NFPA/ANSI code requirements
  • partnership for advanced residential retrofit (PARR)
  • residential
  • residential buildings


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