IAPMO R&T accepts solar collector test reports from laboratories accredited by ILAC MRA signatories for the product standards applicable to the product submitted for certification. For a list of accepted signatories, please visit here.
To obtain certification, the test data submitted must be from an accredited laboratory that can provide evidence of current compliance to ISO/IEC 17025 with one or more of the following scopes:
- SRCC Standard 100: "Test Methods and Minimum Standards for Certifying Solar Collectors"
- SRCC Standard 150: "Test Methods and Minimum Standards for Certifying Innovative Solar Collectors"
- SRCC Standard 600: "Test Methods and Minimum Standards for Certifying Solar Concentrating Collectors"
- ISO Standard 9806: "Solar Energy - Solar thermal collectors - Test methods"
Uniform Solar, Hydronics and Geothermal Code
The Uniform Solar, Hydronics and Geothermal Code® (USHGC) is a model code developed by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials® (IAPMO) to govern the installation and inspection of solar energy, hydronic and radiant heat systems, and geothermal heating and cooling projects as a means of promoting the public's health, safety and welfare.