Solar Energy Equipment Certification

December 18, 2007


Mandatory solar energy equipment certification is performed by the Arkansas Department of Health. Relevant equipment includes active solar water and space heating, passive space heating, and photovoltaic systems. Equipment is required to meet the 2003 International Plumbing Code standards and solar systems are covered under Section 612.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Regulatory Policy
State: Arkansas
Incentive Type: Equipment Certification
Web Site:
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar - Passive
  • Solar Water Heat
  • Solar Space Heat
  • Solar Thermal Process Heat
  • Solar Photovoltaics


Name: ACA § 17-38-201
Date Enacted: 1987


Name: Dept of Health
Organization: Arkansas Department of Health
Address: 4815 W. Markham Street
Little Rock AR 72205

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.