ICC-ES issues first ICC 500 storm shelter listing report to Solatube International
ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) has issued the first storm shelter listing report to the ICC 500-2020 ICC/NSSA Standard for the Design and Construction of Storm Shelters, which provides minimum design and construction requirements for storm shelters — containing basic occupant life safety and health requirements for these shelters — including means of egress, lighting, sanitation, ventilation, fire safety and floor space.
Solatube International, Inc., is the worldwide leader and manufacturer of tubular daylighting devices (TDD). The company’s TDD (model S750DS-O-DPI-FC CCI-EXX E-L2P) has been evaluated in compliance with the impact requirements of ICC 500 for use in horizontal surfaces of tornado or hurricane storm shelters. Solatube is a safe room component manufacturer as well as a member of the National Storm Shelter Association (NSSA).
ICC-ES, ICC NTA and NSSA have partnered, allowing active members to receive a discount on labeling, listing and testing services. Benefits also include guidance from ICC-ES/NTA technical staff as well as ensured compliance with ICC 500.
If you have any questions or are interested in obtaining an ICC 500 Storm Shelter Listing, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call the ICC-ES office at (800) 423-6587.