Introduction to Hydrogen for Code Officials Course Offered by U.S. Department of Energy

    August 2, 2010

    The U.S. Department of Energy is offering an online training course on hydrogen for code officials. The course, Introduction to Hydrogen for Code Officials, provides information that code officials need to understand hydrogen and fuel cell technology basics, applications for these technologies, and applicable codes and standards.

    Four modules are included in the course:

    • Hydrogen and fuel cell technology basics
    • Hydrogen and fuel cell applications
    • Hydrogen fueling stations
    • Fuel cell facilities

    The course also features supplementary resources, such as a library section that includes publications, related links, and a glossary of terms.

    More than 400 codes officials have already completed the course, which takes approximately 2 hours. Those completing the course earn a certificate of completion and become better prepared to permit hydrogen and fuel cell installations. 

    Visit Introduction to Hydrogen for Code Officials on the Web to access the course.