Engineering A Fire Safe World

Lithium-Ion Batteries and Associated Hazards - Part 2

  • Tuesday, January 10, 2023
  • 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Microsoft Teams Meeting


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  • For all members of our Chapter.
  • For all non-members of our Chapter.

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Bill Meyring, PE

Bill has 24 years of experience incorporating large-scale fire testing, research & development and technical consulting developing performance based design solutions to challenging fire hazards in a variety of applications and building configurations. His expertise includes extensive fire protection performance testing for lithium ion battery, including energy storage applications, explosion control by deflagration venting. Bill has extensive experience analyzing UL 9540A reports and has prepared multiple fire protection hazard mitigation analysis (HMA) reports.

Joelle DeJoseph, PE

Joelle is a professional engineer with over 23 years of experience in fire protection. She has comprehensive experience in all aspects of fire protection and life safety in automotive manufacturing facilities and nuclear facilities, as well as commercial, educational, and warehouse facilities. Her expertise includes permitting and interfacing with AHJs, hazardous material programs, high-pile storage design and permitting, fire testing and fire modeling, and extensive experience with alternate means of compliance writing and acceptance (AMoC or AMM).


Battery energy storage systems (BESS). We will discuss current fire/explosion events, lessons learned from those events, current code requirements within the industry, and potential detection/suppression options for battery storage configurations. We will continue from our previous presentation on December 13th, 2022, and further expand on the Code requirements and fire department response strategies.


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