Ballot Details

Voting Closes: Wednesday, 22 February 2017 @ 11:59 pm EST
Title Approval of JC Ballot 457i1r1 - New Standard
Description Enclosed for your review and ballot is the first draft of NSF 457 Sustainability Leadership Standard for Photovoltaic Modules, issue 1 (457i1r1). Please review the proposal and return your ballot by the ballot due date of February 22, 2017 via the online workspace (

Each Joint Committee member may vote affirmative, abstain, or negative with comment. Each negative vote must be justified in the comment section. Please include exactly why you oppose and what changes must be made in order for you to support the proposed draft Standard.

Comments submitted during the balloting period as well as the public comment period will be responded to in writing. The Joint Committee will reconvene following the balloting to review comments. If revisions to the standard are made, the standard will go out for a revision ballot.

Additional information related to standards development including the NSF International Standard development and maintenance policies is available here.

The purpose of this ballot is to create a new standard for photovoltaic (PV) modules that establishes product sustainability performance criteria and corporate performance metrics that exemplify sustainability leadership in the market.

This issue is to create a new standard.

Public Health Impact:
The new standard intends to have a positive impact on public health.
Ballot Options
 [ ]  Affirmative
 [ ]  Negative
 [ ]  Abstain
Document for Approval JC Memo and Ballot 457i1r1.pdf (see details in new window)
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Referenced Items

Name Type Date

NSF 457 Meeting Summary 161215.pdf

  • Folder: 457i1r1 - New Standard
  • Group: Joint Committee on Sustainability Leadership Standard for Photovoltaic Modules
  • State: Draft
  • 480K
NSF 457 Meeting Summary 161215.pdf Document 2017-01-23

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