“Energy Response Solutions provides
Electrical Safety Education, Consultation Services,
and Safety Codes & Standards Development
for the Fire Service Community.”
Energy Response Solutions LLC develops and delivers electrical safety training, fire/life safety consulting, and 3rd party code consultation services. Our customers include fire service personnel, AHJ’s, and renewable energy community. We specialize in electrical safety training with an emphasis on photovoltaic (PV) and energy storage safety programs. Designed for firefighters, incident commanders, and code officials. Our programs are designed to provide the confidence to understand the basic technology and fundamentals, so that your members can better perform their duties. Code adoption training provided to meet the needs of your agency. Classes incorporates the most current incident case studies, research projects, and product technology. Programs are designed to the needs of your department.
- Fire Safety Reviews
- Emergency Response Guide Development
- Code Compliance Review
- Curriculum Development & Delivery
Fire Lieutenant (Ret) Tony Granato – President/Owner of Energy Response Solutions, LLC
Tony is a 31-year veteran of the fire service spending a majority of his career with the Manchester Fire Rescue EMS Department. As well as serving as a Connecticut certified fire instructor with 14+ years of teaching experience, Tony has co-developed and taught three PV safety programs to firefighters nationwide since 2013.
He is an active member of Underwriters Laboratories 1741 and 3741 standard technical panels, a licensed Connecticut E2 journeyman Electrician since 1989, and serves as the Primary representative for the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) on NFPA 70 (code making panel 4) which primarily deals with article 690, Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems.
Fire Captain (Ret) Matthew Paiss – Founder
Matthew is a 20+ year veteran of San Jose Fire Department and founded Energy Response Solutions in 2009. Matt remained active with the company until 2019.
San Francisco Fire Department
Los Angeles County Fire Dept.
Fire Department of New York
Phoenix, Az ( Multi-Agency )
Honolulu Fire Department
Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative, TX
Bergen County, New Jersey
Fairfax County Fire Dept.
Boulder, Co Fire Department
Portland, Oregon ( Multi-Agency )
San Mateo County Fire District
Newark Fire Department
Menlo Park Fire Department
San Jose Fire Department
Monterey Fire Department
Santa Cruz Fire Department
Union City Fire Department
Redwood City Fire Department
Oak Bluffs Fire-EMS Department
Maine Fire Academy
Miami Beach Fire Dept.
Boston Fire Dept.
National Fire Protection Association
Turning Point Energy
Puget Sound Energy
of PV systems and ESS over the past few years. The changing technology and growth of the
industry made it necessary for the island fire fighters to have updated information for safely
working around these systems. Tony Granato from Energy Response Solutions presentation
provided the necessary knowledge for operational readiness during emergencies. We are much
better prepared for the eventual response to an incident that includes a PV/ ESS system.”
—Brian Caminada, Assistant Fire Chief
City Of Newark Fire Department
We don’t have to sell you on the fact that Honolulu is exploding with PV installations and the important impact your delivery will have on our department for years to come.”
—James Perkins, Operations Chief
Honolulu Fire Department