|James Fenton Named Director of
the Florida Solar Energy Center
James M. Fenton, associate director and co-founder
of the Environmental Research Institute and professor
of chemical engineering at the University of Connecticut,
has been named director of the Florida Solar Energy
FSEC Develops System for Designating
Local Governments Green
The Florida Green
Local Government Standard designates Green Cities
and Green Counties for outstanding environmental
stewardship. It is expected that certified green
city and county governments will gain recognition
and publicity, function more efficiently, reduce
risk, and achieve dollar
Release | Detailed
Over 600,000 Gossamer Wind Ceiling Fans
Developed at the Florida
Solar Energy Center, the popular Gossamer Wind® series
ceiling fans provide significant energy savings through
aerodynamic design and improved lighting and controls.
Release | Detailed Information
New Windows Research Website
website offers a wealth of information about windows
and other fenestration systems, how they work, and how
to choose the best one for your location.
|Expanded Energy-Efficient Schools Website
Our research on energy
efficient educational facilities includes measured
energy use (kWh and kW demand), interior comfort conditions
(temperature and relative humidity), indoor air quality,
Cold Climate Case Study; High Efficiency North
Dakota Twin Homes
Eastern Dakota Housing Alliance has completed 8 of
20 planned multi-family and single-family dwellings
on Selkirk Circle in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
Performance and Applications of Gossamer
Wind™ Solar Powered Ceiling Fans
Efficient fan performance measured powered by
solar applications may include warehouses and other remote
buildings where power is not available.
Two New Courses for
Engineering Certification Offered
Courses designed to assist Florida
Professional Engineers in meeting the requirements
for license renewal have been developed
by the Florida Solar Energy Center in Cocoa.
2005 Course Schedule
Over 30 Building
Science and Energy Rating Courses offered through the Florida
Solar Energy Center.
|FSEC's Local Government Standard appears in Local
Government Commission Newsletter
This nonprofit organization recognizes the standard in newsletter to those trying
to build "livable communities."