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Stylized Text: Manuals

The following is a list of manuals that have been produced and used in FSEC training programs. The manuals made available here are not necessarily the latest editions.

Picture of an open book.Energy-Efficient Florida Home Building Manual
This manual presents practical, real-life recommendations on how to design and build homes in Florida. It contains information specific to our state's climate and lifestyles, rather than the overly general information found in most residential building publications.

Picture of an open book.Photovoltaic System Design Course Manual
The intent of this manual is to equip the reader with the knowledge to design and size stand-alone photovoltaic systems, produce component and systems specifications, compare the economics of various systems, and compare stand-alone and utility-interactive systems.

This manual may be purchased by completing the order form.

Picture of an open book.Solar Thermal Manual
The intent of this manual is to equip the reader with the knowledge and skills needed to design, install, operate and maintain the most common types of solar water heating systems. This manual may be purchased by completing the order form.

Use this manual for the Florida Solar Contractor test.