Tools & Resources


Rebates & IncentivesMoney in a pink piggy bank photo
DSIRE: A database of federal and state incentives for renewables and efficiencies.


Tax Exemption for Solar Energy Systems in Florida1040 tax form with us coins and bills photo
Links to Florida Department of Revenue’s tax exemption form for solar equipment, which also includes a list of tax exempt solar items.

PV Wattspv watts logo
Estimate the energy production and cost of energy of grid-connected photovoltaic energy systems throughout the world.

PV Value ToolPhotovoltaic panels on barrel tile roof with the sun in the background photo
Determine the value of a new or existing photovoltaic system.

FlaSEIA: Florida Solar Energy Industries AssociationFlaSEIA logo
Dedicated to protecting and promoting the solar industry in Florida.

SEIA Solar Customer Resource Portal
This Solar Energy Industries Association site provides resources for consumers going solar. Check out their Consumer Guide to Solar Power (English and Spanish editions), Guide to Valuing Residential Solar Energy Systems, Residential Guide to Community Solar, and Residential Disclosure Forms.

Solar Water Heating CalculatorMoney and Calculator photo
Find out the energy, cost and environmental savings potential of solar hot water systems in Florida.

ICC-SRCC logoSRCC: Solar Rating and Certification Corporation
A national, third party entity established solely for solar thermal products.

Solar Reference Map
This interactive solar reference map is intended to provide quick and intuitive access to weather data needed to install code-compliant PV systems.



Find and Energy Rater iconFind Energy Raters, Blower Door and Duct Performance Testers
Use the online tool to search for a rater in your county.

Thinking About Buying a Home?
If you’re thinking about buying a home, consider getting an energy rating. Before you sign a contract, learn more about home energy ratings. Like a miles-per-gallon sticker for your car, energy ratings give new and existing home buyers a marketplace yardstick that measures the benefits of energy efficiency. Download the “Thinking About Buying a Home” brochure that explains the benefits.

RESNET HERS Indexresnet hers index logo
Discover how your home’s energy efficiency measures up and what the score means.

Hurricane Ian causes extreme roof damage to residential home.Rebuilding & Resiliency Retrofit Resources
Rebuilding after a natural disaster provides an opportunity to retrofit your building to be more resilient and energy efficient. This webpage provides links to resources, particularly after a hurricane.

Florida Building Energy-Efficiency Ratings Act of 1993
This Florida Statue provides a statewide uniform system for rating the energy efficiency of buildings.

The Energy Star logoENERGY STAR®
Simplify the process of finding energy efficient products and homes by looking for the Energy Star label.

US Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Building Technologies Officeseal of the department of energy
Learn about the various programs the EERE conducts and how they can help you better control your home energy use.

EPA color logoIndoor Air Quality
Visit the EPA’s website on Indoor Air Quality to learn ways to clean the air in your home.

Workplace of architect with floor plans photo

Home Designs

These designs were winning entries in several statewide design competitions in the 1990s. All energy efficient designs, one is traditional Florida style, one is focused on Florida climate-friendly, and one focused on affordability and the ability to be built in phases.


green electric plug fueling station locater iconEV Charging Station Locator

Find electric vehicle charging stations in the United States and Canada.

FSEC Store

Shopping cart iconPurchase Training Courses, EnergyGauge Software, PV System Certification, PV Module Testing & Registration, or Conference Registration.



[Last Updated: 07/08/2022]