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Picture of Philip Fairey Philip Fairey

Deputy Director
Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC)
1679 Clearlake Road, Cocoa, FL 32922

Ph. 321-638-1005 / Fax. 321-638-1010
email: pfairey@fsec.ucf.edu

Philip Fairey is Deputy Director of the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC). He is
a graduate of Clemson University with degrees in Architecture (BA, 1969) and Urban Planning (MS, 1974). Mr. Fairey has more than 25 years experimental and analytical experience in the field of building science. He has testified before the Florida legislature and the U.S. Congress and has been qualified by the Courts as a Building Science Expert . Mr. Fairey initiated the building science research program at FSEC and has had primary responsibility for 30 major building science research contracts totaling more than $11 million. He has extensive expertise in combined heat and moisture transfer; energy efficient building design; heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems; building forensics; indoor air quality (IAQ); energy codes and standards; computer simulation and modeling; and building energy-efficiency rating systems. He is currently President of the Residential Energy Services network (RESNET), a member of ASHRAE’s Standing Standard Project Committee 140 on software verification test methods, a member of the Florida Building Commission’s Energy Technical Advisory Committee and a founding member of the Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC). Mr. Fairey received the National Award for Innovation in Research from the U.S. Department of Energy in 1984 and the University of Central Florida’s highest award for research in 1987. He has received two U.S. patents and is author or co-author of 4 books and more than 80 technical articles and research reports.