Applicable Building Type(s)

Policy Requirement Level

Mandatory

Policy Sequence

Governance

Development Authority: The Florida Building Commission

Implementation Authority: Local authorities

Verification Authority: Local authorities

Prescriptive Compliance path

Energy Requirements:

Insulation

U-Values (Btu/h.ft2)WindowsRoofWallsFloor
All climate zones 0.65 0.035 0.124 0.064

Windows

Prescriptive compliance: Maximum 20% of conditioned floor area; U-factor ≤0.65; SHGC ≤0.30 Performance model compliance: Maximum weighted average SHGC 0.50 except if 4 ft. overhang

Skylights

0.75 W/m2.K

Air Leakage

≤7 air changes per hour

Lighting

A minimum of 50% of the lamps in permanently installed lighting fixtures shall be high efficacy lamps

Renewable Energy

Solar pool heating systems during periods of usable solar heat gain are excluded from compliance requirements

Compliance Softwares:

End-uses considered:

Space cooling, Space heating, Water heating, Ventilation

Performance Compliance path

Not a requirement, but performance modelled compliance requires 20% more efficiency than the standard reference building.

Energy Requirements:

Resources

Notes

Climate zones