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Florida Building Commission

Florida Building Commission (FBC)www.FloridaBuilding.org

Current Building Code

The current building code is the 6th Edition (2017) Florida Building Code effective December 31, 2017. The 6th Edition (2017) Florida Building Code is available for viewing online by visiting www.FloridaBuilding.org then select Florida Building Code > 6th Edition (2017) Florida Building Code.  Here you will be redirected to the ICC website where you can select the volume you wish to view.

A reminder the major changes are to public pools and to electrical.

Purchase copies of the building code at www.BOAF.net

 

To view past editions of the Florida Building Code, click here.

Below The Surface the Industry blog

Mike Kopke Pebble Technology The intent of this article is to shed light on fun facts and procedures of swimming pools in northern climates. When the snowbirds come down to Florida and miss experiencing the joys of winter, which include ice, snow and subzero freezing, they leave their northern pools behind. Here are some interesting […]

By Robert Sicignano, FLA Pools, Inc. Swimming pools have been around for a long time. Roman emperors had private swimming pools in which fish were also kept, hence one of the Latin words for a pool was piscina. The first heated swimming pool was built by Gaius Maecenas of Rome in the first century BC. […]

Brian Kelly FSPA President As the calendar flips and the new year begins, we are reminded that with a new year, new challenges present themselves to our businesses and our industry. We certainly have our ongoing, daily routines, and our focus on keeping our businesses operational and profitable take precedence over most other issues that […]