Changes to the 2020 7th Edition Florida Building Code

The 2020 7th Edition Florida Building Code (FBC) went into effect on December 31, 2020. This article will cover some of the roofing-specific changes made to the code with regards to the Florida Building Code, Building Chapter 15 (FBCB), Residential Chapter 9 (FBCR), and Existing Building Chapter 7 (FBCEB) and the requirements for roof coverings, noting changes from the 2017 6th Edition Florida Building Code.

This is a small snippet from the article by Mike Silvers, CPRC, Owner of Silvers Systems Inc. and FRSA Technical Director. Please read the full article here.