2020 Advanced Florida Building Code – Mechanical - Significant Code Changes

Author: Elena Ress, M.E., P.E.
Course #: 1045

PDH : 1 hrs

Price: $20.00

NOTICE: This course may be taken to fulfill the 1 hour 2020 FBC Advanced Florida Building Code course requirement for engineers who practice engineering that is related to building design or systems. This course covers the most significant changes in the 2020 Florida Building Code Mechanical Addition and may be taken by engineers who practice mechanical engineering. THE FLORIDA DEADLINE to complete this course is DECEMBER 31ST, 2021 or prior to submitting final engineering documents to building departments.

Course Title:

2020 Advanced Building Code - Mechanical - Significant Code Changes - Internet
Course #1045.0.

Course Description:

This course presents the significant code changes from the 2017 Florida Building Code - Mechanical (6th edition) to the 2020 Florida Building Code - Mechanical (7th edition). The course highlights the major differences.

Learning Objectives:

This course will provide contractors, design professionals, and building code professionals with practical information on changes to the 2020 Florida Building Code - Mechanical. Upon completion of this course, participants will understand the changes made to the 2020 Florida Building Code – Mechanical and apply them to their respective professions.

Code Edition:

2020 Florida Building Code (7th edition) - Mechanical


1. Objective
2. Introduction
3. Definitions

Chapter 2
4. General Regulations

Chapter 3
5. Ventilation

Chapter 4
6. Exhaust Systems

Chapter 5
7. Duct Systems

Chapter 6
8. Chimneys and Vents

Chapter 8
9. Specific Appliances, Fireplaces, and
Solid Fuel-Burning Equipment

Chapter 9
10. Refrigeration

Chapter 11
11. Hydronic Piping

Chapter 12
12. Solar Systems

Chapter 14
13. Referenced Standards

Chapter 15
14. General Changes
15. Conclusion

Method of Evaluation:

Participants will complete a short quiz to determine if they have understood and retained the information presented.