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This book is approved by the Florida Building Commission and is the referenced design guide in the 2020 (7th Edition) of the Florida Building Code which goes into effect January 1, 2021 at midnight. (This should not be used for testing purposes. Please visit this page for student guide information.)
The 2020 Florida Building Code, both Building and Residential volumes, have provisions stating that the AAF Guide:
“SHALL BE ACCEPTED AS CONFORMING TO ACCEPTED ENGINEERING PRACTICES.“
This design guide is a prescriptive design method which, by Florida Statute 489.113(9), does not require the involvement of a professional engineer in order to design one of the structures covered by the guide.
With the exception of the wood framed utility shed, these are aluminum framed structures and these sections include:
For a one-time investment, you can have a design reference alternative with no additional per job fees or design costs.
• The full 2020 AAF Guide (as approved by the Florida Building Commission and has been be adopted by reference into the 2020 Florida Building Code).
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