FIRST, A WORD ABOUT FLORIDA & THE IBC Florida is one of few states leading the Product Evaluation requirement. Many other states accept documentation from
Certified Engineering Master Plans For Permit
Purchase our pre-engineered structural performance evaluation reports & receive an engineer-certified hardcopy or digital report for permit.
Request a site specific engineering quote for custom needs outside the limits of these evaluations by clicking here.
Other Diversitech Resources
Helpful Articles for Permitting
From the 5th, 6th &7th Edition of the Florida Building Code (2014, 2017, 2020) section 1603.1.4 as well as from section 1603.1.4. of the 2012,
THE BUILDING DEPARTMENT WON’T ACCEPT MY TECHNICAL EVALUATION REPORT (TER)? Sometimes, municipalities or contract documents require more information than just submitting a TER (Technical Evaluation
We are frequently asked what are the limitations applied on Small Missile Impact and Large Missile Impact products. Engineering Express takes into consideration the following
Technical Evaluation Report – TER – Types of Product Evaluations Typically Performed By Engineering Express
Engineering Express provides structural design evaluations of various types of mechanical equipment exposed to weather. There are four (4) evaluation types typically performed, each with
HERE’S 3 MYTHS ABOUT PRODUCT APPROVALS: Background: Product evaluations (sometimes called “product approvals”, “ICC reports”, NOA’s or similar) for building components are the general
WHAT IS A MASTER PLAN SHEET / PRODUCT EVALUATION / TER? A master plan, also known as a product evaluation or TER (Technical Evaluation Report)
Want to learn how to design AC units on stands or curbs for wind design? Are you looking for tools to help in in design?
HELP PAGE For the Engineering Express® Rooftop Equipment Wind Pressure Calculator Note: See Limitations & Conditions of Use at the end of this article. Quick
FIRST, WHAT’S A CERTIFIED TER & Master Plan Sheet? TER’s or Technical Evaluation Reports and Master Plan Sheets must bear the original signature and raised
About Validators & Quality Assurance Compliance It is often asked of us to explain the validator and quality assurance requirements of the Florida Statewide Product
Did the wind loading requirements change for rooftop structures for ASCE 7-10 – 7-16 & The Florida Building Code?
Regarding ASCE 7-16 & the 2020 Florida Building Code (FBC) YES. Section 1609.1.1 and Chapter 35 of the 2020 FBC refer to ASCE 7-16
Product Approvals for building components are the general rule in Florida. Building officials, architects, insurance companies, even homeowners ask for them all the time, frequently
DENIED – YES OR NO? While plan reviewers, inspectors, and other building officials have the authority to question any document submitted if the document complies
Questions frequently arise as to what the rule is in Florida, Miami, and the HVHZ zone (Dade and Broward Counties, FL) under the Florida Building