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Click Here to access our model database tool.  You can filter by your AC brand, model, and number to find the TER report you need to purchase for permit.

How To Validate A Digital Signature On An Engineers Digitally-Sealed Plan

Digital signatures for engineers in Florida require third-party validation per FAC 61G15-23.004. Other states offer similar rules that require the signature to be verifiable to which this also applies. Here’s how to check a digitally signed document in Adobe & Bluebeam to ensure the signature is valid. How To Verify In Adobe A digitally signed …

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How To Use Master Plans – TER’s – Calculator Reports Purchased From Engineering Express

READ BELOW BEFORE USING PLANS PURCHASED FROM ENGINEERING EXPRESS FOR YOUR PROJECT   General Information: The documents you receive contain a physical or digitally certified engineer seal. They are intended to be used to assist in obtaining a building permit and construct the component conveyed in the plan.  In all cases, additional documentation is required …

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Why is there an expiration on digitally signed-sealed plans and how does that work for permitting?

Because a digitally sealed plan can be copied and reused while maintaining the digital signature certification, plans produced by engineering express that are not site-specific are encoded with limitations of use that restrict their use for permitting to a single project. Engineering Express encodes master plans with the permitting contractor, zip code restriction, and a …

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What is the current Florida Building Code

Effective January 1, 2021, the current Florida code is the 2020 Florida Building Code (7th Edition).  It’s scheduled to be in service for roughly (3) years from that date. Check here for any updates & changes:  https://codes.iccsafe.org/codes/florida    

I received a comment from the city / building department / plan reviewer on an online plan. What do I do?

FIRST:  Get the permit # & plan reviewer’s contact information. THEN: Get the comments IN WRITING. LAST:  Provide us with our order # (for online orders) or Project # (for site-specific ExpressPass orders). Forward that information to [email protected]  We are not going to be able to help you without ALL the above information. Note:  comments …

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I need to place an online plan order for a digitally signed-sealed file. How does that work?

Visit EngineeringExpress.com/store & search for the plan you need. We recommend beginning by the brand needed. Once you find the plan, you will be able to select the output format you need before you add the product to your cart. After the order gets processed, the digitally sealed file will be emailed as a secure, …

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