From the 5th Edition of the Florida Building Code (2014) section 1603.1.4 and from section 1603.1.4. of the 2012 International Building Code, construction documents shall show the following:

  1. Ultimate design wind speed, Vult (3-second gust), miles per hour and nominal design wind speed (Vasd) as determined in accordance with code section 1609.3.1
  2. Risk Category
  3. Wind exposure (and applicable wind direction if more than one wind exposure is utilized)
  4. Applicable internal pressure coefficient
  5. Design wind pressures to be used for exterior component and cladding materials not specified by the registered design professional responsible for the design of the structure


Mar 25, 2016   1746    Codes & Standards    
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