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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXXIII
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, INVESTMENTS, AND SOLICITATIONS
Chapter 553
BUILDING CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS
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F.S. 553.959
553.959 Applicability.
(1) Subject to the effective dates provided by s. 553.963, no new product covered by this part may be sold, offered for sale, advertised or otherwise displayed for sale, or installed or caused to be installed in buildings or structures in the state unless the efficiency rating of the product meets or exceeds the levels established by this part. For each new product that is sold, offered for sale, advertised or otherwise displayed for sale, or installed or caused to be installed in buildings or structures in this state a separate offense may be found. Further, new products which do not comply with the provisions of this part shall not be imported or delivered after sale or pursuant to a contract for sale for use in or in connection with a building or structure in the state.
(2) The standards adopted in or pursuant to the provisions of this part shall be minimum standards. They shall constitute a statewide, uniform standard for energy conservation. The Florida Energy Conservation Standards shall, by reference, set minimum efficiencies for products also covered by the code.
History.s. 1, ch. 87-271.