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The 2022 Florida Statutes

Title XXXIII
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, INVESTMENTS, AND SOLICITATIONS
Chapter 553
BUILDING CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS
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F.S. 553.996
553.996 Energy-efficiency information provided by building energy-efficiency rating systems providers.A prospective purchaser of real property with a building for occupancy located thereon shall be provided information at the time of or before the purchaser’s execution of the contract for sale and purchase which notifies the purchaser of the option for an energy-efficiency rating on the building. Building energy-efficiency rating system providers identified in this part shall prepare such information and make it available for distribution. Such information relevant to that class of building must include, but need not be limited to:
(1) How to analyze the building’s energy-efficiency rating.
(2) Comparisons to statewide averages for new and existing construction of that class.
(3) Information concerning methods to improve the building’s energy-efficiency rating.
(4) A notice to residential purchasers that the energy-efficiency rating may qualify the purchaser for an energy-efficient mortgage from lending institutions.
History.s. 12, ch. 93-249; s. 5, ch. 94-284; s. 43, ch. 98-250; s. 30, ch. 2013-193.