Mechanical Technical Advisory Committee




January 11, 2013

9:00 A.M.


Conference Call

Department of Business and Professional Regulation

Building Codes and Standards

2555 Shumard Oak Blvd

Tallahassee, FL 32399-2100


Meeting Objective:

            • Review and approve agenda and minutes.

Discuss and provide comments on comments received regarding the TAC’s actions on the proposed code modifications for the 2013 update to the Florida Building Code. 



Technical Advisory Committee members present: 

A quorum was achieved with 9 TAC members present: Rafael Palacios, Chair, Alex Hernandez for Bob Andrews, Larry Banks, Oscar Calleja, Joe Crum, Jim Cummings, Elizabeth Goll, Don Pitmann and Pete Quintela.


DCA staff support present included Mo Madani, Ann Stanton, April Hammond, Ila Jones, and Jim Richmond.  The meeting was facilitated by Jeff Blair with the FSU FCRC.


Actions Taken:

  1. The meeting was called to order by Chair Palacios at 9:00 a.m. The agenda and minutes from the October 10, 2012 meeting were reviewed and approved.
  2. The TAC reviewed comments received during the second 45 day comment period on 11 mods and, by straw poll, either supported or did not support said comments. See attached tracking chart (six mods) and Cross Reference List (five mods) for results.
  3. Chair Palacios adjourned the meeting at 10:05a.m.