This program for new and existing single-family residential construction provides water-efficient options for houses and landscapes.
This program is much like the Silver tier, but the water-efficient options for houses and landscapes conserve even more water.
This program applies
to offices, retail and service establishments and institutional and non-industrial commercial buildings.
Florida Water StarSM Technical Manual
The Florida Water StarSM Program Technical Manual contains detailed supporting technical information for the Residential, Commercial and Institutional, and Community certifications. This technical manual provides all stakeholders’ clarification and direction on the program criteria, discussing in detail the foundation and requirements for all prerequisites and efficiency practices. Certification procedures and responsibilities are addressed in the certification program process web page.
Each practice overview contains background information, performance or practice specifications, submittal and certification requirements, and in some cases, a specific Florida Water StarSM program tip. Technical information is arranged according to existing Florida Water StarSM sections and can be accessed by selecting the following links:
The points list can also be used to navigate the pages of the technical manual. Click on a criterion in the points list PDF and you will be linked to the web page for that topic/criterion.
When necessary, the technical advisory committee for the program interprets criteria, and these interpretations are included in periodic updates.