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Florida Water StarSM Technical Manual

Indoor criteria

Kitchen faucet

Kitchen faucet.

Fixtures

Kitchen faucets

Background

As established by the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (EPAct 1992) and required by the Florida Building Code, 2.2 gallons per minute (gpm) is the maximum flow rate for kitchen faucets.

Requirements and certification

All kitchen sink faucets have a flow rate of 1.5 gpm or less.

Silver

Gold

Commercial/Institutional

NA

4 points each

NA

The faucet installation is to be field-verified by the certifier in one of two ways:

  • Flow rate stamp on faucet
  • Flow bag test

St. Johns River Water Management District
4049 Reid Street, Palatka, FL 32177
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