Kitchen faucets


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 Inspector in one of two ways:

  • Flow rate stamp on faucet
  • Flow bag test
Kitchen sink
Kitchen sink