This course is designed to provide Wind Mitigation Inspectors with a thorough understanding of the Wind Mitigation Methodologies Retrofitting Techniques required by Florida Statute 553.844. By completing this course the student will become familiar with the following improvements as outlined in the 2014 Florida Building Code Building Chapters 1 & 15, Residential Chapters 3 & 6, and Existing Chapters 2 & 6; Prescriptive techniques for improvement of roof-to-wall connections and Adding or strengthening opening protections, including a complete review pros and cons of approved products for opening protection. In addition to the Retrofitting requirements for those improvements, the student will be provided with answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding these improvements including appropriate licensure classification and scope of work.
(1) Wind Mitigation Credit Hour
FL DFS: Provider #368546, Course #80336, Offering ID: 1065444, FBC Advanced Code Approval #394.2