This course is designed to introduce Florida contractors to the Wind Mitigation Methodologies Retrofitting Techniques required by Florida Statute 553.844. By completing this course the Contractor will become familiar with the following improvements as outlined in the 2017 (6th Edition) of Florida Building Code- Existing Building, Chapters 7 & 17: prescriptive techniques for gable-end bracing, strengthening and fastening roof sheathing, and creating a secondary water barrier. In addition to the Retrofitting requirements for those improvements, the licensee will be informed about the need for Wind Mitigation in Florida, as well as costs estimates associated with the aforementioned improvements, and will be given resources for locating additional information.
(1) Advanced Building Code Credit Hour or (1) General Credit Hour
FL ECLB: Provider #0004941, Course #0800304, FBC Advanced Code Approval #365.2