This course is designed to provide Florida contractors with a thorough understanding of the Wind Mitigation Methodologies Retrofitting Techniques required by Florida Statute 553.844 and the steps for completing the Uniform Mitigation Verification Inspection Form. By completing this course the Contractor will become familiar with the following improvements as outlined in the 2017 (6th Edition) Florida Building Code- Building- Chapters 1 & 16, Residential-Chapters 3 & 6, and Existing- Chapters 2, 4 & 7; 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 Contractor will understand how to document retrofitted improvements on the Mitigation Inspection Form, and will be provided with answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding these improvements, including appropriate licensure classification and scope of work.
(1) Advanced Code Credit Hour or (1) General Credit Hour
FL ECLB: Provider #0004941, Course #0800289, FBC Advanced Code Approval #394.3