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Wind mitigation in Florida

Credit: 3 PDH or CE Hours #CILB Provider 0005904 Approved Course No. 0613239
Course Fee: $27.00
58 pages

Course Summary:

Wind mitigation includes specific activities to strengthen your home. This course will review what can be done to strengthen your home.

This course consists of two sections: practical and technical. The first section is the practical section and the second section discusses more of the technical issues.

Learning Objective:

  • What is wind mitigation.
  • Why every Floridian homeowner faces damage to their home a result of high wind.
  • Load path of the hurricane force.
  • Installation of Gable-end Bracing, strengthening roof decking attachments and secondary water barriers to roof.

Table of content

  • First Section
    • Make Mitigation Happen
    • What is Wind Mitigation?
    • Types of Mitigation
    • Water Barriers
    • Anchoring, Roof-to-Foundation
    • Gable Ends
    • Glazed Openings
    • Doorways
    • Florida Statute: 627.711
    • Local Disaster Related Organizations
    • Preparedness Checklist
    • Disaster Specific Items
  • Second Section
    • Executive Summary
    • Introduction
    • Scope
    • Review of 2002 Studies
    • Building Features that Influence Hurricane Damage and Loss

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Course Content

Course Author: Franco F. Davati, P.E.


Course 1

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Certificate of completion of the course

This course comes with a multiple-choice quiz. You can view the quiz and take the quiz if you are logged in your account. You can take the quiz for this online PDH course as many times until passed. The passing grade is 70% and above. After you pass the quiz simply follow the page, to pay for the course and print your certificate instantly. A copy of the certificate and receipt for this course will always be in your account.

This online PDH or CE course can also be used as a continuing education course for the following.

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