A-020 Building Repairs and Retrofits in Coastal Areas: 1 PDH
Description of the Building Repairs and Retrofits in Coastal Areas course
The Building Repairs and Retrofits in Coastal Areas online PDH course is a part of the Building Design category of courses. This course provides guidelines and recommendations for repairs remodeling, and additions in line with National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) requirements, and discusses opportunities for retrofitting in coastal flood hazard areas. It also outlines recommendations for exceeding the minimum NFIP requirements. Definitions of “substantial damage” and “substantial improvement” are included.
The course outlines requirements and makes “best practice” recommendations for repairs, remodeling, and additions, and discusses opportunities for retrofitting in coastal high wind areas.
This course is based on FEMA “Home Builder’s Guide to Coastal Construction”, Technical Fact Sheet Series, FEMA P-499.
This course is intended for use by architects, civil and structural engineers, design and construction professionals, owners, facility managers, students and others interested in learning about building repair and retrofits in coastal areas.
At the end of the course, you will be able to:
- describe National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) requirements for repairs, remodeling, and additions, and opportunities for retrofitting in coastal flood hazard areas
- provide recommendations for exceeding those minimum requirements
- explain requirements and “best practice” recommendations for repairs, remodeling, and additions
- propose opportunities for retrofitting in coastal high-wind areas.
Refunds and Cancellation Policies
The course is accepted by the Professional Engineering boards in states listed on this page. In an unlikely case the course is not accepted by the board listed on this page, we will refund the full payment and will pay for you to take another course of equivalent monetary and PDH / CEU value. For complete list of courses related to Building Design category of courses please click here.
Length of the Course / Activity
This course is intended to be studied at self-pace and it should take on average of 1 hour to read and be able to comprehend the material to successfully past the online quiz.
To receive the certificate of completion for the above 1 PDH online course, you will need to take a 10-question multiple choice quiz based on the reference material supplied and pass with minimum score of 70%. There is no time limit for the quiz and it can be taken multiple times until a passing score of 70% is achieved.
Certificate of Completion
Once you achieve a passing score of 70% on the quiz you will receive and be able to print your Certificate of Completion as a record of your continuing education. PDH Star will keep a record of your certificate for the duration as required by your state of licensure. You will be able to log on to your account and view and print your past Certificate of Completion.
This course is accepted in all states mandating continuing education:
AK, AL, AR, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, and WY
For detailed state by state requirements click here.
Do you need help choosing the right course or package for you? Please give us a call or send us an email and we will be happy to provide guidance on which courses are most relevant for you and create a customary course package.
- Lectures 1
- Quizzes 1
- Duration 1 hour
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 1
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self
A-020 Building Repairs and Retrofits in Coastal Areas