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  • 2014 Florida Advanced Building Code

    2014 Advanced Florida Building Code-Significant Code Changes: 1 CEH

    $10.00
    FBPE Approved Course No:0009700
    Satisfies F.S. 471.0195
    CILB Approved Course No:0611875
    Architecture and Interior Design Approved Course No:9878557
    Records will be submitted to DBPR and/or FBPE
    This course presents the significant code changes from the 2010 Florida Building Code to the 2014 Florida Building Code. The course highlights the differences and includes base code changes in the 2012 International Building Codes and the Florida specific changes.Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    This course presents the significant code changes from the 2010 Florida Building Code to the 2014 Florida Building Code. The course highlights the differences and includes base code changes in the 2012 International Building Codes and the Florida specific changes.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • This course will provide Florida licensed design professionals (contractors, engineers, architects), and building code professionals with practical information on changes to the 2014 Florida Building Code. Upon completion of this course, participants will understand the changes made to the 2014 Florida Building Code including but not limited to the requirements of occupancy groups, fire resistant construction and fire protection, means of egress, and structural requirement.

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 10 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies one (1) continuing education hour (CEH)/professional development hour (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • ADA Standards for Accessible Designs: 6 PDH

    ADA Standards for Accessible Designs: 6 PDH

    $36.00
    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal civil rights law intended to protect qualified persons with disabilities from discrimination in employment, government services and programs, transportation, public accommodations, and telecommunications. The ADA covers a wide range of legal and regulatory issues with regard to Americans with disabilities. This course will focus on the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities (the ADA Accessibility Design Guidelines), with which engineers and architects need to comply when working on new constructions or alterations of existing structures.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal civil rights law intended to protect qualified persons with disabilities from discrimination in employment, government services and programs, transportation, public accommodations, and telecommunications. The ADA covers a wide range of legal and regulatory issues with regard to Americans with disabilities. This course will focus on the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities (the ADA Accessibility Design Guidelines), with which engineers and architects need to comply when working on new constructions or alterations of existing structures.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • ADA Accessibility Design Guidelines
    • General instructions and definitions
    • Technical specifications and requirements on elements and spaces
    • Specific requirements for restaurants
    • Specific requirements for cafeterias
    • Specific requirements for medical facilities
    • Specific requirements for business facilities
    • Specific requirements for lodging facilities
    • Specific requirements for libraries
    • Specific requirements for transportation facilities
    • CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

      You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 30 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 6 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Design of Commercial Buildings to Mitigate Terrorist Attacks

    Design of Commercial Buildings to Mitigate Terrorist Attacks: 4 PDH

    $24.00
    This course provides guidance to engineers in methods to mitigate the effects of hazards resulting from terrorist attacks on new buildings. While focusing primarily on explosive attacks and design strategies to mitigate the effects of explosions, the course also addresses design strategies to mitigate the effects of chemical, biological and radiological attacks. In addition to the applicability to the design of new commercial office, retail, multi-family residential, and light-industrial buildings, many of the concepts presented are also applicable to other building types and/or existing buildings.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    This course provides guidance to engineers in methods to mitigate the effects of hazards resulting from terrorist attacks on new buildings. While focusing primarily on explosive attacks and design strategies to mitigate the effects of explosions, the course also addresses design strategies to mitigate the effects of chemical, biological and radiological attacks. In addition to the applicability to the design of new commercial office, retail, multi-family residential, and light-industrial buildings, many of the concepts presented are also applicable to other building types and/or existing buildings.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Design strategies to enhance life safety of building occupants
    • Incremental steps to produce fully developed security measures
    • Multi-disciplinary approach to security design
    • Complex trade-offs required when designing security into a building

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 4 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • LEED New Construction

    Energy Performance of LEED for New Construction Buildings: 2 PDH

    $12.00
    This course focuses on the measured energy performance for 121 LEED New Construction buildings, and compares the data to a variety of benchmarks, including Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) averages, Energy Star ratings and modeled energy performance estimates provided with LEED submittals.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    This focuses on the measured energy performance for 121 LEED New Construction buildings, and compares the data to a variety of benchmarks, including Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) averages, Energy Star ratings and modeled energy performance estimates provided with LEED submittals.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Recognize how energy performance of the sample set of buildings was evaluated
    • Understand energy savings of LEED certified buildings
    • Discern the accuracy of energy models
    • Discern the accuracy of building specific energy models
    • Interpret the strength and weeknesses of using LEED

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 10 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 2 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Hazardous Waste PDH Engineer Course

    Hazardous Waste Identification: 2 PDH

    $12.00
    This course covers hazardous waste regulated by the EPA under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), starting with determining whether what waste is considered a solid waste according to the RCRA regulations and moving on to determining if it fits one of the RCRA requirements for being a hazardous waste.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    This course covers hazardous waste regulated by the EPA under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), starting with determining whether what waste is considered a solid waste according to the RCRA regulations and moving on to determining if it fits one of the RCRA requirements for being a hazardous waste.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Fundamentals of the hazardous waste identification process
    • Definition of hazardous waste & solid waste as used by RCRA
    • How to identify listed hazardous wastes and their characteristics
    • Interpretation of the mixture and 'derived-from' rules
    • Interpretation of the contained-in policy

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 16 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 2 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Life Safety Code Common Discrepancies: 2 PDH

    Life Safety Code Common Discrepancies: 2 PDH

    $12.00
    The publication Life Safety Code, known as NFPA 101, is a consensus standard widely adopted in the United States. It states guidelines for construction, protection, and occupancy features necessary to minimize danger to life from the effects of fire, including smoke, heat, and toxic gases created during a fire.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    The publication Life Safety Code, known as NFPA 101, is a consensus standard widely adopted in the United States. It states guidelines for construction, protection, and occupancy features necessary to minimize danger to life from the effects of fire, including smoke, heat, and toxic gases created during a fire.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Overview of the top 15 discrepancies of the life safety code, observed in a health care facility
    • Guidelines of the life safety code
    • Common discrepancies encountered
    • CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

      You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 15 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 2 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

       

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  • OSHA-Construction Site Safety: 1 PDH

    OSHA-Construction Site Safety: 1 PDH

    $6.00 Free!
    In this course the student will study the Operational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Construction Site Safety Pocket Guide. A ten-question quiz will test his or her understanding of the subject.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    In this course the student will study the Operational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Construction Site Safety Pocket Guide. A ten-question quiz will test his or her understanding of the subject.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Common Construction site hazards including scaffolding, cranes, ladders, excavations, etc.
    • Safety practices to decrease hazard risks
    • Guidelines to increase hazard awareness and prevent accidents
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and their uses
    • Hazard communication
    • Safety Checklists, how to use and when to use
    • OSHA partnerships and programs

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 10 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 1 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.


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