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Florida-Environmental Engineering Package w/ AFBC: 18 CEH

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Students Completed: 490

Six Environmental Engineering courses plus Florida Laws & Rules, Florida Ethics, and Advanced Florida Building Code course that will earn 18 PDH guaranteed to be accepted by the Florida Board of Professional EngineersInstructor: Raymond Bosek, PE
Package contains all required hours for 2019 renewal plus AFBC (required by Dec 31, 2018 for Engineers who design systems covered by FBC, ref. F.S. 471.0195)

  • Florida Laws & Rules (Course #0010038)
  • Florida Ethics (Course #0010038)
  • Advanced Florida Building Code (Satisfies F.S. 471.0195)
  • Remaining hours in Area of Practice

Florida 2019 Renewal – Laws & Rules for Professional Engineers: 1 CEH

  • Florida Approved Course #0010038
  • Approved Course for February 28, 2019 Renewal Deadline
  • This course satisfies the one (1) hour laws and rules requirement

In this course the student will study the Florida Board of Professional Engineers Laws and Rules, including Professional Engineering Ethics. This course consists of four sections, 1) Florida Rules: Rules adopted, amended, or repealed during the immediate preceding biennium, 2) Florida Statutes: Changes to Chapters 455 and 471, 3) Case Law Concerning Chapters 455 and 471, and 4) Disciplinary Cases Review.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • The engineer's guidelines for practicing within Florida's laws and rules
  • Florida Rules: Rules adopted, amended, or repealed during the immediate preceding biennium
  • Florida Statutes: Changes to Chapters 455 and 471
  • Case Law Concerning Chapters 455 and 471
  • Disciplinary Cases Review

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 2 continuing education hours (CEH).

Florida 2019 Renewal – Ethics for Professional Engineers: 1 CEH

  • Florida Approved Course #0010039
  • Approved Course for February 28, 2019 Renewal Deadline
  • This course satisfies the one (1) hour ethics requirement

The primary objective of this course is to familiarize the student with the standards of professional behavior for adherence to the highest principles of ethical conduct as well as apply those principles in reviewing real case studies.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • The engineer’s duty to protect the public
  • The engineer’s duty to make objective and truthful statements
  • The engineer’s duty to limit practice to his or her field of competence
  • The engineer’s duty to maintain client confidentiality
  • The engineer’s responsibility to the profession

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 2 continuing education hours (CEH).

2017 Florida Advanced Building Code-Significant Code Changes: 1 CEH

Interactive Course

Preview Course: 2017 Advanced Florida Building Code
  • Florida Approved Course #0009700
  • Satisfies F.S. 471.0195 – For licensees whose practice includes the design of engineering works or systems in connection with buildings, structures, or facilities and systems covered by the Florida Building Code

This course presents the significant code changes from the 2014 Florida Building Code to the 2017 Florida Building Code. The course highlights the differences and includes base code changes in the 2015 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 in the 2017 Florida Building Code. Upon completion of this course, participants will understand the changes made to the 2017 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 completing the interactive course. This course satisfies 1 continuing education hour (CEH).

Building Envelope Impact on HVAC Energy Use: 3 PDH

Florida Approved Area of Practice Course #0009701

How airtight are the buildings you are responsible for? What is the energy load and indoor air quality like in your buildings? The only way to know is to perform a study. Despite common assumptions, measurements have shown that typical U.S. commercial buildings are not particularly airtight.

In this course we present a recent simulation study on the impact of improving envelope airtightness in U.S. commercial buildings. You get documented, verifiable facts, report charts and graphs illustrating the findings, and a discussion from the report on the results of the study, Investigation of the Impact of Commercial Building Envelope Airtightness on HVAC Energy Use.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Discuss the reasons for performing a study
  • Understand the method of analysis regarding building envelope tightness
  • Describe the buildings used for the study
  • Understand which climates allow for the most HVAC savings
  • Explain the results of the study

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 6 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

Carbon Absorption of Volatile Organic Compounds: 3 PDH

Florida Approved Area of Practice Course #0009701

Carbon adsorption is used in air pollution control to remove volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from low to medium concentration gas streams, when stringent outlet concentration must be met and/or recovery of the VOC is desired. This course covers the types of adsorbers, adsorption theory, and design procedures for carbon adsorption equipment.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • The types of carbon adsorption equipment and which are in most common use
    • Define an adsorption isotherm and be able to recognize the equation for the Freundlich isotherm
    • Adsorber sizing parameters
    • Make adsorption and desorption time calculations
    • Procedures for estimating carbon requirements
    • Cost estimation procedures for carbon adsorption systems

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 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

Hurricane Mitigation: Summary Report On Building Performance: 3 PDH

Florida Approved Area of Practice Course #0009701

After major hurricane disasters, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) dispatches Building Performance Assessment Teams (BPATs) to evaluate the successes and failures of buildings to withstand the wind and flood forces of these storms. The teams document the results of their evaluations in building performance assessment reports. This 3-hour online course summarizes the BPAT reports for Hurricane Katerina.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Describe the building and foundation types typically used in coastal areas
  • Illustrate the ability of various building and foundation types to withstand coastal surge, riverine flood, and hurricane winds
  • Explain design and construction practices that can reduce building damage in hurricanes
  • Describe construction practices that can reduce building damage in hurricanes

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 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

Energy Performance of LEED for New Construction Buildings: 2 PDH

Florida Approved Area of Practice Course #0009701

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.

Ponds- Planning, Design, Construction: 2 PDH

Florida Approved Area of Practice Course #0009701

This course provides guidance on some of the required criteria the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has in place for the planning, design, construction and maintenance of ponds. This course describes basic design principles of embankment and excavation ponds as well as construction requirements. Topics include: water needs, preliminary soil investigations, watershed & stormwater runoff estimation, basin sealing, spillways and inlets, and operation & maintenance. This online PDH course is intended for hydrologists, civil engineers, agricultural engineers, construction engineers, municipal engineers, geotechnical engineers and environmental engineers.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Become familiar with the general features and the differences of embankment and excavated ponds
    • How to perform a preliminary investigation
    • Be able estimate storm water runoff quantity and rate using the runoff curve number method
    • Estimate time of concentration for a watershed for a given flow length and average watershed slope
    • Advantages and disadvantages of a hooded or canopy inlet spillway and a drop inlet spillway
    • Estimate earthfill requirements for an embankment for known end areas and embankment length
    • Estimate embankment end area for known embankment height, side slopes, and top width

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.

Hazardous Waste Identification: 2 PDH

Florida Approved Area of Practice Course #0009701

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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