Floodplain Design, Construction, and Impacts on Flood Insurance
This course provides insight into the importance of proper foundation flood vents and dry floodproofing techniques for buildings located in a flood zone. It will identify FEMA Technical Bulletins 1, 2, and 3, the National Flood Insurance Program, ASCE 24, ICC, and Building Code regulations and standards as they relate to sustaining foundations and overall business continuity in flood hazard areas. The course will also analyze the role of building compliance in securing lowering flood insurance rates and what mitigation solutions are available for both residential and non residential structures.
As a Smart Vent ICC Preferred Education Provider and AIA/CES HSW educator; I currently provide accredited continuing education programs for all parties involved in floodplain design, build, and habitation helping Architects, Building and Code Officials, Contractors, Engineers, Floodplain Managers, Homeowners, Insurance Agents, Property Managers, Realtors, and Surveyors analyzes the role of NFIP regulations in IRC/IBC building codes. Better understanding of existing code impacts the health safety and welfare of the homeowner and how compliance can mitigate flood risk, lower flood insurance cost and make the home more resilient to flood events.