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  • ADA Building Access and Site Design Guidelines

    (141 Ratings)
    3.00
    $49.97

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    This course is designed to fulfill professional development requirements architects. It will define Americans with Disabilities ACT 2010 changes for design and how to incorporate into International Code Council/International Building Code (ICC/IBC), ANSI and California Building Codes (CBC). Specifically covered are Building Access, Doors, Site Design and Parking for Hotel, Education and Medical Facilities. This course is registered with American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA CES) as 3 LU/HSW hours of continuing education. This is an Intermediate level course in which at least 75% of the content covers the acceptable health, safety, welfare topics of "Legal". This course will also cover the required continuing education on disability access requirements needed by California architects as a condition of license renewal.

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  • ADA Interior Design: Plumbing and Signage Guidelines

    (142 Ratings)
    2.00
    $34.97

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    This course is designed to fulfill professional development requirements for architects. It will define Americans with Disabilities Act 2010 changes for design and how they impact International Code Council (ICC), ANSI and California Building Codes (CBC). Specifically covered are interior systems, including plumbing for lavatories, laundry, and saunas. Also covered are interior signage requirements This course is registered with American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA CES) as 2 LU/HSW hours of continuing education. This is an Intermediate level course in which at least 75% of the content covers the acceptable health, safety, welfare topics of “Legal”. This course will also cover the required continuing education on disability access requirements needed by California architects as a condition of license renewal.

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  • Codes Impacting Critical Facility Design

    (21 Ratings)
    2.00
    $34.97

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    This course will cover critical facility design considerations which are necessary to provide acceptable levels of protection for facilities in the event of a hazard, including hazard mitigation and the use of prescriptive and performance based design. All information for this course was taken from “Risk Management Series Design Guide for Improving Critical Facility Safety from flooding and High Winds” FEMA 543 / January 2007. This course is registered with American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA CES) as 2 LU/HSW hours of continuing education. This is an intermediate level course in which at least 75% of the content covers the acceptable health, safety, welfare topics of "Environmental" and "Design".

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  • Critical Facility Construction for Flood and Wind Zones

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    3.00
    $49.97

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    This course presents some observations on the performance of critical facilities during Hurricane Katrina that identify the various ways building and equipment damage, as well as loss of municipal services, can disrupt facility operations. All information for this course was taken from "Risk Management Series Design Guide for Improving Critical Facility Safety from Flooding and High Winds" FEMA 543 / January 2007.

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  • Deterioration and Distress of Concrete

    (49 Ratings)
    3.00
    $49.97

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    This course is designed to fulfill professional development credits, health and safety welfare, for professional architects. It will examine the most common causes of deterioration and distress of concrete. Through examples and charts, you will be shown how to protect concrete against such problems. We will also pair common symptoms with their respective causes in order to properly identify and repair the problems. Information was obtained through the United States Army Corps of Engineers). This course is registered with American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA CES) as 3 LU/HSW hours of continuing education. This is an intermediate level course in which at least 75% of the content covers the acceptable health, safety welfare topics of "Building Systems" and "Concrete".

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  • Dome Construction: Health, Safety, Welfare

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    3.00
    $49.97

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    The course reviews the essential principles in the history of dome design, including the Roman Pantheon. It introduces the structural elements of domes: meridians, parallels and materials such as concrete. Next, it reviews the failures of domes in recent history, including the health, safety and welfare of the structural failures, such as snow load. Finally, it will explore structural design and materials being used to make domes and modified dome structures for public, residential and stadiums. This course is registered with American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA CES) as 3 LU/HSW hours of continuing education. This is an intermediate level course in which at least 75% of the content covers the acceptable health, safety welfare topics of "Building Systems" and "Preservation".

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  • Earthquake Damaged Buildings: Concrete & Masonry

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    4.00
    $67.97

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    This course is designed to fulfill professional development requirements for architects. The objective of this course is to familiarize students with the repair and upgrading of earthquake-damaged concrete and masonry wall buildings. This course will cover the parameters normally considered in decisions of repair or upgrading for buildings damaged by earthquakes; the formulation of these parameters in terms of the anticipated seismic performance of buildings in their pre-event, restored, and upgraded conditions; the process of evaluating anticipated seismic performance; and the development of repair strategies and specific repair techniques. Unless otherwise noted, all information in this course was taken from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Website. This course is registered with American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA CES) as 4 LU/HSW hours of continuing education. This is an intermediate level course in which at least 75% of the content covers the acceptable health, safety welfare topics of "Building Systems" and "Pre-Design".

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  • Energy Efficiency’s Impact on Architectural Design

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    3.00
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    This course is designed to fulfill professional development requirements for architectural professionals. Upon completion the professional will understand the role and sources of energy in the world. It will assist building design professionals (architects and structural engineers) in design new construction with energy efficiency, exploring solar and wind options. Sources for this course include the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) 2009/12, United States Green Building Council (USGBC), the Department of Energy (DOE), National Green Building Standard ICC 700-2012. This course is registered with American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA CES) as 3 LU/HSW hours of continuing education. This is a beginner level course in which at least 75% of the content covers the acceptable health, safety, welfare topics of "Building Science" and "Performance".

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  • Extreme Weather Design

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    3.00
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    This course examines the extreme weather of recent disasters and their impact on construction, especially critical facilities. Observations on the performance of critical facilities during Hurricane Katrina, SuperStorm Sandy's surge, fire caused by lightning, snow and other ways building and equipment are damaged. A review of ICC, FEMA, Miami-Dade and other regulations and codes effecting extreme weather design. Finally, examine some construction techniques that might prevent future damage to facilities during extreme weather. Some information for this course was taken from "Risk Management Series Design Guide for Improving Critical Facility Safety from Flooding and High Winds" FEMA 543 / January 2007 and "Construction in Wildfire Zones", FEMA P-537/ January 2012.

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  • Flood Zone Construction Safety

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    2.00
    $34.97

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    This course is designed to fulfill professional development credits for health, safety, welfare and sustainable design topics for professional architects. It will examine the building of safe flood zone structures to ensure that those built on fill in or near special flood hazard areas are reasonably safe from flooding in accordance with the national flood insurance program. Unless otherwise noted, all of the information in this course was taken from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This course is registered with American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA CES) as 2 LU/HSW hours of continuing education. This is an intermediate level course in which at least 75% of the content covers the acceptable health, safety, welfare topics of "Environmental" and "Design".

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  • Flood Zones and Critical Facilities

    (42 Ratings)
    5.00
    $84.97

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    This course is designed to explain the process of making critical facilities safe from flooding. This course was taken from Risk Management Series Design Guide for Improving Critical Facility Safety from flooding and High Winds FEMA 543 / January 2007. This course will expand your overall knowledge of risk reduction and help you understand evaluating risk and avoiding flood hazards. This course is registered with American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA CES) as 5 LU/HSW hours of continuing education. This is an intermediate level course in which at least 75% of the content covers the acceptable health, safety, welfare topics of "Environmental" and "Design".

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  • Identifying Critical Facilities & the Risk for High Wind Damage

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    5.00
    $84.97

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    This course is designed to fulfill continuing education credits in health, safety and welfare for professional architects. This course will cover identifying critical facilities and evaluating their risk for damage caused by high winds.  It will then explore various methods of making critical facilities safe from damage caused by high winds.  This course is registered with American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA CES) as 5 LU/HSW hours of continuing education.  This is an advanced level course in which at least 75% of the content covers the acceptable health, safety welfare topics of “Environmental”.

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  • Introduction to Barrier-Free Design

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    1.00
    $17.97

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    This course is designed to fulfill professional development requirements, for health, safety and welfare, for professional architects. It is intended to describe the overall requirements for barrier-free design of built environments. We will discuss the goals and requirements of accessibility including approach, arrival, entry, circulation (both horizontal and vertical), and utilization, as well as a general understanding of whom who benefits from such design implementations. This course is registered with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA CES) as 1 LU/HSW hours of continuing education. This is an introductory level course in which at least 80% of the content covers the acceptable health, safety and welfare topics of, "Barrier-Free Design".

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  • Next Generation Performance Based Seismic Design

    (48 Ratings)
    4.00
    $67.97

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    This course is designed to fulfill professional development requirements for professional architects. It will define past seismic design, seismic design changes in International, California Building Codes and the goals of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is the prevention, or mitigation, of this country's losses from natural hazards. The FEMA-445 Next Generation Performance Based Seismic Design Guidelines are to serve a model to assemble a team to ask what level of performance we expect from our buildings during an event such as an earthquake. This course is registered with American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA CES) as 4 LU/HSW hours of continuing education. This is an intermediate level course in which at least 75% of the content covers the acceptable health, safety welfare topics of "Design" and "Legal".

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  • Seismic Performance of Steel Moment - Frame Structures

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    2.00
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    This course is designed to fulfill continuing education requirements for Architects. The objectives of this course are to familiarize the student with the seismic performance of steel moment-frame structures and provide perspective for the retrofit of existing buildings which may have been subjected to seismic activity. This course will summarize information contained in the FEMA/SAC publications, provide an understanding of the risk associated with steel moment-frame buildings and discuss practical measures that can be taken to reduce this risk. Unless otherwise noted, all information in this course was taken from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Website. This course is registered with American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA CES) as 2 LU/HSW hours of continuing education. This is an intermediate level course in which at least 75% of the content covers the acceptable health, safety, welfare topics of "Design".

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  • Seismic Risks for New Construction

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    5.00
    $99.97

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    This course is designed to fulfill professional development requirements for architectural professionals. It will assist building design professionals (architects and structural engineers) in design new construction with earthquake/seismic risk; specially for Commercial, Education, Healthcare and Emergency facilities. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) referenced FEMA technical library documents used in this course include: FEMA 454 Designing for Earthquakes for Architects (2006), FEMA P749 Earthquake Resistant Design Concepts (2010) and FEMA L783 Building Science for Disaster Resilient.. American Institute of Architects (AIA) Continuing Education will receive 5Learning Units for Health Safety Welfare (5LU/HSW). This course is Intermediate Level.

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  • Stabilizing Soils for Paved Surfaces

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    4.00
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    This course is designed to fulfill continuing education requirements for professional architects. It delineates criteria for improving the properties of soils used for pavement base courses, sub-base courses, and sub-grades by the use of additives which are mixed into the soil to effect the desired improvement. These criteria are also applicable to roads and airfields having a stabilized surface layer. Unless otherwise noted, all information in this course was obtained from the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. This course is registered with American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA CES) as 4 LU/HSW hours of continuing education. This is an intermediate level course in which at least 75% of the content covers the acceptable health, safety welfare topics of "Materials and Methods" and "Pre-Design".

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  • Coastal Water Boundaries

    (93 Ratings)
    12.00
    $199.97

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    This course will cover the physical and legal issues involved in locating the limits of various property rights associated with lands that have coastal water boundaries.

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  • Documentation: Self Defense for Professionals

    (210 Ratings)
    3.00
    $49.97

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    This course will focus on issues of liability which Land Surveyors may face, with an emphasis on. minimizing liability through documentation, understanding the work, and contracts. In addition, the course will provide a summary of the rules of evidence.

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  • Evidence, Exhibits, and Testimony

    (230 Ratings)
    8.00
    $134.97

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    Forensic surveying is the topic of this course and it provides knowledge in the areas of law of evidence, civil lawsuits, trial processes, and professional practice.

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  • Floods Happen: Where and Why

    (79 Ratings)
    1.00
    $17.97

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    This course is designed to fulfill professional development requirements for land surveyors and will focus on large floods, the most costly natural hazard in the United States.

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  • Fundamentals of Boundary Control

    (69 Ratings)
    8.00
    $134.97

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    Boundary Control Fundamentals is designed to introduce the surveyor into the world of property law and boundary principles. It will assist in preparing the surveyor for professional licensure and, once that goal is achieved, to understand how best to serve clients’ needs. Although there are no formal pre-requisites for this course, it is desirable that the student have a basic knowledge of survey measurements, instrumentation and mathematics prior to attempting it.

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  • Mapping Floodplains: A Legal and Scientific Process

    (190 Ratings)
    4.00
    $67.97

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    This course integrates both technical and legal aspects of mapping, to provide an understanding of the technical and regulatory basis for appropriate mapping and map change application approvals.

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  • National Flood Insurance Program: Regulatory Basics for Land Development

    (87 Ratings)
    4.00
    $67.97

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    Flood loss reduction is dependent upon the ability to plan and implement appropriate floodplain management. The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) forms the basis of our nation’s approach to floodplain management.

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