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Floodplain Design, Construction and Impacts on Flood Insurance
This course will identify FEMA, NFIP, ASCE, ICC, and Building Code regulations, codes, and standards as they relate to sustaining foundations and overall business continuity in flood hazard areas and analyze the role of building compliance in securing lowering flood insurance rates and what mitigation solutions are available. After the course, participants will have a thorough understanding of floodproofing options and the important role they play in designing a sustainable structure.
- Describe floods and the potential hazards to buildings.
- Explain the differences between wet and dry floodproofing techniques.
- Define the differences in engineered and non-engineered flood openings and their ability to ensure resilient structures.
- Active vs. passive floodproofing solutions and the overall impact of ownership.
11:30 AM – Registration & Light Lunch
12 PM – 1 PM – Presentation