How to Pick a Residential Lot or Building Site in Coastal Areas

Credit: 20 PDH Hours
Course Fee: $240.00
Pages: 253

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Course Summary

This course provides guidance for the design and construction of coastal residential buildings that will be more resistant to the damaging effects of natural hazards. The focus is on new residential buildings-principally detached single-family, attached single-family (townhouses), and low-rise (three-story or less) multi-family buildings. Discussions, examples, and example problems are provided for buildings located in or near coastal flood hazard areas, in a variety of coastal environments and subject to high winds, flooding, seismic activity, erosion, and other hazards.

Learning Objectives

This course will be of assistance to all persons involved in the design and construction of one- to three-story residential buildings in coastal areas of the United States and its territories. Contractors, designers, architects, engineers, and building officials can apply the information presented in this manual as they strive to site and construct disaster-resistant housing.

For more information about the course please click on the Course Topics # 11 and quiz 11 section below to find out what you learn in this course.

Course Author

Department of Housing and Urban Development

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Certificate of completion of the course

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This online PDH course can also be used as a continuing education course for the following.

Civil Engineering

Structural Engineering