2014 Florida Gable End Anchoring & Framing
in High Velocity Hurricane Zones
Advanced Internet Module
IMPORTANT: This course applies one credit towards the Florida Building Commission Advanced Credit. Course # 817.0. DBPR Approval 0612120. This course is approved by the Florida Board of Architecture and the AIA for 1 HSW Credit.
This one hour internet course is intended to provide a minimum of one hour of instruction of continued education for Florida certificate holders and registrants pertaining to Gable End Anchoring and Framing. Inspection of residential buildings that endured past hurricanes in Florida has shown that one of the most damaged structural components in residential homes is the gable-end wall or the gable-end truss for timber wall or masonry wall constructions. This course is based on the 2010 Florida Building Code changes that surround the most common causes of gable end failure during high velocity hurricane events.
METHOD OF PRESENTATION: This distance learning course is formatted specifically for internet delivery. Course presentation will require student participation through section reviews and assessments. This method of course presentation assures that student will have direct control of course delivery.
Course material will be presented using multimedia formats, including but not limited to: static text, narration, photos and illustrations. Additionally, participants will have the opportunity to link to related resource websites and applicable articles. Participants will be able to access instructor support via email (24 hour) and telephone communication (during normal daytime office hours).
*Learning Objectives: 1) Know what “load path” means and how it is maintained 2) Recognize and understand basic terminology for structural components 3) Describe the limitations when using wood components to frame a gable end wall
A. Florida High Velocity Hurricane Zones
B. Roof to Wall Connections–Reinforcing
D. Section R4407, R4408, R4409
3. Unit Stresses
This course is intended to provide a minimum of one hour of instruction of continued education for Florida certificate holders and registrants pertaining to Gable End Anchoring and Framing .
- Credit(s) earned on completion of this course will be reported to AIA CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available to print upon completion of the course.
- This course is registered with AIA CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA or any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.
- Course instructors will be available by email at [email protected], or telephone (800-727-7104) between 9am and 5pm Eastern Standard Time. They will assist you with questions regarding course content.