Flood Provisions of the International Residential Code - Online Course

Jul 20–Dec 31, 2018

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Flood Provisions of the International Residential Code - ONLINE COURSE. FEMA Building Science in partnership with ICC has launched the new online course “Flood Provisions of the International Residential Code” in celebration of Building Safety Month. For a limited time, this course is available FREE of charge. More information is available HERE (Part 1) and HERE (Part 2).

This is valuable information for floodplain managers and anyone involved in the design and construction of buildings in floodprone areas. The information can be used by individuals for educational and informative purposes. The course is copyrighted by the International Code Council. Note that at this time, the course is not eligible for ASFPM CFM continuing education credits.

 Also note that the code text used throughout this course are from the 2012 International Codes (I-Codes) with notes about some significant changes adopted for the 2015 I-Codes. For the full code text of the 2009, 2012, 2015, and 2018 I-Codes (and related building code resources), members should be directed to FEMA's Building Code Resources page (flood tab) at https://www.fema.gov/building-code-resources.  

FEMA Building Science has many publications for homeowners, design professionals, and builders that illustrate important concepts and best practices in accordance with building codes and standards for constructing and retrofitting stronger, safer buildings. The publications are downloadable for free on FEMA’s Web site and are organized by hazard: http://www.fema.gov/building-science-publications.  

Free hard copies of FEMA Building Science’s current publications may also be ordered by calling the FEMA Publication Warehouse at 1-800-480-2520, Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM (EST), by fax at 1-240-699-0525, or by emailing your request to FEMA-Publications-Warehouse@fema.dhs.gov. Please provide the title, publication number, and quantity of each publication, along with your name, address, zip code, and daytime telephone number.

If you have additional questions pertaining to FEMA Building Science publications, please feel free to contact us again at FEMA-Buildingsciencehelp@fema.dhs.gov.

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