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  • Welcome Page, Board Rules, & General Information (please read before posting)
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    December 12th, 2016, 8:00 am
  • Building Code
    This topic covers section 1 of the wind mitigation form. It covers questions about the Florida Building Code, South Florida Building Code, and previous model building codes that were in affect at the time of construction. All questions and answers provided in this section are geared towards helping inspectors and home owners better understand the use and completion of the form.
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    Last post Permits, Inspections, and Cer…
    by Robert R Sheppard View the latest post
    February 13th, 2017, 11:21 am
  • Roof Covering
    This topic covers section 2 of the wind mitigation form. It covers questions about the both approved and non-approved Roof Coverings, Florida Building Code, South Florida Building Code, and previous model building codes that were in force at the time of construction when it comes to roof covering types and installations. All questions and answers provided in this section are geared towards helping inspectors and home owners better understand the use and completion of the form.
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    by Robert R Sheppard View the latest post
    January 3rd, 2017, 9:24 am
  • Roof Deck Attachment
    This topic covers section 3 of the wind mitigation form. It covers questions about Roof Deck Attachment methods, Florida Building Code, South Florida Building Code, and previous model building codes that were in force at the time of construction when it comes to roof deck attachment installation methods and types. All questions and answers provided in this section are geared towards helping inspectors and home owners better understand the use and completion of the form.
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    by Robert R Sheppard View the latest post
    March 10th, 2017, 2:08 pm
  • Roof to Wall Attachment
    This topic covers section 4 of the wind mitigation form. It covers questions about Roof-to-Wall attachment methods for structures built in compliance with the Florida Building Code, South Florida Building Code, and previous model building codes that were in force at the time of construction. It also provides information on retrofit requirements and upgrade connections. All questions and answers provided in this section are geared towards helping inspectors and home owners better understand the use and completion of the form.
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    by Robert R Sheppard View the latest post
    March 6th, 2017, 10:24 am
  • Roof Geometry
    This topic covers section 5 of the wind mitigation form. It covers questions about Roof Geometry for structures built in compliance with the Florida Building Code, South Florida Building Code, and previous model building codes that were in force at the time of construction. It also provides information on retrofit requirements and upgrade connections that relate to roof geometry such as gable end bracing, roof deck attachment, and roof-to-wall connections. All questions and answers provided in this section are geared towards helping inspectors and home owners better understand the use and completion of the form.
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    by Robert R Sheppard View the latest post
    March 14th, 2017, 11:03 am
  • Secondary Water Resistance (SWR)
    This topic covers section 6 of the wind mitigation form. It covers questions about Secondary Water Resistance (SWR) for structures built in compliance with the Florida Building Code, South Florida Building Code, and previous model building codes that were in force at the time of construction. It covers approved and non-approved methods of providing secondary water resistance barriers for site built, single-family homes. All questions and answers provided in this section are geared towards helping inspectors and home owners better understand the use and completion of the form.
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    by Robert R Sheppard View the latest post
    December 24th, 2016, 9:02 am
  • Opening Protection
    This topic covers section 7 of the wind mitigation form. It covers questions about Opening Protection methods for structures built in compliance with the Florida Building Code, South Florida Building Code, and previous model building codes that were in force at the time of construction. It covers approved and non-approved methods of opening protection or impact windows/doors for site built, single-family homes. All questions and answers provided in this section are geared towards helping inspectors and home owners better understand the use and completion of the form.
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    by Robert R Sheppard View the latest post
    April 3rd, 2017, 8:50 am
  • General Questions About Wind Mitigation Not Covered in above Forum Topics
    General Questions About Wind Mitigations Not Specifically Covered in the Above Forum Topics.
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    Last post Re: Home Inspectors and Wind …
    by Robert R Sheppard View the latest post
    March 21st, 2017, 5:50 pm
  • Legislation & Industry News
    This section covers legislation related to inspection services and the completion of the OIR-B1 1802 Form
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    Last post Construction Defect Legislati…
    by Robert R Sheppard View the latest post
    April 17th, 2017, 8:43 am
  • Education & Training Information
    This section covers training and education in the fields of wind mitigation and the Florida Building Code.
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    by Robert R Sheppard View the latest post
    April 17th, 2017, 10:00 am

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