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HURRIPLAN Resilient Building Design for Coastal Communities (PER-306)

This two-day performance-level course will provide professionals with the training necessary to integrate resilient community planning and building design strategies with civic and commercial projects located in hurricane-prone areas. In addition to discussing existing regulations, this course will feature best practices that may increase community shelter capacity while addressing design concerns such as sustainability, accessibility, architectural aesthetics, and regional culture.

Course Topics:

  • Hurricane Science & Hazards
  • Infrastructure Failure
  • Building Design case studies
  • Community Resources and Insurance
  • Zoning Code Strategies
  • Building Code Regulations
  • Guidelines and Best Practices
  • Building Envelope Technology
  • Community Saferoom Planning and Building Design

Date(s)  Mon. Nov 09, 2015 8:30AM - 5:00PM 
Tue. Nov 10, 2015 8:30AM - 5:00PM 
Location National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
55 Great Republic Drive, Gloucester MA 01930 
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Building/Room Meeting Room B 
Handicap Accessibility Yes
WiFi Access  
Offered By Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency 
Primary Instructor NDPTC, Instructor(s) 
Course Length 2 Days 
Course Hours 16 
Target Audience Emergency Management, City Planners, Engineers, and Building & Zoning Officials 
Eligibility This course is targeted for a broad cross section of professionals involved in emergency management, planners, building and zoning officials, mitigation specialists, developers, engineers, land owners, architects, building managers and owners. 
Other The course is approved for AIA/CES programs. AIA members in good standing are eligible to earn 14 HSW units. 
Maximum Participants 50
# Open Seats 50
# on Wait List 1
Attachments Course Announcement

Offering Specific Information

To ensure adequate participation of the target audience, all registrants will be placed on the waiting list pending approval.  

Registration Deadline: October 15, 2015

Training Contact:

David M Bryant, Training and Exercise Coordinator


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