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Education and Workshops 2014
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historical job site2014 Summer CILB Program

Day 1 Advanced Energy Code and IEQ 7 CEUs/PDHs
Advanced Residential Energy Code Compliance
FBPEexp4028 - 4CEUs/PDHs
Indoor Environmental Quality
CILB0001749/AR9876688/FBPEexp4028 - 2 CEUs/PDHs Energy (Residential Buildings)
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Day 2 Termites and CILB Requirements 7 CEUs/PDHs
Termites and Proper Construction Practices - Approved by CILB 5/13/14
OSHA - CILB0007009/AR9876599/FBPEexp4028 - 1 CEU/PDH
Workers Compensation - CILB0006539/FBPEexp4028 - 1 CEU/PDH
Financial Regulations for Contractors-CILB0009749(business practice)/FBPEexp4028 - 1 CEU/PDH
Wind Methodology - CILB0010515/FBPEexp4028 - 1 CEU/PDH
Construction Contracting Regulations - CILB0010515(laws and rules)/FBPEexp4028 - 1CEU/PDH
Day 2 provides only 3 CEUs for Architects but all 7 for CILB
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Both days for $300 or $150 for a single day

Dates and Locations - REGISTRATION and INFORMATION

Ocala - Marion County
Aug. 21 and 22, 2014

To register: 1) open "registration and information" link above, 2) save pdf to your computer (desktop is an easy place to find it), 3) type in fields and print out or print out and fill in by hand. 4) Follow instructions for mailing or faxing.


DCP 4941: Practicum in Sustainability and the Built Environment

Credits:                6
Prerequisites:    DCP 3220 Social & Cultural Sustainability or Departmental Approval
Class Times:        Tuesdays and Thursdays; Periods 2-4
Classroom:          Architecture Room 423 (class location will vary)
Instructor:           UF Faculty from PREC, County Extension Offices, other departments, + more

dcp fall 2014


Action Plan for Promoting Sustainability in Extension Offices

Action Plan for Promoting Sustainability Data Log

Conserving Biodiversity in Subdivision Development Webinar

madera model rain gardenPresented by Mark Hostetler, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Wildlife Ecology & Conservation, University of Florida, this continuing education course is a four-module webinar series developed by the Program for Resource Efficient Communities at the University of Florida. The course is devoted to designing, recognizing, restoring, and managing residential communities for biodiversity within the urban and rural matrix. The course is available in association with the Green Building Research Institute. It is relevant to county and city planners, landscape architects, architects, civil engineers, environmental consultants, developers, private landowners, and interested citizens. The course qualifies for the below continuing education credits:

Florida BOARID, provider # 0008074, course #9878189, 4 CEH's, level III, HSW.
Florida BOLA provider # 0001129, course #0009090, 4 CEH's
If applying for Florida BOARID and BOLA CEH’s, one must contact Dr. Mark Hostetler ( to obtain the required documentation.
Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) 4 CE hours
American Institute of Architects AIA LU|HSW|SD 4 CE Hours


Florida Energy Efficiency Loan (FEEL) Program

The FEEL program is seeking licensed Florida building professionals capable of rapidly responding to customer referrals generated through a $5 million energy efficiency finance program to provide residential property improvement services in Central Florida. Launching early in the second quarter of 2013, the University of Florida, in partnership with FAIRWINDS Credit Union, will be leveraging our building science, consumer engagement, and financial management offerings and experience to help homeowners FEEL good about their home energy lifestyle.

Qualified contractors displaying a high quality of work, a commitment to customer service, financial stability, and personal integrity may become FEEL Program “Participating Independent Contractors” through the process detailed in a free, interactive workshop. Ample time will be available for dialogue and contractor Q&A. Workshops will be scheduled for Central Florida in early to mid 2013.

The FEEL program has grown out of the Osceola Energy Initiative ( and is based upon work supported by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) Office of Energy under Award Number DE-E0000800.

UF/Program for Resource Efficient Communities
(352) 392-5684

Hal Knowles and Craig Miller

INFORMATIONAL FLYER for Florida Energy Efficiency Loan
Eligible Property Improvement Measures and Loan Basics