Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 21, 2011
Hanley Wood University announces the launch of a new online course, The Blueprint for Safety: Wind Mitigation, from the International Code Council (ICC). Developed to assist in all steps/codes for properly retrofitting an existing home to prevent wind damage, this course details critical home areas that should be evaluated and makes appropriate code-based recommendations for critical area retrofits. It also identifies ICC codes and best practices related to those recommendations.
“Hanley Wood University is excited about our new partnership with the International Code Council, and is thrilled to be the exclusive reseller of this particular course for remodelers, contractors and designers,” said James Bohi, Managing Director, Hanley Wood University. “We are committed to providing quality, relevant programs for construction and design professionals. This course offers critical information about reducing damage during a significant wind event, and will be of great interest to our audience.”
“This course presents, in an engaging and interactive format, a series of code-compliant home retrofit recommendations, from the roof to the foundation,” said David Dufresne, Executive Director of Education & Certification for ICC. “Making this course available both directly from ICC and through Hanley Wood University’s extensive channel will ensure the broadest possible audience for this timely and critical education.”
The Blueprint for Safety: Wind Mitigation is offered at http://www.hanleywooduniversity.com. The course fee is $99 and includes course content, knowledge questions, interactive exercises, and a final exam.
About Hanley Wood University
Hanley Wood University, a service of Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier destination for building construction professionals seeking training programs and continuing education. It offers a robust platform of courses that serve multiple professions, fulfill association requirements, and cover a wide array of topics vital topics across the residential and commercial construction industries. Hanley Wood University serves the information needs of audiovisual professionals, builders, concrete contractors, interior designers, lighting designers, masonry contractors, remodelers and other industry professionals with a dynamic learning platform. http://www.hanleywooduniversity.com
About The International Code Council
The International Code Council is a member-focused association dedicated to helping the building safety community and construction industry provide safe, sustainable and affordable construction through the development of codes and standards used in the design, build , and compliance process. Most U.S. communities and many global markets choose the International Code.