Building Science Training

FEMA offers a variety of training courses designed to help users obtain the knowledge, tools, and support that they need to plan and implement effective mitigation strategies that intricately involve building science.

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This course is designed to present information on the risks posed by natural hazards, and the basic scientific and engineering concepts for hazard-resistant buildings and facilities. The course reviews information pertaining to impacts of wind, flood, earthquake, and wildland/urban interface fire on the constructed environment and explains key performance and construction issues related to floods, wind, wildfires, and earthquakes.
Last updated May 19, 2022