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Coastal Construction - Installing Mechanical Equipment and Utilities

COURSE NO: S01-006
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Coastal Construction - Installing Mechanical Equipment and Utilities
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides guidance on the design considerations for installing mechanical equipment and other utilities in coastal construction areas.


Protecting mechanical equipment and utilities is a key component of successful building performance during and after a disaster event. These equipment and utilities include: elevators, exterior-mounted and interior mechanical equipment, and electric, telephone, and cable TV systems and water and wastewater systems.


This 1 PDH online course is intended for structural engineers, design and construction personnel and other technical professionals who are involved in coastal construction projects.
Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding the design and installation strategies for elevators in coastal construction areas
  • Familiarizing with the different design strategies for installing exterior and interior mechanical equipment for different types of natural hazards
  • Understanding the different design considerations for installing electric utility, telephone, and cable TV Systems in coastal construction areas
  • Learning the design considerations for water and wastewater systems, septic systems, sanitary systems, municipal water connections, and fire sprinkler systems in coastal construction areas
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 12, "Installing Mechanical Equipment and Utilities” of the Coastal Construction Manual, published by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Publication FEMA 55, Volume II.
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Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) questions to earn 1 PDH credit. The quiz will be based on Chapter 12 of this FEMA publication.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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