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Part 1: An overview of the elevation certificate
Focuses on the purpose of the EC, how to find one, and locating a professional to complete one.
Part 2: BFE or Base Flood Elevation
LFE or Lowest Floor Elevation and Elevation Difference are discussed.
Part 3: Terms Pre and Post FIRM
Defines the Terms Pre- and Post-FIRM, discusses how to find out a community’s dividing line date between Pre FIRM and Post Firm and also talks about when you need an Elevation Certificate.
Part 4: EC, Sections A through C
The key components of the EC, Sections A through C. How to calculate a building’s Elevation Difference using an EC.
Part 5: Basic Building Types
Features a discussion of the three basic building types represented by the EC’s building diagrams and how they work with the Elevation Certificate.
Part 6: Slab on Grade
Part 6 is a look at buildings constructed “Slab on Grade” and determining their lowest elevated floor for rating.
Part 7: Basement Buildings
The discussion is on basement buildings along with diagrams 2 and 4. You will also be able to identify the lowest floor elevation for rating for both of those diagrams.
Part 8: Elevated Buildings
This part concentrates on elevated buildings and some special considerations – enclosures and vents – to keep in mind when looking for the lowest elevated level.
Part 9: More Elevated Buildings
The focus continues on elevated buildings, Diagrams 5 – 9, and how to use the Elevation Certificate to determine a building’s lowest elevated floor