Building Professionals

2017 Summer Contractors Continuing Education

Earn all 14 required CEHs by attending the University of Florida’s two-day, 14-hour Summer Continuing Education program. Created by the Program for Resource Efficient Communities, these highly interactive continuing education programs provide credits for contractors as well as inspectors, engineers, interior designers, and architects.   2017 Summer Contractors Cont Ed  

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4-H Bat House Relocated to New Home

Thousands of bats have a new address to call home. Today, crews from Navy Federal Credit Union’s general contractor Hensel Phelps Construction Company installed the bat house on its new foundation on the Escambia County 4-H property, located at 5681 Chalker Road in Molino. According to UF IFAS Extension Agent Carrie Stevenson, the bat house …

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Looking back: One Year Anniversary of the April 2014 Floods

A year ago today, southwest Alabama and northwest Florida experienced a devastating storm that left hundreds without access to their homes and businesses. Many buildings were flooded and people were stranded by a hurricane-force storm that didn’t come with the luxury of a week’s warning. Rainfall records in Pensacola go back to 1879, and the …

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Extension’s Role in the Community

  For 100 years, the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension has been enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making University research accessible to the public. UF/IFAS Extension is a federal-state-county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences. UF/IFAS …

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14 CEUs Available for Building Professionals on July 29-30

If you’re a professional engineer, architect, landscape architect, or contractor in need of CEUs, please join us at UF Milton on July 29 and/or 30th for professional instruction from Craig Miller of the University of Florida Program for Resource Efficient Communities. Topics during the first day include Advanced Residential Energy Code Compliance, Indoor Environmental Quality, …

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