A new law goes into effect Oct. 1, 2019, that makes changes – some substantial – to statutes and rules governing Professional Engineers and engineering firms in Florida.
During a recent meeting, NCEES encouraged engineers to be more proactive in working to ensure licensure of engineers remains in place across the country.
There is a common misconception among design professionals that once a permitting authority has reviewed and permitted a project, the design professional has been relieved of any code violation that was not identified in the permit review.
Energy cost-savings strategies may include adding, removing, or modifying system components. Sometimes, these strategies are not always designed and implemented under the direction of a Professional Engineer.
One of the missions of FBPE is to increase public awareness of professional engineering licensure. To that end, FBPE staff talks with students at colleges of engineering around Florida, as well as students at primary and secondary schools.
NCEES is pleased to announce that the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is the grand prize winner of the 2019 NCEES Engineering Education Award. The university received the award for a project completed by the Charles W. Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction.
FBPE applauds all of the candidates who passed their engineering exams. We wish them much success as they move toward the next step in their engineering careers.