The New Florida Building Code and CE Requirements

With the 6th edition of the Florida Building Code now in effect, Professional Engineers whose practice includes items regulated by the Code are required to take continuing education within 12 months of the Code’s effective date.

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Records Retention – A Reminder

The start of the new year is the time when businesses and individuals tend to work on organizing current records and purging old ones. Be careful, though, that you don’t purge records that Florida Statutes or the Florida Administrative Code require you to keep.

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FBPE Appoints Chair, Vice Chair for 2018

The Florida Board of Professional Engineers has appointed Kenneth Todd, PE, CFM, as its chair for the 2018 term, and re-appointed C. Kevin Fleming, PE, as vice chair for 2018. Mr. Todd replaces Anthony J. Fiorillo, PE, SI, CGC, who served as Board chair for 2017.


NCEES Reducing Fee for FE Exam in 2018

Beginning Jan. 1, 2018, NCEES cut the cost of registering for the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam by $50, from $225 to $175. The new fee applies only to registrations completed on or after Jan. 1.