Wind vs. Wave Damage Assessment

  • wind damage
  • structure damage
  • wave
  • wind v. water
  • water damage
  • wind
  • wind vs. wave
  • wave damage


After a hurricane, there are a multitude of discussions regarding whether the damage to a building was caused by wind or by water.Typically, this determination is critical because of insurance coverage issues.This course explains the characteristics of hurricanes and the process experts use to determine the cause of damage where there was both significant wind and water action.Numerous photos are utilized to show application of the basic principles.

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Organization   Insurance ADJUSTER CE Credit Professional Engineer CE Credit
US States GA ID, NC, NH, OK, PA MN, TX AL, AR, DE, FL, IN, KY,
1 Hr
2 Hrs 2.5 Hrs
3 Hrs
Canadian Provinces N/A  

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