Instructor: Charles Barr

Board: Florida Construction Contractor (FCILB)

Credit Hours: 2.00

Approval Number: 0614078

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Course Description

This course is part of a series of courses based on the Conflict-Free Home Remodeling Process written by Stephen Gidus. In “REMODology Part I - Get Paid for Your Time and Up-front Remodeling” the student will learn how to get paid for their time during every step of the remodeling process and feel comfortable in doing so. They will see how everyone wins with up-front work and will learn how to avoid some of the pitfalls in the remodeling process.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify important remodeling concepts and considerations
  • "Describe the conflict-free home remodeling process, phases and steps,
  • as well as benefits to various parties."
  • Explain the relationship between the remodeler and homeowner
  • Discuss remodeling regulations, requirements, and policies
  • Recognize good remodeling practices
  • Describe possible pitfalls in the remodeling process
  • Summarize differences between architects and remodelers
  • Examine how construction costs are determined

Instructor Bio

Chuck BarrCharles (Chuck) Barr

Chuck has more licenses than anyone we at Pace has ever come across, including multiple Contractor and Electrical Contractor licenses, Building Official, Building Inspector and Plans Examiner licenses. Chuck has held Building Official positions (CBO) in Orange City and Fernandina Beach, Florida and is also an approved Florida Building Commission Advanced course accredditor. Aside from all his construction related licenses, Chuck is a licensed fixed wing commercial flight instructor, a rotary wing flight instructor and holds a Ship Captains license, not sure if he has a fishing license.

Chuck is essentially retired at the present and probably spends most of his time completing continuing education for his multitude of licenses inside and outside the construction industry when he's not instructing our online courses.

Florida Licenses and Certifications
CGC1508079 - Unlimited General Contractor, CFC1426436 - Unlimited Plumbing Contractor, EC13002676 - Unlimited Electrical Contractor, CAC1814258 - Unlimited Air Conditioning Contractor, BU908 - Florida Building Code Administrator (CBO), PX1172 - Plans Examiner (Standard)(Commercial/Residential) Building, Plumbing, Electrical and Air Conditioning, BN2685 - Building Inspector (Standard)(Commercial/Residential)Building, Plumbing, Electrical and Air Conditioning

Certified Distance Education Instructor (CDEI Verification ID: 67945) through the International Distance Education Certification Center (

IAEI (International Association of Electrical Inspectors)
BOAF (Building Officials Association of Florida)
Approved Advanced Course Accredditor, Florida Building Commission

Other Approvals