Instructor: Charles Barr

Board: Oregon Construction Contractors Board (CCB) - Residential

Credit Hours: 2.00
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Approval Number: SRA2289

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Course Description

This course is part of a series of courses on the Conflict-Free Home Remodeling Process. In this course the learner will focus on the step called the Design Review. The Design Review is Step 2 of the Pre-Construction Phase, and outlines the role of the residential designer as well as describing his role in the successful completion of this step in the process. Gathering necessary information for the project and the concept of investigative surgery are also covered as well as other contributors to the project, budgets and variances.

Course Objectives

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

  • Describe the Conflict-Free Home Remodeling process
  • Explain key elements of the remodeling process
  • Recognize residential designer considerations and responsibilities
  • Differentiate between the steps of the remodeling process
  • Discuss the requirements for a good survey and site plan
  • Identify details of existing structures needed during remodeling
  • Summarize project areas that may require changes during the process
  • Explain the roles and responsibilities of other contributors to the project
  • Interpret the final details of the remodeling process

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

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