The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part I

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Understanding the intentional design and construction of buildings and how they function daily is a primary need in property and facilities management. The two-part Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems courses are designed to equip property and facilities managers with the well-rounded background needed to excel in the industry. In Part I of this series, you will learn about building design, construction considerations, structural systems, and air and water distribution systems.

This updated edition offers new materials and systems throughout and an improved learning experience.  You will have the opportunity to become acquainted with contemporary advances in the industry including energy benchmarking, efficient design, automated building systems, building filtration, efficiency credits, and improved sewer systems. You will also find discussion of the pros and cons of new materials to help inform your future decision making, including purple board, digital hygrometers, electric HVAC solutions, and CPVC.

Learners will find new engaging microlessons, instructor clips, and an easy to navigate interface.

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

  • Implement maintenance best practices for building systems to achieve efficiencies and cost savings
  • Support maintenance of building structural components in the design and construction of facilities by selecting and recommending the appropriate materials
  • Describe best practices for the design, operation, and maintenance of HVAC and plumbing systems
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of the systems required for ensuring the preservation of a building’s structural integrity

Key topic areas:

building design and construction construction materials structural systems heating, ventilating, and air conditioning plumbing systems the building envelope building system controls lifecycle costing roofing interior walls, ceilings, and flooring

Applies to:
FMC and PAC certificates
FMA® and RPA® designations

USGBC Recommendation: 30 GBCI continuing education hours toward the LEED Credential Maintenance Program

Select an offering below to register. 

Note BOMI courses are offered throughout the country through a partnership with Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Locals. If you cannot find a course in your area, please pre-register and tell us where, when, and how you would like to take the course.      

Delivery Options: Date: Location: To Register:
Online Self-Paced N/A Online BOMI
Classroom May 07, 2024 to May 23, 2024 Chicago, IL BOMA Chicago
Accelerated Review May 15, 2024 to May 17, 2024 Baltimore, MD BOMA Baltimore
Collaborative Virtual Learning Jun 03, 2024 to Jun 05, 2024 Indianapolis, IN BOMA Indiana
Collaborative Virtual Learning Jun 03, 2024 to Jul 01, 2024 Online BOMI
Accelerated Review Jun 12, 2024 to Jun 14, 2024 Atlanta, GA BOMA Georgia
Accelerated Review Aug 26, 2024 to Aug 28, 2024 Detroit, MI BOMA Metro Detroit
Classroom Sep 12, 2024 to Oct 17, 2024 New York, NY BOMA New York
Collaborative Virtual Learning Oct 01, 2024 to Oct 24, 2024 Online BOMI

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