Course Description: The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part I

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

The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part I provides information property and facilities managers will need to manage the ongoing operation and maintenance of building systems and to maximize building efficiency and cost-effectiveness. In this course, you will learn about building design and construction, project delivery, construction materials, and building systems, including HVAC, roofing, and plumbing systems, as well as ceilings, flooring, and interior walls.

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

 

Dates: TBD