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Building Mechanical Systems-Design, Operation and Maintenance

21 Professional Development Hours

After participating in this course, you will be able to:
• learn the fundamentals of plumbing and sanitary systems design
• gain a working knowledge of heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems
• appreciate the design considerations associated with piping systems, pumps, valves, fans and boilers
• become conversant with the requirements of a building fire protection system
• understand elevator and escalator installations and their objectives

Description
The efficient and reliable functioning of building mechanical equipment and systems is necessary to satisfy production and employee and/or public requirements in a safe and economical fashion. An initial overview of the building code will be presented and the operation and maintenance of building mechanical equipment and systems will be discussed.

The fundamentals and basic concepts associated with the operation and maintenance of boilers, pumps, piping, valves, fans and elevators will be discussed. The systems considered in this course are water, plumbing and sewer, heating ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), steam systems, gas systems and fire protection.

Course Outline:

  • Boilers
  • Pumps and Pipe Systems
  • Fans, Compressors
  • HVAC and Air Chiller Systems
  • Plumbing Systems
  • Sanitary Works
  • The Ontario Building Code
  • Fire Protection Systems
  • Elevator Technology
  • Escalators and Passenger Conveyors
  • Elevator and Escalator Modernization
  • Inspection, Troubleshooting and Maintenance

Who Should Attend
Design, installation, commissioning, operations, maintenance and other engineers who need to upgrade their current experience and knowledge of building mechanical systems, including mechanical engineers, industrial and commercial plant and facilities engineers, consultants, property managers, project engineers, and other technical personnel who are responsible for HVAC, utility and plumbing systems.

The course will be of particular interest to personnel responsible for the management of commercial, institutional and industrial buildings.

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COURSE CREDIT

Almost all of EPIC's courses offer :

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

These course credits will help attendees earn training requirements for their associations or provincial governing bodies.

ON-SITE TRAINING
This course can be customized and delivered to a group at your facility saving time and money.
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