RPA/FMA - Design, Operation, Maintenance of Building System, P. I - Virtual

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 4:00 PM (EDT) to Friday, October 30, 2020 at 7:00 PM (EDT)
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Event Details

This is a virtual-live-instructor-led course in partnership with BOMA San Francisco.

October 20-23 and 27-30 from 4:00pm EST - 7:00pm EST

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

Important Notes 

  • All books will be printed and will be available on the first day of the course
  • New students enrolling in the designation incur an additional $225 fee
  • Current designation holders enrolling in a second designation program incur an additional $100 fee
  • Students taking this course for CPD credit inur an additional charge of $100



Registration closes October 10th, 2020!

Any student registering after October 10th will incur a $50 fee.


For More Information:

Brandy Peak
Brandy Peak
Director- Education, Programs, Meetings and Events AOBA (202)296-3390x763


Lee Ratcliff, CPM, RPA, FMA
California DGS (Retired)

Lee Ratcliff has 45 years of experience in all aspects of property and project management. During his career he obtained the CPM, RPA and FMA designations. He served as the IREM SF Bay Area Chapter President in 1992 and on various local and national committees for IREM and BOMA. Recently retired Lee and his wife of 15 years live in Oakland.