Building Service (443)

443-310. Facilities Maintenance I. (2 Credits)

Prepare to be a multi-level service technician within the facilities maintenance technology field by developing skills in using mathematics and taking measurements, working with metals, using hand and portable power tools, and reading blueprints, schematics, and symbols.

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443-323. Facilities Management. (2 Credits)

Develop skills in construction management, budgeting, energy conservation, tenant interaction, and compliance.

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443-325. Buildings and Grounds. (2 Credits)

Explore topics such as building codes, exterior and interior masonry, concrete, framing, drywall, painting, door and window maintenance, ceiling grid, floor covering, repair and remodel techniques, and other carpentry fundamentals. Study concepts in landscape maintenance.

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443-332. HVAC Fundamentals. (2 Credits)

Train in air balance, gas piping, combustion controls, installation, and start up as you study heating, ventilating, and air conditioning applications. Learn about equipment connections, heat pumps, evacuation techniques, leak detection, repair and charging procedures, cooling systems, and controls.

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443-340. Mechanical Maintenance Apps. (2 Credits)

Explore the applications of mechanical maintenance by examining topics such as mechanical drives, installing and replacing bearings and shaft seals, pump installation, pipefitting, tubing and hose systems, and valve maintenance and installation.

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443-350. Facility Plumbing Maintenance. (2 Credits)

Learn about residential and commercial plumbing systems. Plumbing blueprint reading will be covered along with the drawing of piping systems. Additionally, there is a strong emphasis on commercial plumbing equipment that is encountered in the field of facility maintenance. Learn about plumbing fixtures, and piping maintenance and installation techniques for a variety of pipe types. The course goal is to develop students who are capable of replacing existing plumbing pipes, plumbing fixtures and maintain the different types of plumbing systems. Safety is a great concern in plumbing work and students will learn how to protect themselves from pathogens encountered and safe plumbing tool use techniques.

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