Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Fire Protection Systems (MEPFP) Training


December 1, 2020
December 2, 2020
December 3, 2020
December 4, 2020


Jennifer Pinck

About the Seminar:

The mechanical parts of a building, whether a single family house or a high rise are generally the most complicated and least understood aspects of a building.  They are also governed extensively by code requirements which are constantly being revised and changed.   Poorly selected, badly specified or improperly installed systems is not all uncommon and are extremely costly and time-consuming to repair.  This seminar will help real estate practitioners gain some basic tips and practices to avoid mistakes and to have assurances the dollars are invested properly.   

Planned Outcomes:

  • Become acquainted with the basics of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems
  • Understand who, how and when the system choices are made
  • Be able to read and review plans at a basic level and review specifications sufficiently to ask critical questions and direct your team
  • Understand the interconnections between system choices and operational functions and decisions

Schedule Breakdown:

Session One -  Overview of mechanical system choices and what to consider when selecting a HVAC system; how to ensure it gets built right 

Session Two  - Overview of basic electrical system choice and understand what influences capacity and demand 

Session Three - Overview of plumbing system and basic components that are integral to a good functioning system; understand what is the connection between plumbing inside the building and outside the building  

Session Four – Overview of fire protection systems and the connection between sprinkler and fire alarm monitoring/protection systems.   

Registration deadline: 

Monday, November 30, 2020

Registration fee: 

$500 Regular, $300 MACDC Member, $150 Students/Americorps/Intern

Type of event: 

MKI Training

Learning area: 

Real Estate Development