BOMI Electrical Systems & Illumination
To safely operate and maintain a building’s electrical equipment, you must thoroughly understand the components of electrical systems and how to measure the electricity your building consumes.
This course provides you with a clear understanding of electricity basics, the skills needed to measure electrical consumption, and the ability to recognize, set up, and maintain reliable and effective maintenance and safety systems.
Who Should Take This Course?
Facility managers, building operators, maintenance technicians
Continuing Education Credit Opportunities:
- American Council on Education (ACE) credit recommendation: 2 semester hours, lower division baccalaureate in Fundamentals of Electricity, Industrial Electricity, or Engineering Technologies.
- U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recommendation: 18 GBCI continuing education hours towards the LEED Credential Maintenance Program.
- This is one of 5 required courses to earn the SMT designation from BOMI. Course participants receive a certificate of completion for the BOMI Electrical Systems and Illumination course upon successful completion of this course.
- Understanding of electricity basics
- Measuring electrical consumption
- Installing and monitoring motors and starters
- Recognizing, setting up, and maintaining reliable and effective maintenance and safety systems
- Sources of electricity
- Electrical safety
- Electrical circuits
- Electric meters
- Cables, terminations, and conduits
- Light sources, fixtures, and maintenance
- Electric motor basics and maintenance