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Event Name:
BOMI Course: Electrical Systems and Illumination

Event Type(s):
BOMI Designation Courses


This class will be held in person with social distancing measures - limited to 8 students. 

Electrical Systems and Illumination
is about understanding the electrical systems and illumination in buildings and facilities. Specifically, the chapters in this text address the fundamentals of electricity, electric circuits and circuit protection, lighting systems, power distribution, motors and motor maintenance, electrical system installation, and electrical safety practices.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Explain fundamental concepts of electricity and electrical circuitry
  • Employ metering devices to measure electricity consumption
  • Trace the path of power, from its generation at the utility to distribution throughout your facility
  • Comprehend electrical symbols used in block diagrams, schematics, installation drawings, and other construction drawings
  • Distinguish among the various types of wires, cables, splices, and conduit used in commercial properties
  • Describe devices and practices used in circuit protection
  • Summarize lighting principles related to measurement, efficiency, maintenance, and resource conservation
  • Install, monitor, and maintain motors and starters
  • Practice life-saving safety procedures, including lockout/tagout, when working with electrical equipment

Key topic areas:

sources of electricity electrical safety electrical circuits electric meters cables, terminations, and conduits light sources, fixtures, and maintenance electric motor basics and maintenance

Applies to:
BEC certificate
SMA® and SMT® designations
USGBC Recommendation: 24 GBCI continuing education hours toward the LEED Credential Maintenance Program
Michael Emma
RPA, FMA, and SMA designations. Texas Salesperson License, LEED Green Associate
Chief Engineer, Cushman & Wakefield

Class Schedule:
  • Held every WEDNESDAY from 6pm - 9pm
  • First day of class will be September 30th, 2020
  • Last day of class will be November 18th, 2020

Event Date:

Event Time:
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Central

301 Congress (courtesy of HPI)
1st Floor Conference Room (next to secur
Austin, TX 78701

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Registration Fees:
$880 for BOMA Austin & AAFAME Members
$1,100 for those that are not members
New Students will be charged a $250 enrollment fee

Other details:
Student manuals will be delivered to address provided 7-10 days after registration
E-books available for an additional $50 fee
Food is provided at the classes - bring your own water bottle
Parking will be validated
For those looking for hotels should search around the downtown Austin area

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