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Tuesday, June 21, 2016     
Education Seminar / Workshop
"Blueprint" Reading for FM’rs

Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2016
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Time: 2:00:PM - 5:00:PM
Location: Children International - 2000 E Red Bridge Rd, KC, MO 64131
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Cost: Member $35, Non-Member $35, Student $0

We regret to inform you our event is now Full.  

However, if you are still interested in attending, please email Brittany Gamble & Sam Davidson at Education@kcifma.com and let us know.  It may possible we could squeeze in one or two more chairs.  Please let us know.   Thank you !!


"Blueprint" Reading for FM’rs….

The educational objective of this course is to introduce Facility Managers to the skills of understanding and reading architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical drawings and specifications and how to use the information represented by each type of construction document to better service the facility you manage.

Blueprints and construction drawings come in many forms and sizes.

Hard copies, full sets, half sets and virtual sets and CD’s.

Mechanical drawings, shop drawings, construction drawings, civil drawings, red-line drawings, as-built’s, finish drawings.

  • Do you know which is which?
  • Do you know what a finish schedule is?
  • Do you know what a door schedule is?
  • Do you know what a detail or wall section is?
  • What is an elevation?
  • What are specifications and why do you have them?
  • What are shop drawings?
  • What does A.F.F. mean?
  • What does N.I.C. mean?
  • Do you know the meaning of all the electrical symbols?
  • Which ducts on the ceiling plan supply air, which are return?
  • What are your wall types?   1 Hour, 2 Hour,  load bearing, non-load bearing….
  • What type of construction is your building?
  • What is your building occupancy classification?
  • If you don't have blueprints or drawings, how can you get them?

Seminar and Workshop Agenda:

- Introduction to Construction Documents
       - Break
- Q&A.  Examples of how to use Construction Documents in day-to-day and emergency situations.  Bring real life scenarios or questions for discussion.
        - Break
- Tour of Children International while referencing their Construction Drawings and AsBuilt Drawings
        - 5pm Class dismissed or stay for a Happy Hour on the patio

Seminar Presenters

Greg Fendler
Principal, Lankford | Fendler + associates

Craig Serig
Principal, Moment Architects

Scott Pashia
Principal, Momenta Architects

Sam Davidson, CFM

Moderator and Seminar Host



Seminar, Workshop and Happy Hour Sponsored by:



Registration and More Information:

Fee for this Seminar and Workshop is:

$35 for the first person (early bird discount until June 10th)  
$50 for the first person (after early bird discount June 10th

Click here to register.   (or click RSVP/Register at the top of this page)

Company Discount:

Because we think this seminar will benefit many in your facilities staff, we're offering a discount for multiple registrations from the same company.  After you register your first attendee at the regular price, all additional staff is:

$15 for each additional staff from the same company
       (early bird discount until June 10th)  
$20 for each additional staff from the same company
        (after early bird discount
June 10th)

After you have registered your first attendee at the full price,
click here to register each additional staff from the same company. 

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