Welcome to Facility Management

  • Tuesday, November 12, 2019
  • 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • SDGE Energy Innovation Center, 4760 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92117

Overview

Buildings and building systems are among the largest assets on corporate balance sheets. Are your buildings and building systems being managed efficiently? To deliver the return, including energy efficiency, owners expect they need to be managed proactively. Facility management has evolved as a form of business management. This seminar will look at key concepts including work control, maintenance and repair, preventive maintenance, budgeting, and sustainable energy practices.

Objectives

  • Find out how facility management basics can improve your building’s efficiency
  • Learn about basic building design and engineering
  • Discover why managing resources and work is so critical
  • Learn how preventive maintenance can reduce energy costs

Speaker

David Timber has over thirty years of facility operations and project management experience. He is currently a strategic project manager for the County of San Diego, Department of General Services and has private sector experience as a project manager for a local mechanical engineering firm. He evaluates opportunities to incorporate energy-efficient designs and renewable energy systems in new construction and building alteration projects. David earned his degree in agricultural engineering from Cornell University and has a Master’s in Public Administration from National University. He is also an instructor of facility and project management courses at UCSD Extension, and an LEED-accredited professional with the US Green Building Council.

Additional Details

Check-in 8:00 a.m., with breakfast provided

Learning Level: Beginner

This seminar qualifies for continuing education units (CEUs) for the Building Operator Certification.

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This is a project of the San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative, which is partially funded by California utility customers and administered by San Diego Gas & Electric® (SDG&E) under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. The Center for Sustainable Energy® is a member of the collaborative. Trademarks are property of their respective owners.