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8.05 Understanding the Basics of Blueprints

Thursday, April 4, 2013
9:15 AM-10:15 AM
Track: Council/Industry Specific
Format: General Presentation
Organization: IFMA
Knowledge Level: 200 level
Session Description: This is a fundamental blueprint reading course designed to help facility professionals find essential building information quickly and efficiently.  The course will cover types of drawings, applicable codes and other pertinent information.  Learn the techniques required to open up the puzzle of how each page is connected to each other, and reveal the big picture.
Learning Objectives:
  • Discover what a set of blueprints consists of.
  • Discuss different design styles.
  • Find out how to blend the different disciplines.
  • Learn how to be comfortable with blueprints.
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    Speaker:

    Dick Currier
    CCS Enterprises
    Project Manager
    Construction

    Dick is currently part of the CCS Enterprises construction team. CCS Enterprises is in their 24th year as a Commercial General Contractor. Dick has been an IFMA member for 15 years and has been reading blueprints for more than 30 years. He will share the techniques required to open up the puzzle of how each page is connected to other pages, and how to reveal the big picture. Dick will provide you with the knowledge you need to read and understand blueprints. The techniques will help you find out what is on each page of a set of blueprints without becoming afraid, confused and overwhelmed.

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