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    BOMA Philadelphia is the leading voice for the local commercial real estate industry. Learn more

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    BOMA Philadelphia offers a variety of education programs to fit the needs of building owners, mid- to senior-level... Learn more

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  • 2014 TOBYs

    The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award is the most prestigious and comprehensive program of its kind in the commercial real estate industry.  The objective of TOBY is to recognize excellence in building management. Ultimately, we hope that we will have even more participation this year, elevating BOMA/Philadelphia's profile in BOMA regionally and nationally.

    The competition begins with the local BOMA Philadelphia awards.  Take the first step today by filling out the Call for Entry form.  Please complete the form and return to Kristine Kiphorn in the BOMA office via email (kkiphorn@bomaphila.com) or fax (215-567-2154) THE DEADLINE to return the form is APRIL 18.

    Detailed information, including the entry guide, will be sent to you once we receive your entry.  The final completed entries will be due to the BOMA office by June 6th.

    A list of the building categories can be found here.

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  • SPRING 2014 RPA/SMA Classes NOW OPEN

    REGISTER NOW for The Design, Operation & Maintenance of Building Systems, Part II (RPA) and Managing the Organization (SMA). Click here for more information and the registration form, then pay online!

     

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    CLICK HERE TO PAY ONLINE

     

    Registration is now open for the SPRING 2014 RPA & SMA/SMT Classes.  We will be offering  – The Design, Operation & Maintenance of Building Systems, Part 2 and Managing the Organization.  See below and the attached registration form for more details.

     

    Please note that Managing the Organization is a requirement for the SMA designation and an elective for the RPA.

     

    The deadlines to register are as follows:

    RPA (The Design, Operation & Maintenance of Building Systems, Part 2) : Thursday, January 2

    SMA (Managing the Organization): Thursday, January 2

     

    COURSE DETAILS:

    The Design, Operation & Maintenance of Building Systems, Part 2

    Required course in RPA program

    Start Date:       Thursday, January 9

    End Date:        Thursday, March 13

    Class Dates:     1/9, 16, 23; 2/6, 13, 20, 27; 3/6, 13

    Class Time:      5:30 to 8:30 PM

    Location:         Cushman & Wakefield

    1650 Market St., 33rd Floor

    Exam:                    computer based – MUST BE SCHEDULED BY STUDENT!

    Fee:                       $795/member ~ $995/non-member

     

    (Price includes book and computer based exam)

     

     

     

    Managing the Organization

    Required course for the SMA/SMT program

    Start Date:       Wednesday, January 8

    End Date:        Wednesday, April 9

    Class Dates:     1/8, 15, 22, 29; 10/5, 12, 19, 26; 3/5, 12, 19, 26; 4/2, 9

    Class Time:      4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

    Location:         William Penn House

    1919 Chestnut Street

    First floor community room

    Exam:                    computer based – MUST BE SCHEDULED BY STUDENT!

    Fee:                       $795/member ~ $995/non-member

     

    (Price includes book and computer based exam)

     

     

    FEES

    Institute One Time Enrollment Feenew candidates only

    RPA, FMA, SMT/SMA                                     $175

    Dual Designation                                              $  75

     

    Cancellation Fee

    (one week after class begins) $150

    Full payment required after second week – book must be returned in original wrapping.

     

     

    Member fee is BOMA Philadelphia member not BOMI.

     

    Please contact Karra Logan (klogan@bomaphila.com) with any questions.

     


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  • BOMI Instructor Development

    BOMA/ Philadelphia is hosting a FREE BOMI Instructor Development Course.

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The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award is the most prestigious and comprehensive program of its kind in the commercial real estate industry.  The objective of TOBY is to recognize excellence in building management. Ultimately, we hope that we will have even more participation this year, elevating BOMA/Philadelphia's profile in BOMA regionally and nationally.

The competition begins with the local BOMA Philadelphia awards.  Take the first step today by filling out the Call for Entry form.  Please complete the form and return to Kristine Kiphorn in the BOMA office via email ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) or fax (215-567-2154) THE DEADLINE to return the form is APRIL 18.

Detailed information, including the entry guide, will be sent to you once we receive your entry.  The final completed entries will be due to the BOMA office by June 6th.

A list of the building categories can be found here.

 

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BOMA/ Philadelphia is hosting a FREE BOMI Instructor Development Course.

Read more: BOMI Instructor Development

 

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Be prepared for emergencies and disasters! Read more on important programs developed for such circumstances!

Read more: National Preparedness Month

   

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REGISTER NOW for The Design, Operation & Maintenance of Building Systems, Part 1 (RPA) and Electrical Systems & Illumination (SMA).  Click here for more information and the registration form, then pay online!

 

 

DOWNLOAD THE REGISTRATION FORM

CLICK HERE TO PAY ONLINE!

 

RPA: The Design, Operation & Maintenance of Building Systems, Part 1

Required course in RPA program
Start Date:    Thursday, September 12
End Date:    Thursday, November 14
Class Dates:    9/12, 19, 26; 10/3, 10, 17, 24, 31; 11/7, 14
Class Time:     5:30 to 8:30 PM
Location:    Cushman & Wakefield
1650 Market St., 33rd Floor
Exam:        computer based – MUST BE SCHEDULED BY STUDENT!
Fee:            $725/member ~ $925/non-member
(Price includes book and computer based exam)

 

SMA: Electrical Systems & Illumination

Required course for the SMA/SMT program
Start Date:    Wednesday, September 4
End Date:    Wednesday, December 11
Class Dates:    9/4, 11, 18, 25; 10/2, 9, 16, 23, 30; 11/6, 13, 20; 12/4, 11
Class Time:     4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Location:    William Penn House
1919 Chestnut Street
First floor community room
Exam:        computer based – MUST BE SCHEDULED BY STUDENT!
Fee:            $725/member ~ $925/non-member
(Price includes book and computer based exam)

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS:

 

The Design, Operation and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part I
Instructor:    Karen Thorp, RPA – Director of Marketing, Interstate Building Maintenance Corporation

This course provides information property and facility managers need to manage the ongoing operation and maintenance of building systems and to maximize building efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

Key topic areas:  building design and construction • life-cycle costing • construction materials • structural systems • building envelopes • roofing • interior walls, ceilings, and flooring • HVAC and plumbing systems • building system controls and automation



Electrical Systems and Illumination
Instructor:     John Austin, RPA, FMA, SMA, SMT – Operations Manager and Chief Engineer, William Penn House

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.

Key topic areas:  alternate sources of electricity • electrical safety • electrical circuits • electric meters • cables, terminations, and conduits • maintaining light sources and fixtures • electric motor basics and maintenance

 

 

 

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REGISTER NOW for Real Estate Investment and Finance (RPA). Click here for more information and the registration form, then pay online!

Read more: Spring 2013 RPA Class NOW OPEN!

   

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