RedVector RV-7627

Commercial Building MEP Design

Commercial Building MEP Design

1 hr. Online Course

Level: Intermediate

Item#: RV-7627

SME: Jim Taube

This course has been discontinued.


This 1-hour interactive online course details the steps that can be taken to begin the Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) design of a typical commercial building. It provides sources of information, design parameters and discusses requirements of various local jurisdictions in the review of MEP documents for the issuance of building permits. This course includes a test at the end.


Vector Solutions has a long history of providing industry-specific content for its customers. While this course and its content remain accurate and functional within our systems, the look and feel may not match our more modern offerings.
Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

• Acquire background project information.
• Investigate local development requirements.
• Investigate local building code requirements.
• Verify local utility requirements.
• Acquire architectural and engineering information.
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT: Jim Taube
Jim Taube Photo
Jim possesses degrees in Civil & Environmental Engineering from Clarkson University in New York and Electrical Power Technology from Bismarck State College.
 
He has extensive industrial experience with 23 years in the pulp and paper industry and 12 years in institutional and pharmaceutical facility management.
 
His responsibilities have included engineering design, electrical and mechanical maintenance, and power plant utilities management.
 
Areas of expertise include HVAC design, commissioning and qualification, construction administration, and energy cost savings initiatives.
 
Jim’s credentials include being registered as a Professional Engineer and the Certified Energy Manager and Auditor certifications.
 
Jim is married and lives in Middletown, OH and has 4 married children.
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