Residential Building Systems, Operations, and Maintenance

Managing a multifamily residential property requires a working knowledge of all aspects of building systems, maintenance, and repair. Gain a comprehensive understanding of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems; elevators; roofs; facades; energy and water conservation; lighting; telecommunications; security; and maintenance and equipment rooms. Discuss custodial services; preventive, corrective, and deferred maintenance; warranties; purchasing and job specifications; mold and mildew control; pest control; rubbish and recycling; lobbies; furnishings; egress and signage; fire safety; inspection checklists; outside contractors; service contracts; and supplies and equipment.

Note: Registering at least two weeks prior to the start of the course date is highly recommended. Popular classes fill up quickly and more specialized classes need sufficient enrollment.

For general information about this course, please call 212-992-3336 or email

If you are registered for an online course and are not able to access/view your course in Brightspace, please note the following:

  • It may take at least 24 hours from the time you registered for your information to be transferred into Brightspace.
  • New students registering two days or LESS before the start date of the course may experience delayed access.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • Knowledge of building systems and maintenance issues
  • The ability to develop a maintenance plan

Ideal for

  • Real estate owners and investors
  • Property managers
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.

    • Section

    • Semester

      Fall 2023
    • Date

      Oct 16 - Dec 11
    • Day

    • Time

      • Online
    • Format

      • Online
    • Sessions

    • Faculty

      Redmond, Justin
    • Location

    Tuition $737