Blueprint Reading - West Des Moines - Session 3: Plumbing / Mechanical / Electrical


  • Oct 14, 2022 08:00 AM – 03:00 PM


  • Elevate - Business and Events Center
  • 4100 Westown Pkwy
  • West Des Moines, IA 50266
Fee Type of Fee
$250 /Per Person - MBI Members
$305 /Per Person - Construction Update Subscribers and Non-Members

A Fundamental Skill For Anyone Involved in the Construction Industry

Construction drawings can be difficult to understand and mistakes can be costly. Being able to read and understand construction drawings is a fundamental skill for anyone involved in the construction industry. In this series, participants will gain the skills necessary to read and understand typical construction documents - blueprints and specifications.

Participants can register for the entire series to receive a discount, or register separately for only one or two of the sessions.

Session #3: Plumbing / Mechanical / Electrical
Presenter: Brad Perkins – Iowa State University

This session will focus on the reading and use of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing plans and specifications. Topics include:

  • Standard symbols, plan organization, specification organization.
  • Mechanical systems, equipment, ductwork, & schedules.
  • Plumbing systems, equipment, piping, & schedules.
  • Electrical systems, equipment, wiring, conduit, one-line diagrams, & schedules.
  • Electrical site plan.
  • Mechanical, plumbing, & electrical details.

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