Facility Management General Studies


The ELA Institute for Facility Management Education presents its General Studies continuing education program. The General Studies Program was developed to meet the unique training needs of facility maintenance personnel who wish to participate in continuing education on an individual course basis to refresh existing job skills or learn new skills. Students interested in more structured curricula may wish to consider the Institute's Certificate programs.

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Our Instructors

Carl Bartoli

Mr. Bartoli has been in the HVCR industry for 34 years and is starting his 29th year with Donley Service as Director of Operations. Carl over sees all departments, air conditioning and plumbing service, installation, solar and call center. Mr. Bartoli takes an active role in training Donley Service's 60 employees, for technical, marketing and customer service.

Joel Harris

Mr. Harris has over 25 years experience in various areas of the HVAC industry and owns and operates Sterling Services, LLC., a consulting and contracting business. Joel's extensive residential and commercial expertise in troubleshooting, special applications, and design contribute to his successful training and management abilities utilized in the ongoing requirements of our industry.

Tim Williams

Mr. Williams began his training in the commercial controls industry while still in high school. He is now the owner and operator of Williams Mechanical Services, which was started in 2008. Tim manages a team working in both commercial and residential settings performing HVAC service, repair and replacement as well as new commercial installation on a variety of project types. Mr. Williams has worked in all facets of the HVAC industry including installation, service, project management and design building consulting.

Rich Porter

Mr. Porter has been in the service industry for over half his life. He is a NCI CO/Combustion Analyst and is also N.A.T.E. certified in the installation and service of gas furnaces, air conditioners, and heat pumps. Rich is proud to serve on the Professional Advisory Committees for RSI, AAI, UEI, and EVIT. He enjoys working with other industry professionals to help shape curriculums and better prepare students for a career in the HVACR industry.