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Course Name
Advanced Controls & Building Automation Systems
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3 days
Crosby, TX




Prerequisite:  Students should have taken Basic Controls and Building Automation Systems or have similar work experience

This advanced course has been developed for individuals who want to develop the understanding of how DDC controls and Building Automation Systems are installed, wired, operated, and programmed, also included is the insight of the various related software packages, that drive and manipulate these systems.

We will discuss and demonstrate advanced control technologies dealing with the architecture of various manufactures of Building Automation Systems. We will demonstrate how they are installed, wired, and then programmed. Also, there will be main topic lectures on BAS Supervisory Controllers, Standalone controllers, and their communication protocols.

There will also be lectures on advanced control strategies and the understanding of building optimization for curtailing the use of energy.

After the completion of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Describe the different types of control actions and when to use them
  • Identify Building Automation System main components and where their used
  • Define and select the proper Automation System for various locations
  • Define the different types of Analog and Binary inputs and outputs
  • Understand system wiring through various schematic diagrams of installed systems
  • Wire Building Automation System main components
  • Understand the various types of BAS communication protocols
  • Program various type of industry controllers
  • Comprehend the different types of operator interfaces and how they communicate
  • Describe control strategies and how buildings are optimized for peak efficiency
  • Define the different types of programming graphic methods
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Stationary (NTF)

Basic Controls & Building Automation Systems or have similar work experience