Course Code: GES752
Learn HVAC fundamentals, commercial building heating and cooling systems, IAQ and commercial air handling units, HVAC system energy sources, and control principles.
Study control systems, electrical and electronic control systems, building automation systems and controllers, operator interfaces, and building automation system inputs and outputs.
Explore building automation system installation, computer networks, web-based control, direct digital control strategies, supervisory control strategies, and building automation retrofit of existing systems.
Explore building system management, energy audits, utility structures, and building automation systems.
Learn about troubleshooting tools and safety, input troubleshooting with multiple scenarios, and output troubleshooting with typical field scenarios.
Complete the course by learning about field controller level troubleshooting, basic web-based control systems troubleshooting, and web-based control systems troubleshooting.
I. 153 HVACR Control Systems Fundamentals
A. HVAC Fundamentals
B. Commercial Building Heating Systems
C. Commercial Building Cooling Systems
D. IAQ and Commercial Air Handling Units
E. HVAC System Energy Sources
F. Control Principles
II. 154 HVACR Control System Types and BAS Basics
A. Control Systems
B. Electrical Control Systems
C. Electronic Control Systems
D. Building Automation Systems and Controllers
E. Operator Interfaces
F. Building Automation System Inputs and Outputs
III. 155 HVACR BAS Installation and Strategies
A. Building Automation System Installation, Wiring, and Testing
B. Computer Networks and Web Based Control
C. Direct Digital Control Strategies
D. Supervisory Control Strategies
E. Building Automation Retrofit of Existing Systems
IV. 156 HVACR BAS System Management and Advanced Technologies
A. Building System Management
B. Energy Audits and Utility Structures
C. Building Automation System Troubleshooting
D. Building Automation System Interoperability-Advanced Technologies
E. Building Commissioning
V. 157 Troubleshooting DDC Systems & Components Course
A. Troubleshooting Tools & Safety; Overview of ‘Typical’ DDC System Today
B. Input Troubleshooting with Multiple, Typical Field Scenarios
C. Output Troubleshooting with Multiple, Typical Field Scenarios
D. Field Controller Level Troubleshooting Part 1
E. Field Controller Level Troubleshooting Part 2 with Multiple, Typical Field Scenarios
F. Basic Web-Based Control Systems Troubleshooting Part 1
G. Web-Based Control Systems Troubleshooting Part 2 with Multiple, Typical, Field Scenarios
Ron Auvil is a Staff Instructor for HVACRedu.net. He has 38 years of HVAC and Controls Experience. This includes 35 years teaching experience. He has worked as a senior controls technician for Johnson Controls. He has also taught HVAC controls classes across the United States for Johnson Controls, Honeywell, and others. He has written the definitive textbook on pneumatic and DDC control systems HVAC Control Systems 3rd Edition, from American Technical Publishers.
To enroll in this course you must have completed an educational course for HVACR and/or have current industry work experience in the field.
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