Building Automation Fundamentals

Building Automation Fundamentals

$999.00

Building Automation Fundamentals takes the student through a complete look at BAS components, processes, and use scenarios. The purpose is to provide a foundational set of knowledge upon which the student can build their career. All of our other courses are dependent on a student having this foundational knowledge.

Building Automation Fundamentals takes the student through a complete look at BAS components, processes, and use scenarios. The purpose is to provide a foundational set of knowledge upon which the student can build their career. All of our other courses are dependent on a student having this foundational knowledge.

 Here's a sample of the course content:

 

This course is:

  • Fully online, self-paced course
  • Overall course length is 10 hours and 45 minutes
  • Bi-weekly live office hours to discuss the course with the instructor
  • Access to all course material for (1) one full year

 

Audience

This course is targeted towards new salespersons, technicians, designers, operators, consulting engineers, and project managers. This course provides the foundational knowledge for all of our other courses.

 

Pre-requisite knowledge

No pre-requisite knowledge is required.

 

Objectives

  • Posses a foundational knowledge of BAS that will support you throughout the rest of your career
  • Be prepared for conversations with customers, hiring managers, and other building professionals
  • Eliminate project delays caused by a lack of familiarity with BAS, so that your projects are delivered On-time and on-budget

    Key Topics

    This course will focus on providing the foundational knowledge that a BAS professional needs in order to succeed in the first two years of their BAS career. This course will cover BAS components, processes, and technologies.

    • Gain a complete overview of building automation systems
    • Learn the five different pieces of BAS hardware and how each piece functions within a full-blown BAS
    • Learn the three different BAS architectures, the pros and cons of each architecture, and how to use each architecture
    • Learn what points, trends, and alarms are, how and when to use them and point naming strategies for your BAS
    • Learn what a user interface is, how to properly structure graphics, why and how to use BAS reporting, and how to create an optimized scheduling strategy
    • Learn the three different BAS architectures, the pros and cons of each architecture, and how to use each architecture
    • Learn what control systems are, why control systems matter, the four different kinds of control systems, and how to tie each control system type into your BAS
    • Learn what control modes are, how the 7 common control modes work, when to use each control mode, and how to adjust each control mode
    • Learn what a protocol is, how the 3 most common protocols work, when to use each protocol, and how to use each protocol
    • Learn what the three types of controls work are, how each type of controls work is done, what your role in each type of controls work is
    • Learn the fundamentals of electricity, how wiring works and the different parts of wiring, what a circuit is, and how relays and safeties work in a circuit
    • Learn the key pieces and parts of an IT system and how each part relates to a BAS
    • Learn what the main construction documents are, how to use the documents as a BAS professionals, and how to interpret and use BAS controls documents
    • Learn what test and balance is, how the BAS professionals is involved in the T&B process, what commissioning is, and how to create and perform functional tests
    • Learn the basics of systems integration, what the three types of integration are, and when to perform each type of integration

      Successful completion will require:

      Completion of all video lessons and successfully passing the course final exam with a score of 70% or greater.

       

      Upon successful completion you will get:

      Receive a certificate of completion and your name will be added to the certification database.

       

      Student Testimonial

      ​"​I didn't realize a course like this existed, there is such a dearth of training materials in this industry and I have been so overwhelmed in starting this role. I think this course has given me a language aptitude for the industry I didn't have previously. I've highly recommended your course and structure to my colleagues and even some of my customers!"

      -​Stephanie McCurley Mason ​Sunbelt Controls

       

      Course Benefits

      • Learn at your own pace
      • Fully online
      • Regularly updated course material
      • Live bi-weekly office hours
      • Access to all course material for (1) one full year

       

       

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