Specific Building Automation Courses
If you are looking for a low-cost option to learn how to execute the most common job tasks with Niagara then this course is for you! This course will cover the basics and will get you feeling comfortable with Niagara in very little time.
Students will do a comprehensive study of control sequences. We will move from simple terminal units all the way to complex central plants. During this course, the student will learn the theory specific to systems control. While this course will address theory, it is theory tempered by my experience with over a decade of working on some of the most complex projects in the world. Students will learn the why behind BAS control strategies and will leave with a solid understanding of “how” systems work.
A foundational course that provides the knowledge necessary for a career in Building Automation. This course is well suited for any professional in managerial, sales, or technical roles.
This course will teach students the complete system integration process. Students will create a business case, specification, and technical design. Once complete, students will use the included BACnet software to integrate multiple systems and will write a Windows Service to consume a live API. Finally, students will learn how to develop and implement a support program for their integrations.
This course provides students with a complete training in the skill of BAS Project Management. In this course students will be taken through the complete BAS project process and will perform a series of exercises to gain hands-on knowledge in performing these tasks. Students will be able to interact with the instructor through live office hours and discussion boards as they work through managing a project using real-world project documents in order to produce deliverables for their project.
In this course, students will learn the three major BAS Protocols that they will work with throughout their careers. This course will go in-depth and will provide students with a solid understanding of BACnet, LON, and Modbus. The course will include sample network traffic and a detailed analysis of all aspects of these three protocols.
You can enter this course with ZERO BAS programming knowledge, and you will leave the course with the ability to program VAV boxes, Rooftop Units, and Chillers from scratch. This course will also include everything you need:
In this course, BAS Professionals will learn how to create a full BAS Submittal package from scratch. Students will be provided with a set of submittal templates, checklists, and worksheets. As students move through the course they will learn the submittal process and will create a complete submittal package utilizing actual job drawings, specifications, and scope letters.
The purpose of this program is to make the student conversational in IT so that they confidently work with IT departments during the sales and operations phases of a BAS project. The student will spend 6 modules learning the fundamental IT skills needed to be “conversational” and then can dive deeper with more advanced topics and hands-on exercises in the remaining 7 modules.