How To Save Years Of "Doing Your Time" And Learn BAS In Hours


Why You Must Learn the Fundamentals of Building Automation

Back in 2007, I had just left the Navy and was working as a BAS Technician. If I'm honest with you I wasn't at all qualified for this job but I got it nonetheless. On this particular day I was asked to go and work on setting up a BAS server and getting the client software installed. 

I had no idea what that meant...

And you know what, that's the situation many BAS professionals are in every single day. Sales people, technicians, facility operators, and design engineers are staking their reputations and careers on the choices they make. And underneath these choices is a shakey foundation of BAS knowledge.

Why is that?  

I've found that it's largely because of four false beliefs related to Building Automation. Those beliefs are:

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    I'll admit that you do have to spend a little time actually working in a job that exposes you to BAS but probably not in the way you think. There are only a few key topics that you need to understand in order to have a foundation on which to build your career. But you may also be thinking that... 
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    The reality is the changes in BAS have been minor at best. We still use the same basic components that we used back in the 1990's. Sure there have been some minor additions with changes to servers and networks but by and large all the BAS parts and pieces are the same...
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    At this point you may be saying to yourself but I'm in sales or I'm a mechanic. I just can't figure out that "techie" stuff. That my friend is a limiting belief and it isn't true. A BAS is much easier to learn then sales or mechanical systems. This is because everything you need to learn about BAS can be easily taught in less than two days.
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    Ah now we are getting to an interesting challenge. In the past this was a very true statement. In order to learn BAS you would have to first find somewhere that taught it all in one fail swoop and then you would have to take time off work to travel to the training. Once you went through the training you would have to hope that you got a chance to apply what you learned before you forgot it.

So at this point you may be feeling a little discouraged, you can't take time off work and traveling is to cost prohibitive. You know that there are some community colleges that will teach you BAS but their programs require years and also teach a lot of stuff you don't need to know. 

You may have resigned yourself to hoping that you pick things up along the way. Well my friend hope is a lot of things but it is NOT a career strategy!


But There Is Good News!

Online training changes the game. When online training is done right you are able to learn exactly what you need to know on-demand, at your own pace. And the best thing is that if you don't get a chance to apply what you learning you can come back to the training.

But here's the deal. Most online training is done wrong. Here are the three things you must look for in online training:

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    The training must be on-demand. Having scheduled, training that requires you to take time off work for days at a time eliminates the whole benefit of online training. Sure you don't have to travel but you're still having to take time off work and you're being rushed through a topic, regardless of if you understand it or not.
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    The training must include some form of on-going instructor interaction. Most folks who do online training ninja vanish the day that the training is over. Have a question, good luck getting it answered. A good online training program needs a mechanism to support you after the training.
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    The training must grow based on the students needs. The problem with live instructor led training is that it is accurate only for that moment in time. If a change happens in the industry or a group of students have the same question there is no way to update the training. That's why the course provider must continue to update and expand on the course material.

What Your Course Experience Could Be Like

I realize for a lot of you, you've been given a false choice in your career. You've been told there are only two ways to learn BAS:

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    Attend a trade school or university program for 2 to 4 years
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    Work in the field for years on end and pick it up through trial and error

That simply is not the case, I've had over 2,100+ students go through my online courses and see amazing results. But how do you know that my online courses aren't making the mistakes I described earlier?

I figured the best way to answer that question was to show you exactly what your experience will be like once you enroll as a student in Building Automation Fundamentals. 

Upon purchasing the course you will be emailed your course workbook and you will be emailed your course login name. This email will also contain a link so that you can create a password for your login.

From there you will be taken to the online course. You will have immediate access to all of the course modules that you purchased. This means you can immediately begin learning and applying what you learn. 

And you also have access to:

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    Download all of the course materials including the video, audio, and text files for each lesson enabling you to learn no matter where you are.
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    Biweekly group office hours calls. These calls will occur every other week and will be your time to come onto a group webinar where you will be able to ask your questions and get direct answers from me.
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    The course final exam and if you pass you will be awarded a course completion certificate that demonstrates you understand the fundamentals of building automation.

Now before I take you through what is in each module, l should probably introduce myself

About the Instructor

My name is Phil Zito and I am going to guide you through the fundamentals of Building Automation. I started back in 2007 with no knowledge of BAS. I got let go from my first job in BAS and fought my way back into the field within two weeks. I know what it's like to struggle with BAS.

But here's the deal. From that point on I dedicated myself to mastering BAS. 

Through the help of some great mentors and many, many long nights of self-study I taught myself BAS, IT, and Systems integration. Over the course of 10 years I went from a struggling technician to, leading a $60M dollar branch with 22 techs and project managers, and before I resigned to start Building Automation Monthly I was leading the technical systems integration program at Johnson Controls.

I know exactly what you need to know and I have the field experience to back it up!

“Everyone is capable of succeeding in Building Automation. All you need is the right guide to show you the way and point out the landmines along the path. I am that guide.”

Now That We Know Each Other

Let me tell you what this course is all about. Building Automation Fundamentals is a online course that will give you a solid foundation on which to build and grow your BAS career. 

This course is targeted at anyone who works with Building Automation Systems. Now, what exactly does that mean?

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    If you work at a supplier and sell to building automation companies this course will help you understand the systems those companies install allowing you to provide the best support out there
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    If you design buildings and regularly specify building automation system this course will give you a solid foundation in the parts and pieces of a BAS as well as tips and tricks to create amazing practical and effective designs
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    If you service, install, or operate a building automation system this course will teach you the core knowledge you need to know in order to work with building automation systems
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    If you sell to or consult with building owners and operators this course will enable you to join the conversation already going on in your prospects head so that you can close more business.

In the next section I'll take you through what is in each module.

Core Modules

  • MODULE 1
  • MODULE 2
  • MODULE 3
  • MODULE 4
  • MODULE 5
  • MODULE 6

Module 1: Overview of Building Automation Systems

Duration: 13m

Gain a complete overview of building automation systems

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    Learn what a building automation system is so you don't look like a fool when interacting with other building automation professionals
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    Discover the key parts of building automation systems that most people aren't using so that you become the expert people rely on

Advanced Modules

  • MODULE 7
  • MODULE 8
  • MODULE 9
  • MODULE 10
  • MODULE 11
  • MODULE 12
  • MODULE 13
  • MODULE 14
  • MODULE 15

Module 7: Control System Types

Duration: 39m

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

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    Explain the different control system types to pass job interviews and gain credibility
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    How pneumatics and analog systems can be tied into a BAS without spending a fortune!

Checkout a sample video from the course

Preview The Course Workbook




You Are Protected By Phil Zito's "Grow In Your Knowledge Of BAS Or Get All Your Money-Back, No-Fuss, 30-Day Guarantee"

My new program Building Automation Fundamentals comes with my No-Fuss, 30-day, 100% Money-Back Guarantee. 

By the time you finish this program, you will:

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

"My goal is to help you to take your knowledge of Building Automation to the next level. I know from experience that anyone can learn Building Automation. You do not need to be an engineer or even a technical person. It is my personal promise that I will teach you Building Automation, no matter where you are in your learning journey. I believe in my new program so much, I am offering a 30-day money back guarantee.  " 

If at any time during your first 30 days of owning this program you feel that I have not provided you the ability to better understand BAS, work with BAS, and resolve BAS issues then simply send an e-mail to and I will send you your refund within 3 business days. If you aren't satisfied for any reason, then I do not want to keep your money.

I want to be clear, there are no strings attached to my refund policy. You don't need to fill out a form or answer some questionnaire... and I promise I won't question you or pressure you to try to change your mind. (Just for the record I've had only 2 refund requests from over 1,350+ customers)

And you won't have to wait weeks for a refund. I will issue your refund within 3 business days.

What This Program Is Worth

This program will pay for itself and here's why:

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    You will gain a solid foundation to build the rest of your career on. This alone will easily save you the cost of the course in the time you gain back and the mistakes you avoid. (Savings of $5,000+)
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    You will learn the fundamentals of BAS, without leaving your house. You will not have to pay travel costs or take time off work. (Savings of $1,000 - $2,000)
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    You will learn only what you need to know in short video lessons. You will not be spending years learning on the job or attending long drawn out training programs. (Savings of $2,000)
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    With the Platinum Package you will have the chance to have me personally answer your BAS questions. You will be able to tap into my vast experience, which if you were able to buy would cost you $300/hr (Savings of $2,400)

This course is the culmination of my decade worth of experience. I've spent over $110,000 dollars acquiring this knowledge and I've spent over 100+ hours creating this course. The cost of my time and knowledge easily exceeds $140,000 dollars.

Why does that matter to you? Because, you are not buying a course. You are buying access to my experience. I've packaged everything you need to know into this course and I've put it in the exact order you need to learn it.

Get $5,600 in fast-action bonuses

When you purchase the online course package today you will get over $5,600 in quick action bonuses.

Office Hours biweekly conference call ($2,400 Value)

Biweekly office hours to discuss any questions related to the course. In the words of my students the ability to talk to me and have me answer their questions live has been an invaluable resource to them learning and applying the course material.

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    Tap into my experience and expertise and accelerate your knowledge growth
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    Get unstuck on any topics that are tripping you up
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    Gain tips and tricks to deal with your current situations


Final Exam and Certificate ($1,000 Value)

Showcase your knowledge to your current or future employer with a course completion certificate. Everyone is looking for qualified employees. Armed with the knowledge you learn and your course certificate you'll be able to stand out from other candidates.

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    Prove your knowledge by score 90% or above on the final exam 
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    Earn a certificate of completion to showcase your knowledge
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    Download the course at-a-glance document to explain what you learned to employers and supervisors


Download Everything and Learn Offline ($2,200 Value)

This is like having your own personal classroom, on the plane, in a car, on the bucket at a job site? It doesn't matter because with the ability to download all of my course material you can learn no matter where you are

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    Learn no matter where you are at, no matter when it is
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    Have the information you need at the tip of your fingers
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Start Today! Choose Your Plan Below

Online course package

  • 14 days access to the course
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    6 Core Modules
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    9 Advanced Modules
  • Biweekly Live Group Mentoring Calls
  • On-demand Audio and Video Downloads
  • Final Exam and Certificate
  • 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

Online course package

  • Lifetime Access
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    6 Core Modules
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    9 Advanced Modules
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    Biweekly Live Group Mentoring Calls
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    On-demand Audio and Video Downloads
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    Final Exam and Certificate
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    30 Day Money Back Guarantee


Here are some of the most common questions my students ask prior to enrolling in the course.

I'm not technical will this work for me?

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