Audience

This course is designed for BAS technicians, operators, designers, programmers, and service personnel who want to learn how to program BAS control sequences and troubleshoot existing BAS programs.

Pre-requisite knowledge

Awareness of the parts and pieces of BAS. Basic knowledge of HVAC control sequence concepts. 1 years of field experience or equivalent. 

Objectives

  • Demonstrate how to program a building automation system
  • Utilize design patterns and systems thinking to implement sequences
  • Develop 3 full programs from scratch utilizing the programming process

Key Topics

This course will focus on using graphical programming software to develop building automation programs. Some of the key topics this course will focus on are:

  • What programming is, how it works, and how programs are structured.
  • The purpose of points, different point types, and how points are used in programs.
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    The different logic blocks, what each logic block is used for, how to use each logic block, and when to use each logic block.
  • What design patterns are and how to apply design patterns to your BAS programs.
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    How to control valves, fans, pumps, dampers, and more with these fundamental design patterns.
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    Advanced design patterns like volumetric offset, lead-lag control, CO2 reset, and building static pressure control.
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    Three real-world programming challenges that test student learning and application.
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    Three common test processes that you will use to test your programs and to troubleshoot existing programs.

Successful completion will require:

Completion of all video lessons and successfully passing the course final exam with a score of 90% 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

"This was the first and only course I found that teaches the mindset to approach programming. I went from programming nothing to programming, chillers from sequences, in weeks."

-Kariem Dorset

Course Benefits

  • Learn at your own pace
  • Fully online
  • Lifetime access to the course
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    Regularly updated course material
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    Live bi-weekly office hours

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