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Course 4001

Fundamental HVAC Control Strategies

Course #4001
Course Duration : Monday - Friday
Course Cost per Student : $1150

Students will analyze the sequence of operations of HVAC systems and their associated controls, including Central Plants, Air and Water Distribution and Terminal Systems. The strategies learned can be applied to any controls system type or manufacturer.

Course Topics

  • HVAC Control Basics
  • Temperature and Humidity Control Basics
  • Psychrometrics
  • Energy Management Strategies
  • Building Pressurization
  • Chiller Piping Systems- Primary - Secondary Loops
  • Control Strategies for Water Distribution Systems
  • Cooling Towers
  • Boiler Piping Systems
  • Hot/Chilled Water Distribution Systems
  • Air Handling Unit Systems
  • Variable Air Volume Control Strategies
  • Control Strategies for Air Distribution Systems
  • Smoke Evacuation and Smoke Control Strategies
  • Terminal Equipment (Fan Coil Units, Computer Room Units, Exhaust Fans)
  • Air Balance Basics
  • Water Balance Basics
  • Variable Speed Drive Basics
  • Fuel Oil Systems- Pneumercator
  • Troubleshooting Strategies
  • Hands-on Labs

Course Location

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana

Courses can be hosted onsite at your Facility for a flat rate. No student limit.

This course has a minimum class size of 5 students and a maximum of 15. For more information, please contact Nathan Truitt via email or phone at enroll@tcsbas.com or (765) 481-8510.

Course 4002

Fundamentals of Building Automation Systems

Course #4002
Course Duration : Monday - Friday
Course Cost per Student : $1150

This course is designed to instruct the student in the principles of HVAC building automation controls. The course will provide an overview of all major components of building automation, networking, field devices, control wiring, electrical troubleshooting and control logic. The strategies and concepts learned can be applied to any controls system type or manufacturer.

Course Topics

  • Basic Electronics
  • Building Automation Architecture
  • Basic Concepts of Building Automation
  • Building Automation Design Basics
  • BAS Wiring Installation and Troubleshooting
  • Building Automation Networking
  • Input field devices and their functions
  • Output field devices and their functions
  • Electrical Controls Troubleshooting
  • HVAC Control Principles
  • Basics of Temperature Control
  • PID Loop Control Concepts (Control Loop Tuning)
  • IAQ control and Economizer Control
  • Building Pressurization and Smoke Evacuation
  • Basics of Controls Software troubleshooting
  • Third Party Interfacing (Chillers, Fuel Oil Systems)
  • Hands-on Labs

** Course 4001 is a recommended prerequisite

Course Location

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana

Courses can be hosted onsite at your Facility for a flat rate. No student limit.

This course has a minimum class size of 5 students and a maximum of 15. For more information, please contact Nathan Truitt via email or phone at enroll@tcsbas.com or (765) 481-8510