Building Controls I: An Introduction to Building Controls

Have you ever been in a meeting in a conference room where the room was just too hot? Or too cold? Did you find it uncomfortable and hard to concentrate? Have you ever considered how much money is wasted when things like that are not addressed? What’s the solution? The control system within a building is very important to the energy efficiency of the building, and also to the comfort of the building’s occupants. In this class, we will learn a simple definition of a control system, learn the components of a control system, and describe some fundamental types of control and control loops.

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This course is accredited by: IEEE, USGBC, BPI, BOMI, CIBSE, ACORE, REEP, FIRE, AFE, CPD, IAAT, and FENITEL


Schneider Electric
Date: June 17th, 2011
Length: 45 minutes


Building Automation Systems
Building Systems
Facilities Operations and Management
Facilities Operations, Maintenance and Engineering
Operating and Maintaining Electrical and Mechanical Systems
Operating and Maintaining HVAC Systems