Prerequisites:

» Working knowledge of CBAS Level I skills including CBAS system architecture, software navigation, basic logic and point programming, database handling.

» Trainees must bring their own laptop with CBAS 15.2 installed. Trainees will use this laptop for programming exercises and will also receive copies of example databases for future reference.

Day 1

  • HVAC Systems Overview – Controls theory & Application of Computrols Products
    • Chillers
    • Cooling Towers
    • Boilers
    • Pumps
    • AHU Control
    • Water Source Heat Pumps
    • DX Control
  • Controls Programming Methodology – AHU, RTU, FCU, WSHP
    • System points/Software points
    • Constant Volume
    • Varieties of AHU configuration
    • VAV zones with Dump damper or VFD
    • Face and Bypass
    • Static pressure control
    • Whole-building fans
    • AHU staging
    • Free cooling/Economizer control
    • Pre-heat coils, Steam or HW
    • Cooling Coil, CHW or DX
    • Re-heat coil, Steam , Hot Water or electric
    • Humidity control/Humidifiers
    • Filters
    • Free Cooling and OSA Units
  • Controls Programming Methodology – VAV, FTB
    • SA Reset
    • Static Pressure Reset
    • Morning Warmup, etc
    • AHU control considerations

Day 2

  • Controls Programming Methodology – Chillers, Boilers, Pumps, Towers
    • Lead/Lag/Standby with scheduled rotation and failover
    • PID Gain Scheduling
    • Isolation valves
    • Chilled Water Bypass valves for flow
    • CHW Reset/AHU implications
    • Boiler enable/alarming
    • Differential Pressure concerns
    • Variations in Cooling Tower design and control
    • Evaporative Cooling
    • Dew Point and Relative Humidity
    • Condenser water bypass valve
    • Water Side Economizers
  • Controls Programming Methodology – 3rd Party Protocols
    • Considerations for On vs Over Controller
    • Frequency/speed of commands and buffer queue impact on polling
    • Peer to Peer
  • CBASWeb
    • Setup/Configuration
    • Tenant OT and CBAS Programming
    • Dashboards
    • Access Control
    • Graphics Import

Day 3

  • Site Tours
    • 2-3 active sites
    • Full systems reviews of controls – hardware and software
    • Discussion of challenges and resolutions
    • Review of programming strategies in CBAS