As a result of social distancing requirements recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Computrols will be hosting our first-ever, online training courses. Each course will include expert instruction over a three day period. Each day will include 3 to 4 hours of lecture with time for Q & A.
Don’t miss your final chance to get training on Computrols Building Automation System in 2019. We’ll be hosting our CBAS Level I Training Course from December 11th to the 13th at our state-of-the-art training facility just outside of New Orleans, LA.
This week, Computrols brought our CBAS Level I training course to three of our customers in Southern California. Computrols Manager of Strategic Partnerships, Mike Clayton was joined by our Dallas Branch Manager, Jeff Burnett, and Southern California Branch Manager, Andrew Walton, in conducting training courses onsite at National University, the San Diego Airport Rental Car Facility, and the Intersect Campus in Irvine.
The building automation industry is growing, and the trend doesn’t appear to be changing any time soon. According to research by IHS Technology via this Buildings.com article, the market for building automation equipment is projected to grow by more than 40% over the next five years.
If you are familiar with the industry, you are likely aware of the talent and knowledge gap between the seasoned veterans and industry newcomers. With many building engineers, system engineers, and controls specialists approaching retirement, there is a need for fresh talent in the industry. While fresh talent and enthusiasm are certainly needed, how is the knowledge gap being addressed? Continue reading Where to Get a Building Automation Degree→
Computrols is excited to announce the grand opening of it’s newly renovated corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility. The event will begin at 3pm on April 20th and will end at 7pm. Tours will be given on the hour beginning at 3pm, with the last tour beginning at 6pm. The ribbon cutting ceremony will start at 3:30pm with speeches from local politicians and Computrols’ leadership. Refreshments and food will also be provided at the event. Continue reading Computrols Grand Opening & Training→
Optimal Start/Stop is used to anticipate the heating or cooling needs of a space by starting equipment early enough to reach setpoint just at the beginning of scheduled occupancy. The Optimal Start/Stop function in CBAS does this by calculating the difference between the actual temperature and the occupied temperature setpoint. Based on a heating or cooling slope, the unit is started early enough to bring the space temperature to the desired level. Continue reading What is Optimal Start/Stop and How Does it Work?→
Computrols’ Strategic Partnerships Manager, Mike Clayton, recently lead our second CBAS Level I training of the year for Computrols’ customers and distribution partners. Participants received basic training on Computrols Building Automation Software including a thorough review of the various modes, database structure, navigation, and reporting capabilities. Clayton also brought in Computrols hardware for his trainees to get some hands-on experience with controllers. At the end of the course, the attendees all participated in a competition in which they were all given issues to solve in a live system.
This June we will be conducting our second CBAS Level I Training session of the year. The training will be held June 27-29 just outside of New Orleans, LA, home of Computrols corporate headquarters.
The training will be conducted by our Strategic Partnerships Manager, Mike Clayton, with assistance from Technical Support Manager, George Hingle, and others. Clayton and Hingle have both been with Computrols for 15+ years and bring a multitude of experience and insights to the training. Continue reading CBAS Training This Month→
The training began Tuesday, March 14 with a high-level overview of the software. Some of the topics covered in the morning session were views (text, hardware, and graphics), point command and program screen, schedules, and control loops. In the afternoon, the group jumped into some hands-on exercises in which they did basic programming such as adding controllers and points. Technical Support Manager, George Hingle, joined the class to assist with this portion of the training. Continue reading Distributors and Customers Participate in Computrols Level I CBAS Training→