The HVAC Controls / Building Automation Systems Program is an advanced program totaling 87 instructional hours, videos included. Students will take one course at a time in a systematic progression through courses that lay a good foundation, then move into commercial HVAC systems and through the specific technologies of controls systems.
Ron Auvil presents a comprehensive program of content rich building automation lectures, labs and content. This program is best for experienced technicians with expert understanding of electrical theory.
Students are enrolled as online asynchronous independent study. This access allows students to login at their convenience 24/7/365. The courses were written by Ron Auvil who is the Author of HVAC Control Systems, American Technical Publishers.
Along with the courses described below, Ron also teaches these topics in a series of recorded video lecture presentations included with each learning module. This program is NATE recognized for 90 hours of continuing education (CEHs) which are applicable to NATE re-certification.
The courses making up the Program
1. 153 HVAC Control Systems Fundamentals
2. 154 HVAC Control Systems Types and BAS Basics
3. 155 HVAC BAS Installation and Strategies
4. 156 HVAC BAS System Management and Advanced Technologies
5. 157 HVAC Troubleshooting DDC Systems & Components
This program is designed for HVAC technicians, facilities managers, and commercial maintenance technicians who have already completed an educational program for HVAC and/or have current industry work experience in the field. The program will build on your existing knowledge of HVAC fundamentals and equipment and help you learn HVAC Controls and Building Automation Systems.