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Maximize your building automation system
Three-part on-demand webinar series

Building automation and controls strategies are changing the landscape of commercial and industrial facilities.

These intelligent systems offer a powerful solution to ensure buildings run at peak performance. However, building automation systems (BAS) must be utilized correctly to avoid common pitfalls. Join us for an interactive three-part webinar series designed to help you get the most out of your BAS.

Who should view

Facility managers and engineers, HVAC system designers, engineers and contractors, energy efficiency specialists, building owners, maintenance and operations personnel, energy and sustainability managers, and anyone with interest in building automation systems.

In order to receive credit for viewing these webinars, you'll need to pass a short quiz (one for each webinar). A link to the quizzes will be provided in your registration confirmation email. Separate registration is required for each individual requiring continuing education credit.

All credits have different expiration dates, so it is to your advantage to take the quizzes as soon as possible.

AFE These webinars support a topic within the body of knowledge outlined by the Association for Facilities Engineering CPE/CPMM/CPS Certification Programs, and each webinar should count as 0.1 CEUs (1.0 hours) toward re-certification.

BOC Each webinar offers up to 1 point for BOC certified operators.

BOMI Each webinar is approved for 1 continuing professional development point toward renewal of the professional designations offered by BOMI International.

WI-PE Each webinar is geared towards professional engineers in the State of Wisconsin and offers up to 1 professional development hour (PDH). The course participant must decide if these are qualifying events as defined in the relevant Wisconsin Administrative Code https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/admin_code/a_e/13.pdf

These webinars will not be pre-approved for GBCI credits; however, if you believe the content is applicable to your credential, you can self-report credits.

Part 1: Utilize building automation systems to troubleshoot in real-time

  • Building automation system introduction
  • Sequences of operation
  • Methodical troubleshooting demonstration
  • Troubleshooting exercises

Part 2: Make better use of trend data

  • Trend data basics
  • Troubleshooting demonstration and exercise
  • Benchmarking and right-sizing demonstration and exercise
  • Identifying energy conservation opportunities (ECO)

Part 3: Cost-benefit analysis: Quantifying energy conservation opportunities

  • ECO basics and common metrics
  • Simple payback calculations
  • Estimating savings from load reductions
  • Estimating savings from efficiency improvements 

Miles RyanMiles Ryan, commissioning engineer, Questions & Solutions Engineering

Miles has eleven years of experience in the industry, getting his start as a Civil Engineering Officer in the Air Force. He served in various roles overseeing the design, construction, and operation of facility mechanical systems at Grand Forks AFB, ND. In 2015, he became a mechanical systems instructor at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT). Since leaving active duty in 2018, he has remained on faculty at AFIT as an Air Force Reservist to continue teaching courses in HVAC control systems as well as HVAC design and analysis. He holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Montana State University and M.S in architectural engineering from University of Colorado Boulder. He is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Ohio.


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