Start date: October 10, 2016
Course Length: 6 weeks
Instructor: Ron Bernstein
Course Rating: 7.2/10
Credits for Course: 8.5 AIA LU (learning units)
New course: Smart Buildings and the Smart Grid.
Learn to design the networked, smart buildings of the future and earn AIA LU/HSW continuing education through interactive, self-paced online courses. Together with Consulting-Specifying Engineer and Heatspring.com, instructor Ron Bernstein, president of of RBCG LLC, is teaching six interactive courses covering Building Automation Systems (BAS):
- An Introduction to Smart Buildings
- Fundamentals of Building Open Control Networking Systems
- Smart Building System Design and System Integration
- Specifying Building Automation Systems
- An Introduction to Designing Building Automation Dashboards, User Interfaces, and Public Kiosks
- Smart Buildings and the Smart Grid.
Registration discounts are available to the first 30 seats and are offered on a first come, first served basis.
These self-paced courses are interactive and entirely online. The lecture videos and other materials are available any time, and the instructor responds to student questions as needed.
Learning Objectives for these courses:
- Smart Building Drivers and Key Concepts
- Introduction to Building Automation Systems
- Open Integrated Buildings
- Key Terms and Definitions
- Key Performance Indicators
- Enterprise and Supervisory Systems
- Device Functional Profiles
- Control Network
Ron Bernstein is president of RBCG LLC, providing consulting, engineering, research, and educational services to organizations needing help navigating their energy and automation strategy. RBCG works with end-users, owners, specifiers, suppliers, and integrators to develop IoT, interoperability, and open systems approaches to building automation systems (BAS), smart cities, outdoor lighting, BAS design, network security, control system architecture, and communication protocol implementations.
“The course content was focused, concise, and relevant. It gave me a good refresher/update on the current state of building automation systems [BAS] technology.” - Glenn Brady, Sun-Air Sheet Metal
"I enjoyed the course very much, I have been doing BAS for about 3 years now, and I learned a great deal from this course. I encourage anyone who is in the building automation industry to take this course..."
- Charlie Edwards