159 - HVACR IT For HVAC Technicians
(21 hours / 60 days) Advanced
Written by Ron Auvil
This course will prepare both HVAC and Controls Technicians to work on today’s modern web-based systems in a commercial HVAC Control System. This course will provide technicians with an introduction to Ethernet networking concepts, hardware, configuration, and troubleshooting. This course is aimed at HVAC technicians servicing automated control systems that are based on networked controllers. We will cover the basic operation of an Ethernet-based network, servers, and software tools. We’ll follow that with examples of the 19 most common causes of network problems, including their symptoms, diagnosis, and remedies. Professional relationships and collaboration with facility IT staff is emphasized throughout.
This course is NATE recognized for 21 hours of continuing education (CEHs) which are applicable to NATE re-certification.
- Introduction; Networking Personnel and Networking Basics Part 1
- Networking Personnel and Networking Basics Part 2
- HVAC Control System Networks
- Client Computers
- Wireless Networking: Hardware Troubleshooting Tools
- Software Troubleshooting Tools; Troubleshooting Scenarios
About The Instructor: Ron Auvil is a Staff Instructor for HVACRedu.net. He has 38 years of HVAC and Controls Experience. This includes 35 years teaching experience. He has worked as a senior controls technician for Johnson Controls. He has also taught HVAC controls classes across the United States for Johnson Controls, Honeywell, and others. He has written the definitive textbook on pneumatic and DDC control systems ‘HVAC Control Systems’ 3rd Edition, from American Technical Publishers.
Each course purchase allows 60 days enrollment to complete. Must obtain a 70% or higher to obtain CEU recognition. Course provides you with a Subject Matter Expert (mentor) to assist with questions and all course materials for the duration of the course.
Required Textbok not included with individule course sale: HVAC Control Systems, 4th Edition, by Ronnie J. Auvil American Technical Partners ISBN: 978-0-8269-0779-0