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2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
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NRG 182 - Commercial HVAC Controls

4 Credit(s)

Controls perspective on commercial HVAC systems, ranging from older pneumatically controlled systems to newer digitally controlled systems. Comparing the benefits of different mechanical room systems and control systems. Retrofit opportunities and other energy conservation measures.

Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
1. Gain functional knowledge of a variety of commercial HVAC control systems
2. Build expertise in identifying and describing existing mechanical room control systems
3. Develop a control system sequence of operation
4. Be able to interpret energy code compliance for HVAC control system
5. Be able to document and specify selected DDC devices and controllers as part of a system retrofit
6. Develop preliminary schematic design for a Building Automation System (BAS) upgrade
7. Produce a BAS points list
8. Develop a BAS upgrade cost estimate
9. Be able to identify control system retrofit opportunities and other energy conservation measures

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