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CESA 5820 - Controls and Operations Management

Centre for Energy Systems Applications Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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Course Details

This course presents the actions, policies, strategies and management systems required by day-to-day operations of buildings through the integration of building controls. This course is to give a full understanding of how to operate and maintain a building automation system and how to use that system to improve the ongoing energy efficiency of facilities operations.

Prerequisite(s)

CESA 5320 and CESA 5620

Credits

2.5

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Review and extract information from balancing reports.
  • Review and extract information from commissioning reports and shop drawings.
  • Create a daily log and determine what is required to be recorded.
  • Set up trends and alarms.
  • Apply information provided by alarms and history reports.
  • Determine the sequence of operations of the system and compare it to shop drawings.
  • Justify which points are meant to be in automatic or manual.
  • Complete seasonal end-to-end checks on all the major mechanical inputs and outputs (retro-commissioning).
  • Perform simple diagnostics on systems.
  • Outline management systems to support ongoing maintenance and efficient operations of buildings through use of controls systems.

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

CESA 5820 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Building Controls & Energy Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate

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