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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
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FACM 2050 - Computerized Maintenance and Energy Management Systems

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 2Lab 2
Course Description: This course covers the basics of commercial building operation. Topics covered will include air handlers, pneumatic control systems, DDC, and analog control systems. Also included will be instruction on how energy management computers are utilized to monitor and control HVAC equipment. Instruction will also include the operation of a computerized energy management program. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): HVAC 1042  and CAPL 1000  or consent of instructor.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Entering Data
  2. Input and Output Points
  3. Maintenance Objectives
  4. Overview of Energy Management
  5. Pneumatic and DDC controls
  6. Preventive Maintenance
  7. Producing Reports
  8. Safety
  9. Scheduling
  10. Systems Available
  11. Types of Maintenance Programs
  12. Work Orders

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate safety procedures.
  2. identify unsafe practices.
  3. evaluate Century College energy management system.
  4. explain energy savings.
  5. explain types of filters.
  6. perform adjustments and calibrations on pneumatic controls.
  7. identify types of HVAC systems.
  8. print out workorders.
  9. enter equipment data.
  10. analyze types of programs.
  11. operate computerized maintenance management programs.

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