For anybody who want be professional in Heating and Ventilation
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    Needed Background
    The KNX Partner certificate is obligatory for this course.
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    The course takes 3 days and on the 4th day there is an exam. Total duration 15 hours
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    Procedure for conducting classes
    Half of the lessons are theoretical, half of the lessons are practical on the equipment of the training center. The exam contains only theoretical part.
Content of theoretical part
Heat, Temperature, Thermal energy, Thermal Output. Aggregate states. Heat Quantity. Thermal Capacity. Heat Meters. Heating Load Calculation. Humidity, Dewpint, Condensate Formation. Relative Humidity. ID-diagram. Comfort. Operative Temperature.

Chapter 1. Basic Know-How

Two Pipe System. Two Pipe System with Vertical Distribution. Two Pipe Systems with Horizontal Distribution. Tichelman System. Single Pipe Heating. Thermostatic Valve. Pump and Network Power Curve. Heating Curve. Hydraulic Balance. Heating Surfaces. Thermal Output and Arrangement. Output of Heating Surfaces. Cast Iron Radiators. Steel Pipe Radiators. Panel Heaters. Convector Heaters. Air Heaters. Surface Heating. Heating Circuit Manifolds. Symbols for Heating Systems.
Chapter 2. Heat Distribution Systems
Low-Temperature Boilers. Condensing Boilers. CHP. Heat Pump. Heat Pump Efficiency. Utilisation. Coefficient of Performance. Coefficient of Power. Performance Factor. Monovalent and Bivalent Operating Mode. Buffer Storage. Heat Sources for Heat Pumps. Solar Heat Collectors. Solar Coverage. Classification of Solar Thermal Systems.
Chapter 3. Heat Generators
Domestic Water Sources. Artesian wells. Harmful factors of artesian water and chemical composition control. Typical stages of water treatment. Mechanical filtration. Iron removal. Disinfection. Water softening. Water Quality. Temperature Limit.
Chapter 4. Drinking Water
HVAC System Requirements. EN 15232-2012. EN ISO 13789:2015-6. Energy Certificate.
Chapter 5. Legal Framework
How Steering Works. Block Diagram of Steering. How Adjustment Works. Controller, Comparator, Command Device. Closed Loop. Actuator. Comparator. Probe/Sensor. Demanding Control Tasks. Controller Types. Room Temperature Controller.
Chapter 6. Steering and Adjustment
Basic Principles of KNX Individual Room Temperature Control. Room Temperature Controller. Operating Modes. Operating Mode Settings. Operating Mode Priorities. PID Algorithm. Hysteresis Regulator. Switching Controller. Continuous Controller. PI Switching. Switching Valve Drives. Continuous Valve Drives. PWM. Setting PI Regulator Parameters. Proportional Range Xp. Reset Time Tn. Example of ETS Parameter Dialog with PI Controller Parameters. Advanced Functions in RTR. Fan Coil Integration.
Chapter 7. KNX Individual Room Temperature Control
Temperature Sensors. Brightness Sensors. Wind Sensors. Rain Detectors. Solar Radiations Sensors. Humidity Sensors. CO2 Concentration Sensors. Weather Stations & Combination Sensors.
Chapter 8. KNX Climate and Environment Sensors
KNX Connection via DDC Gateway or Conventional Actuators. Connection via KNX Gateway. Connection via External Heating Control.
Chapter 9. KNX Connection of Heating & Cooling Systems
1987: Older than KNX & LON. Not full implementation of OSI/ISO Levels. ASHRAE/ANSI 135-1995. ISO 16484-5:2016. BACNET Media. Object Orientation. BACnet Interoperability Module (BIM). BIM Client. BIM Server. Standard Device Profile. Protocol Implementation Conformance Statement (PICS). Conformity Test. BTL.
Chapter 10. BACnet
Supply AHU with water heating coil. Hot water coil and installation of frost protection capillary. Installing an air differential pressure sensor to monitor clogged filters. Coil supply control unit. Duct Temperature Sensor Installation. Difference Pressure Air Transducer Installation. Air handling unit operation algorithm. Authority of Coil supply control unit. Exhaust unit. AHU with rotary recuperator. AHU with cross heat exchanger. AHU with water Heat and Cool coils. AHU with water Heat, Cool and adiabatic humidifier.
Chapter 11. AHU Automation
Content of practical part
The tests for understanding matter of Chapter 7.

Theoretical Exercises
Using RTR for PID with PWM output (using ThermoElectric valve drive). Using RTR for PID with 1 Byte (Using Dimmer and Incandesce lamp) Output. Changing Modes via 1 bit telegrams. Using brightness sensor for switching light (twilight). Read values from WeatherStation. Using RTR to setting Fan Coil controller (setpoint, temperature, mode)
Hardware Exercises
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