- Concentrating on achieving the deliverable rather than explaining control theory
- What are we trying to achieve?
- How do we control different systems - How do we make them do what we want?
- What equipment is used and how does it work?
Session 1: Heating & Hot Water Systems
- Boilers. Single v Modular. Step control. Primary circuit control.
- Constant temperature and compensated temperature control.
- Pressureless headers, TRVs 2 & 3 way valves (on/off, mixing v diverting).
- Provision of thermostatic control. Building Regulations requirements.
- Time, temp and interlock with boiler pump. Desirable temperatures.
- Pumped secondary, monitoring of stored water temperatures to minimise risk of legionella.
Session 2: Mechanical Ventilation & Air ConSystems
- How different systems work
- dew point stat
- reset for minimum zone requirement
- local reheat VAV fan speed control
- Ch W controls.
- Return temperature sensing.
- Compressor, Condenser and Evaporator controls.
- Compressor capacity controls.
- Heat pumps - reverse cycle
Session 3: Cooling & Refrigeration Systems
- Chilled water control for different systems.
- Dew point control. Chiller temperature and capacity control.
- Heat recovery. Control of different compressors.
- Air and water-cooled condensors. Storage systems. Thermosyphons.
Session 4: Sensors and BEMS
- A review of the control hardware used.
- Appropriate control: Review of Building and Energy Management Systems - their advantages and disadvantages
- Understanding the principles of control operation
- Practical insight to control components that are used
- Understanding how different systems are required to work to meet performance requirements
- Selection of control valves
- Developing a critical approach to control system specification, especially BEMS.
Who Should Attend
The course is designed for all engineers involved in the design, operation and maintenance of HVAC systems.
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