This class focuses on whole building integration and controls will offer designers a conceptual, high-level overview of connected buildings and key control systems. This course will focus on the basics of each system and how to effectively communicate concepts to clients, vendors, and other members of the design team. Integrating lighting, controls, shading, AV, BMS/BAS software, and other connected systems involves multiple disciplines, and the technical knowledge can often seem overwhelming. This aims to consolidate and conceptualize, supporting the designer or project manager in strategically coordinating responsibility and offering the most value for each client.
Understand the most common connected building systems and why it’s important for them to talk with each other
Define the most common methods of building communication and apply these concepts to any system or protocol
Identify key lighting control and dimming protocols, how to network a lighting system, and how to plan for consistency
Hold specifications by applying key concepts to documentation, the design team, and to vendors
Length: 1 Hour
Credits: 1 LU/HSW
Target: Architect, Engineer
Health Safety Welfare: Yes
Sustainable Design: Yes
IESNA Lighting Certification (LC): Yes, 1 LEU (NCQLP’s 1.0 Continuing Education Lighting Course/1.1 AIA Courses)
USGBC’s LEED Green Associate and LEED AP with Specialty: Yes, LEED "Green building task" credit, not "LEED-specific task"
NCEES Professional Engineer (PE): Dependent on individual state’s acceptance of AIA courses
ASID/IDCEC: Not formally approved at this time
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