ETM: Energy Management & Controls Technology

Courses

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ETM 1600C. ENERGY MANAGEMENT AND CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY FUNDAMENTALS.

322

ENERGY MANAGEMENT AND CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY FUNDAMENTALS Prerequisite: ETM 2943 This course provides a general overview of the Energy Management and Controls Technology industry. Topics include history, building automation systems manufacturers and contractors, industry scope and trends, career pathways and the skills sets required, types of building automation systems, and general building automation systems architecture. Please email ECPT Info <ecptinfo@valenciacollege.edu> to register for this course.(Special Fee $64.00).

ETM 1601C. ENERGY MANAGEMENT AND CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY DEVICES.

322

ENERGY MANAGEMENT AND CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY DEVICES Prerequisite: ETM 1600C This course will cover the major types of components found in BAS systems. Topics include standard I/O wiring, temperature devices, humidity devices, pressure devices, flow devices, life & equipment safety devices, actuators & dampers, control valves, power supply devices, transducers, relays & contactors, motor controls, enclosures, and power monitoring devices. (Special Fee: $64.00).

ETM 1602C. ENERGY MANAGEMENT AND CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY ADVANCED ELECTRICAL CONCEPTS.

322

ENERGY MANAGEMENT AND CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY ADVANCED ELECTRICAL CONCEPTS Prerequisites: ETM 1601C and CET 2486C This course builds upon electrical concepts covered in ETM 2943. Topics covered include power supplies, reactive electrical components, power distribution, circuit protection, electric motor theory, electric generator theory, types of electric motors, motor starters, switching devices, electrical symbols, pictorial diagrams, schematics, sequences of operation, basic electrical troubleshooting, voltage dividers, DC voltage & current sources, simplification theorems, AC current & voltage, oscilloscope fundamentals, reactive components & reactive circuits, basic filters, digital logic circuits, ladder logic, and shop drawings. (Special Fee: $64.00).

ETM 1603C. ENERGY MANAGEMENT AND CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY DESIGN AND INSTALLATION I.

322

ENERGY MANAGEMENT AND CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY DESIGN AND INSTALLATION I Prerequisites: ETM 1602C, CET 2486C, and BCN 2563C This course deals with how building automation systems are designed and properly installed and commissioned. Topics include building automation systems contracting, Lien Law, National Electric Code, low voltage contractor's license requirements, state & local codes, cabling practices, selecting device locations, network considerations, and conduit requirements. (Special Fee: $64.00).

ETM 1604C. ENERGY MANAGEMENT AND CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY DESIGN AND INSTALLATION II.

322

ENERGY MANAGEMENT AND CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY DESIGN AND INSTALLATION II Prerequisite: ETM 1603C This course continues the development of how building automation systems are designed and properly installed and commissioned which was begun in ETM 1603C: Energy Management and Controls Technology Design and Installation I. Topics include developing a commissioning plan, building automation systems commissioning, and control theory. (Special Fee: $64.00).

ETM 1605C. ENERGY MANAGEMENT AND CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION.

322

ENERGY MANAGEMENT AND CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION Prerequisites: ETM 1602C, COP 1000C This course investigates several building automation systems integration platforms present in the industry. Topics include: TCP/IP fundamentals, Modbus, Lonworks, BACnet, and Niagara AX. (Special Fee: $64.00).

ETM 2942. ENERGY MANAGEMENT AND CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY INTERNSHIP.

1-3variable

ENERGY MANAGEMENT AND CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY INTERNSHIP Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of all mandated courses in reading, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes; 18 credits including COP 1000C, ETM 1602C, and ETM 2943. The Program Director/Program Chair/Program Coordinator or Internship Placement Office has the discretion to provide override approval as it relates to the waiver of required program/discipline-related courses. This course allows the student to gain real-world experience by working with a local building automation systems company in the field for eight hours per week or alternatively, an equivalent number of hours on real-world automation projects at the college. Each earned credit of internship requires a minimum of 80 clock hours of work. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for credit up to 3 hours, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied.

ETM 2943. ENERGY MANAGEMENT AND CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY PRACTICUM.

12120

ENERGY MANAGEMENT AND CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY PRACTICUM This is a planned hands-on, lab based, technical skill building experience that provides students with an opportunity to develop their commercial HVACR skills set required to effectively understand and control building automation systems. This Practicum will involve earning the A/C, Refrigeration and Heating Technician certification conducted by Orange Technical College or successful completion of program through an agency partner.