||This course is a continuation of Building Automation I. Topics covered include more critical building safety and security systems. These systems include fire systems and security and access control systems; voice, data and video systems; and automated building operations. Students will gain hands-on experience installing, programming and troubleshooting live systems.
- Compare and identify the functions of fire alarms and fire suppression systems, different types of signaling and how devices are triggered.
- Identify and describe the wiring, signaling modes, initiating devices and their operation.
- Compare the different types of security systems, types of protection and supervision, and the behaviors and arming options of each.
- Describe control panel operation, selection and operation of sensing, notification and interface devices.
- Describe how to integrate security systems with other building systems for additional public safety.
- Describe access control systems, common features, and different types of credential and barrier devices.
- Identify common strategies for integrating access control systems with other building systems for additional public safety.
- Describe different types of video-data-voice systems and their integration with other building systems.
- Compare features, advantages and control applications for digital video-data-voice systems.
- Identify ways in which controls for different building systems interact in an integrated building automation system.
- Evaluate the possibilities for green buildings, alternative energy savings and life safety systems integrated into common commercial buildings, homes and industries.
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