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The ES ChillerVu™ course is an elective in the Controls Expert Training series. This course will provide a technician the necessary skills to install, commission and support Carrier’s ChillerVu™ plant control solution.

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2 days $350 classroom

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Automated Logic Corporation has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 12100 Sunset Hills Rd., Suite 130, Reston, VA 20190; (703) 234-4065. BAS University is the continuing education organization of Automated Logic Corporation.


Class Overview

The ES ChillerVu™ course is an elective in the Controls Expert Training Series. This course will provide a technician the necessary skills to install, commission and support Carrier’s ChillerVu™ plant control solution. This course is exclusive to registered Carrier Controls Expert Offices. For more information on the Carrier Controls Expert Program, please contact your local Carrier Controls sales representative or visit

Who Should Attend this training

This course is intended for new and existing Carrier Controls Expert ES level technicians to ensure they can properly use and setup Carrier’s ChillerVu™ plant control solution. This course is an elective for new and existing ES level technicians.

HVAC Training Objectives

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, each student should be able to:

  • Describe the ChillerVu™ product
  • Use PSM library (.sal)
  • Set up ChillerVu™
  • Use ChillerVu™ to create a system
  • Complete a ChillerVu™ change order

Learning Methods Used

This course uses a combination of classroom lecture, demonstrations using the controls simulators, computer lab and workshops to present the material. Student’s achievement of the learning objectives is determined by successful completion of the workshops, and final written exam. Workshops are instructor guided exercises using the procedures taught in the lectures.

Class Details

Topics Covered

All times are approximate and shown as (classroom hours/lab or workshop hours).

Product Overview (2.0/2.0)
  • ChillerVu™ Literature / Hardware / Software / Communications & Protocols 
  • Plant Layout
  • SNAP Pallet
  • Standard Applications
PSM Library (.sal) (1.0/1.0)
  • CHW Manager – Chillers – Equal & Dissimilar Parallel 
  • Tower Manager – Cooling Towers – Equal Sized Parallel
  • Primary Pump Manager – Constant Speed & Variable Primary Flow 
  • Secondary Pump Manager – Variable Speed
  • Chiller System - Single 
  • Cooling Towers - Single 
  • Chilled Water Pumps – Basic Arrangements
ChillerVu Setup (2.0/2.0)
  • Updates and Libraries
  • EquipmentBuilder Applications
  • ACR/RCR Chiller Manager
  • Single Chiller
  • Cooling Tower Manager
  • Single Cooling Tower
  • Pump Manager
  • Create a system in SiteBuilder
  • Add ChillerVu™ to SiteBuilder
  • Scan Open Equipment in i-Vu®
  • Bind Open Equipment to ChillerVu™
  • Scan CCN Equipment in i-Vu®
  • Bind CCN equipment to ChillerVu™
  • Add control programs in i-Vu®
  • Hardware and Network point checkout
ChillerVu System Overview (1.0/1.0)
  • Live Plant Overview
  • Manager Properties Setup
  • Equipment Properties Setup
  • Manager Logic Page
  • Equipment Logic Page
ChillerVu Change Order (1.0/1.0)
  • Dissimilar Parallel Chillers (Add/Drop)
  • Add/Delete Programs
  • Chiller Rotation Selection Array

Class Requirements

Completion Requirements

To receive a certificate for this course student must be present for the entire course, complete all workshops and receive a grade of 70% on graded final.

Prerequisite requirements

Student must have completed the CCE ES SNAP Programming course. It is expected the student will have working knowledge of i-Vu® and a basic working knowledge of chiller plants, how they operate and how they are controlled.


An introductory knowledge of commercial air conditioning and heating systems, commercial building design and design process is desirable. A working knowledge of controls and control theory is also required. Familiar with i-Vu® and building automation systems.


You will need to bring with you a laptop and mouse with these requirements:

  • 2 GHz processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 2 GB Disk Space
  • 1 USB Port
  • Internet Explorer 8, 9 or 10
  • DVD Drive
  • Windows 8 Enterprise or Professional (32 or 64 bit) OR Windows 7 Pro or Ultimate (32 or 64 bit) OR Windows Vista Business or Ultimate Editions (32 or 64 bit)
  • i-Vu®Tech Tools (part number: USB-TKIT) version 6.0 with latest patches.
  • USB-L Kit


Students in this course receive a course workbook.


This class is held in a class and business casual dress is appropriate. Any safety equipment required for these lab tours will be furnished.


Class starts at 8 AM Monday and runs from 8 AM till 5 PM each day including Friday if class is scheduled at the end of a week. Travel arrangements should be made accordingly.


All courses are taught at BAS University (Kennesaw, GA), unless noted otherwise. Location and lodging information will be provided at the time of registration.