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The ES SNAP Custom Programming course is the third in the Controls Expert Training Series. This course will provide a technician the necessary skills to develop custom application programs using Carrier’s SNAP custom programming tool for use with Carrier’s i-Vu® Open general purpose controllers.


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2 days $350 classroom --
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.

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Class Overview

The ES SNAP Custom Programming course is the third in the Controls Expert Training Series. This course will provide a technician the necessary skills to develop custom application programs using Carrier’s SNAP custom programming tool for use with Carrier’s i-Vu® Open general purpose controllers. 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 carrier.com/controls-experts.

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 an i-Vu® Pro system in the field. This course is a required component for both new and existing ES level technicians.

HVAC Training Objectives

Learning Objectives

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

  • Building a control program 
  • Build a logic symbol 
  • Create & decipher a control program 
  • SNAP tools 
  • Editing a control program 
  • Properties pages 
  • Describe the different types of microblocks 
  • Read a sequence of operations and translate it to a program 
  • Simulate a program to find errors 
  • Define microblock properties

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).

Building a Control Program (2.0/2.0)
  • Verify option settings 
  • Save a control program 
  • Place the microblocks 
  • Connect microblocks with wires 
  • Edit microblock properties 
  • Simulate the control program
Build a Logic Symbol (1.0/1.0)
  • Select and define BACnet inputs 
  • Select and define a BACnet value 
  • Select and define a PID loop 
  • Select and define additional microblocks 
  • Select and define a BACnet output 
  • Add wires and labels 
  • Add a symbol to the favorites list 
  • Add another logic symbol to your program 
  • Complete your program
Create & decipher a control program (1.0/1.0)
  • Create a control program using EquipmentBuilder
  • Verify sequence of operations Sabotage logic Fix logic
SNAP tools (1.0/1.0)
  • Info
  • Find
  • Edit Common Properties
  • Palette
Editing a control program (1.0/1.0)
  • Create a .logicsymbol
  • Modify a control program
Properties pages (1.0/1.0)
  • Reorder microblocks
  • Add section headers to the Edit Order list
  • Add expand/collapse sections on the properties page
  • Align items on the properties page

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

IS Certification and a working understanding in HVAC controls and a minimum of 9 months working with the i-Vu® Applications Suite.

SUGGESTED BACKGROUND

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.

MATERIALS TO BRING

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

WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE

Students in this course receive a course workbook.

APPROPRIATE DRESS FOR THIS CLASS

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 HOURS

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.

LOCATION & LODGING

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