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The Smart Buildings Academy Podcast | Teaching You Building Automation, Systems Integration, and Information Technology

The weekly podcast where Phil Zito discusses topics related to building automation and provides useful tips and action packed examples to help you better understand building automation.
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Now displaying: June, 2019
Jun 24, 2019

Hot water systems are the lifeblood of your occupant's comfort. But how do you control them?

In this week's episode, we discuss how to control hot water systems. 

  • We dive into the concepts of phase change, heat transfer and how to optimally utilize your heat sources.
  • We discuss how to properly stage and control hot water systems
  • We also look at how to utilize steam heating effectively
Jun 17, 2019

Learning how to control hydronic systems with your building automation system can be a challenge. In this episode, we continue our multi-part series on how to control HVAC systems using your building automation system. In this episode you will learn:

  • How to chilled water systems work
  • Common variables that affect the control of chilled water systems
  • How cooling towers work and the effect of humidity on the condenser water
  • And much more.
Jun 10, 2019

Have you ever wondered how to control an RTU or AHU using your BAS?

What comes first? What do you need to know? 

In this episode, we walk through how to control airside systems and discuss the nuances associated with controlling RTU's, 100% OAU, and MA SP AHU's.

Jun 3, 2019

How do you control HVAC systems with your building automation system?

In part one of our multipart episode, we will discuss how to control the process variables in a space. After all, everything begins with having proper temperature, humidity, pressure, and airflow within the space.

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