Course #331-FX Field Controller Engineering

 Export Event
Location ACR Supply 4040 S. Alston Ave. Durham NC, 27713
Date Monday, April 27, 2020 (all day)
Duration   5d

This event has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Prerequisite: ACR Controls PM approval or have taken Course #231 basics

Date: April 27-May 1

Course Length: 3.5 Days 8am-4pm; 8am-11am Friday May 1

Location: ACR Supply 4040 S. Alston Ave. Durham NC, 27713

This course is designed for those who need advanced training on the Facilities Explorer platform.

Participants will receive an overview of the Facility Explorer MSTP, CCT, PCT Field Controller system, create programs from standard tree systems using the programmable Controller and Commissioning Tool, then connect using the MAP sensor to upload and download code into the controllers after setting up the hardware and software to communicate properly.

Note: All class room materials are provided. Lunch and snacks included.

For End Users and/or Authorized Building Controls Specialists/Contractors only.


  • Introduction to the Facility Explorer MSTP Field Controllers System
  • Creating Applications Using the Standards Tree
  • Adding Points to Existing Controllers
  • Establish Peer to Peer Communications
  • Using MAP sensor to Connect to Controllers; Discussion of Bluetooth Setup for BTCVT
  • Uploading and Downloading Controllers
  • Commissioning Controllers, Inputs and Outputs
  • Introduction to Wireless Zigbee systems
  • Sideloops
  • Introduction to Custom Programming

About The Instructor:

Ron Auvil has over 40 years of HVAC and Controls Experience. He has worked as a senior controls technician for Johnson Controls. He has also taught HVAC and Controls classes across the United States for Johnson Controls, Honeywell, and others. He has written several textbooks; ‘HVAC and Refrigeration Systems’, ‘HVAC Control Systems’ and ‘IT for HVAC Technicians’, all both from American Technical Publishers..

Price $1650