Building Automation Systems A to Z - BAS001

Building Automation Systems A to Z (BAS001) is designed to educate you on all facets of Building Automation Systems. If you are new to the industry or simply want to brush up on all things Building Automation, this program is for you.
Price $199.00

Building Automation Systems A to Z (BAS001) is designed to educate you on all facets of Building Automation Systems. If you are new to the industry or simply want to brush up on all things Building Automation, this program is for you. 

Course Details:

  • Fully online and self-paced
  • Overall course length is 20 hours and 7 minutes
  • Unabridged audio-book and e-book.
  • Access to all course material for (1) one full year



This course is targeted towards new salespersons, technicians, designers, operators, consulting engineers, and project managers. This course provides the foundational knowledge for all of our other courses.


Pre-requisite knowledge


Additional Materials Required: NONE



  • Provide a comprehensive reference guide for all things building automation
  • Understand all aspects of building automation systems
  • Learn the core knowledge you need to succeed in the field of building automation


Key Topics

This course will help you to develop the foundational knowledge to work in and on building automation systems. The key topics covered in this course are:

  • Develop the fundamental understanding of Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) needed to support your BAS knowledge
  • Gain the foundational awareness of building automation that is required of every building automation professional
  • Become a smart buildings expert by gaining a solid understanding of the different types of smart buildings systems and how they work
  • Make your conversations with information technology (IT) painless by learning the common IT terms, parts, and processes
  • Explore the subjects of electricity and energy management and discover how they impact building automation systems.
  • Demystify the procurement process, learn how to work with procurement during the different phases of the process, and learn how to deal with cost segmentation and value-engineering
  • Discover how the construction process works and what the involvement of the building automation professional is during the different parts of the construction process
  • Tackle the most difficult BAS project there is (upgrading a BAS) with my step-by-step process and learn when you do and (more importantly) when you don't need to upgrade your BAS
  • Create a solid management program for a buildings automation system and learn how to create standards for your future building automation systems
  • Gain a solid understanding of what managed service providers (MSP) are, the pros and cons of the different types of maintenance, and how to maintain a building automation system
  • How to build your own knowledge program and how to use financial metrics to define the success of your building automation efforts
  • Learn the difference between analytics and trends, what analytics are, how they work, and when they are right for a building
  • Learn what the Internet of Things (IoT) is and how it is impacting the world of building automation
  • Learn the basics of systems integration, what the three types of integration are, and when to perform each type of integration


Successful completion will require:

Viewing all lesson videos in their entirety

** No Certificate of Completion or CEUs are offered for this course.


Student Testimonial

​"This is THE program to either get you started in the world of controls or to further your education and understanding of principle concepts."

-Joe Baucum


"Great, essential content presented in an easy to digest manner."

-Paul Gessler, Controls Engineer, kW Mission Critical Engineering


Course Benefits

  • Learn at your own pace
  • Fully online
  • Access to all course material for (1) one full year

Product SKU BAS001-1SEAT

All sales are final and non-refundable. All licenses are for one (1) individual and are non-transferable without the express written permission of Smart Buildings Academy, LLC. Invoices are to be paid within 10 days (NET 10) of receipt. Course enrollments are for one (1) year unless otherwise specified.


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Question: Question: How long do I have access to the course?


Upon receiving your login credentials, you have 365 days of access to the course. 

Question: Question: What happens after I purchase the course?


Upon registering for one of our training programs our support team will contact you to setup your training account.  

Once you are in the course you will find a guided course workbook that will guide you through the lessons.  

You will have access to online forums and weekly office hours during which you can ask questions of your instructor. 

To earn your course certificate, you will need to view all lessons, complete module quizzes, and the final course exam. 

Question: Question: How do I get help if I don't understand something?


If you have any technical challenges with our course, you can contact our technical support team via the contact information you will receive when you receive your welcome email.  
If you have questions related to what you are learning in the course. You can use our course forums, where we will respond within 24 business hours or via our live instructor led office hours, which occur 3 days a week. 

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