Monday, March 21, 2016
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
CEU Value 0.2
An Internet of HVAC Things: Web Based HVAC Systems
Ron Auvil, American Technical Publishers
This session will overview "typical" web based control systems. The following components will be covered:
input/output devices, sensors, relays, field controllers, bacnet, LON, web based supervisor controllers,
servers, client computers, tablets, smartphones, functions (login, trends, alarms, graphics, set points,
James Bowman, Rectorseal
This session will provide attendees a working knowledge of Mini Splits and how to cover the basic knowledge
needed to incorporate mini-split technologies into your training even if you do not have one in your lab.
Learn about mini-split systems of today and tomorrow, the types of equipment, how they work, the tools and
accessories required for installation of DMS equipment, and resources for OEM specific requirements.
The Right Tools for HVACR
Tony Gonzalez, Fieldpiece Instruments
This fireside style session will enable attendees to guide the industry on the future of HVACR test tool
instrumentation. Attendees are encouraged to provide feedback about the current state of test tools available
for students and professionals. Learn about the current testing methods and discuss as a group how
manufacturers can improve on them with updated technology and procedures. Be prepared to share
limitations you face with current test tools and provide ideas on how to improve them to enable instructors to
teach more effectively and efficiently in the classroom.
Connecting your Graduates with Top Employers
Kip Bagley, MSCA
HVACR educators always seek better career opportunities for their graduates and want more contractor
involvement in their programs. This session will introduce attendees to an organization, the Mechanical
Service Contractors of America “MSCA”, that represents the nation's leading HVACR contractors. These
leading companies are looking for qualified entry level technicians. Working together, these contractors can
help you grow your program and improve your student placement.