Do you offer Niagara AX/N4 certification courses?

Although DDC Support Services uses Tridium Niagara Jaces in some of our training systems

we are not directlly affiliated with Tridium or any of it's Certification partners.

Our PT-816 and PT-8000 portable training systems are designed to supplement AX/N4 certification training.  Our DDC/BAS-101/PT-181 system, Intro to PLC/PT-101 and other systems are designed for use by College level vocational programs, appreticiships, and controls companies (Systems Integrators or SIs).  Our PT-223 and PT-201 trainers are designed to teach BAS controllers and Sedona object-oriented programming.

What are the DDC/HVAC-101 (PT-181) course learning objectives?

  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic electrical theory as it relates to Direct Digital Controls
  • Demonstrate knowledge of related vocabulary used in industry for DDC Controls and HVAC applications.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of various HVAC equipment and control requirements for HVAC
  • Demonstrate knowledge of various DDC Control components, sensors and devices.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of BACnet, LON, and Modbus, & wireless network protocols used in DDC Controls.
  • Demonstrate ability to use a Digital Multi-meter and other diagnostic equipment related to DDC Controls.
  • Demonstrate ability to use PC software and web interface for configuration and testing of DDC Controllers.
  • Demonstrate ability to create a basic DDC program that includes the three fundamental elements of inputs, logic, and outputs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of PID loops and thermostat logic, specific to HVAC applications.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Building Management Systems software including graphics, alarms, trends, and scheduling functions.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the major manufacturers and distributers of DDC Controls.
  • Demonstrate understanding of HVAC and DDC Employer’s expectations of an entry level DDC technician and the keys to success and advancement in the industry. 

What are the payment terms?    

    Net 30 payment is allowed for pre-qualified customers. Purchase orders are required.

    Discount pricing available for qualified certificate and degree programs.

What is the availability/time from order to shipment?

     From order placement to shipment will be approximately 60 to 90 days, depending on order.

What are the warranty/repairs/upgrades available?

     All portable trainers and custom units are warrantied for a period of one year from delivery.

What are the PC requirements?

     Windows7, Windows8.1, Windows 10 with JAVA ver 8

     JAVA Web Start applets downloaded to the PC