SH - Lighting, Water, and Temperature Control Systems

Hours: 30 / Access Length: 3 Months / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $465.00

Course Overview:

The SH (Smart Home) - Lighting, Temperature, and Water Control Systems course discusses effective management of three energy and utility-based systems—lighting, heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC), and water—through implementation of home technology. It introduces the basic concepts of the three systems and discusses the devices and components used to automate and manage lighting, HVAC, and water systems. The course also discusses the current industry standards, rules, and regulations pertaining to the three systems.

Students learn how to plan, design, install, and configure the three systems based on client requirements and other technical considerations. They also learn how to detect and troubleshoot common problems.

Course Outline:

Module 1: Lighting Control Systems
  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Electricity
  • Lesson 2: Light and Lighting Systems
  • Lesson 3: Home Lighting Controls
Module 2: Temperature Control Systems
  • Lesson 1: Introduction to HVAC systems
  • Lesson 2: HVAC control systems
  • Lesson 3: Installation of HVAC control systems
  • Lesson 4: Testing, maintenance, and troubleshooting
Module 3: Water Control System
  • Lesson 1: An Introduction to Home Water System
  • Lesson 2: Installation of Home Water Control System

All necessary materials are included.


System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.