The course, titled “Achieving Successful Multi-Vendor DDC Systems,” will be held November 11-14, 2008 at the Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. in Madison, and is part of the university’s Department of Engineering Professional Development.

Topics discussed include a DDC system review; open protocol fundamentals; system architectures; certifications such as LonWorks, and the BACNet Testing Lab; software-based tasks such as LonWorks, BACNet, and hybrid systems; and planning and specifications, to name a few.

Participants earn 28 Professional Development Hours (PDH), 28 AIA Learning Units (LU) and 2.8 Continuing Education Units (CEU).

Unable to make it to Madison? The Office of Engineering Outreach offers pre-recorded courses that can be taken for graduate credit or engineering special credit. Courses can also be transferred to other institutions. The university offers two distance degrees in engineering: Master of Engineering in Professional Practice and the Master of Engineering in Engine Systems.