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 Outreachoffers 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 twodistance degreesin engineering: Master of Engineering in Professional Practice and the Master of Engineering in Engine Systems.