Quality, Consequences and the Construction Industrial Complex (part 330).
Our guest this episode is Francisco Valentine PE talking about his book on BAS & building controls and his take on the current state of building services engineering training i.e. the type of training that is actually useful and explains “how to”.
In this episode, we discuss:
· How poor training led Francisco to write his book
· The algebra of Francisco i.e. PE + CxE = Controls Engineering = Francisco Valentine
· The lack of point to point testing and field calibration
· How systems engineering knowledge is vital in controls commissioning
And much more…….
For more information on Francisco
Francisco is a Professional Engineer with a BSc & MSc in Mechanical Engineering from West Virginia University, USA. His career has included designing building services systems, energy auditing and building commissioning with a specialism in BAS and building controls devices.
Francisco is the author of “BAS Input and Output Devices”. This is a detailed “how to” book on all things to do with building controls and a valuable “aide-mémoire” to any building commissioning practitioner.
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