Introduction to Terminal Box TECs

Overview: This module explains the basic operation and function of a Terminal Box Terminal Equipment Controller (TEC).

Participants: Building personnel who communicate directly with TECs using Datamate Base or Datamate Advanced.


You Will Learn To:


• State the purpose of TECs.
• Describe physical components of TECs.


• Describe how to communicate with a TEC locally using Datamate Base or Datamate Advanced.


• Describe the different types of sub-points.
• List the function of selected sub-points.


• Do basic operations.
• Set a minimum and maximum room temperature set-point.
• Trace the generation of the temperature control set-point.
• List the requirements for a TEC to switch between heating and cooling modes.

Course Length: Approximately 30 minutes

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