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An Introduction to Smart Buildings [SBI101]

This class is an introduction to smart buildings and the terminology and concepts currently used in the industry. The student will learn about open systems, Building Automation Systems, Building Management Systems, and Enterprise Systems as they are applied to integration of various building sub-systems.

Estimated study time: 50 mins


The webcasts for this course are available in the following languages:

 Chinese Danish Dutch Finnish French German Hungarian Italian Japanese Korean Portuguese Russian Spanish Swedish Turkish

plus additional languages available for asssessments.

Pre-requisite experience:

No pre-requisite knowledge is required for this course.


Building automation systems encompass a broad range of integration requirements. To understand the basics, a clear understanding of the core industry terms, acronyms, and concepts are presented as a foundation for more advanced classes. This class assumes the student has little to no industry knowledge and provides a foundation of the key topics.

Key Topics:

  • Smart Building Concepts
  • Open Integrated Buildings
  • Key Terms and Definitions
  • Introduction to Building Systems

Additionally this course provides an introduction to building system classification and criteria as they related to critical and non-critical systems. Upon completion, the student will be ready for additional coursework that builds upon these core concepts.

How will I learn?

You will study this course online in a self- paced format. The course is made up of a single webinar that was recorded when delivered and is now available to view as an online video. There is an assessment for the course, so the course is completed by participating in viewing the webinar in the course and successfully passing the assessment.

Successful completion will require:

Any level of pass in the overall assessment score and the viewing of the webinar in full.

Upon successful completion you will:

Receive a certificate that may be self-printed.

BICSI credits may be applied for, however no Event ID is supplied for this course.

Course information:

Certificate valid for 1 year

Estimated study time: 50 mins

Course Benefits

  • Learn at your own pace
  • Effective learning
  • Learn on the go and on-site
  • Cost effective
  • Consistent training globally
  • Access latest material

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