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Introduction to DDC & Insight Basics in Dodge City

Building Controls and Services, Inc.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM (CDT)

Introduction to DDC & Insight Basics in Dodge City

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Intro to DDC

This module explains what Distributed Digital Controls (DDC) is and how it works. After you complete this course, you should understand the design principles of DDC systems.  The course does not teach you to operate a specific manufacturer's product, but it teaches information that is common to most building controls systems. 


Distributed Digital Controls (DDC)

  • Define Distributed Digital Control.
  • Explain how DDC operates buildings and its advantages.

System Operations

  • Describe how databases work together to control a building.


  • Define points and the difference between physical and virtual points.

Participants: This module is for personnel who understand mechanical concepts, but need an overall understanding of how DDC systems function and control equipment in their building. 

Insight Basics

Topic: You will learn to:
  • Navigate through graphic links
  • Display informational text and alarm messages from a graphic.
  • Command points from a graphic.
  • Identify types of dynamic information that are displayed on graphic screens.
Alarm Status
  • Acknowledge point alarms.
  • Add a point memo.
  • View the alarm history of a point.
 Main Menu
  • Start Insight from Windows
  • Find online documentation and help.
  • Customize the Insight main menu.
Report Viewer
  • Start the Report Viewer application.
  • Run a report from Insight.
  • Command a point from the Report Viewer.
Panel Point Log Screen
  • Run a Panel Point Log Report from the Insight main menu.
  • Use a Panel Point Log Report to view point details and status
Have questions about Introduction to DDC & Insight Basics in Dodge City? Contact Building Controls and Services, Inc.

When & Where

Dodge City Community College
2501 N 14th Ave
Ford County Room
Dodge City, KS 67801

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM (CDT)

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Building Controls and Services, Inc.


Back in June of 1985, while rocking out to Pink Floyd and Van Halen and sporting a blue leisure suit, current President Ken Stoppel and several others with strong experience in temperature control, engineering, service and marketing, formed Building Controls and Services, Inc. (BCS) to satisfy those facility owners “Hungry Like a Wolf” for an outstanding building controls provider. Fast forward your VCR more than 25 years and BCS continues to be that provider. Founded, based, and owned in Wichita since those humble beginnings, today BCS offers products and services in building automation controls, temperature controls, energy upgrades, facility management systems, HVAC mechanical equipment and accessories, fire and life safety systems, clean agent fire protection, building security systems, and customer training. 

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