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It is advised that everyone begin their training by making a trip to the Danbury, CT, office to meet co-workers and to see the facility. The  Danbury location is headquarters for Tek-Air with a training and solutions room, manufacturing facility, and also several conference rooms.  You will have the opportunity to train in a genuine lab environment with our most current products installed and get a hands-on experience without being on the job site.

 

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Standard Training Modules

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Rates

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Commissioning Equipment Memo

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Short Course Descriptions

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Standard Training Modules

Standard Training Modules are required for recognition as a "Trained System Integrator."  Standard Training Modules are groups of courses offered in a logical order so that a Tek-Air newcomer is better prepared to do his/her job.

If you are interested in getting Trained, please fill in the "Training Request Application" above and let us know what you are interested in, and how many people will participate in it from your firm.  Please wait for confirmation prior to making travel arrangements.

   

Product/System Sales
standard training module Dates

This course is designed for the Tek-Air Sales Representative new to the Tek-Air Product line. This three-day module will cover the items listed below and is also a good fit for the project engineer involved with the application of a Tek-Air System.

Module Outline (Focus on Sales Issues):

  • Intro to Tek-Air

  • Product Awareness Seminar

  • Tek-Air Operations (who we are and what we do)

  • The Market and Sales Strategies

  • Lab Systems Options

  • Application Manual

  • Price Book and Estimating

  • Lab Systems Submittal Engineering

  • Intro to Programming

  • Commissioning Coordination

  • Overview on Project Management of Lab System Installation

 

   

Engineering / Technician
standard training module Dates

This course is designed for the Project Engineer / Technician familiar with HVAC instrumentation and controls, but new to the Tek-Air product line. This four-day module is a fast-paced hands-on course that covers the items listed below and will prepare the participant to start working with Tek-Air System's product line.

Module Outline (focus on Engineering and Start Up):

  • Intro to Tek-Air

  • Tek-Air Operations (who we are and what we do)

  • Product Awareness Seminar

  • Installation Issues

  • Lab Systems Submittal Engineering

  • Programming the Smart Lab Control System

  • Start-Up Processes

  • Integration and Commissioning

  • This class requires the student to complete a project involving programming the controller and integrating to it with the gateway.

   

Training for Certification

Tek-Air Systems will certify individuals who have completed the Standard Training Modules and have sufficient hands-on experience.  After requirements have been fulfilled, system integrators and system technicians will receive a certificate after a period of successful work, which will enable them to state that they are factory-certified representatives of Tek-Air Systems.

 

Special Training Modules

Special Training Modules are also available either in the Danbury office or at a remote location.  These Special Training Modules are usually groomed for specific needs and can address project issues pertaining to design, commissioning or even a refresher course on products.  A Special Training Module designed for your needs outside of the Danbury Office may be more cost-effective when compared to the expense of sending multiple people to the Danbury office for all training needs after their initial visit.

Please email R.Newton@Tek-Air.com, or call to discuss the options

  • Take-off and Application training

  • Site Evaluations prior to Start-Up

  • Refresher for product commissioning

  • Customer Visits / Training

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    Rates

     

    Standard Training Modules
    Danbury, CT

     

    $650 per person/day

       

    Rate includes lunch and training materials. Participants are responsible for all their own travel expenses.

           
     

    Special Training Modules
    outside Danbury, CT

     

    $125 per hour, plus travel expenses

           
     

    Special Training Modules, Danbury, CT

     

    Call for quote

           
       

    Laptop PC Setup

     

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    Tek-Air has available the required Smart Lab GUI Configuration Software and Tools Suite, Interface Cables and SLI/E1 ARCnet Interface at the Danbury CT facility.  We will help you set up your PC with the software and interface during your visit so you will be able to use that PC in class and in the field on future startups.

    Items Included:

    • SLI/E1 ARCnet Interface by Tek-Air

    • Interface cables to SLC and LIM

    • Smart Lab GUI Configuration Software and Tools Suite

     
           
         
     

    Commissioning Equipment Memo

     

    To read suggested list of equipment for technicians, click here.

         
     

    Short Course Descriptions

     

    Product Familiarity

    This course is a quick overview of the Tek-Air product line to include VorTek, TFP, IAQ, Iso-Tek, Pneumavalve, Venturi Valve, Blade Dampers and our complete family of controllers. Class is designed to make the participant aware of the many options you have with the Tek-Air product line, and time is allowed to focus on particular products that will be utilized on your future projects. This is a great first step into the Tek-Air world of critical airflow control.

    (1/2 day forum which is included with the Standard Training Modules)

    Market and Sales Strategies

    Course is meant for the person who is already in a sales related position who needs to be aware of the specific needs of selling in the lab market.

    Lab System Options

    Course is a presentation of the many options that sale or the project engineer can use with the Tek-Air Product Line. Participants will be exposed to many pre-fabricated solutions to Laboratory airflow and temperature control done with our various controllers and valve assemblies. The Tek-Air Lab Applications Manual will be handed out and used as a guide to the options available. This manual can also be used as your sales tool when making a customer presentation.

    ( day forum, included with the Standard Training Modules)

    Commissioning the Products

    This course is meant for the engineer / technician who is in the field doing the work. He/she will get hands on training with the controllers, transmitters and valves so they can begin doing trouble shooting and commissioning in the field. Previous experience in the field with other similar products is assumed so that this class can be a fast paced introduction to the Tek-Air Product line.

    ( day forum, included with the Standard Training Modules)

    Commissioning Coordination

    Course is designed for the seasoned technician and project engineer / manager and presents the logical format of a Tek-Air System start up. Previous experience is helpful as a project manager so they will understand how to have effective pre start up meetings with contractors, and how to coordinate contractors on site for the customer. The individual will also be taught how to prevent problems before they occur to prevent extra onsite expenses in time and materials.

    ( day forum, included with the Standard Training Modules)

    Price Book, Take Off / Estimating with the Tool

    This course helps the Sales / Engineer to evaluate the project so he may apply pricing to the job. Through the use of a MS Excell Spread Sheet, the user will learn how to estimate his hardware purchase price, and also how to estimate other services that go along with a turn-key project. The participant should have already done the Lab System Options course and Commissioning Coordination course.

    ( day forum, included with the Standard Training Modules)

    Lab System Submittal Engineering

    This course exposes the Sales / Engineer to the process of creating Tek-Air System Submittals. In this class, the participant will receive a collection of MS Word and MS Excell documents, along with drawing templates so submittals can be created very easily. Examples of other submittals will be discussed so you are aware of what needs to be included in a system submittal to avoid problems during installation and commissioning.

    ( day forum, included with the Standard Training Modules)

    Intro to Programming the Smart Lab Control System

    This introductory course was created for the sales person so they can be familiarized with the possibilities of the Smart Lab System. Different Sequences of Operation will be discussed, so they will be better prepared to make a sales presentation along with a overview of how ARCNet works and what you can do with it. The Lab Applications Manual will be used as a guide in understanding the possibilities with the Tek-Air Smart Lab Control System.

    ( day forum, included with the Standard Training Modules)

    Programming the Smart Lab Control System

    The participant will be taught how to start a Database, Configure Controllers from an engineered submittal and how to Download Controllers. We will also spend time deciding what logic will be used in the controller and changing Sequences of Control in a Pre-programmed controllers. The participant will be required to have his own Laptop PC for class and will be required to complete a project in class. Students will be tested for qualification to work in the field with the Smart Lab Control System as a technician/troubleshooter.

    (1 day teaching, day lab included with the Standard Training Module)

    Training the Customer

    In the field, you may be required to talk to installing contractors, customers, engineers and users about how the Tek-Air Product works. This course is designed to help you understand what the customer needs to know about the different products and how they work, so you can explain them to others. By the end of this session, you should feel comfortable explaining how the product works to someone else so you will be prepared to do so when asked.

    (1/2 day lab of lecture and role playing)

    Tek-Air Systems, Inc.

    41 Eagle Road, Danbury, CT 06810 ▪ Phone: 203/791-1400 ▪ Fax: 203/798-6534 ▪ Sales Fax: 203/730-9564 ▪ e-mail