Upcoming Class Dates

July 28-31 (4-day Agenda)
August 18-26 (7-day Agenda)
September 15-18 (4-day Agenda)

For training class prices, contact your authorized FIN Distributor.
If you don't have a FIN Distributor, email training@j2inn.com

Class Agendas

This class is offered in two different formats. Depending on which better suits your work calendar, the class is offered either as a 4-day, full-day training class or a 7-day, partial-day training class.

Download these two agendas:
4 Day Agenda
7 Day Agenda

In order to give the appropriate attention to students, we only allow up to 15 attendees in each class.

If your organization would like a private class for yourself or your clients, we can do that as well.

See all lessons in the Class Topics section below.

Instructor

Director of Technical Services

Gerard Huff

Over 31 years experience in classroom instruction of technical engineering software. Designed Train-the-Trainer program for multiple Resellers/OEMs in the BAS market space. Gerard's reputation for quality, intensive training in an entertaining and informal presentation has earned him a reputation unmatched by many in the world of Technical Training.

Class Topics

  • 1

    Module 1 - Introduction to FIN Framework

    • Intro to FIN Technicians Class

    • Class files download

    • Installing FIN

    • Moving Project Folders

    • Software Install Feedback

  • 2

    Live Session 1 - Intro, Setup, and Integration Demos

    • Attendance of Live Session 1

  • 3

    Module 2 - Creating a New Project

    • Creating a New Project

  • 4

    Module 3 - Haystack Integration

    • Integrating Haystack Data

  • 5

    Module 4 - Restoring Library Records

    • Restoring Saved Library Records

  • 6

    Module 5 - BACnet Integration and Data Modeling

    • Discover and Add BACnet Devices

    • Adding BACnet Points to Equips

    • Adding a BACnet VAV

    • Cloning Equips

    • Restoring an Equip from a Template

    • Batch Update ahuRef

  • 7

    Live Session 2 - Q&A of Modules 2-5; and Demos of Global Data and Batch Editing

    • Attendance of Live Session 2

    • Recording of Live Session 2

  • 8

    Module 6 Global Data and Batch Editing

    • Creating and Viewing Summaries

    • Point Tags and the Write Array

    • Global Setpoint Commands

    • Using Filters and Batch Editing Tags

    • Practice Global Setpoint Changes and DB Queries

  • 9

    Live Session 3 - Q&A of Module 6; and Demos of Logic Builder Labs

    • Attendance of Live Session 3

    • Recording of Live Session 3

  • 10

    Module 7 Logic Builder

    • Orientation to the Logic Builder Editor

    • Creating a Fan Control Application

    • Creating a Simple Math Application

    • Creating and Using Logic Bundles

  • 11

    Live Session 4 - Q&A of Module 7; and Demos of Alarms, Scheduling, and Histories

    • Attendance of Live Session 4

    • Recording of Live Session 4

  • 12

    Module 8 Alarming

    • Creating a High Temperature Alarm for an Equip

    • Set up Email for Reporting Alarms

    • Creating VAV Alarms Using Occupancy

  • 13

    Module 9 Scheduling

    • Making Points Schedulable

    • Creating and Editing Schedules

  • 14

    Module 10 Historical Data and Trending

    • Creating Collected Histories on Points

    • Creating and Saving Charts of Histories

  • 15

    Live Session 5 - Q&A of Modules 8-10; Demos of Graphics

    • Attendance of Live Session 5

    • Recording of Live Session 5

  • 16

    Module 11 Graphics

    • Creating an AHU Graphic

    • Creating a VAV Graphic

    • Creating a Floorplan Graphic

    • Creating a Site Graphic

    • Graphic Program Examples

    • Top Level Graphic

  • 17

    Live Session 6 - Q&A of Module 11; Demo of Users and Security

    • Attendance of Live Session 6

    • Recording of Live Session 6

  • 18

    Module 12 Users and Security

    • Creating Users

    • Configuring App Permissions and Access Filters

    • Creating and Using Security Categories with Actions

  • 19

    Module 13 Database Backups

    • Database Backups (Snapshots)

  • 20

    Live Session 7 - Q&A of Modules 12-13; Intro to the Practical Application Lab

    • Attendance of Live Session 7

  • 21

    PAL (Practical Application Lab)

    • Practical Application Lab

    • How to swap out the Bacnet Server for the PAL Bacnet database in your localhost

    • Course Survey