Distech Controls

Course Description:

This course is intended for building operation personnel who are responsible for in-depth operation and custom programming of a Distech Controls BACnet or Lonworks based system.

Course Duration & Fee:

2 Days, 7:30AM - 3:30PM, In-Person
Course Fee: $700

Course Availability:

The following list of dates are include the availability of this course through May 2023. Please select the appropriate course date from the list below when registering online. 

  • February 7-8, 7:30AM to 3:30PM
  • February 28-March 1, 7:30AM to 3:30PM
  • April 18-19, 7:30AM to 3:30PM
  • May 9-10, 7:30AM to 3:30PM

Note: This class is taught at LONG Building Technologies, there are no online options available at the time. To ensure the healthy and safety of all, please read over our safety practices here before you arrive. 


This course introduces the student with little or no experience with the Distech Controls BACnet and Lonworks series to the wide range of controllers and their programming. The students will create, download and checkout applications using EC-Gfx. Students will be introduced to the use of BACnet and Lonworks networking. Hands-on lab work will be used to reinforce the lecture material.

Course Prerequisites:

  • Working knowledge of Windows OS
  • Basic mouse and computer skills
  • Basic HVAC system knowledge

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand the Distech Controls system hardware and relate to his/her own building system hardware
  • Software basics
  • Hardware basics
  • Introduction to Gfx block programming
  • Block programming and testing
  • Integrating a Distech Controls controller on a Niagara system
  • Productivity Enhancing Tools
  • Using the Toolbox in EC-Gfx