The Controls Expert Training Program

The purpose of the Carrier Controls Expert Training program is to:

  • Establish the highest level of qualified contractors and technicians in our industry
  • Promote a better owner’s experience by providing for better qualifying of contractors for installation, service, and maintenance
  • Provide Owners the most “Open” controls system with fully documented BACnet®1 communicating controllers and a choice of certified contractors
  • Develop contractors to meet today’s building needs (i.e. Enhanced Comfort, “Green” Spaces, LEED®2 Accreditation, Facility Analytics, Remote Access, Mobile Compatibility, etc…)


Three tiers of certification have been identified based on a contractor’s technicians’ product and systems skills. The three tiers are identified as follows:


Controls Expert CS

Packaged air solutions – Constant and variable volume, single and multi-zone packaged products and applications certification.

Controls Expert IS

Complete HVAC solutions – i-Vu® web-based user interface and total HVAC solutions including exhaust fans, unit heaters, small air handlers, etc.

Controls Expert ES

Custom HVAC solutions — all products and applications certified. Integration of third party BACnet, Modbus or LON controllers; custom programming, reports and analytics; custom graphics solutions.