Proprietary vs. Non-Proprietary Building Automation Systems

Building Automation Systems (BAS) are generally classified as either proprietary (closed) or non-proprietary (open). Propriety systems integrate exclusively with equipment and software produced by…

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What Are the Best New Total Room Automation (TRA) Features?

In March 2017, ISH, the world’s leading trade fair hosted in Frankfurt, Germany, showcased cutting-edge technology in building, energy, and air conditioning. Acknowledging that people now spend…

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Problems with Building Automation Systems

Just like any other building system or technology, Building Automation Systems are prone to aging and will eventually need to be replaced, fixed or upgraded over time. Similar to an HVAC or…

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How to Identify Energy Losses in a Medical Building

Does your hospital have energy problems? Is your medical facility losing energy, but you can’t pinpoint why? Energy loss is a common problem with large structures and institutions that have…

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Upgrading Johnson BAS to Tridium or J2 Innovations

For those JCI BAS system owners or property managers that are interested in migrating or upgrading their legacy Johnson Controls BAS systems to a more updated and non-proprietary control system…

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Can Tridium Academy Help Advance a BAS Career?

Thinking of making a career change? Or perhaps, you’re just getting out of school and are looking for a promising career field? Have you thought about becoming a building automation systems (BAS)…

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MACC Gives to West Virginia Flood Victims

On June 30, 2016, our neighbors in the west (West Virginia to be exact) experienced what is now considered one of the worst floods in the state's history. Heavy rainfall caused flash flooding…

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Benefits to Working with an Independent BAS Contractor

As an independent contractor, Mid-Atlantic Controls represents a variety of control products and systems. As advocates of open systems, our commitment is to our customers.

We provide the right…

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7 Problems with Managing a Hotel Environment

Overseeing facilities management at a large hotel or resort can be quite challenging. Facility managers deal with a large spectrum of issues that are unrelated to managing a hotel environment, and…

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Upgrading Old BAS Equipment

MACC helps customers extend the life of the BAS that they have already purchased (either from us or another vendor) and help them preserve as much of their initial investment into their BAS as…

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