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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Proprietary vs. Non-Proprietary Building Automation Systems

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

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MACC Donates to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

MACC is pleased to announce that our organization came together to raise funds for the victims of Hurrican Harvey. In total, we raised $1,895 for the Hurrican Harvey…

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What Is a Building Automation System?

In every industry, people often band around terms and phrases while not giving much consideration to what those terms actually mean. One such phrase is “building automation system.” How often have…

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Mid-Atlantic Controls Is a Certified elitedali™ Partner (CeP™)

We're pleased to announce that Mid-Atlantic Controls has become a Certified elitedali™ Partner (CeP™)! We are now officially certified by Fulham to deliver its open standards, web based Niagara…

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Problems with Access Control Systems

The majority of access control problems stem from outdated equipment, keycards falling into the wrong hands, and a lack of integration with other building systems. To some degree, all three issues…

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5 Energy Management Challenges With Shopping Malls

When it comes to energy management and building control systems in shopping malls, cost effectiveness and simplicity are the two most important factors to take into consideration.

Heating and…

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Can a Trane BAS System Be Upgraded to Tridium?

When a major financial institution wanted an option to upgrade their existing Trane legacy control system MACC presented them with an option that would both upgrade the Trane system to current…

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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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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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