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Security Risks With Old BAS Systems

January 14, 2022 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 4 minute read

Modern equipment is becoming more and more connected to the internet, making cybersecurity a priority for all kinds of businesses and facilities, from commercial office buildings to public schools to government complexes to hospitals. In today’s world, protecting your network means protecting your building automation system (BAS).

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How Much Does A BMS Upgrade Cost?

January 13, 2022 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 4 minute read

Nothing lasts forever, including your building management system (BMS). As a BMS gets older, upgrading is often the best and most economical way to extend your system's life.

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Why Upgrade Your BAS?

January 13, 2022 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 3 minute read

A modern building automation system (BAS) is a substantial investment. Upgrading an older BAS grants you the benefits of today’s technology, in addition to extending the life of your existing equipment.

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10 Signs Your Building Control System Is Ready for a Legacy Upgrade

January 12, 2022 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 4 minute read

There comes a time when it’s beneficial to update, upgrade, or replace older BAS equipment. All too often, building owners decide to entirely replace their BAS System without even considering the possibility of a legacy upgrade.

Legacy upgrades help building owners reap the benefits of newer technology without the high cost of replacing an entire BAS System. They can also help combat…

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BMS Impact of Apache Log4j Vulnerability

December 15, 2021 By Midatlanticcontr 1 minute read

Many are wondering if their building management system is vulnerable to the Apache Log4j. The technical team at MACC is staying at the forefront of this issue, and we'll provide more information as it becomes available.

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Is BAS Maintenance Really that Important?

October 18, 2021 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 3 minute read

Having regular maintenance performed on your Building Automation System (BAS) equipment is important and necessary. 

A regular maintenance schedule will keep your equipment up to date and allow you to better monitor and control your energy usage. 

You’ll find that your BAS equipment will have fewer unexpected issues—thereby saving your organization time and money while avoiding costly BAS…

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Energy Efficiency Engineering Tips

September 7, 2021 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 4 minute read

Energy efficiency in buildings and facilities is an engineering initiative for effective energy use. Energy efficiency engineering results in building comfort and cost-effectiveness. Other benefits of designing energy-efficient buildings include better environmental control, health and safety, an increase in air quality, and materials and equipment that last longer due to the efficiency of…

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Upgrading AX to N4

July 23, 2021 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 3 minute read

On June 30, 2021, the Niagara AX platform reached its “end of life.” It’s being replaced by the more efficient and highly secure Niagara N4 platform. If you’re still running Niagara AX, there are a few notable changes that you should be aware of:

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How To Make a Commercial Building More Energy Efficient with a BAS

April 7, 2021 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 7 minute read

Facility managers today have access to a wide variety of ways to improve overall energy efficiency within their buildings. 

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