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Tridium Releases the JACE 9000 Upgrade

December 1, 2023 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 1 minute read

Mid-Atlantic Controls is excited to announce that Tridium has officially released the JACE 9000! This highly-anticipated release represents a significant upgrade to Building Management System hardware and is optimized for the Niagara Framework. The JACE 9000 Controller builds on the components of the JACE 8000 and includes several new features.

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The Ultimate Guide to the Niagara Framework

November 29, 2023 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 9 minute read

Digital controls, IoT sensors, and other modern building management technologies make it easy to get the most out of your systems. However, these advanced options could be out of reach unless you’ve integrated your building management system (BMS).

Tridium’s Niagara Framework is a truly “open” building management platform. It combines mechanical and electrical systems from any manufacturer into a…

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Building Management Systems vs. Building Automation Systems

November 29, 2023 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 3 minute read

The world of building facility managers is rife with acronyms and jargon. Two terms that often cause confusion are Building Management Systems (BMS) and Building Automation Systems (BAS).

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What is a Building Automation System?

August 4, 2023 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 6 minute read

In every industry, people often use certain terms while giving little consideration to what they mean. One such phrase is “building automation system”. How often have you heard this industry term thrown into a facilities-related discussion?

For those unfamiliar with these systems, the concept can be a bit confusing. What exactly is “building automation,” and what does it include? Read on to learn…

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How the Internet of Things Is Unlocking the Future of Intelligent Building Design

June 27, 2023 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 7 minute read

The power of the “Internet of Things” to unlock intelligent building features is here and more than likely already appearing in a comfortable, well-lit space near you now. Now that seamless connectivity of smart devices is a reality, we look at how the Internet of Things impacts building management system (BMS) design today and creates new possibilities for tomorrow. 

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Improving Energy Efficiency for Large Buildings and Campuses

June 21, 2023 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 8 minute read

1. Energy Management Problems in Shopping Malls

2. Energy Management for College Campuses

3. Energy Saving Tips For Hospitals

Respect Your Legacy, Look to the Future

If you are the manager of a large building complex or campus, you’ll know how hard it is to balance complex tenant and occupant needs with effective cost controls and increasingly stringent environmental targets.

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When Does Building Automation Make Sense? How to Know If a BMS Is Right for Your Business

June 5, 2023 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 8 minute read

If you’re the manager of a large commercial or residential property, you already know how much rising energy and maintenance costs affect your bottom line. And while the savings promised by increased building automation sound tempting, you might be worried about getting investors, owners, and anchor tenants on board for expensive and disruptive upgrades.

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Benefits of Integrating BMS in Multi-Location Companies

May 4, 2023 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 6 minute read

Facility management can quickly become a logistical nightmare for companies with multiple large retail or office locations. This especially holds true when data isn’t being gathered consistently from location to location. 

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How to Make a Commercial Building More Energy Efficient With a BMS

April 17, 2023 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 6 minute read

If you own or manage a large office or retail space, you already know that energy waste in commercial buildings is a huge challenge for the sector. We take a hard look at how to improve energy efficiency in buildings, including the significant advantages offered by modern building management systems. 

Add Efficiency With a Commercial Building BMS

The Energy Information Administration estimates

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Complete Guide to BMS Upgrades

April 5, 2023 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 18 minute read

Upgrading the building management system (BMS) in your facility can deliver real performance for far less than the cost of completely replacing your existing equipment. MACC is an industry leader in upgrading existing legacy systems using robust, innovative, open-source technologies.

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