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Why Hire MACC for Your BMS Upgrade?

March 16, 2022 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 5 minute read

A building management system upgrade can protect your investment in building equipment and (in most cases) is less costly than replacement. However, upgrading isn’t always straightforward. That’s why hiring a skilled building management system company is crucial for project success.


What Is a Building Automation System?

February 28, 2022 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 7 minute read

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 you heard this industry term thrown into a facilities related discussion?

For those that don’t work on, or deal with, these systems, the concept can be a bit confusing and convoluted. What is building…


BMS Upgrade Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

The decision to upgrade your Building Management System (BMS) is a wise choice. Aside from saving money versus total replacement, you’ll be able to replace certain legacy parts and systems while taking advantage of the multiple benefits of more modern ones.


The BMS Upgrade Process Explained

January 21, 2022 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 3 minute read

Upgrading from an unsupported legacy BMS system to a more modern one is like going from the Stone Age to the Space Age. Improved energy efficiency, lower operating costs, advanced analytics, and increased tenant comfort are some of the many benefits you’ll see when you make the switch.


Security Risks With Old BAS Systems

January 14, 2022 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 5 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).


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.


Why Upgrade Your BAS?

January 13, 2022 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 4 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.


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

January 12, 2022 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 5 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 increasing…


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 problems


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…