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Employee Productivity Vs. Energy Savings: The 2-20-200 Rule

January 15, 2018 By Mid-Atlantic Controls

Here's what you need to know about Employee Comfort Vs. Employee Productivity, LEED, and Environment...

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Building Automation Project in Silver Spring, MD

January 4, 2018 By Mid-Atlantic Controls

Control systems contractor coolly brings 89-unit HVAC and lighting project in ahead of schedule.

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Is BAS Maintenance Really that Important?

December 22, 2017 By Mid-Atlantic Controls

Having regular maintenance performed on your BAS equipment is important and necessary. A regular maintenance schedule will keep your equipment up to date. You’ll find that your BAS equipment will have fewer unexpected, costly problems, which will, in term, save your organization time and money and help avoid BAS problems.

Let’s take a moment to look at the benefits of BAS maintenance and what…

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Benefits of Integrating BAS in Multi-Location Companies

December 12, 2017 By Mid-Atlantic Controls

Imagine all the things you could do if you had the technology and connectivity to design a custom-made building automation system (BAS) exactly as you’d like. Are you the manager or supervisor of many facilities that sprawl over multiple locations? If so, then it’s time to consider integrating BAS across your facilities. Let’s imagine how an integrated system could revolutionize the way your…

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Upgrading Johnson BAS to Tridium or J2 Innovations

December 11, 2017 By Mid-Atlantic Controls

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 like Tridium, or J2 Innovations, the process is completely possible. This migration can produce a system that is far superior, up to date with current technology, and capable of moving forward as…

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Can a Trane BAS System Be Upgraded to Tridium?

December 5, 2017 By Mid-Atlantic Controls

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 technology levels but would allow them a clear path toward an open systems framework moving to the future.

MACC used the Tridium JACE product line to upgrade the existing Trane BAS at a significant…

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Intelligent Building Technology and Automation Trends for 2018

November 27, 2017 By Mid-Atlantic Controls

Led by North America, the global building automation systems (BAS) market, valued at $49.2 billion in 2016, is expected to reach a market value of $141.1 billion by the end of 2025, expanding at a CAGR of 11.1 percent during the forecast period (2017–2025), according to new research published earlier this month by Persistence Market Research. The global building automation systems market is…

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Problems with Building Automation Systems

November 15, 2017 By Mid-Atlantic Controls

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 plumbing system, building control equipment has a finite lifespan that varies based on quality, use and care.

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Proprietary vs. Non-Proprietary Building Automation Systems

November 10, 2017 By Mid-Atlantic Controls

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 the company that manufactured the system, while non-proprietary building control systems can integrate with a variety of different equipment manufacturers and software platforms. As advocates for…

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MACC Donates to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

November 6, 2017 By Mid-Atlantic Controls

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 Relief Fund. Victims are still on the long road to recovery.

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