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BAS Security for Tridium Equipment

April 30, 2019 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 5 minute read

As technology continues to improve we are finding more reasons to integrate related systems like BAS, lighting and shade systems, security/card access, video, fire alarm, etc. And with these integrations the ability to have remote access to those systems is moving past desirable to essential.

But for many users, they have not secured their systems in even the most obvious ways, much less what…

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Is BAS Maintenance Really that Important?

December 22, 2017 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 3 minute read

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

July 14, 2016 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 2 minute read

From time to time it’s beneficial to update, upgrade, or replace BAS equipment, just like you would do for any other environmental component or electrical equipment in your building. All too often building owners make the decision 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…

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12 Open Platform BAS Manufacturers

April 12, 2016 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 2 minute read

When it comes to building automation equipment, open platform equipment puts customers in the driver’s seat. Investing in open building control equipment gives consumers the largest variety of options in the long run.

What if a consumer wants to change vendors down the road? Or pick a different company to service their equipment? Closed platform equipment prevent these sorts of transitions,…

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3 Tips to Conserve Energy in 2016

December 18, 2015 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 3 minute read

The end of the year and winter are upon us, and tax season is right around the corner. Small businesses across the country are reviewing their year-end books and starting to plan for ways to reduce operational costs in 2016. Saving money on energy is a great place to start, but keep in mind that employees are a business’ most valuable asset as well as expense. Anything your business does to…

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Independent Controls Contractor or HVAC Equipment Manufacturer?

October 14, 2015 By Midatlanticcontr 3 minute read

These days when controls construction professionals gather to discuss the state of the business this subject invariably comes up, namely should the design be based on an independent controls contractor or a HVAC equipment manufacturer who offers factory installed controls with factory branch office support and service?

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Data Center Energy Challenges

September 24, 2015 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 3 minute read

According to information released by the White House, data centers consume approximately 2% of all the energy used in the U.S. or about 100 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity. It takes an enormous amount of energy run these facilities, but it takes almost as much energy to keep all those servers cool.

While data centers across the world are experimenting with a variety of cooling…

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