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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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Energy Strategies for College Campuses

August 26, 2015 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 3 minute read

Today’s campuses look very different than they did 20 and 30 years ago. The millennial generation cares about the environment, energy use, greening efforts and even organic food, so there’s no reason to suspect these trends will end as the last of this generation phases out of their college years. Colleges and universities have to care about these issues if they want to attract future…

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Why Facilities Should Consider Open BAS

August 12, 2015 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 3 minute read

Our Technical Services Manager, Marshall Nesgoda, is passionate about the benefits of open protocol BAS equipment. Working in the BAS industry for nearly two decades and growing up with a father that served as a Facilities Manager for more than seventy buildings has given Marshall extensive exposure to most of the BAS systems manufacturers, current and past. If you’re in the process of…

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Will The 'Internet Of Things' Impact Buildings?

July 8, 2015 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 3 minute read

There’s still a lot of confusion surrounding the ‘Internet Of Things’ (IoT) and even more confusion surrounding how this concept will impact businesses. Building Automation is already experiencing industry wide changes spurring in this area and many more are on the way. Don't be overwhelmed, educate yourself. Although the concept can be a bit confusing, the 'Internet of Things' is going to…

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Is Your Facilities Team Mobile Yet?

June 10, 2015 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 2 minute read

85% of facility managers oversee more than one physical location and many oversee dozens over vast regions. Facility teams are generally responsible for cutting building costs and reducing energy use, but doing so is nearly impossible without direct access to energy usage data and the right set of energy reduction tools.

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Multi-Location BAS Integration for Facilities

May 11, 2015 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 3 minute read

For companies with large retail or office locations across a region or the entire country, facility management can easily become a logistical nightmare, especially when data isn’t being gathered consistently from location to location. Top level execs overseeing corporate facilities and energy use need to be able to understand the data being gathered to report expenditures and forecast future…

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