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Distech Controls: Solutions that Reduce Energy Consumption

April 18, 2019 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 2 minute read

If your facility department has been charged with reducing operating costs in 2016, reducing energy consumption is a great place to start. Keep in mind that it’s never worth sacrificing employee comfort to save energy, because productivity has a much greater impact on the bottom line; however, there are ways to reduce energy consumption without sacrificing comfort.

Distech Controls has…

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Energy Waste in Commercial Buildings

March 5, 2019 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 2 minute read

Researchers at MIT estimate commercial buildings account for 20% of all the energy used in the U.S. and concludes that as much as 30% of that energy is wasted. In commercial buildings, energy is an expense of business operation and the productivity of people is the real goal. Comfort and climate control are a key aspect of maintaining productivity in an office building, but what if you could…

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Hospital Energy Saving Tips & Techniques

December 18, 2018 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 4 minute read

Facility managers across all industries face challenges in reducing energy costs while maintaining their buildings. This is largely due to the fact that facility managers are also responsible for the health and safety of the building's occupants.

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

January 15, 2018 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 4 minute read

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

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5 Energy Management Challenges With Shopping Malls

August 16, 2017 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 3 minute read

When it comes to energy management and building control systems in shopping malls, cost effectiveness and simplicity are the two most important factors to take into consideration.

Heating and cooling several hundred thousand or even several million square feet of space isn’t easy or cheap, which is why improvements in energy management can have massive impacts on the bottom line.

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What Are the Best New Total Room Automation (TRA) Features?

March 27, 2017 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 4 minute read

In March 2017, ISH, the world’s leading trade fair hosted in Frankfurt, Germany, showcased cutting-edge technology in building, energy, and air conditioning. Acknowledging that people now spend nearly 90% of their lives in buildings, the developers and designers who flock to ISH understand that a building should combine comfort, security and beauty in a cost-effective and…

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How to Identify Energy Losses in a Medical Building

February 1, 2017 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 4 minute read

Does your hospital have energy problems? Is your medical facility losing energy, but you can’t pinpoint why? Energy loss is a common problem with large structures and institutions that have several buildings. What are some of the causes of these losses?

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Benefits to Working with an Independent BAS Contractor

November 10, 2016 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 1 minute read

As an independent contractor, Mid-Atlantic Controls represents a variety of control products and systems. As advocates of open systems, our commitment is to our customers.

We provide the right system based on customer’s needs – from HVAC to advanced building automation systems. Our goals are to provide performance-based systems that maintain comfort and control while delivering return on…

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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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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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