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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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What Is ENVYSION?

August 3, 2016 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 2 minute read

ENVYSION is a visual, web-based building management system created by Distech Controls to integrate with open platform building automation systems and various building features. The visualization of building data helps management and facility managers make faster and better decisions when it comes to managing a commercial building.

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10 Benefits of Scheduled BAS Maintenance Contracts

July 20, 2016 By Midatlanticcontr 2 minute read

Scheduled maintenance is one of the best ways to gain greater control over your facility, optimize equipment, create system efficiencies, provide a fixed budget and reduce your current operating costs. When a professional service technician maintains your control system, your facilities team can focus on their jobs and worry less about the building control systems. Unlike many service…

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Does Visualization Improve Building Management?

July 8, 2016 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 3 minute read

One thing almost all facility managers have in common is a serious lack of time. When you manage a large facility or commercial building, there seems to be no end to what can go wrong and what has to be done.

The tunnel vision generated by putting out one fire after another can sometimes leave big picture thinking, strategizing, and planning with a lot to be desired. For many, there just isn’t…

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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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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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