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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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MACC Gives to West Virginia Flood Victims

November 30, 2016 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 1 minute read

On June 30, 2016, our neighbors in the west (West Virginia to be exact) experienced what is now considered one of the worst floods in the state's history. Heavy rainfall caused flash flooding across the state. 23 lives were taken.

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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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7 Problems with Managing a Hotel Environment

October 19, 2016 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 4 minute read

Overseeing facilities management at a large hotel or resort can be quite challenging. Facility managers deal with a large spectrum of issues that are unrelated to managing a hotel environment, and many are forced to juggle a lot of responsibilities that take time away from big picture strategy and long-term planning.

In this article, we’ve identified a few of the environment-related challenges…

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Upgrading Old BAS Equipment

October 7, 2016 By Midatlanticcontr 1 minute read

MACC helps customers extend the life of the BAS that they have already purchased (either from us or another vendor) and help them preserve as much of their initial investment into their BAS as possible or practical. Technology is constantly changing and staying current can be tough and expensive and consequently it may not be practical. We show our customers a migration path that allows them to…

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Is Building Automation Right For My Business?

August 18, 2016 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 5 minute read

Many business owners avoid installing a new building automation or energy management system, because they either have a preconceived idea of what they're going to get or don't fully understand the benefits. Every situation is different and there is no clear solution that will fit every business.

As a business owner or director of facilities, we recommend sitting down with a few BAS…

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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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