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Upgrading Johnson BAS to Tridium or J2 Innovations

December 9, 2019 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 4 minute read

For those JCI BAS system owners or property managers that are interested in migrating or upgrading their legacy Johnson Controls BAS systems to a more updated and non-proprietary control system like Tridium, or J2 Innovations, the process is completely possible. This migration can produce a system that is far superior, up to date with current technology, and capable of moving forward as…

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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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Can a Trane BAS System Be Upgraded to Tridium?

March 6, 2019 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 3 minute read

When a major financial institution wanted an option to upgrade their existing Trane legacy control system MACC presented them with an option that would both upgrade the Trane system to current technology levels but would allow them a clear path toward an open systems framework moving to the future.

MACC used the Tridium JACE product line to upgrade the existing Trane BAS at a significant…

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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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Can Data Analytics Help Create a Smart Building?

March 24, 2016 By Mid-Atlantic Controls 3 minute read

In today’s world of high technology, we are increasingly getting access to all kinds of real time and historical data. Much of this is from building automation systems that control HVAC, lighting, security, fire alarm, shading, water management, and energy management. But also data from external sources like utility providers, financial performance, production results, employee retention and…

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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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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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