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When is Your Controls System Too Old?

When is Your Controls System Too Old?

In thousands of buildings across the United States the one system that could impact a building’s total energy spend by upwards of 20-40% (per the DOE ) remains untouched. In most cases a glorified timeclock controls a set of solenoid valves providing regulated air to a pneumatics system. Leaks abound, thermostats that haven’t been calibrated since the […]

PLC / PAC Building Automation Systems (BAS)

PLC / PAC Building Automation Systems (BAS)

Manufacturing has infinitely more complex automation when compared to building automation. And their maintenance and engineering personnel have much greater control over their automation and equipment than building maintenance and engineering do over theirs. As a result, manufacturing maintenance/engineering has the control to run a more efficient system, at a lower cost per life of […]

Warm Weather Keeps DDC Controls Contractors Busy

Warm Weather Keeps DDC Controls Contractors Busy

The warm weather is here upon us, especially in my neck of the woods here in Texas. With that warm weather DDC Controls contractors and integrators get busy! Now you may start thinking this is because of all the HOT calls and service issues, but actually the warm temperature has little to do with the fact […]

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