George’s CBAS Tips, November 2017

George HingleAs a part of our services, Computrols offers 24/7 phone support to all of our customers. If you have ever taken advantage of this offering, you have likely spoken to our Technical Support Manager, George Hingle. George has been employed by Computrols for over 15 years and is one of our most knowledgeable team members when it comes to troubleshooting in CBAS. As a means of building on our already robust FAQ page, George shares some common CBAS questions he sees in his “CBAS Tips” section of our newsletter each month. Continue reading George’s CBAS Tips, November 2017

 

Don Gaspard
Director of Facilities, Touro Infirmary

Don Gaspard is​​ both a​ ​long-time​ Computrols ​customer​ and​​ experienced​ facility​ ​manager. ​​Mr.​ ​Gaspard​ ​is​ ​a military​ ​veteran​​ ​who​ ​​initially​ entered ​into​ the​ ​field​ ​of​ ​HVAC​ ​and​ ​refrigeration after attending Delgado Community College. ​After​ spending several​​ years​​ as an Air-conditioning Technician, ​he​ began​​ ​his​ ​career ​in​ ​​facility management ​at​ ​a​ ​New​ ​Orleans-based​ ​healthcare​ ​facility. For a number​​ ​of years​ Don worked at numerous facilities in both hospitality & healthcare. He then started in his ​current role ​as​ ​the Director​ of​​ Facilities​​ at​​ Touro​​ ​Infirmary where he has spent the past 14 years. Continue reading Don Gaspard
Director of Facilities, Touro Infirmary

 

The Capabilities of CBAS Web

CBAS Web was originally created in the early 2000s for tenants to utilize a web portal to schedule their overtime air and lighting. Today, overtime scheduling remains the platform’s main use, but it is capable of doing much more. This solution also allows web-based remote access to the full CBAS system for building engineers, property managers, etc. Continue reading The Capabilities of CBAS Web

 

George’s CBAS Tips, October 2017

George HingleAs a part of our services, Computrols offers 24/7 phone support to all of our customers. If you have ever taken advantage of this offering, you have likely spoken to our Technical Support Manager, George Hingle. George has been employed by Computrols for over 15 years and is one of our most knowledgeable team members when it comes to troubleshooting in CBAS. As a means of building on our already robust FAQ page, George has agreed to share some common issues he sees in our newsletter each month. Continue reading George’s CBAS Tips, October 2017

 

Computrols Releases LX to Replace Flagship X-Line Controller

16-LX ControllerToday, Computrols announced the release of their latest and most advanced line of HVAC controllers to date. The new LX Controllers are designed to be drop-in replacements to Computrols’ classic X-Line and are 100% backward compatible. Offered in the same point count versions (8, 16, 32, and 64), these controllers introduce the next generation of technology. Besides a complete upgrade in computing power, these controllers provide better security, a flexible USB port, a cross-platform app for commission and checkout, as well as Computrols new WireCheck feature. WireCheck electrically probes all screw terminal connections before initiating control, avoiding costly mistakes during installation. And of course, the LX comes with Computrols’ industry-leading lifetime warranty that its’ clients have come to expect. Continue reading Computrols Releases LX to Replace Flagship X-Line Controller

 

George’s CBAS Tips, September 2017

George HingleAs a part of our services, Computrols offers 24/7 phone support to all of our customers. If you have ever taken advantage of this offering, you have likely spoken to our Technical Support Manager, George Hingle. George has been employed by Computrols for over 15 years and is one of our most knowledgeable team members when it comes to troubleshooting in CBAS. As a means of building on our already robust FAQ page, George has agreed to share some common issues he sees in our newsletter each month. Continue reading George’s CBAS Tips, September 2017

 

Recovering from Hurricanes Harvey & Irma

Although the tolls of hurricanes Harvey and Irma are still being realized, the recovery has begun. We are happy to report that all of our employees from our Houston branch office are safe, and their homes were preserved despite heavy flooding in the area.

Some of our customers in the Houston and Miami areas were not as fortunate. A handful of their facilities took water and will require substantial efforts to bring back online. Computrols staff has been on the ground to help ensure these buildings return to normal as soon as possible. Houston Branch Manager, Ramon Torres, even continued working during Hurricane Harvey to take care of his customers. Continue reading Recovering from Hurricanes Harvey & Irma

 

2016 Distribution Partner of the Year: Williams Mechanical

Computrols is proud to announce Williams Mechanical of Jonesboro, Arkansas as its 2016 Distribution Partner of the Year. Williams Mechanical installs and services HVAC equipment, building automation controls, and fire alarm systems. The growing company opened a new office in Little Rock this past year and has been partnered with Computrols for 9 years with no end in sight. Continue reading 2016 Distribution Partner of the Year: Williams Mechanical

 

Understanding Software Point Types

Point TypesWhen you add a software point to a controller, you have to choose from a long list of point types.

In this list, some of the more obvious point types are not shown because the list is scrolled to the bottom. Here’s a brief explanation of the point types on the list.

Analog Types

Analog Output: Some of the most obvious point types are Analog Output (Setpoint) or (Reset Schedule), which are actually the same point type. Continue reading Understanding Software Point Types