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Computrols 2017 Awards and 2018 Presentations

Computrols Awards Season

2018 has started off with a bang for Computrols. In January, the company was named to the inaugural class of UNO25, and CEO, Drew Mire, received the Young Guns Award at the Control Trends Awards.

UNO25 AwardControl Trends Young Guns Award


Computrols CEO, Drew Mire, and Owner/Director of Research and Development, Mike Donlon earned the company a spot in the first-ever class of UNO25, both having graduated from the University of New Orleans. Mire graduated from UNO in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in business management, while Donlon earned both a bachelors and masters from the university. UNO25 recognized and celebrated Computrols as one of the top UNO-led or UNO-owned businesses. Continue reading Computrols 2017 Awards and 2018 Presentations


2017 ControlTrends Awards

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Control Trends AwardsAfter being nominated in 14 categories, Computrols has been named a finalist in 3 categories for the 2017 ControlTrends Awards.

Technical Support Manager, George Hingle, has been nominated for 2017 Best Technical Support Person – Small Manufacturer. If you have ever worked with George, you have a true understanding of just how worthy he is to be a finalist for this award. George has been with Computrols 17 years, and his depth of knowledge and patience has made him an incredible resource for our customers and distribution partners. When it comes to troubleshooting Computrols Building Automation Software, there is no one better. Continue reading 2017 ControlTrends Awards


Computrols Brings Building Automation Tech to NFMT

This past March, Computrols participated in the National Facilities Management & Technology (NFMT) Conference/Exposition as both an exhibitor and a speaker. The conference included 125 comprehensive conference sessions along with an extensive trade show floor featuring over 600 vendors offering anything and everything related to facility management.

Computrols Demo KitComputrols’ Bob Hand, Drew Mire, and Scott Holstein manned the trade show booth, showing off Computrols new expo kit. The kit provided attendees with a quick look into the simplicity and in-depth analytics highlighted in Computrols Building Automation Software (CBAS). The mini-system included an 8X Controller, a thermostat, a temperature/humidity sensor, variable speed fan and actuator.

The team also brought a little bit of New Orleans flair to the booth, giving out Computrols Mardi Gras beads. The beads were a big hit amongst attendees and could be found dangling from the necks of those in the Mardi Gras spirit. Continue reading Computrols Brings Building Automation Tech to NFMT


From Electrical Helper to CEO

Drew Mire, Computrols CEOYou always hear about how hard work will eventually pay off, but in the case of Computrols CEO, Drew Mire, it really did.

Mire started his career at Computrols eight years ago as an Electrical Helper. His duties included running wire, bending conduit, wiring VAV boxes, among a number of other tasks given to him by senior level technicians. During this time, he was also pursuing his degree from the University of New Orleans with a full-time course load. Continue reading From Electrical Helper to CEO


Computrols at the Podium

Over these past few months, Computrols’ experts have presented at multiple industry conferences around the country.

Drew at LSFMAComputrols Vice President of Operations, Drew Mire, presented to the Louisiana School Facility Managers Association (LSFMA) at the their fall conference on October 20th. The LSFMA is made up of facility managers from K-12 schools throughout the state of Louisiana. The aim of the organization is to give their members an opportunity to network with like-minded professionals and learn about what they can do to better their campuses. Continue reading Computrols at the Podium


Computrols Year in Review

2016 was a landmark year for Computrols in many ways. We purchased a new facility for our headquarters and manufacturing, provided our customers with incredible energy savings, added new distribution partners, and a number of other noteworthy achievements. In case you missed it, here is a quick look back at this past year. Continue reading Computrols Year in Review


Computrols in the News: Looking Beyond Basic BAS

“For decades, building owners and managers have relied on building automation systems (BAS) to control HVAC systems, lighting, etc., in order to keep occupants comfortable and reduce energy consumption. Today’s BAS can do so much more. They collect massive amounts of data as well as offer energy procurement and management, monitor equipment remotely, control performance, and more.” Read the full article at achrnews.com


BOMA 2016 Conference Recap

BOMA RecapComputrols enjoyed a very successful BOMA conference this year. It was the first BOMA conference in which we participated as an exhibitor and presenter. This year also happened to be the most highly attended conference for BOMA International.


The Computrols team manning our booth included VP of Operations, Drew Mire, D.C. Branch Manager, Bob Hand, Director of Research and Development, Mike Donlon, and Digital Marketing Manager, Scott Holstein. The team met with a number of property managers and facility engineers, educating each of them on the value that a Computrols building automation system could bring their facility. We also had the pleasure of running into a number of our current customers on the exhibit floor. Continue reading BOMA 2016 Conference Recap


Getting to know the Technology Pavilion at BOMA International

The BOMA International Conference is one that building owners, managers, and their vendors look forward to every year. This year, our nation’s capital will play host to thousands of property professionals looking to learn and network to ultimately improve facility management as a whole.

Perhaps one of the most exciting areas of the exhibitor floor this year will be the Technology Pavilion. BOMA debuted the Technology Pavilion in 2013 as an area to “showcase the latest building technologies, systems, data management solutions and business tools to help property professionals create and sustain high-performance assets.” Continue reading Getting to know the Technology Pavilion at BOMA International