Monthly Archives: December 2017

2017 Distribution Partner of the Year: F.E. Moran Mechanical Services


F.E. Moran Mechanical Services and Computrols began their mutually beneficial partnership in fall of 2016. Over the past year, the two companies have partnered on a number projects, mostly in the Greater Chicago Area.

F.E. MoranWhen asked about Computrols’ HVAC controls solutions, F.E. Moran Mechanical Services Tom Rogers, said, “I really like the flexibility of the controllers. One controller can do almost anything just by manipulating the software. Also, any point on their controllers can be configured as an input or output. No other controls company can do that.”

Mike Clayton, Computrols’ Manager of Strategic Partnerships, said, “Tom and F.E. Moran Mechanical Services understand and communicate the value of Computrols building automation systems as well as any distribution partner we have. They have become experts at implementing our CSI I/NET integration and controlling large-scale HVAC systems through CBAS.” Continue reading 2017 Distribution Partner of the Year: F.E. Moran Mechanical Services


6 Questions Your BAS Company Doesn’t Want You to Ask

Don't be surprised if this is how your BAS company reacts when you ask these questions.While constantly evaluating a facility’s building automation system (BAS) may not seem like a top priority for facility and property managers, it can prevent a number of costly, frustrating conversations down the line. Like most vendors, your BAS vendor relationship may be very transactional with little communication outside of product updates or service requests. However, opening the lines of communication and asking the right questions can save money, time, and headaches. Here are a few questions your current BAS vendor likely doesn’t want you to ask: Continue reading 6 Questions Your BAS Company Doesn’t Want You to Ask


2017 Recap and 2018 Look Ahead

A Look Back at 2017

2017 was another strong year for Computrols. In February, Computrols’ administrative staff moved from the Harvey location to the new facility in Gretna, LA. With the office area still under construction, the team is borrowing space in the manufacturing area for the time being. The 10,000 square foot office space is projected to be complete in the first quarter of 2018. Continue reading 2017 Recap and 2018 Look Ahead


When Did American Companies Stop Putting America First?

Despite a political climate that is pushing towards bringing manufacturing jobs back to America, many Fortune 100 companies continue to do their business elsewhere to avoid higher employee wages and U.S. taxes. While this continues to be the case, U.S.-based manufacturers are forced to compete on, what some would consider, an uneven playing field. Continue reading When Did American Companies Stop Putting America First?


George’s CBAS Tips, December 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 building on our already robust FAQ page, George has agreed to share some common challenges he sees in our newsletter each month. Continue reading George’s CBAS Tips, December 2017


2017 ControlTrends Awards

Vote for Computrols!

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