Monthly Archives: July 2020

What’s the Value of Universal Inputs and Outputs (I/O)?

When Computrols began manufacturing in the early 90s, we made a conscious decision from day one, to always include true universal inputs and outputs on our flagship parent-level control boards. The way our founders saw it, if we chose to restrict the total number of points to a combination of binary and analog-only points, we would ham-string our technicians, distribution partners, and customers that strive to be self-performers.

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Computrols Partners with Precision Mechanical

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Sean McDermott is one of the co-founders of Precision Mechanical Services, LLC which was started back in 2007. When they started the company, their focus was on refrigeration and HVAC services, which also included construction services. This included repair and replacement of steam systems and hydronic systems. Their work was concentrated in hospitals and pharmaceuticals.

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George’s CBAS Tips, July 2020

Formulas and Calculations Help Feature

Formulas and Calculations is a Help feature that can be found on the System Menu > Help.  In older versions of CBAS, this was found directly on the System Menu. Currently, there are 4 entries..

The first one is a duct area calculator for use in the Cubic Feet per Minute (CFM) Calculation on a VAV or UNI-B. The VAV-B has this built into its VAV-B Utility Program that is used when you initially set it up. All you have to know is the dimensions of the duct and whether it is round or rectangular. Just enter the size and a value for the area will appear. You can also use this value as the Duct Size on a VAV template for a UNI-B.

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