Category Archives: BAS Education

Trim and Response for Supply Pressure

 by Andrew Walton

Static Air Pressure (SAP)

“Trim and response” is a way of controlling static air pressure (SAP) within a building’s HVAC system. SAP is one of the most important factors in HVAC design. SAP refers to the resistance to airflow in a heating and cooling system’s components and ductwork within a building. The push of the air must be greater than the resistance to the flow or no air will circulate through the ducts.

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5 Fundamentals Every Property Manager should know about Building Automation

When it comes to building automation systems (BAS), Property Managers tend to lean on their facilities operations team to tell them what is going on and what needs to be done. A BAS can be daunting to understand, but at the same time, it is responsible for a large portion of tenant satisfaction and operational budget. While a property manager or administrator does not need to know the ins and outs of operating a BAS, having a basic understanding of how these systems work and what to look out for when evaluating potential service partners can make all the difference.

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Addressing COVID-19 with your HVAC System

Covid-19 is an abbreviation of Coronavirus Disease 2019, which is the new coronavirus currently affecting the majority of the world. Its main transmission process is via the droplets of moisture contained in the air exhaled by people when they breathe or talk. The more rigorous the level of activity is, the more concentrated these exhalations become.

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What are HVAC controls and how do they work?

MarketsandMarkets forecasts the HVAC controls market to grow from USD 13.6 billion in 2018 to USD 27.0 billion by 2023, so it’s probably an industry you’ll want to keep your eye on. Whether you are new to the HVAC industry or simply want to know more about building operations or energy consumption, we’ll do our best to help you take your first step to learn more about these systems and how they work.

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5 Virus Mitigation Strategies using your Building Automation System

As people begin returning to work, school, and other places that will require them to go into large-scale facilities with the masses, facility managers will need every tool possible at their disposal to ensure their well-being. Typically, building automation systems (BAS) that control HVAC, access, lights, and fire alarm systems have 3 main functions:

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Why Consider A Career In Building Automation?

Building Automation – The Exploding Tech Industry You Need to Know More About

With the rise of automated HVAC, lighting, and security systems, the Building Automation System Market is expected to grow from USD 75.0 billion in 2019 to USD 121.5 billion by 2024—growing at a CAGR of 10.1%.

No matter your level of education, there is a career path for you in the building automation industry. In this webinar, we discuss :

  • What building automation is
  • The industry today and it’s growth projections
  • Career opportunities with in the industry