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Back at AHR

The AHR Expo is back in 2022 and so is Computrols! We are excited to once again be exhibiting at the HVAC industry’s premier event which will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center this coming January 31st to February 2nd. The event which was planned to be hosted in Chicago earlier this year was cancelled due to a rise in COVID-19 cases, so we are very much looking forward to seeing you again in 2022.

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Computrols adds BTL Listing and Protocol Routing to LX Controller

Building automation system manufacturer Computrols has added a BTL Certification and the ability to route proprietary protocols as BACnet IP points as add-on options to an already feature-rich LX Controller.

The LX Controller has been one of the most dynamic and robust pieces of hardware in the building automation industry for the last 4 years. Boasting an unprecedented lifetime warranty, the LX provides installers and users supreme flexibility with its software-programmable universal I/O and unique two-piece board design. This parent-level controller supports state-of-the-art TLS (Transport Layer Security) and a variety of both open and proprietary communication protocols.

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Computrols Donates BAS Components to NTCC

Computrols has recently agreed to donate a number of its building automation system components to the HVAC/R program at Northshore Technical Community College (NOTCC) for student training and education. The contribution comes by way of Computrols involvement with the Building Efficiency for a Sustainable Tomorrow (BEST) Center, a program supporting publicly-funded 2- and 4-year colleges with HVAC/R, controls, building automation, and energy/facilities management curricula.

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Computrols Partners with Geostar in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin

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Geostar was founded in 2008 primarily as a mechanical contractor offering HVAC, plumbing, and refrigeration services throughout Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin. The company now has a fleet of 24 vans operating within the education, healthcare, government, and hotel markets. In 2019, Geostar decided to start a controls division to align with their HVAC/R side of the business, and since that time, Jacob Blocker and Dave Baker have run that part of the business.

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