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Scott Holstein

CBAS Power User: Greg Gautreaux

CBAS Power User: Greg Gautreaux Lead Engineer, Stirling Properties Tell us a little about yourself… I have been involved in the commercial real estate management industry for forty years in various properties located in Greater New Orleans including the West Bank and Metairie. I am now the Lead Engineer at

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BAS Education
Drew Mire

The Ups and Downs of Destination Dispatch

Rather early in my career, I began working with destination dispatch elevator systems and have since had the opportunity to be engaged with a handful of these projects. Although I am far from an elevator expert, a fair number of my days as a technician were spent working on access

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Facilities Expo
Scott Holstein

2019 Facility Manager Trade Show Calendar

  Given the rapidly shifting technology and trends in the facility management industry, facility managers can’t afford to miss out on educating themselves and their teams every chance they get. Below, you’ll find a list of facility management trade shows and conferences throughout the United States. If you know of

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Facility Management
Scott Holstein

CBAS Power User: David Foster

David Foster Controls, Arkansas State University Tell us a little about yourself… I’m the youngest of 4 children, born in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas to a farming family. We had 300 acres of rice and soybeans. I took computer science in high school and have been working with computers ever since.

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Facility Management
Scott Holstein

CBAS Power User: Alan Cherry

  Alan Cherry Plant Engineer, Saddleback College Tell us a little about yourself… I have been in the HVAC trade for 34 years now, with my past 22 years at Saddleback College. My first introduction to building automation was a Barber-Colman Network 8000 system featuring a server the size of

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BAS Education
Scott Holstein

Load Shedding and One Approach in CBAS

  As I’m sure you know, power companies charge a premium when a certain demand threshold is reached. Load shedding during high electrical demand periods is a good way to lower electrical consumption and avoid paying premium prices for exceeding peak demand limits. Metering or monitoring the load for the

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Facility Management
Scott Holstein

CBAS Power User: Alec Andrews

  CBAS Power User Profile Hopefully, you know by now that Computrols prides itself on empowering our end users. There is nothing we love more than seeing our customers take our system and run with it. As a way of recognizing these self-performers, we’ll be doing a series of interviews

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BAS Education
Scott Holstein

Investing in a Building Automation System

In the January/February 2008 edition of Facilities Manager Magazine, there was a featured article titled, “Pay Now or Pay Forever: The Design of Control System Software”. This article was recently brought to our attention by one of the original author’s LinkedIn posts which outlined the fact that not much has

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The Computrols Difference

Simply put, Computrols provides the most economical-to-own building automation solution on the market today. We empower our users by providing robust yet simple solutions that allow our customers to largely manage their building automation systems in-house.

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