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Why Building Automation Should Matter to the CFO

CFOs, Building Automation and the Search for Lower Utility Costs Did you know that heating and cooling accounts for nearly half of the total energy usage in a residential home? According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) the exact number is 48%, and although you may not know the

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Business
Scott Holstein

Why Facility Managers Cannot Afford to Ignore New BAS Technology

A Foundation for Technology Growth In 1965, Gordon Moore was asked to predict the future of the semiconductor components industry by Electronics Magazine. As the Director of R&D for Fairchild Semiconductor at the time, Moore surmised that the number of transistors per square inch on a densely integrated circuit would

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BAS Education
Scott Holstein

The Greatest Thing to Ever Happen to Building Automation

With building automation technology advancing at an unprecedented pace, most industry professionals would probably identify the Internet of Things, wireless sensors, analytics, open source tagging, or BACnet as the greatest thing to happen to building automation in recent years. The piece of the BAS puzzle that is most frequently overlooked

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BAS Education
Computrols Staff

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

  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

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Facility Management
Scott Holstein

Don Gaspard
Director of Facilities, Touro Infirmary

Don Gaspard is​​ both a​ ​long-time​ Computrols ​customer​ and​​ experienced​ facility​ ​manager. ​​Mr.​ ​Gaspard​ ​is​ ​a military​ ​veteran​​ ​who​ ​​initially​ entered ​into​ the​ ​field​ ​of​ ​HVAC​ ​and​ ​refrigeration after attending Delgado Community College. ​After​ spending several​​ years​​ as an Air-conditioning Technician, ​he​ began​​ ​his​ ​career ​in​ ​​facility management ​at​ ​a​

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BAS Education
Scott Holstein

Energy Efficiency Measures for Winter

Energy and water conservation deliver a wide range of advantages, including cost-related benefits, ancillary savings, infrastructure improvements, reduced pollutant emissions, improved energy security, and, in some cases, increased productivity.

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BAS Education
Scott Holstein

Three Tips For Planning A Building Automation System Project

Recently, FacilitiesNet published an article titled “Three Tips for Planning a Building Automation System Project.” The piece walks readers through considerations that they should take into account when replacing their current BAS. We found the article to be helpful and related to our own recommendations. Below, we have addressed each

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Computrols News
Scott Holstein

Getting to know the Technology Pavilion at BOMA International

The BOMA International Conference is one that building owners, managers, and their vendors look forward to every year. This year, our nation’s capital will play host to thousands of property professionals looking to learn and network to ultimately improve facility management as a whole. Perhaps one of the most exciting

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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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