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George Hingle

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

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Computrols | Building Automation Systems | HVAC Controls | CBAS 20
Computrols News
Scott Holstein

CBAS 20 is here!

Computrols Building Automation Software (CBAS) has been a staple in the energy management industry for 30+ years. Since it’s DOS days in the 1990s, its sole intent has been to empower building engineers to manage their BAS in-house. Now, we are releasing CBAS 20 with an updated look and feel and an additional feature set.

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CBAS Tips
George Hingle

George’s CBAS Tips, May 2020

Enthalpy, Dew Point and Wet Bulb Calculations in CBAS We previously covered the topic of enthalpy and dew point in our article Enthalpy as it relates to free cooling in HVAC. In today’s article we will go over how to create these points in CBAS.

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CBAS Tips
George Hingle

George’s CBAS Tips, April 2020

What do the lights on the LX controller mean? Most Computrols hardware products include various LEDs – these lights can be very helpful in providing visual feedback of various controller conditions and the status of communication channels. The LX controller features several differences and improvements over the X-line with regards

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Computrols | Building Automation Systems | HVAC Controllers | Webinars
Computrols News
Scott Holstein

Upcoming Webinars

With the world coming to what seems like a stand-still as a result of COVID-19, many of us are left wondering how to spend this time most productively. At Computrols, we are proactively offering free, web-based seminars over the month of April. See below for our upcoming webinar schedule and reserve your place today.

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CBAS Tips
George Hingle

George’s CBAS Tips, March 2020

How to Program Software Points in CBAS The easiest way to program Software Points is by going to Hardware View, finding the controller then going to Points. In Editor Mode or in Live Edit you will see a line at the bottom of the points that says Add A Software

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CBAS Tips
George Hingle

George’s CBAS Tips, February 2020

Add or Change Point Type Did you know that you can now use 10K Type II temperature sensors in addition to 10K Type III in CBAS? This means that if Type II sensors are in place when retrofitting controllers at a site, you don’t have to change them. The use

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CBAS Tips
George Hingle

George’s CBAS Tips, January 2020

Controller Voltage Did you know that Binary Outputs can be locked out if your power supply is inadequate?  If the power being supplied to the controller is inadequate, all binary outputs will be locked in the OFF state until adequate power is returned. This way the controller continues to run,

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