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George Hingle

George’s CBAS Tips, October 2019

Did you know that you can simulate your logic programming without having to go into Real Mode or wiring up controllers? This can be really handy, especially when testing central plant operation without having to do it live.

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BAS Education
George Hingle

George’s CBAS Tips, September 2019

What is Priority in CBAS? When you look at the list of points, either in Text View or Hardware View, you see the point name on the left. To the right of that is the status of the point, and to the right of that is the priority of the

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CBAS Tips
George Hingle

George’s CBAS Tips, August 2019

New BACnet Settings Editor In July of 2018, I wrote an article about The Importance of Probe in BACnet. As a quick recap, when you probe a BACnet Controller in CBAS, the resulting probe file allows points to be imported into the database easily with minimum manual data input. Probing

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CBAS Tips
George Hingle

George’s CBAS Tips, July 2019

CBAS Graphical Workstations (GW) Explained CBAS software can be started in several different modes, one of which is GW Mode, also known as Graphical Workstation Mode. On the DPU, also known as the Automation Server or Front End PC, CBAS software runs the database for the building in Real Mode

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CBAS Tips
George Hingle

George’s CBAS Tips, May 2019

Updated for CBAS 20! Did you know that you can set up groups of users in CBAS that have the same rights as individual users? To add users and groups in CBAS, go to System, then Program Passwords and you will see the user list: It’s good practice to create

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CBAS Tips
George Hingle

George’s CBAS Tips, February 2019

History Save Settings I think everyone who is familiar with Computrols Building Automation Software (CBAS) is aware that CBAS automatically saves History data, also known as “Trend” data, on all points in the database.  When dealing with Analog points, the frequency and resolution of these graphs is automatically set for

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Facility Management
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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CBAS Tips
George Hingle

George’s CBAS Tips, January 2019

Did you know that Schedules on both Analog and Binary Output points can have up to 24 “cycles”?
A Cycle is any time that the Schedule commands the point. A Binary point is just 2 possibilities, meaning On\Off, Start\Stop, Normal\Alarm. With 24 cycles, that means you can turn a piece of equipment On 12 times and Off 12 times. Of course, you would have to think of a good reason to do that but you might want to cycle something a few times. To find the Schedule, click any output point then click Program, and you will see the Program Schedule button.

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