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George Hingle

George’s CBAS Tips, December 2018

Are you familiar with the term “hot keys”? The term refers to using combinations of keys on the keyboard as a shortcut to a certain function or action in a program. For instance, let’s say you wanted to copy a file to another folder or attach to an email. First

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CBAS Tips
George Hingle

George’s CBAS Tips, November 2018

Programming Schedules with the Graphical Schedule Editor There are a few different ways to program a Schedule on a point in CBAS. Go to any output point in CBAS, click the point and go to Program. Then click the Program Schedule button. The most apparent way is to click on

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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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CBAS Tips
George Hingle

George’s CBAS Tips, October 2018

Show Point Relations Did you know that you can easily discover how points are related to each other through Logic or PID? This can come in handy when you have an Output point that has been commanded but you don’t know exactly where the command is coming from. Find a

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CBAS Tips
George Hingle

George’s CBAS Tips, September 2018

  Alarm Point Colors Did you know that it is possible in CBAS for certain points to show different background colors? This works on any Binary software point that is programmed into the DPU. Under the Program Alarm screen, you will see an option to “Change Point Color ONLY”.

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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
George Hingle

George’s CBAS Tips, August 2018

How to Set Up Tenants to Schedule Overtime Air and Lights The CBAS Web product was originally introduced so that tenants could schedule their own overtime air and lights while making it easy for building management to bill them these services. This is still true and it’s really easy to

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BAS Education
George Hingle

George’s CBAS Tips, July 2018

  The Importance of the Probe in BACnet When setting up 485 communication to a BACnet device like an AHU, it is important that you Probe it. This gets you some important information: Instance number is a good thing because if you add it to the program screen of the

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