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Scott Holstein

Computrols Announces Building Technology Podcast

  This October, Computrols will begin broadcasting its very own podcast covering technology we find in today’s “smart buildings.” The conversations will expand far beyond just building automation as we aim to keep our listeners informed on all things digital in facilities management. The episodes will last approximately 30 minutes

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Mike Donlon

Optimal Virtual Metering In Building Automation

  On March 21, 2018, Computrols Director of Research and Development, Mike Donlon, presented on the topic of “Optimal Virtual Metering In Building Automation” at the Globalcon Conference in Boston, MA. The below information is a transcribed excerpt from his session.

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Computrols Staff

AHU Supply Temp Sets the Stage

In one of our recent articles, we discussed static pressure control and variable air volume (VAV) systems. We mentioned that by modulating the leaving air temp from an air handling unit (AHU) we can promote energy efficiency while also having an effect on static pressure. This time, we’ll look into

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Computrols Staff

Static Pressure Control and VAV Operation

Static pressure is a key ingredient in a successful Variable Air Volume (VAV) system. It ensures that air flow will be available to enable the VAVs in a system to achieve their designed Cubic Feet per Minute (CFM) at maximum demand. Simply put, the push of the air must be

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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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Scott Holstein

Energy Analysis Solutions

Buildings rarely perform as initially intended, resulting in energy use that is higher than anticipated. To resolve this inherent problem, retro-commissioning, performance contracting, and facility IoT analytics have all emerged to capture market share. In practice, energy efficiency in buildings is achieved through the balanced combination of design concepts, applied

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Mike Donlon

Cooling Tower Control Based on “Approach”

By Mike Donlon Director of Research and Development, Computrols The most common Cooling Tower Control System uses a fixed temperature setting for the condenser water supplied back to the chillers. For convenience, let’s label this temperature: TO = Tower Outlet temperature To control this value, most controls technicians would program

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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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