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7 Tips for Selecting a Building Automation System

Arthur in a crawlspaceRecently, FacilitiesNet published the article titled “7 Tips For Selecting a Building Automation System.” The piece walks readers through considerations that they should take into account when replacing their current BAS, including how facility managers will interact with the system. We found the article to be helpful and related to our own recommendations. Below, we have addressed each of their recommendations from Computrols’ perspective.

1. People are more important than technology. Buy-in from the operating engineers is crucial to a successful upgrade. It’s important to involve operating engineers in the selection, design, and installation of the new BAS. Ideally, bringing the engineer to visit buildings with the prospective BAS installed will allow them to demo it first hand, without the manufacturer or installation contractor present. Continue reading 7 Tips for Selecting a Building Automation System

 

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 of their recommendations from Computrols perspective. Continue reading Three Tips For Planning A Building Automation System Project