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How ACES is Addressing Coronavirus

June 23, 2020 The Story of COVID-19 and Air Conditioning A generation of research and experience has proven that when properly maintained and operated, heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems (HVAC) can reduce the spread of viruses. These critical building systems not only provide thermal comfort but, according to the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and AirConditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), may also …

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Three Things to Do to Keep Your BAS Secure

Increased remote working and IoT mean more exposure to trouble Work-from-home arrangements as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic have presented information security officers and their teams with unprecedented challenges. As reported by cyber-security firm Kaspersky, RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) brute-force attacks have increased significantly in the last month. But BAS security issues aren’t solely a result of the pandemic. …

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Planning, installing and launching a BAS under a tight timetable

Experience and communication keep the project on schedule Most K-12 and higher-ed construction projects are done in the summer when buildings are unoccupied. This means the “summer break” is anything but for the people at ACES, as they specialize in new construction and retrofit applications for education. Meanwhile, timetables for construction projects in general are getting shorter with the growing …