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Retro-Commissioning: Long Word, Short Payback

For retro-commissioning, typical ROI for ACES customers is under 18 months Retro-commissioning, a systemic evaluation of opportunities to improve energy-using systems in existing buildings, continues to be a big part of ACES’ work for customers. It’s no wonder. With the work paying for itself in less than 18 months, and sometimes as quickly as three months, plus thousands of dollars …

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Walkin’ the Talk

ACES uses WebCTRL, equipment upgrades to achieve more than $16,000 in projected one-year energy costs savings at HQ By using WebCTRL in its new headquarters, ACES is a proud customer of its own product.  And the projected one-year energy cost savings – more than $15,000 in electric and $1,600 in gas – have been particularly satisfying to the guy who …

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Identify and Respond with FDD

Beyond energy cost savings, Fault Detection and Diagnostics (FDD) alarms in WebCTRL® save users from repair and replacement costs. HVAC system downtime may not be a problem when it’s 60-75 degrees outside and you can open the windows. If your building’s located in Missouri or Illinois, such weather is rare. For the other 300+ days per year, vigilance is critical …

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For Justin Vogt, ACES president, customer service is a family tradition

Twelve feet. That’s the distance from the front desk at Automatic Controls Equipment Systems to the office of its president, Justin Vogt. There’s 15,000 square feet in ACES’ new headquarters, so one might think the president would find a more private corner of the building to conduct his business. But that’s not the culture at ACES. “When my father, Robert …