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Why Invest in a Commercial Building Automation System?

Most facility managers and building engineers are aware of how costly your building’s lighting and HVAC are to operate- a facility’s heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning system represents over 15% (on average) of overall electric consumption. According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), nearly 30% of that represents loss due to aging, insufficiently maintained, or ineffective equipment. What Does a …

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WebCTRL Health Monitoring is Available Now!

The first feature of IntelliSuite Analytics Solution, WebCTRL Health Monitoring is now LIVE!   One of the first features of IntelliSuite Analytics Solution is the WebCTRL Health Monitoring application. This tool will provide insights into the health of your WebCTRL system to allow you to efficiently handle your building operations and make actionable decisions based on your operation’s data. Here …

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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 …