Building Automation Systems

Automate your building's energy use, take control of energy costs, and improve employee comfort with a building automation system

Is a building automation system right for your organization? Consider these factors

  • One Icon Does your building’s HVAC system have multiple zones? The best implementation of building automation systems has been proven to be for these cases
  • Two Icon Is your organization experiencing high energy demand costs? Check your utility bill. Demand charges typically take up the largest portion of energy bills and can be significantly lowered if a building automation system is introduced to efficiently run your building’s various energy systems
  • Three Icon Does your building have old heating and cooling equipment? In most cases, even older equipment can be controlled to run more efficiently

Quick facts

Time to install: 1-2 weeks
Expected ROI: 3-5 years

What building automation systems are and why your organization could benefit from installing one

A building automation system is a network of microprocessor based wired or wireless controllers connected to diverse systems in a building to better manage the equipment and optimize a organization’s energy spend. BAS controls provide access to information on equipment performance and utility metering, and gives users the ability to easily schedule equipment and control it at a more granular level.

Buildings with various kinds of energy systems like lighting, boilers, or HVAC can spend up to 57 percent of their operating budget on HVAC and lighting alone, oftentimes crippling the business or government entity that uses the space.

On top of high energy bills, occupants of the space can experience discomfort due to uneven temperatures, sub-optimal temperatures or poor indoor air quality because equipment is not properly maintained, scheduled or controlled.

Building automation system (BAS) benefits

In most cases, organizations don’t have insight into what equipment is operating inefficiently, costing their business the most, or the culprit of producing an uncomfortable environment for occupants. Without this information, no actions can be implemented to solve the issues. That’s where building automation system controls come in.

Building Automation Systems give HVAC systems the ability to communicate with one another, so the facility can work in unison to heat and cool. Additionally, BAS with Wi-Fi capabilities have remote logins that allow administrators to virtually adjust thermostats for temperature settings or turning systems on or off via Direct Digital Controls (DDC). Lastly, they allow facility managers to detect and fix any potential issues related to building system performance.

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Automate your energy systems

Achieve higher efficiency, lower energy costs, and increased indoor comfort all while making it so your company doesn’t have to invest time in directly managing your energy systems’ processes.

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