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Building Ventilation Control Installation

Building Ventilation Control InstallationEffective ventilation control has become a critical concern for today’s commercial building owners, as the drive for greater energy efficiency has resulted in modern commercial buildings that are better insulated and as air tight as possible. While this sealed environment may seem to create a safer air environment for inhabitants, the reverse is actually true. Commercial buildings are typically heavily occupied, which creates high CO2 levels; when combined with volatile organic compounds from the out-gassing of carpeting, paint, and plastics used in the construction and furnishing of commercial spaces, the result is dangerously poor air quality levels that can significantly impair the health of the buildings’ occupants. In commercial buildings that include indoor parking garages, CO2 and NO2 gasses can further compromise air quality. Installing an effective ventilation control system allows building owners to control and monitor intake of outside air so they can reduce dangerous gases and CO2 levels to create a healthier indoor air environment.

Commercial building ventilation control installation options range from simple, stand-alone systems for indoor garages to complete, integrated building automation control systems that include air quality control monitoring devices, demand control ventilation, smoke evacuation systems, HVAC temperature control, humidity monitoring, and more. Each ventilation control option has a role to play in creating a healthy building environment; building owners should consult with an experienced air quality control expert who can perform an air quality assessment and determine which ventilation control options are necessary for the wellbeing of their building’s occupants. The most widely used ventilation options include:

  • Demand Control Ventilation for Commercial Buildings
    One essential ventilation option for most modern commercial buildings is demand control ventilation, as it allows owners to control the intake of outside air to reduce the levels of CO2 that accumulate within the building. Using specialty sensors, demand control ventilation systems can determine the optimal amount of outside air that each indoor space requires, controlling outdoor air intake to adjust inhabitant comfort levels accordingly. Ventilation can also be adjusted to reduce odors and control humidity to provide a healthy, comfortable indoor work environment.
  • Parking Garage Ventilation for Commercial Buildings
    Unless proper ventilation options in place, toxic gases including CO2 and NO2 can travel from an indoor parking garage through ductwork, elevator shafts, and stairwells to compromise the air quality throughout an entire commercial building. An effective parking garage air quality control and monitoring system can alert facility personnel when these gases are approaching dangerous concentration levels. The ventilation control system then activates garage exhaust fans at the correct speed to remove the gases. Various parking garage ventilation system installation options are available, including hard-wired and wireless systems, which can be installed as stand-alone elements or as a component of a fully integrated system.
  • Indoor Air Ventilation Control for Commercial Buildings
    Using the HVAC system components of a building automation system, an efficient indoor air quality control system can achieve healthy, high quality indoor air. It does this by adjusting ventilation to eliminate unwanted odors, control humidity, and prevent the formation of toxic mold, while ensuring intake amounts of outdoor air are sufficient to meet regulatory requirements.

Advanced Control Corporation provides technologically advanced air quality and ventilation control installation for commercial buildings throughout South Florida. Our technicians offer a full range of ventilation installation options, including a stand-alone ventilation system and a complete building automation solution that incorporates energy management, ventilation control, access control, and CCTV technology to give you complete control of your building’s operations.

Contact Advanced Control today at 954-491-6660 for expert commercial building ventilation control installation services that will have your tenants enjoying a healthier, more comfortable building environment!

Commercial Energy Conservation

Commercial Energy ConservationRising energy costs coupled with a growing awareness of the need for a more sustainable lifestyle have commercial building owners across South Florida searching for ways to partake in commercial energy conservation and reduce their utility usage. Since commercial buildings account for almost 20% of all the energy used in the United States, and energy costs are most commercial buildings’ highest operating expense, conserving energy makes both environmental and fiscal sense. As a leader in energy conservation who has been at the forefront of green building in South Florida for over twenty years, Advanced Control Corporation has helped thousands of building owners reduce their energy usage and operate their buildings more effectively. We have assembled a few of our most effective energy conservation techniques for commercial buildings; by applying them to your facility, you should be able to make a significant reduction in your energy usage and help your building operate in a more energy-efficient manner. Continue reading

GUI for Building Automation Systems

GUI FOR BUILDING AUTOMATION SYSTEMSHave you found the interface of some building automation systems difficult to operate, with input methods that feel clunky, clumsy, and counter-intuitive? There is a very good reason for this: operators have differing methods of working and interacting with technology, which makes building systems that rely on a single static input system impractical and inefficient. Advanced Control Corporation has kept this concern uppermost in our minds while designing out building automation solutions. Instead of burdening our clients with inefficient “cookie cutter” interfaces that force them to conform to someone else’s method of input , our automation experts create building automation solutions that are custom tailored to each location’s specific building and business needs, with unique graphical user interfaces that are personalized to match each customers’ individual preferences to enable effortless, intuitive operation.

The graphical user interfaces implemented by Advanced Control are ingeniously designed to allow users to interact with their environment through various electronic devices intuitively. Instead of requiring operators to adjust to an established navigation system, the intuitive navigation of our graphical user interface revolutionizes the way operators interact with their building automation solutions by including a flow that actually incorporates the user’s feedback. The system is designed to expand to meet your changing needs, with system graphics that can be integrated to incorporate other system platforms and other programs.

Our GUI for Building Automation Systems are a scalable solution, readily accommodating multiple users. The interface will adjust to each user individually, providing all users with their own individualized, customized screen accessible via password protection. Multiple users are allowed at any one time, with various levels of access controlled via individual password. Access to the interface may be via a computer workstation, laptop, PDA’s, phones and even the internet, according to the individual preference of the user.

In addition to standard building automation system functions, Advanced Control’s graphical user interface can also be integrated to security and CCTV functions. Easily incorporating data from various resources, including the web, our agile interface uses intuitive animations that are custom designed to incorporate your individual color schemes. Our dynamic color building automation graphics are adaptable to various conditions such as occupied, unoccupied, alarm, etc., and can accommodate various building environments including laboratories, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, office complex, colleges and universities, and many more. The robust capabilities of our proven software platform include backwards compatibility with older systems, which allows it to work well in both new and existing systems.

Advanced Control also offers web-based graphic interface solutions, with custom-designed graphics that can include full motion animation that creates a user-friendly experience, enabling you to maintain the automated environment with ease from anywhere in the world with access to the internet. Our web-based solutions provide open integration that allows seamless interfaces over a wide array of web-based platforms, so you can effortlessly interact and control DVRs, live video feeds, and other IP-enabled devices from your remote location. Advanced Control’s web-based building automation graphics allow you to instantly view the graphics, trends chart and alarm system status from any location with just a quick glance at your smartphone, tablet, or other mobile device.

Are you ready to experience effortless and intuitive operation of your building automation solution with one of Advanced Control’s graphical user interfaces? The benefits of installing our graphical user interface are apparent: by providing customized animations designed with the user’s feedback, our interface allows users to interact with their environment intuitively, improving workflow and reducing response time to cause your entire building to operate more efficiently and effectively.

Contact Advanced Control today at 954-491-6660 to start enjoying the benefits of installing one of our graphical user interfaces right away!

Complete Building Automation Control Services

Complete Building Automation Control ServicesWe are all aware of the many advantages that building automation systems offer, including reduced energy usage and costs, enhanced security, and a more comfortable building environment, among others. The proper functioning of a building automation system requires a certain amount monitoring and maintenance, however, which can leave owners of smaller facilities with a problem: where can you find skilled, trained professionals that you can entrust with your building’s functioning and security, since you do not have enough work to justify the expense of hiring a full-time employee? Advanced Control Corporation’s Building Automation Control Services are the solution. We provide comprehensive energy management services, including monitoring and operational support, and energy conservation project implementation. We appreciate the specific needs of all our clients – from large to mid-size and small companies, and can provide these services on a shared or as-needed basis when necessary. Continue reading

Installation of Building Illumination Control System

Installation of Building Illumination Control SystemThe high toll our energy usage is taking on the environment has become a matter of widespread concern in recent years, leaving commercial building owners searching for ways to make their facilities more energy-efficient. Since lighting costs represent 40% of the average commercial building’s electric bill, the installation of a building illumination control system often serves as the important first step in improving the energy efficiency of these structures. In fact, when properly installed and effectively utilized, a building illumination control system can produce a 25% reduction in energy usage while providing a number of other valuable benefits. Advanced Control Corporation can install a building illumination control system in your South Florida commercial building that will deliver improved energy-efficiency, lowered cooling costs, and increased physical security while enhancing your facility’s tenant appeal. Continue reading

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