With Ethernet Switches, New BAS Helps Keep Efficiency Under Control

December 2006
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Dec2006, Vol. 78 Issue 12, p49
The article focuses on an upgrade of a Chicago, Illinois building from an outdated direct digital control system to a new building automation system using ethernet switches. A dedicated building automation network was installed using industrial-grade Skorpion Ethernet switches. The upgrade involved management of heating, ventilation and airconditioning plant and terminal controls, lighting and other systems. The Heating and ventilation systems were also updated to conserve more energy.


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