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Building Automation Systems (BAS) and the Importance of Control Systems Networking

Building Automation Systems are interlinked, centralized, networks of software and hardware which control and monitor the environment in industrial, commercial, as well as institutional facilities. The BAS system ensures the safety, comfort of building occupants and operational performance of the entire facility. These control systems are perfect for installing in the new building and it

Energy-Efficiency Controls for Commercial HVAC

With the controls, advanced energy-efficiency, the commercial building can easily cut by an average of fifty-seven percent their HVAC (heating, ventilating and air conditioning) electricity use and the result found by a trial (year-long) of advanced controls at different commercial buildings, grocery stores and malls across the country. The PNNL (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory) of

Network Cabling 101

Here are some efficient network cabling 101 that you must secure to ensure that you can get the most of your chosen network company. There is no one-size-fits-all way or method to infrastructure and networking. A unique and Band-Aid approach will not protect a business or solve networking problems.  You will discover why strategic mapping

Different Kinds of Light Bulbs

Light bulbs are probably the most commonly purchased of electrical supplies, but there’s still a lot of thought process that may go into your purchase. You may want to think about energy efficiency. You may want to think about what mood you are trying to create with the lighting in your home. Here we will

Exit Signs: Types and General Guidelines

If you work in any sort of commercial environment, it is a good idea to have the building or office equipped with exit signs. These can save lives and are also often required to comply with building fire codes and insurance standards. If you are looking into getting these for your commercial building, here are

Discover Safety Tips for Electrical Installations

If you are working with electricity and electrical supplies, it’s very important to make sure you are complying with recommended safety precautions of electrical installations. Whether you are an electrician, or a do-it-your-selfer, working with electricity can be a very dangerous undertaking. Rules about Electrical Installations Here are some general rules you should be aware

Electrical Safety After Natural Disasters

Unfortunate though it may be, natural disasters are part of life. Though many of us do not like to think about what might happen in the case of natural disasters, it’s important to be prepared for a worst-case scenario. Natural disasters can be particularly damaging when it comes to your electrical system. It can be

Electricians Technical Math

Electricians technical math is a skill that must be mastered to ensure that the installation can be done efficiently, without potential issues that can cause you and your family serious harm. Are you interested in becoming an electrician? Well, if that is the case, you might want to make sure you are up on your

The Working Principle and Uses of a Servo Drive System

A servo drive system works as a supplier of power to electric servomechanisms. It is a kind of electronic amplifier that monitors a servomechanism’s feedback signal and continuously works to adjust it if deviates from the required limit. The Industry Applications of a Servo Drive System Servo drives have various industry uses including robotics, factory

A Brief Guide to Electrical Relays for Dummies

Simply put, a relay is a kind of switch that is operated electrically. Many relays make use of an electromagnet to make a switch to function. However, they use other operating principles too. To understand different aspects of electrical relays, follow this brief guide for electrical relays for dummies. It focuses on the definition of