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Building Automation Systems for Universities & Dormitories

Large building at Texas A&M UniversityAt MACC, we work with universities and their dormitories to install, maintain, and upgrade building management systems. We understand the complexity of academic campus building management, and always base our expert recommendations on your unique environment. Read a case study about a building automation project for a university here.

Extend the life of existing equipment—or install a new, smart building management system that offers maximum value for your budget. Our specialty is open systems; we believe that no customer should ever get locked into a restrictive vendor relationship.

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Building Automation for Universities

Challenges in Building Management for Universities & Dormitories

Educational facilities must keep staff and students comfortable and safe, and university and dormitory facility managers have demanding responsibilities. Caring for a variety of structures spread across a large campus with constantly-fluctuating occupancy levels is a challenge.

Mechanical adaptability is particularly crucial throughout a university campus to ensure a comfortable environment. Lecture halls, residential spaces, libraries, dining halls, and common areas don’t operate on set schedules and require control over a range of temperature and lighting settings.

Automation Solutions for University Campuses

Smart building management systems employ today’s technology to resolve the challenges of university campuses and their dormitory buildings.

  • Integrated displays with intuitive interfaces enable quick and easy adjustments.
  • Programmable settings maximize energy savings by automatically adjusting temperature and lighting when rooms are vacant.
  • Wireless controls allow staff to fine-tune system settings from wall-mounted or web-based interfaces.
  • Keyless entry-systems secure restricted areas, granting entry only to qualified personnel.

These advanced solutions simplify university and dormitory building management, so teachers and students can concentrate on what’s essential—higher education.

Building Management Systems for Universities & Dormitories

Customer Spotlight: University of Richmond

Building Automation Systems

Managing the environment inside educational facilities is complicated, with specialized requirements for HVAC, temperature, lighting, and more. Building management systems with controls that automatically adjust makes the job easier.

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Energy Management Systems

Maintaining energy efficiency across a variety of buildings on a university campus, including dormitories, athletic facilities, classrooms, and common areas, is straightforward with an energy management system. Facility managers gain access to smart controls and advanced reporting analytics, which lets them stay on top of energy use.

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Access Control Systems

University building administrators must restrict access to sensitive areas. MACC can help by installing automated access control systems with video monitoring, role-based security, and customizable alarms.

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Smart Room Controls

When it comes to temperature, humidity, and lighting for classrooms and dorms, one size doesn’t fit all. Distech’s Smart Room Control Solution lets staff and students customize their environment using smart, intuitive controls.

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Total Room Automation (TRA)

Siemens Total Room Automation (TRA) offers professional control of building systems in educational facilities. With sensors that monitor room occupancy and settings in tune with class schedules, TRA saves energy and optimizes comfort for every space.

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University Campus Building Services

BAS Installation

Let us eliminate any doubt you have about BAS installations! Our technicians are experts in automated systems for whole university campuses, and we’re committed to providing support for as long as it takes to ensure you’re satisfied with the BAS setup.

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BAS Upgrades & Retrofits

An outdated BAS could be limiting your ability to support student and staff comfort. MACC can upgrade or retrofit a legacy BAS, rejuvenating it with options that maximize both functionality and energy savings.

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BAS Maintenance & Service

Prevent today’s small issues from becoming tomorrow’s big problems. Comprehensive maintenance services from MACC extend the lifespan of your BAS, and, in the event of a breakdown, we’ll be there promptly to keep the system running.

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Improving University Campus Building Management for Superior Comfort and Energy Efficiency

MACC offers building management systems to integrate HVAC, lighting, security, and more. We have years of experience working with universities and on-campus housing facilities, and we’re dedicated to providing clients a system that meets their needs.

Contact us to outfit your facility with the advanced building management solution it deserves.

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