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What is a Building Automation System?

What is a Building Automation System?


A building automation system is a network of computers and devices that allow building owners and managers to digitally control their HVAC, lighting, security, and other building systems.

So instead of walking to the roof to manually adjust a setting in the HVAC’s AHU, the building manager can do it from a workstation near their office.

The typical building automation system comprises of the main workstation and online server, IP controllers, and a large number of network-enabled devices integrated to the physical systems, such as VAV diffusers, security cameras, fire sprinklers, and others.

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