Episode 295: ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings Videocast and PodCast for week ending Dec 16, 2018 features our interview with ACI’s Tech Support Manager, Matt Buchholz, who is a finalist for the 2018 ControlTrends Awards Technical Support Person of the Year. Next up, Aaron Gorka, Innovation Manager at Ant Technologies, joins us with a discussion about what’s new with the Next Generation Innovation (NGI) Videocast/Podcast. Belimo creates customer value CESIM; Contemporary Controls announces new BASstat Series of BACnet-compliant thermostats; and ACI’s Interface Devices save you Time and Money.
Our first ControlTalk NOW interview is with ACI’s Tech Support Manager, Matt Buchholz. Matt shares valuable insight into his early entrance into the HVAC and BAS industry coming on board with ACI directly out of college. Matt also recollects the best advice he’s received from his mentors, and offers some great advice to those who are new to the industry. Patience, persistence, and a good ear for details are all so important, because a full understanding of all the issues will identify the problem and lead to the solution.
Belimo’s CESIM — Small Devices, Big Impact — Creating Customer Value with CESIM. Belimo’s CEO, Lars van der Haegen and his team explain their simple, yet powerful and all-encompassing philosophy in creating customer value with CESIM, which is the Belimo-method to innovate building technology with sensors, valves, and actuators. CESIM ensures Comfort, Energy Efficiency, Safety for people and their property, while also ensuring easy Installation, commissioning and reduced Maintenance efforts. Click here for more information.
Contemporary Controls Announces New BACnet Wi-Fi and MS/TP Compliant Thermostat. Contemporary Controls continues its mission of “Building on BACnet” by introducing the BASstat series of BACnet-compliant wired or wireless communicating thermostats that are BTL Listed to ensure effortless integration into BACnet/IP (Wi-Fi) or BACnet MS/TP (EIA-485) networks. BASstat thermostats are suited for single or multi-stage heating, cooling and ventilation binary output control applications such as RTU or AHU.
Matt Buchholtz Demos ACI’s Interface Devices — Solving Problems while Saving You Time and Money. ACI Interface Devices: Solving Problems While Saving You Time and Money! ACI manufactures an extensive line of Interface Devices designed to solve problems. Many of our interface products are used to convert one signal type to another saving you time and money on retrofit projects.
Aaron Gorka, Innovation Manager at Ant Technologies, is excited about his stewardship of the Next Generation Innovation (NGI) series, and the opportunity to introduce many of the “Young Guns” shaping the future of our industry. Absolutely interesting dialogue! From mentorship, reciprocity, and the occasional need for a simple pat on the back, Aaron introduces us to a few of the emerging leaders he has met along the way during his global campaign to bring Ant Technologies‘ paperless technology to the forefront.