Saving Energy with Psychrometric Calculations

Saving Energy with Psychrometric Calculations By: John Becker Hands up, who’s heard of psychrometrics?  You may think you haven’t, but if you’ve ever listened to a weather forecast I guarantee you have… Psychrometrics are the way engineers (and weather forecasters) describe a mixture of air and water vapor.  The air all around us contains some water vapor, which makes certain calculations a …

How Facility Managers Can Integrate Systems In Existing Buildings

How Facility Managers Can Integrate Systems In Existing Buildings by: Jim Sinopoli When it comes to the idea of integrating systems in existing buildings, facility managers may find themselves torn. On the one hand, there are solid, bottom-line reasons to integrate systems in existing buildings. On the other, there is a range of problems that don’t exist in new construction, from …

Maintaining High Performance Control Systems

Maintaining High Performance Control Systems By: Jim Sinopoli, PE, RCDD, LEED AP “Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do Maintenance.” Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. We rely on control systems to monitor and manage our building systems. For the most part it’s been assumed that once the control system is installed and configured it …

ENR Mountain States 2013 Best Projects Winners

Please join us in congratulating a few of our customers for being highlighted or winning “Best Projects in the Mountain States Award!” NREL Controllable Grid Interface, Jefferson County, Colorado Energy Systems Integration Facility, Golden, Colorado Southeast Wyoming Welcome Center, Cheyenne, Wyoming Crestone Charter School, Crestone, Colorado Metropolitan State University of Denver Hotel and Hospitality Learning Center, Denver, Colorado ENR Mountain …

Delta Controls – ORCAview Tip – Auto-Logoff

The Auto-logoff period is the amount of time that ORCAview will sit idle before automatically logging off of the network. You can disable this feature by setting the period to 0 on the “Login” tab of your System User Access (SUA) Object. To get there, go to the “Tools” menu, select “Setup”, and then “Current User…” Click on the “Login” …

Delta Controls – ORCAview Tip – Filter Box

The filter box at the top of the Navigator window can be used to quickly narrow down the list of displayed points to exactly what you’re looking for. For example, typing bi ai>50 in the filter box will display all Binary Inputs and any Analog Inputs which have a value greater than 50.  Whatever filter you type here will remain …

Three Steps To Successfully Integrating Systems In Existing Buildings

Three Steps To Successfully Integrating Systems In Existing Buildings: By Jim Sinopoli Many existing building owners find the concept of systems integration persuasive, but they struggle with moving from the concept to actual deployment. Three steps can help achieve successful integration of systems in existing buildings. 1. Gather information about the capabilities and features of the existing systems.There is no …

How Facility Managers Can Integrate Systems In Existing Buildings

How Facility Managers Can Integrate Systems In Existing Buildings: By Jim Sinopoli When it comes to the idea of integrating systems in existing buildings, facility managers may find themselves torn. On the one hand, there are solid, bottom-line reasons to integrate systems in existing buildings. On the other, there is a range of problems that don’t exist in new construction, from …

Help Us Serve You Better

Setpoint Systems Corporation (Setpoint) supplies a Technical Services Agreement (TSA) Manual to all our TSA customers. One section of this manual is “Operator’s Log”. This is an area that the operator can keep track of questions and/or problem he or she finds between TSA visits. This log also is a way for the Setpoint TSA service technician knowledge of the …

Why a Technical Service Agreement form Setpoint Systems Corporation- Part 1 of 3

 Peace of mind: When you have a problem, you simply call our service line and immediately begin talking to a highly trained and technically qualified customer service representative that analyzes your problem, dispatches a properly trained service technician with the right parts to your facility to get you up and running the first time out.  Discounted labor and …