New Automated Logic® PlantCTRL™ Solution Optimizes Chiller Plant Control

ATLANTA - Nov. 19, 2015 - The PlantCTRL solution, a sophisticated native BACnet® control system for chiller plants, is now available fromAutomated Logic Corporation. Automated Logic, a leading provider of innovative building automation systems, is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

The new PlantCTRL solution is an integrated component of the WebCTRL® building automation system. It consists of hardware and software, and is a dedicated plant system controller along with a library of application-specific control algorithms that have been factory engineered and tested to optimize the control of chiller plants. The hardware and software architecture is also completely scalable to enable cost-effective plant expansions and system upgrades as improved efficiency algorithms and control methodologies are developed in the future. 

“We are excited to offer this new product to the building industry,” said Mead Rusert, president, Automated Logic. “With the Automated Logic PlantCTRL solution, building owners can now add a complete plant control solution to their facility. And, since it works directly with the WebCTRL building automation system, users can easily manage their central plant along with all other building systems anytime, anywhere using the powerful WebCTRL user interface.”

The Automated Logic PlantCTRL solution quickly responds to the needs of the building by automatically starting or stopping the plant, optimizing plant water temperatures, and matching the tonnage produced to the tonnage required by the building. The intuitive WebCTRL user interface provides facility managers with real-time and historical performance data for the chiller plant. In addition, pre-configured trends and alarms offer insight into plant maintenance and performance, while also aiding in system troubleshooting.

Designed to cover the most common chiller plant configurations, the factory-engineered control programs coordinate the management of chillers, pumps and towers into a finely tuned, cohesive system. The Automated Logic PlantCTRLsolution also supports integration to other chiller plant equipment using BACnet, LonWorks® and Modbus® protocols.

For more information on the new Automated Logic PlantCTRL solution, visit www.automatedlogic.com or follow the company on Twitter @AutomatedLogic.

About Automated Logic Corporation

Automated Logic Corporation (ALC) provides innovative building-management solutions that maximize energy efficiency and sustainable building operation while ensuring comfort. Its intuitive products control and monitor building functions such as heating, air conditioning and lighting for commercial office, education, health care, government and data center markets through a global network of independent dealers and North American branch offices. ALC is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. For more information, visit www.automatedlogic.com or follow @AutomatedLogic on Twitter.

 

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