Automated Logic for Engineers

Are you looking for help with HVAC controls, DDC controls, or building automation systems? If so, Automated Logic is here for you. With over 170 field offices around the globe and 11 corporate offices, we have the tools and the expertise to help you plan, design, and build open specifications for BACnet® control systems and building automation systems.

How We Can Help You

  • On-site Lunch and Learns
  • One-on-one consulting
  • Project review
  • HVAC control system design consultation/review
  • BACnet® networking assistance
  • Plan and specification review
  • Assistance writing control specifications with CTRLSpecBuilder®, our open specification tool

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Our Solutions

WebCTRL® Building Automation System

The power is in the platform.

A proven, industry-leading system from the original name in building analytics, the WebCTRL system gives you theability to fully understand your operations and analyze the results with tools that make sense to you.

  • Maintain comfort and productivity
  • Deliver operating efficiencies
  • Balance occupant needs and operating costs
  • Anticipate system issues
  • Maintain sustainability
  • Document your successful results
Built completely on open standards, the WebCTRL system is a powerful package that provides both energy-savings and analytics capabilities.


What to Look for in a Building Automation System
Buildings magazine article by Steve Tom, P.E., Ph.D.

Steve Tom, discusses how to get the best building automation system for your application, and what questions to ask up front.

Making the Most of Your Building Automation System.
White Paper by Steve Tom, P.E., Ph.D.

Tom discusses how his experience with building automation systems makes him side with the pessimists.

BACnet to the Rescue
By Larry Bacher, LEED® AP

With advancements in the building controls industry, BACnet communication protocol is at the heart of the building automation systems. The following article appeared in ASHRAETM Journal.

Energy Efficiency and Comfort
Interview Conducted by Ken Sinclair

Steve Tom, P.E., Ph.D., Director of Technical Information at Automated Logic Corporation, was interviewed by Ken Sinclair of Read the resulting article, which discusses energy efficiency and comfort with Automated Logic's Environmental Index™ tool.

Useful Tools

Look at your building automation system as the gathering place, the repository of all operating data and information related to your building. Whether it is temperature history, utility metering, trend data or comfort measurement, your building automation system must be able to intelligently and effectively package the information you need for management of your facilities. The WebCTRL system does just that without the need for third-party monitoring or troublesome subscription services.

Specification Builder

For help with specifications, please visit www.CtrlSpecBuilder - a free online productivity tool that creates HVAC control specifications. The resulting specifications are open and non-proprietary, and include sequences of operations and points lists. There are options for BACnet and web-based controls.

This tool is based on the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Guideline 13-2000 and follows CSI MasterFormat for section 15900.

Read more about CtrlSpecBuilder in the whitepaper Specification Writing - A Productivity Tool


White Papers and Articles

Cost Effective HVAC, Managing Energy and Performance
By Steve Tom, P.E., Ph.D.

The following paper was presented by Steve Tom, P.E., PhD, at the 2007 World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC).

Managing Energy and Comfort
By Steve Tom, P.E., Ph.D.

In this article, Steve Tom, Automated Logic's Director of Technical Information, discusses the danger of focusing on energy efficiency without regard for occupant comfort. This was the cover story of ASHRAE Journal's June 2008 issue.

The ABCs of XML for BAS
By Steve Tom, P.E., Ph.D.

Using XML, a new IT standard for data exchange, the integration of building automation systems (BAS) is common across many different industries. XML, eXtensible Markup Language, is being adopted by throughout the world and provides a standard method for a BAS to communicate with another computer.


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