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The Sazerac House

The Sazerac House - News

The Sazerac House, a new interactive cocktail museum, is set to open in October 2019. The 48,000 square-foot, historic building stands on the corner of Canal and Magazine Streets. The five-story building dating back to the 1860s will house interactive exhibits, a retail shop, event space and corporate offices. Automated Control Systems was selected to provide a Schneider Electric BAS, ABB Variable Frequency Drives, Micro Distillery Ice Storage Tank Controls, and Ethanol Vapor Sensor Controls.

Louisiana Bar Association

Automated Control Systems installed a Schneider BMS in 2010 in the Louisiana Bar Association Building across from Lafayette Square. This system’s network controller was upgraded in 2019 to the latest technology available. The original field controllers were still operational and able to remain, saving the customer from upgrading the entire system at one time.

Iberia Bank , Metairie LA.

Iberia Bank , Metairie LA. - News

Automated Control Systems worked closely with Iberia Bank and Entrgy Solutions in upgrading the BAS system in the exsiting four-story office building. With the upgraded BAS System, Iberia Bank was able to save approximatley $12,000 per year in utiity costs.

Slidell Greenbriar Community Care Center

Slidell Greenbriar Community Care Center - News

Automated Control Systems was selected to provide a Schneider Electric BAS for the Slidell Greenbriar project.

Dixie Brewery

Dixie Brewery - News

Founded in New Orleans in 1907, the Dixie Brewery will bring production of Dixie Beer back to New Orleans for the first time since Hurricane Katrina, which displaced the brand. The brewing facility will be built in an 80,000-square-foot portion of the building and, at least initially, will be able to brew about 1,000 barrels of beer a month. The brewery also includes a tap room and recreational space on a green area in front of the brewery. Automated Control Systems was selected to provide a Schneider Electric BAS for the Dixie Brewery.

Sterling Surgical

Sterling Surgical - News

Automated Control Systems was selected to replace the existing control system with a Schneider Electric BAS. Automated Control Systems designed and implemented a sequence of operation for improved patient satisfaction while reducing energy consumption.

Shops at Canal Place

Shops at Canal Place - News

Automated Control Systems has installed Schneider Electric BMS systems and ABB Variable Frequency Drives in the mall common area, as well as standalone Schneider solutions in several of the individual stores.

Odeon

Odeon - News

Automated Control Systems was selected on this design build project as the low voltage HVAC temperature controls contractor. The Odeon at South Market is a mixed-use, market-rate multifamily project set to be complete by fall 2020. At 30 stories, it’s the tallest building constructed in New Orleans in over thirty years. The Odeon will feature 25 stories of housing, in addition to four floors of retail space and parking.

Christ Church

Christ Church - News

Automated Control Systems was selected to provide a Schneider Electric BAS for the Christ Church renovation project. ACS worked closely with the owner and contractors on this phased project to not disrupt the operations of the church and to preserve the historic plaster walls and ceilings.

InterContinental Hotel

Automated Control Systems was selected by InterContinental Hotel to replace the antiquated HVAC control system. Automated Controls designed and implemented a central plant control system which improved performance, reliability, and reduced maintenance. Since the hotel remained operational, ACS worked closely with the hotel to replace the HVAC controls in phases.

Good Shepherd School

Good Shepherd School - News

Automated Control Systems was selected to provide a Schneider Electric BAS for the new Good Shepherd Campus located in Gentilly.

Peter and Paul Hotel

Peter and Paul Hotel - News

Hotel Peter and Paul was a renovation of St. Peter and Paul historic school, church, convent and rectory. The renovated spaces consist of hotel rooms, an event space, and restaurant, lounge and bar spaces. Automated Control Systems installed a Schneider Electric BMS system throughout the property utilizing both wired and wireless technology. We also installed ABB Variable Frequency Drives.

Seignouret-Brulator House

The Seignouret-Brulatour House recently underwent a major renovation through the Historic New Orleans Collection. This is a museum facility, and maintaining proper humidity and temperature control is crucial to the space. Automated Control System was selected to install a Schneider Electric Building Automation System throughout the building to help maintain the proper conditions.

Nopsi Hotel

Nopsi Hotel - News

The main nine-story building was built in 1927 to house New Orleans Public Service Inc., the city's utility company, and its employees. Automated Control Systems was selected to provide a Schneider Electric BAS for the 217-room luxury hotel development and restaurant.

Jung Hotel

Jung Hotel - News

Automated Control Systems was selected for the design build project of the historic Jung Hotel & Residences to provide a Schneider Electric BAS, as well as, ABB Variable Frequency Drives.

St. Tammany Parish Schools

St. Tammany Parish Schools - News

Automated Control Systems was selected to replace the existing control system with a Schneider Electric BAS at eight St. Tammany parish schools. Designs ranged from complex chilled & hot water systems to VRF with outdoor air VAV boxes.

Juvenile Justice / Youth Study Center

Juvenile Justice / Youth Study Center - News

Automated Control Systems, Inc. has completed a $2.4 million building automation system (BAS)
integration in the new Juvenile Justice Center in New Orleans. The facility, which has been under construction
in phases since 2013, was completed this year and replaces a temporary juvenile center constructed after the
original facility was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina ten years ago.

ElectroCell - Ritz Carlton

ElectroCell - Ritz Carlton - News

Ritz-Carlton New Orleans ElectroCell System

Automated Control Systems furnished an ElectroCell Hi-Tech Filtration System for the Ritz-Carlton Hotel on Canal Street in New Orleans. The system consisted of an X-Cell 2000 skid for the 3000 Ton open loop system and an X-Cell 200 skid for the closed loop. The estimated ROI for the Electrocell System is 2 years.

For more information on ElectroCell please visit Water Treatment on our Products Page.

ElectroCell - Ritz Carlton

Villa Additions in Slidell

Villa Additions
Slidell

Automated Control Systems was awarded the contract o provide the DDC controls for this this grrenfield project located in Slidell, La. This facility provides affordable housing for the low income elderly and disabled. Villa Additions will take the place of a similar facility located in the Ninth Ward of New Orleans that did not reopen after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The project is scheduled for completion in in the late summer or early fall of 2016.

Villa Additions in Slidell

Desire Street Facility

Desire Street Ministries

New Orleans

Automated Control Systems is nearing completion of the HVAC temperature control system at the three buildings comprising the Desire Street Ministries facility. The facility is comprised of a community center, an early childhood center and a medical clinic. The project is scheduled for completion in in the summer of 2016.

Desire Street Facility

ACE Hotel

ACE Hotel - News

600 Carondelet Street, New Orleans

Automated Control Systems just completed the HVAC temperature control system at the newly renovated ACE Hotel. The 234-room, $80 million hotel occupies the Art Deco Building, which was commissioned in 1928 and once was the home to the Max Barnett Furniture Store. The ACE Hotel opened in March 2016.

AT&T

AT&T Diamond One Project

Automated Control Systems, Inc. was authorized by AT&T to convert the old Diamond 1 Card Access Systems to the AT&T National Standard Andover – Continuum Card and HID iClass Card Access System. The nine-month project, scheduled for completion in June 2016, involves more than 178 buildings through out Louisiana and Mississippi.

Automated Control Systems, Inc. has previously installed over seventy-six Andover Systems prior to this project and is currently under contract to AT&T for installations and service going forward.

Loyola University Monroe Hall

Loyola University Monroe Hall - News

Automated Control Systems, a member of InsideIQ, recently completed a three year project at Monroe Hall on the campus of Loyola University. Reference article listed below.

Loyola Monroe Hall

Rock-n-Sake

Rock-n-Sake - News

FerrandACS, (d/b/a Ferrand Design), a sister company of Automated Control Systems, worked with the owners and architects on the interior design renovations at Rock-n-Sake in New Orleans. Reference article listed below.

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Source and photo credit: bestofneworleans.com

InsideIQ Member HC RT Installed BAS in THE EDGE

InsideIQ Member HC RT Installed BAS in THE EDGE - News

The InsideIQ team at Realcomm/IBcon celebrated when The Edge, a smart office building in The Netherlands featuring a BAS installed by InsideIQ member, HC RT Controls, won a “Digie” Award. Short for Commercial Real Estate Digital Innovation, “Digie” Awards recognize projects that advance the development of smart buildings. The Edge, which serves as the headquarters for Deloitte in The Netherlands, won in the category Most Intelligent Building Projects: Corporate Headquarters.

The Edge

Schneider Electric SE8000 Wins 2014 CTA - Commercial Thermostat of the Year

Schneider Electric SE8000 Wins 2014 CTA - Commercial Thermostat of the Year - News

The perfect balance between simplicity and sophistication! The SE8000 Series is a sophisticated addition to the Schneider Electric™ product portfolio of room controllers. With rich, customizable features, the SE8000 Series enables significant energy savings with accurate temperature control in any space.

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Source and photo credit: controltrends.org

Loyola opens renovated apartment-style residence hall along St. Charles Avenue

Loyola opens renovated apartment-style residence hall along St. Charles Avenue - News

Cabra Hall, located on Loyola University's Broadway Campus, underwent a complete renovation. Automtaed Control Systems provided Schneider Electric I/A DDC controls along with ABB Variable Frequency Drives. Reference article attached.

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Upgraded metro New Orleans levees will greatly reduce flooding, even in 500-year storms

Upgraded metro New Orleans levees will greatly reduce flooding, even in 500-year storms - News

Automated Control Systems provided temperature controls for sections of the world's largest drainage pumping system.

Reference attached article on the pumping station.

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Juvenile Justice Center

Juvenile Justice Center - News

Automated Control Systems was selected as part of the construction team for the new new state-of-the-art Juvenile Justice Center. Construction began in February 2013.

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Loyola building achieves LEED Silver status for its sustainability

Loyola building achieves LEED Silver status for its sustainability - News

Automated Control Systems was the LEED Administrator for the the Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice located on the Broadway Campus of Loyola University in New Orleans.

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Source: loyno.edu

Thomas Hall receives LEED Gold status

Thomas Hall receives LEED Gold status - News

Automated Control Systtems worked closely with the design team, contractors and the commissioning agent in helping the renovated Thomas Hall achieved LEED Gold Certification. Reference atricle attached.

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Source and photo credit: loyno.edu

Benson Tower Awarded Prestigious LEED® Green Building Certification

Automated Control Systems was a key part of the team that was instrumental in helping the Benson Tower acheiving LEED Certification.

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Source and photo credit: corp-realty.com

The Changing Face of Loyola: Campus Renovations Poise University for Second Century

The Changing Face of Loyola: Campus Renovations Poise University for Second Century - News

Loyola University New Orleans students, faculty, and staff all change each year, but recently something else has been changing as well—the campus. If you haven’t been on Loyola’s campus lately, then you might be surprised at the new sights that greet you. Thanks to the facilities master plan, Loyola’s campus is being transformed in ways that will usher in the university’s second (and greener) century.

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Source and photo credit: magazine.loyno.edu

Historic Thomas Hall renovation celebrated with open house and dedication

Historic Thomas Hall renovation celebrated with open house and dedication - News

Loyola University New Orleans recently completed a major renovation of Thomas Hall, one of the university’s original buildings, which served as a residence and chapel for Jesuits of the New Orleans Province until 2005. To celebrate the renovation’s completion, the university will host an open house at Thomas Hall on Sept. 27, with a dedication ceremony for the Loyola community at 12:30 p.m. and a reception for the general public starting at 5 p.m.

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Loyola leads the charge in sustainability initiatives

Loyola leads the charge in sustainability initiatives - News

Automated Control Systems worked with Loyola University in providing the first vehicle charging stations in New Orleans. The vehicle charging stations at Loyola University were the first Schneider Electric charging stations installed in the United States.

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Katrina-Flooded Hotel Reopens in New Orleans

Katrina-Flooded Hotel Reopens in New Orleans - News

Automated Control Systems plays a part in helping bring the Roosevelt Hotel back in service after monumental renovations due to damage suffered in Hurrican Katrina.

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Source: preservationnation.org