BCT Lecture: Building Performance Improvement with Building Automation Systems (BAS)
Fidele Mazimpaka, our UMass Campus Energy Engineer, will present a lecture on Building Automation Systems. Overall building performance can significantly be improved through continuous monitoring and adjustment of operating parameters through building automation system (BAS). Parameters are automatically adjusted based on weather, occupancy, changes in condition and building loads. Programs in the BAS use inputs from multiple sensors on the equipment and in the buildings to constantly adapt the equipment operation to actual space conditions. The lecture will give to students an overview of how BAS is used in building operations and how it can be tied to other systems for alerting and reporting purposes.