Through Design, Construction, and Operation
Engineered Controls’ vision is to participate in projects to transform the way buildings are designed, built, and operated; and to create environmentally responsible, profitable, and healthy places to live and work. From the integration of new control technologies into their designs, to the contracting work they engage in, Engineered Controls is participating in the green movement in construction right here in Nebraska and Iowa.
Building Automation Systems can earn LEED points a variety of ways. Categories include:
- Potable water use reduction
- Lighting controls
- Sensors for Occupancy and CO2
- Measurement and recording
- Building automation system
Engineered Controls has participated in the following Green building projects, to name a few.
Air Force Global Weather Agency—Engineered Controls provided the environmental control system for the Air Force Global Weather Agency Facility at Offutt AFB. The 188,000-square-foot facility is responsible for providing around-the-clock weather analyses, forecasts, and warnings for global climatological intelligence to military, DOD, national agencies, and allied nations for the planning and execution of missions. AFWA Facility achieved LEED Gold certification. Engineered Controls began working with the Air Force Weather Agency in 2006 as part of the original construction team. Engineered Controls provided all the product, electrical installation and commissioning labor, and provide all required site commissioning with the US Corp of Engineers.
“AFWA wanted a contractor that could deliver a state of the art building management system with open communications protocols to obtain the flexibility and interoperability they desired. The combination of Engineered Controls and Honeywell’s WEBs product met all of AFWA’s needs for today and into the future.“
J. James Exxon FBI Headquarters Building—Engineered Controls provided the environmental control system for the J. James Exxon FBI Headquarters Building in Omaha at 4411 S. 121st Street. The 161,700-square-foot facility that serves as the Regional Headquarters for the FBI achieved LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council and incorporated numerous sustainable design features, including recycled and regional materials, building automation, gas detection controls, VFDs, energy metering, 3rd party integration, and planned maintenance.
“We had Engineered Controls upgrade our software and while they were here, the ECI technician was able to improve the boiler staging to make them operate more efficiently. We should see a big savings on our energy bill. Way to go Engineered Controls!” – Craig Billings, St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Elkhorn
Metro Community College – Engineered Controls provided the environmental control system for the new – three building complex at Metropolitan Community College – Fort Omaha Campus. The 252,000-sq. ft. facility is responsible for providing advanced educational opportunities for the Omaha area. The MCC project is projected to achieved LEED Gold certification.
Established in 1994, Engineered Controls offers complete turnkey building control solutions including system design, new construction and owner-direct retrofit sales, installation, repair service, and preventative maintenance work for smart buildings.