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The Reliable Controls MACH-Pro Building Automation System solution consists of the RC-Studio control software and a range of building controllers, general controllers and application specific controllers. This programable system integrates with HVAC and other building systems using a combination of open communication protocols and proprietary protocols.

Hub Highlights:
  • The RC-Studio programming software and RC-Toolkit commissioning software have a onetime purchase cost
  • BACnet (IP, MS/TP, DHCP, Ethernet, PTP), Smart-Net, Modbus (TCP/IP, RTU) communication options between MACH-ProWebSys building controller and lower-level controllers
  • I/O ports built-in-to MACH-ProWebSys building controller with optional I/O expansion modules
  • Manufacturer advertised Automated Demand Response (ADR)
  • Cyber security features include Auto log-off (with RC-Studio) and FIPS 201 (With RC-Passport)

The Tridium Niagara Building Automation System solution consists of the open-source Niagara N4 software and two building/general controllers. This programable system integrates with HVAC and other building systems by offering multiple different open communication protocols.

Hub Highlights:
  • BACnet (IP, MS/TP), Modbus (TCP/IP, RTU), LonWorks communication options between JACE 8000 building controller and lower-level controllers
  • Open-source all-in-one Niagara N4 control software (commissioning, programing, monitoring, dashboards, and energy management)
  • Open Application Programming Interface (API)
  • Cyber security add-ons include accreditation under the Federal Risk Management Framework (RMF) and FIPS 140-2 Level 1 conformance
  • I/O terminals built-in-to Niagara Edge10 controller