Project Profile: Country Club Plaza RREEF Associates:

Four stories
340,000 square foot Class-A office building multi tenant multi zone H.V.A.C environment.

The Challenge:

  • Existing construction 340,000 square foot office building with state-of-the-art Building Automation Controls 
  • Work around all existing tenants and keep the mechanical systems operating during installation.
  • Allow flexibility in the system to accommodate multiple tenants.
  • Create a system that that allows different manufactures equipment to be integrated into one automation system.
  • Create a system with Web –Point control access for tenant overtime requests.
  • Create monthly bills of overtime usage.
  • Allow flexibility and expandability for future needs.
  • Obtain substantial rebates form the local utility company on behalf of our client

Advanced Control Solutions, was the controls contractor hired to design and install the building automation system

The Solution:


  • Design a Tridium / Honeywell web based control system.
  • Design a LON / Bacnet network integrating all equipment seamlessly into the EMS system for a substantial saving too our client.
  • Design a Bacnet network integrating lighting control seamlessly into the system allowing tenants to have control of there lighting reducing there operating costs and saving energy.
  • Design a single point of entry WEB- point control system for tenant overtime and billing.
  • Design an interface to control the boiler plant and related pumps serving the perimeter Fan Powered Mixing Boxes


Project Summary:

Location:  Paramus, New Jersey
Project Type: Existing Retrofit
Building Size: 340,000 sq. ft.
Building Usage: Multi tenant office environment
Objectives: User-friendly system, Decrease maintenance and energy use, Owner and tenant comfort. Tenant Web point control, with tenant overtime billing.
Design Considerations: Lon/Bacnet Trane roof top integration Web-Point control access and tenant billing.
Major Decision Drivers: Interoperability, flexibility, expandability.
HVAC Controls: Tridium / Honeywell Webs control system
Installation Date:  Completed 9-07
Controls Contractor: Advanced Control Solutions