About Us
We Control Your Building Environment

The Automated Controls Advantage

We Earn Our Industry Reputation One Customer at A Time

Our success over the years can be attributed to our high level of customer satisfaction and our continued ability to provide new customers with quality controls solutions and exceptional customer care.


Launched in 2001 by Brad Magruder and Mike D’Ettorre, Automated Controls was established as an Authorized Building Control Specialist for Johnson Controls. Our management team has more than 15 years experience with Johnson Control Building Control Systems.

The guiding tenants of our company, from the beginning, has been to differentiate ourselves from the competition by truly being customer centric. “Our success over the years can be attributed to our high level of customer satisfaction and our ability to provide customers with quality control systems and exceptional customer service,” says Brad Magruder.

With our headquarters located in Kirkland, Washington, Automated Controls is committed to offering our customers quality engineering and performance, low overall cost, and unparalleled customer service.

Big Enough to Handle Large Projects yet Small Enough to Personalize

Testimonials: Customer Satisfaction is our Foundation!

Automated Controls' single point of contact approach worked exceptional well for our implementation. They were real pros - bringing an enterprise-wide perspective to managing the planning, design, installation, integration, commissioning and service of low-voltage systems, business applications and supporting infrastructure. We couldn't be happier with our decision to use Automated Controls.
Northshore School District

Our systems reduced our energy cost by over 30% annually which means we paid for the entire controls systems within 26 months!
Safeco Plaza

Better energy controls has resulted in lowing our energy cost and reducing our carbon emissions.
Veteran’s Administration

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Award Winning Service

Automated Controls was nationally recognized as Johnson Controls Contractor of the Year.  With the world’s leading advanced control systems as our foundation, Automated Controls addresses the needs of facility managers and IT directors seeking to monitor and manage a variety of technologies over a single network.

We attribute our success to our unique approach and attitude:

  • A Project Team Approach built on Technical Expertise
  • Tight Integrations of All Devices
  • Single Point-of-Contact Customer Service
  • Ability to Find Creative Methods to Reduce Cost
  • Flexibility to Find Creative Solutions
  • Agility to Act Quickly
  • High Level of Customer Satisfaction
Environmental Stewardship

Our commitment to sustainability drives our environmental stewardship, good corporate citizenship in our workplaces and communities, and the products and services we provide to customers. Success comes in the form a leaving a lighter on the environment through conservation of resources, while at the same time balancing energy-efficient, cost-effective, low maintenance products for your construction needs.

Service Area

Automated Controls is focused on ensuring all of your building systems – comfort controls, lighting, fire safety, security and equipment – operate together in harmony. Our solutions provide innovative and cost-effective options for building management needs for a wide variety of industries, including: healthcare, corporate offices, condos, retail centers, transportation, and school campus facilities. We pride ourselves on providing exceptional customer service and products throughout Washington, Oregon and Idaho.