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Automated Controls provides innovative and cost-effective solutions for building management systems. Our expertise includes computer-based automation systems for healthcare, government, schools, condos, hotels, corporate offices, retail centers, and transportation facilities.

Bank of America

A 42-story and 1.2 million square-foot office in downtown Seattle, the Bank of America building is a standard of sustainable control. With integrated lighting control, HVAC, and plug load, the system can make real-time sustainable adjustments for multiple tenants. Failure monitoring and automation allow the building to respond without operator intervention to drive optimal energy solutions.

LEED Platinum 2015
ENERGY STAR 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005—2017

Pike Place Market

Pike Place Market is the heart and soul of Seattle’s Downtown neighborhood. The market is made up of 8 historic buildings in 9-acre historic district. The Market area is a true “multi-use” collection of buildings that include retail and restaurant facilities, office, residential, and common areas. When the time came to upgrade the Market HVAC systems the best option was a four pipe systems with water to water heat pump that recover the heat from refrigeration cases and uses the heat to condition the hallways and common areas for the market. Automated Controls installed a total of 98 digital power meters to monitor each tenants power usage.

925 4th Ave

Automated Controls completed a full network level and front-end upgrade for this 40-story, 850,000 s.f. 62,000 point high rise in downtown Seattle. The project took extensive planning and coordination to complete in the fully occupied building without any impact to the tenants, automated controls upgraded the Direct Digital Controls to be BACnet compliant so that future tenant improvement are not required to use a specific vendor protocol. In 2000 when the building was built it had proprietary controller hardware installed, this limited controls and had no interoperability. The software did not integrate well with packages from other vendors. Automated Controls has also been responsible for major tenant improvement work within the high-rise.
Completed in 2002, Fourth & Madison is located in the central business district of Seattle, one of the fastest growing economies in the nation. The 40-story tower sits on approximately one acre, and has a retail courtyard incorporated in the podium at its base. The project includes a five-story atrium; state-of-the-art building systems; and spectacular views of Mount Rainier, Elliott Bay and the Olympic Mountains.
LEED Platinum 2015
ENERGY STAR 2004-2017

Northshore School District

Northshore School District serves more than 21,000 students, 2100 teaching and support staff, in 33 schools and 3 administrative facilities. We are proud to be a partner with Northshore to keep the school’s climate in a specific range, help manage the complex occupancy schedules, monitor for system malfunctions, and reduce energy consumption and maintenance cost.

Automated Controls installed a Johnson Controls Metasys System that is using state-of-the art technology for offsite diagnostics, monitoring and control which helps to ensure efficient systems management while reducing downtime.

To provide a constant, reliable, and comfortable learning environment, Northshore needed to better optimize and organize their maintenance and facilities teams, maintenance tools, and levels of service. Automated Controls designed a unique building automation system that is supervised by a Network Operations Center. The systems are monitored for failure 24x7x365.

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Creating a unique quality of service that provides each customer with a vested interest in our futures.

Financial Stability

Ensuring long-term financial strength while providing a measurement of performance, creating employee security and reinvest in our future.


Providing innovative building automation solutions that maintain competitive advantage in a continually changing and complex industry.


Achieving performance standards that maintain our position as the premier solution provider and the preferred place to work.

Community Involvement

Serving our community by allowing all our people to fulfill both their individual and corporate values.

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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.

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