CCI Blog

What Do You Do When the Power Goes Out in a Hospital?

Posted by Michael Donahue on April 2017

In the event of a power outage in a hospital, laboratory, research center, or other critical application, the PSH550-UPS-BC power supply from Functional Devices will provide power to your controller or other devices.

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Topics: Products

Looking to Get into Controls? Check out ProLon's Zoning Systems

Posted by Michael Donahue on March 2017

CCI is excited to announce that we now carry ProLon's HVAC zoning systems for commercial applications. ProLon Zoning Systems are an excellent option for contractors looking to enter the controls market.

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Topics: Products

Download Easy IO's Updated CPT Tools and FG firmware

Posted by Michael Donahue on March 2017

Easy IO recently released a major update to their CPT Tools and the firmware of their FG series. This blog post describes the updates, and provides links to download the updates.

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Topics: Products

Belimo Fire and Smoke Damper Actuators

Posted by Michael Donahue on February 2017

Select Belimo fire and smoke actuators are part of CCI's Special Offers through the end of February 2017. Continue reading to see the difference between a control actuator and a fire & smoke actuator, and the list of Belimo fire and smoke actuators included in CCI's promotion.

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Topics: Products

Using a BACnet® Compatible RIB® Relay

Posted by Guest Blogger on January 2017

This is a guest post from Functional Devices.

Building automation controllers can be quite expensive, and purchasing one just to add one or two more points on the network may not be ideal. Luckily Functional Devices has a solution for these cases - using a BACnet® compatible RIB®!

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Topics: Products

Fire & Smoke Actuators: Special Offers Thru February 2017

Posted by Michael Donahue on January 2017

Have you seen the latest Special Offers available in our online store, http://ControlConsultantsInc.com? Last week, we released the newest selection of offers which include Fire and Smoke Damper Actuators from Honeywell and Belimo.

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Topics: Products

Using RIB® Relays with Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs)

Posted by Guest Blogger on January 2017

This is a guest post from Functional Devices.

On my last technical support day, I received a few questions about whether our RIB® current sensors work well with variable frequency drive (VFD) motor controllers. The short answer is yes, but there are a couple key points worth noting.

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Topics: Building Automation, Products

SkySpark® Everywhere™ From SkyFoundry

Posted by Michael Donahue on December 2016
We were excited to learn recently about SkySpark® Everywhere™, which is the latest release of the SkySpark platform.
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Topics: Products

Video: Functional Devices Introduction

Posted by Michael Donahue on December 2016

Functional Devices, Inc. opened their doors in 1969, and have been designing and manufacturing electronic devices in the USA ever since. CCI carries a huge variety of Functional Devices relays, transformers, current sensors, power supplies, enclosures, and accessories. They are high quality electronic devices that offer excellent value for our customers. Watch this video to learn more about Functional Devices!

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Topics: Products

Veris Hawkeye Fixed Trip Point Current Switches

Posted by Michael Donahue on December 2016


The Veris Hawkeye x00 on/off current switches are a cost-effective solution for monitoring status on unit vents, exhaust fans, recirculation pumps, and other fixed loads where belt loss is not a concern. 

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Topics: Product Selection, Products

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