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Reliable Controls is a proud member of the United States, Canadian, and Australian Green Building Councils and have LEED certified facilities around the globe.

Learn how the Reliable Controls MACH-System can maximize the LEED points on your next construction project, LEED for New Construction (LEED-NC), or your existing building, LEED 2009 for Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance (LEED-EB)

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BACnet® has been designed specifically to meet the communication needs of building automation and control systems for applications such as heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning control, lighting control, access control, and fire detection systems.

The BACnet protocol provides mechanisms by which computerized equipment of arbitrary function may exchange information, regardless of the particular building service it performs.

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From individual buildings to entire communities, Green Star is transforming the way our built environment is designed, constructed and operated.

Launched by the Green Building Council of Australia in 2003, Green Star is Australia's only national, voluntary, rating system for buildings and communities.


NABERS is a national rating system that measures the environmental performance of Australian buildings, tenancies and homes. Put simply, NABERS measures the energy efficiency, water usage, waste management and indoor environment quality of a building or tenancy and its impact on the environment.

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The EnOcean Alliance develops and promotes self-powered wireless monitoring and control systems for sustainable buildings by formalizing the interoperable wireless standard. EnOcean is the Wireless Standard for Green and Sustainable Buildings.

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A net-zero energy building is a building with zero net energy consumption, meaning the total amount of energy used by the building on an annual basis is equal to the amount of renewable energy generated. A net-zero energy building produces enough energy (as through solar panels or passive heating) to offset any energy consumed.


Corl Street Elementary School

State College, PA, United StatesJan 27, 2020
Corl Street Elementary School was designed to meet the State College Area School District goal of providing collaborative education through the incorporation of technology, flexible learning areas, and sustainability. The new design modernized the facility and expanded the building to accommodate approximately 400 students. Abundant windows and daylight, a healthy ventilation system, and the inclusion of walking amd biking paths make Corl Street Elementary an ideal place to learn.


Radio Park Elementary School

State College, PA, United StatesJan 27, 2020
Radio Park Elementary School was designed to meet the State College Area School District goal of providing collaborative education through the incorporation of technology, flexible learning areas, and sustainability. Classrooms are organized as educational “houses” that facilitate quick movement and allow for small-group instruction, faculty support, and storage. The design of the new building provides flexibility to accommodate any changes to its use over the next two decades.


Spring Creek Elementary School

State College, PA, United StatesJan 27, 2020
Spring Creek Elementary School was designed to meet the State College Area School District goal of providing collaborative education through the incorporation of technology, flexible learning areas, and sustainability. The new building accommodates approximately 450 elementary students.


Universidad Centroamericana Jose Simeón Caña

San Salvador, San SalvadorJan 6, 2020
A team of engineers and architects, with input from students, designed a net-zero energy building at the Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas in San Salvador. Researchers there gather climate-related data and perform environmental experiments to investigate appropriate sustainable building technologies for the region.

Energy use, weather conditions, surface air temperature, and air velocity in the building are monitored to determine how energy consumption and thermal behavior are affected by its operation. The 1,076 square-foot structure, a living laboratory with classrooms, study areas, and offices, is the first of its kind in El Salvador.


Ridgefield Intermediate School

Ridgefield, WA, United StatesNov 1, 2019
Ridgefield Intermediate School and View Ridge Middle School are housed together in a new 145,000 sq ft facility. Ridgefield Intermediate serves grades five and six, and View Ridge Middle School grades seven and eight, with shared core spaces. Built to accommodate 1,200 students, the school has two levels and 44 regular classrooms; a dedicated science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) wing; band and choir rooms plus a black box space; two gymnasiums; a multipurpose area shared with high school athletics programs; and a large commons that can be converted into a performance space. Key aspects of the design are flexibility of use, safety and security for students and staff, ease of maintenance, energy efficiency, and overall building operations that support both teaching and learning.


Bishopdale Primary School

Christchurch, New ZealandAug 23, 2019
Bishopdale Primary School enrols approximately 130 pupils from year one (5 year olds) to year six (10-11 year olds) and is located 10 km northwest of central Christchurch in New Zealand. The junior and senior buildings each contain 3 classrooms. There is a large school hall, a junior and senior playground, two large court areas, and a very large grass area for sporting activities. The school is culturally responsive to the community that it serves and has a proud 50 year history of education, continuing to develop the next generation of learners.


Lemonwood Grove Primary School

Rolleston, New ZealandJul 10, 2019
Lemonwood Grove Primary School is a unique, state-of-the-art facility that offers education with luxury inside and out. The building is situated on a 4 hectare / 10 acre site in Rolleston, New Zealand and is designed for a capacity of 750 students plus administration, a hall/gymnasium, and playground spaces. The school provides open, flexible learning areas to enhance collaborative teaching and study. The architects, Stephenson and Turner, have used sound scholarship, research, and current teaching and learning principles to influence their thinking. The school’s vision “The best of you, as you” has been chosen because it encapsulates the intended outcome for the learners at Lemonwood Grove School.


Christchurch Boys' High School

Christchurch, New ZealandJul 10, 2019
Established in 1881, the prime purpose of Christchurch Boys’ High School was to prepare students for enrollment into the then newly formed Canterbury College, now known as the University of Canterbury. Often referred to as CBHS, the school is a single-sex, state, secondary school situated on a 12-hectare (30-acre) site, 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) to the west of central Christchurch in New Zealand. The iconic heritage building provides boarding facilities for 130 boys in a residence called Adams House. The institution has a rich sporting and academic history and boasts many traditions, as well as being able to lay claim to several famous cricketers.


Ao Tawhti Unlimited Discovery

Christchurch, New ZealandJul 10, 2019
Formed in 2014 by the merger of two schools, the Ao Tawhti Unlimited Discovery School is a four-storey building constructed for grades 1-14 and located in Christchurch, New Zealand. Students are given the flexibility to pick from a variety of interchangeable classes and subjects to design their own customized learning program, including working on individual projects as an alternative to total classroom learning. They also have the option to learn subjects which are not traditionally taught in New Zealand secondary schools, such as philosophy, video game design, DJing, and music production.


Wellesley School

Bristol, EnglandMay 8, 2019
The Wellesley is a small community primary and juniors school with approximately 210 children on roll and occupying an extensive site on the edge of a large housing estate located in the south of Yate in Bristol, England. The school has four houses in which children are assigned to: Rowan, Oak, Hawthorn, and Maple. The school values positivity, respect, honesty, responsibility, courage, and kindness.


The Hive

Singapore, SingaporeMar 1, 2019
Also known as the Learning Hub or the “dim sum basket building” due to its likeness to steamer baskets, the Hive is an extraordinary educational facility located at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Completed in 2015, the Hive obtained the distinction of becoming a finalist in the World Architecture Festival for the Commercial Mixed-Use Award in the Future Projects subcategory. The building consists of 12 eight-storey towers arranged around a public atrium and is part of Asia’s widest network of beautiful coworking office spaces, currently across four countries.


The Centre for Applied Technology

Edmonton, AB, CanadaAug 21, 2018
In 2016, the Centre for Applied Technology (CAT) is the largest building on Northern Alberta Institute of Technology's (NAIT) Main Campus covering 51,600 square meters while hosting approximately 5,000 full-time students. CAT is more than 25% the total size of all NAIT's main Campus buildings combined and is 60% larger than NAIT’s second largest building, the HP Centre. The building has been fitted with the Reliable Controls MACH-System™, which has aided in the building’s LEED® Gold certification.


Morris Elementary School

Lenox, MA, United StatesAug 21, 2018
Morris Elementary School is located in the beautiful town of Lenox, in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts, serving over 300 students with 30 classrooms, pre-school through fifth grade.


Chemeketa Community College

Salem, OR, United StatesJul 4, 2018
The Chemeketa Community College’s Applied Technology Machining/ Drafting/Engineering Building 20 is a Leed® Gold certified, 4,924 m2 (53,000 ft2) space, which houses the college’s machining, drafting, and engineering departments, in addition to offices for Applied Technology Department staff. The North side of the building contains a large open shop, and the South side consists of a two-storey classroom wing with adjacent offices. This building replaces a smaller one and provides more opportunities for the students.


OCAD University

Toronto, ON, CanadaMay 2, 2018
OCAD University was established in 1876 by the Ontario Society of Artists, and incorporated as the Ontario College of Art in 1912, becoming the first school in Canada exclusively dedicated to the education of professional artists in fine and commercial art. In 1996, the name changed to the Ontario College of Art and Design, reflecting the growth of design programs. In 2010, to reflect the institution’s status as a university granted in 2002, the school became officially known as OCAD University.


St. John Paul II College

Canberra, ACT, AustraliaSep 7, 2016
St. John Paul II College is a flagship college of best practice in education for the local community of the region, offering a unique, innovative educational environment.


West Rolleston Primary School

Selwyn, Rolleston, New ZealandMar 8, 2016
The newly constructed West Rolleston Primary School is a modern education facility located in Rolleston, New Zealand. Completed in February 2016 with the well-being of their learners as a top priority, the West Rollerston Primary School features an array of 24 kW solar panels and stands as a testament to smart design and innovation in the region.


Katitjin Centre

Perth, WA, AustraliaAug 27, 2015
The Katitjin Centre has a 6 Star Green Star rating, the highest green star rating possible. The rating was achieved through a combination of passive design, efficient equipment selection, sophisticated control systems, and an extensive 45kW photovoltaic installation for a dramatic energy footprint reduction.
6 Star Green Star . 1,400 m2 (15,069 ft2) . 360 points


Waldorf High School

San Francisco, CA, United StatesAug 26, 2015
San Francisco Waldorf High School's new campus is registered with the U.S. Green Building Council as a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Project, and is striving to reach the Gold level of certification. LEED addresses five categories of sustainable design: site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection, and indoor environmental quality.


University of Victoria

Victoria, BC, CanadaAug 21, 2015
The 1,161 square-meter (12,500 square-foot) First Peoples House on the University of Victoria campus houses the Office of Indigenous Affairs, aboriginal student counseling services, classroom space, a student lounge and elders' lounge, faculty offices, a kitchen, and a ceremonial hall styled after a Coast Salish long house.


University of Technology Sydney

Sydney, NSW, AustraliaAug 21, 2015
The University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, was founded in its current form in 1988. The school is part of the Australian Technology Network of universities, and is the third largest university in Sydney in terms of enrollment.


University of Houston

Houston, TX, United StatesAug 21, 2015
Founded in 1927, the University of Houston is a leading public research university in Houston, Texas. Each year, UH educates more than 38,500 students in more than 300 undergraduate and graduate academic programs, on campus and online.


Universiti Tenaga Nasional

Bangi, SGR, MalaysiaAug 21, 2015
The Reliable Controls MACH-System installed at the Universiti Tenaga Nasional is a new construction project that utilizes RC-Studio® 2.0 to interface with a system consisting of some one dozen controllers.

Heritage Woods Secondary School

Port Moody, BC, CanadaAug 21, 2015
As a LEED registered building, Heritage Woods incorporates many innovative and unique features that reduce energy consumption. Over half of the heating required for the ventilation air is provided by three heat recovery ventilators (HRVs).


Archbishop Riordan High School

San Francisco, CA, United StatesAug 20, 2015
Archbishop Riordan High School (ARHS) is an Archdiocesan, all-boys Catholic high school run by members of the Society of Mary in San Francisco, California. The school opened in September 1949 and currently serves approximately 700 students.


Heketi Charter School

Bronx, NY, United StatesNov 5, 2014
Heketi Charter School is a community-rooted, elementary school with the ultimate goal of improving conditions and the image of the South Bronx.


CIGI Campus

Waterloo, ON, CanadaJun 27, 2014
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) Campus is a hub for Canadian-based study and research in international affairs.


York University Student Centre

Toronto, ON, CanadaJun 27, 2014
The York University Student Centre is the hub for students, and includes meeting rooms, offices, a large food court, pubs and bars, and a daycare. As the facility is literally occupied every day of the year, this retrofit was implemented "live", with the work revolving around the schedules of the occupants.


Alamosa School District

Alamosa, CO, United StatesJan 21, 2013
Alamosa is an agricultural-based community in south central Colorado, 40 miles from the New Mexico border. The area is rich in diversity but is geographically isolated by the San Juan and Sangre de Cristo mountain ranges. In 2012, three new LEED Gold schools were added to the Alamosa School District to allow for the closure of outdated facilities.


Grande Prairie Regional College

Grande Prairie, AB, CanadaJan 7, 2013
Grande Prairie Regional College (GPRC), known for its iconic main campus building designed by Canadian architect, Douglas Cardinal, is a comprehensive community college with two campuses attended by 2,000 students in credit programs, and over 6,000 in workforce training and recreational programs.


Hume Global Learning Centre

Melbourne, VIC, AustraliaNov 8, 2012
In Melbourne, Australia, the 18 million dollar Hume Global Learning Centre - Craigieburn recently opened for business to provide and improve access to learning and employment opportunities in the local community.