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What’s your cheeseburger?

August 24, 2018

By Chris Boyd – Account Executive If I say, Golden Arches, there is likely no one reading this who wouldn’t immediately think of McDonald’s. It has been a staple in the fast food industry for nearly 80 years. In February, Reader’s Digest published an article in their Food Fun & News section revealing the First […]

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Three questions to ask your BAS Partner

July 20, 2018

By Kurt Twiford – President/CEO I recently had the pleasure of reconnecting with a past customer over lunch. They have some new faces on their team who were not familiar with Conexus or our approach. I sat back and listened to an exchange between the client and my associate with a glint of pride and […]

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Building automation can benefit from machine learning

July 2, 2018

By Kyle Gable, C.E.M – Director of Technical Solutions Building automation systems may seem intelligent. In reality, they simply compare real-time input information to static code and parameters then control outputs. For those who are not familiar with the tech world, this probably sounds complicated. However, these types of systems are programmed by a technician […]

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A lifetime of exploration

May 14, 2018

By Russell Kolacek – Application Engineer When I was a child, I wanted to be an astronaut. I dreamed of how it would feel to wear one of those mysterious white space suits. I imagined strapping myself into a rocket and blasting into the atmosphere, leaving a fiery blaze of booming glory behind me. I […]

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Treat everyone like they are your grandmother

April 20, 2018

Christopher Boyd – Account Executive “Treat everyone like they are your grandmother.” These are the words my father told me the day I started my first internship in 2006. They have stuck with me ever since he said them 12 years ago, but due to some unfortunate circumstances, have come to take on a different […]

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When weather wages war

March 8, 2018

Rusty Hennessey – Manager, Facility Management Solutions The car door slams shut. You tuck your chin further into your scarf and make a mad dash for the office doors. A cold front blew in last night and the early morning wind is simply brutal. The air hurts your face, your fingers feel like they are […]

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Celebrating Life’s Moments

February 20, 2018

Kurt Twiford, CEO I was greeted this morning by a birth announcement from one of my employees. Their first child, a boy, 7 lbs 3 oz. It reminded me of one of the most rewarding parts of business ownership – helping our team achieve their personal goals and make life better for themselves and their […]

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Innovation Showcase

January 27, 2018

Three days. 65,000+ HVAC and building systems professionals. 2100 vendors. 100 on-site seminars. An 86-year industry legacy. This is the International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) and it is impressive. I am one of the 65,000 professionals who poured into McCormick Place in Chicago January 22-24, 2018. The energy was palatable as ideas, innovations […]

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Holidays Shine Brighter with Smart Tech

December 21, 2017

So it is a dark, rainy evening sometime between Thanksgiving and Christmas in Central PA.  I have just settled in for the night, when I realize that the Christmas lights are still on, so I trudge across my slippery yard, inching my way down the long orange extension cord and pray for good grounding as […]

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The Internet of Things

October 13, 2017

Conexus exists in an exciting and scary space. Our industry overall is forecasted to grow anywhere from 15-20% annually between now and 2025. The challenge is understanding how to adapt to meet clients’ needs in a high-growth world with new competition, and make sure that we, as a trusted advisor, continually bring our customers best […]

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Run Your Race

September 13, 2017

At our employees’ suggestion, our company, Conexus, Inc., entered a team to run in the 2017 Penn State Chocolate Tour. As I was pounding away during the Tour’s 10K run, I was thinking about the similarities between running a race and leading a company. Leadership, time management, and efficient use of resources are all important […]

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