We are a certified/verified Veteran-Owned Small Business

Building Automation Consultants, LLC

A full-service direct-digital controls consulting company specializing in building automation services. We design complete HVAC control systems that utilize the latest Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) technology. We are capable of providing design, programming and custom software installation, start-up, commissioning, training, and test and balance. We integrate core building systems into a single unified platform. We are able to perform all of the above or only contracted portions thereof, depending upon your requirements. We can execute this work nationwide and beyond.

Company Principals

Ross D. Reed, President and Chief Engineer

Ross D. Reed, President and Chief Engineer, has 35 years of control systems technical and engineering experience. He was in the United States Air Force (SAC) for ten years, where he also earned a college degree in Mechanical and Electrical Technology. Mr. Reed also has several years of technical experience in the FAA, where most recently he designed, wrote software, and managed several automation projects at the Philadelphia International Airport. His prior employment with Johnson Controls, Inc. included being the account lead for the Florida Hospital Health Care System and project lead for high profile AT&T jobs in Central Florida. In addition to Legacy (and latest) technology, Mr. Reed is also Tridium AX & N4 and Cisco CCNA certified.

Gary W. McKay, Vice President and Engineer

Gary W. McKay, Vice President and Engineer, is a retired veteran of the United States Air Force having served 20 years as a Missile and Space Facilities Maintenance Specialist and has held numerous positions including Senior Maintenance Controller, 91st Space Wing Missile Maintenance Operations Center, Minot, ND. Mr. McKay holds all technical college credits for a degree in Mechanical and Electrical Technology from the Community College of the Air Force. Since retirement in 2004, he has maintained an extensive technical background working in the Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration field. He has worked for Biologics Testing Solutions, Charles River Laboratories maintaining HVAC/R systems for preclinical pharmaceutical testing. He was also an employee for the Coatesville VA Medical Center, Department of Veteran Affairs as General Utilities Supervisor and Contracting Officer Representative for numerous contract projects to update, maintain, and repair VA facilities. Mr. McKay is Tridium Niagara AX Certified.

Other Key Personnel:

Robin Frederick-Reed, Office Manager
Todd Johnston, Master Electrician and Electrical Installer (SouthEast)
William Hirschi, Field Controls Expert and Electrician (SouthEast)

TJ Eastley, Lead Field Engineer


Past Performance

In the execution of all projects, we have maintained an impeccable safety and compliance record. We have the experience and ability to effectively comply with regulations including Davis Bacon provisions, security access and coordination of subcontractors, restricted working hours and safety requirements.

Core Competencies:

  • HVAC Related Automation, Energy Management, and Green Building Technologies.
  • Consulting: Professional Design, DDC Drawings, Software, Startup, FLAT FEE NATIONWIDE (up to 10 Projects per year with a 5-year contract) CALL US for details.
  • New Systems Design, Start-Up and Commissioning.
  • Full Support for Federal "Go Green" Initiatives.
  • Mechanical Systems Selection and Integration.
  • Test and Balance.

Our personnel have designed and installed several high-profile projects in many locations along the Eastern United States:

  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network Building, PA
  • Federal Aviation Administration facilities, Philadelphia PA
  • AT&T Data Center, Orlando, FL
  • Disney's Pop Century Resort, Orlando, FL
  • Florida Hospital Multiple Account Lead ('96-'03), State-Wide
  • Opryland/Gaylord Palms, Kissimmee, FL
  • Universal Studios Islands of Adventure, Orlando, FL


Company Information:

  • DUNS Number: 832151612
  • CAGE Code: 5RAB9
  • Limited Liability Company, PA, 2008
  • Certified Veteran-Owned Small Business
  • We Accept all Major Credit Cards
  • Lynxspring Authorized Contractors and Johnson Controls System Experts (JC80, Metasys Gen I, Extended Architecture,
  • Facility Explorer AX & Niagara 4, and N30)

Office Address

Office Address

Building Automation Consultants, LLC

642 Cowpath Road
Suite 285
Lansdale, PA 19446-1053

Primary Contact:
Ross Reed - (215) 390-3751
Email: ross@bac-net.net


  • 541513 - Facility Management Computer Systems (Automation & Control)
  • 541511 - Computer Software and Applications Programming Services, Custom
  • 511210 - Utility and Application Software, Computer, Packaged
  • 541690 - Energy Consulting Services
  • 611420 - Computer Operator and Software Application Training
  • 541512 - System Integration Design Consulting Services, Computer (Automation and Control)
  • 541330 - Mechanical Engineering Services
  • 238220 - Air and Water System Test and Balance
  • 541380 - Mechanical Equipment Testing and Services
  • 238210 - Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors



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