Aug 24, 2020 | Announcements

Automated Controls Joins Albireo Energy – Expanding Presence into Northwest

Edison, New Jersey – August 18, 2020 – Building automation and energy services provider Albireo Energy, LLC (“Albireo Energy”) announced the addition of Automated Building Controls Specialist, LLC (“Automated Controls”) to its continually expanding national platform. This partnership expands Albireo Energy’s national presence while adding a roster of marquee clients and subject matter experts in smart building technologies. Automated Controls will operate within the Northwest division of Albireo Energy and report through Albireo’s existing leadership.

Founded in 2002 in Kirkland, Washington, Automated Controls is a leader in the Pacific Northwest for standard open-protocol and custom developed building automation and industrial control systems. As a Johnson Controls Certified Automated Building Controls Specialist and a leading authorized GE provider of Industrial Controls, Automated Controls specializes in all facets of building controls, designing and supplying innovative solutions to the commercial and industrial industry. Their technical expertise with computer-based automation systems are delivered to a wide variety of loyal clients and facility environments including transportation, healthcare, education, and commercial office buildings.

As stated by Phil Rogers, CEO of Albireo Energy, “Our partnering with Automated Controls further solidifies our position of being the number one independent provider of smart building solutions and services throughout the U.S. We are excited to add the Pacific Northwest geography to our company and are extremely pleased to welcome Automated Controls’ dedicated and talented employees and strong client base to the Albireo family.”

“Our partnering with Albireo Energy is well aligned with our founding mission to provide clients innovative building automation solutions that maintain competitive advantage in a continually changing and complex industry.  Our management team remains fully engaged supporting our customers wherever they bring us, both within, and beyond, the Pacific Northwest,” said Brad Magruder, Automated Controls President. As stated by Automated Controls Vice-President Michael D’Ettorre, “We support the vision that Albireo leadership has set and we will exhibit to our customers and employees the benefits and growth opportunities that come with joining the premier provider of building controls solutions with a national presence. Our joining Albireo will allow us to immediately offer additional value-added services to our customers.”

About Albireo Energy

Albireo Energy provides building automation and integration solutions and energy services to commercial and institutional buildings nationally. Their solutions and services help building owners and managers improve efficiency and reduce operational costs while improving comfort for tenants. Through its operating divisions, Albireo Energy has a history of providing exceptional solutions to mission critical facilities such as data centers, labs, military installations, and hospitals. For more information, visit


About Automated Controls

Automated Controls is an innovative and state-of-the art building automation firm providing unique technology service solutions to customers throughout the greater Seattle area. For nearly twenty years, Automated Controls has been providing superior technical expertise, innovative solutions and unsurpassed quality relating to all aspects of building automation and access control solutions to their customers, allowing their customers to continuously focus on the specific demands of their business.

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