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ALC’s new OptiFlex virtual integrator has been named the winner of the AHR Expo Innovation award in the building automation category.


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ALC’s new OptiFlex virtual integrator has been named the winner of the AHR Expo Innovation award in the building automation category.

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Latest: Automated Logic Wins 2018 AHR Expo Innovation Award - ALC’s new OptiFlex virtual integrator has been named the winner of the AHR Expo Innovation award in the building automation category.

Automated Logic Wins 2018 AHR Expo Innovation Award

ALC’s new OptiFlex virtual integrator has been named the winner of the AHR Expo Innovation award in the building automation category.

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Friday Funny: Here Come The Holidays!

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