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I've just discovered the great pricing you have on relays! It's more of an observation than a quesion, because one of our customers discovers that we sell hundreds of different kinds of relays from IDEC in our online marketplace, and our prices are extremely competitive. 2:45 174 false https://alpscontrols.com/index.asp?xMN=15&xCT=11&gaKEY=RESP Find IDEC relays in our online marketplace right here. Can I save money on a small enclosure? When you're mounting controls outside your mechanical room, you probably don't need a heavy, expensive, NEMA-rated box. In today's question, Dave shows off an excellent low-cost alternative. 1:28 154 false https://alpscontrols.com/index.asp?xMN=507&xCT=15&xPT=186&gaKEY=RESP Find enclosure boxes from Beaver Steel in our online marketplace right here. How do I leave my mark on my control projects? When you finish a building automation control project, chances are you don't have any good options for leaving your contact information — or your business's brand — anywhere on the project. In today's question, Dave suggests an excellent option for marking your project's turf. 1:32 126 false https://alpscontrols.com/index.asp?xMN=94&xCT=70&xPT=349&gaKEY=RESP Find nameplates from the Cutting Edge in our online marketplace right here. Can I buy airflow monitoring solutions on your site? If you're in charge of specifying or installing airflow monitoring solutions in your building project, you already know that two of the most well-known suppliers' products can't be purchased through distribution — so in today's question, Dave gives you an alternative that you're really going to be happy about. 4:34 10 false https://alpscontrols.com/ruskin-airflow.zip Download a PowerPoint file with Ruskin airflow solutions right here. How do I Compare Pricing on alpscontrols.com? We understand that customers might be purchasing some HVAC building control parts and peripherals from other distributors. But it's important to remember that it's quite easy to compare prices that we offer on our site with what you may have paid in the past — so in today's question, Dave tells you exactly how to do it. 1:40 24 false https://alpscontrols.com/compare.zip Download our price comparison Excel spreadsheet right here. Why Use an Outdoor CO2 Sensor? In his first "Ask Dave" video, alpscontrols.com president Dave Meyers talks about why your building may want to monitor outdoor CO2 — and he shows off an innovative product from SenseAir to do just that. 3:00 9 false How do EnOcean products save money? Installing EnOcean wireless products can save quite a bit of time and money in building projects — and in this video, Dave shows how wireless products were installed throughout recent renovations to our own alpscontrols.com offices. 6:00 8 false