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FAQ's

Customers

What is a BMS Engineer?

A BMS Engineer is a professional who works in the Building Management System (BMS) trade. A Building Management System is a computer-based system which is commonly installed in commercial and industrial buildings around the world. A BMS system controls and monitors the heating, lighting, ventilation, fire and security in a building. A BMS Engineer may be called out in times where a BMS system breaks down or is in need of servicing, or a Heating Engineer is required.

A BMS Engineer may also be called a:

  • BAS Engineer (Building Automation Engineer)
  • Building Energy Management System Engineer (BEMS)
  • Heating Controls Engineer
  • Building Automation Engineer

And a Building Management System may also be referred to as a:

  • Building Automation System (BAS)
  • BEMS (Building Energy Management System)
  • BMS System
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) System

Some well-known Building Management System manufacturers, or Building Automation Systems include Trend, Honeywell, Satchwell, Johnson Controls and Siemens. There are several other BMS system manufacturers out there.


What does our website do?

BMS Engineers is a website that offers BMS companies the chance to be found online by companies looking to hire them for their services, it's like an online Yellow Pages for BMS Engineers. We aim to make it as easy as possible to find BMS Engineering companies/contractors local to your area and with the right skills.


What can a BMS Engineer do for my business?

If your building houses a BMS System and you would like to make contact with a company which can carry out the servicing, repairs and maintenance for it, then you can use our search tool to find an Engineer near your office.


How can I contact a BMS Engineer in my area and get a quote?

There's no need to register in order to search for BMS Engineers in your area. You can visit our home page and use our search tool right away. It's quite intuitive to use and you will find a video demonstrating how to search for companies and find out their contact information. Your search will return a list of Engineering Companies and you can click on individual companies to reveal all the information you need to be able to contact them for a quote.


Can I approach multiple BMS Engineers?

Yes, there is no limit to how many you can contact and there is no charge for this service.


What happens if there is a dispute with an Engineer?

We do not get involved in resolving disputes. We are simply here to provide a means of connecting between customers and contractors.


What BMS Systems are there?

Listed here are some of the most common systems, roughly in order of popularity:

Trend, Honeywell, Tridium, Satchwell, Siemens, TAC, Cylon, Landis & Staefa, Priva, York, Andover, Johnson Controls, Sedona, Alerton, Delta, Schneider Electric (Struxureware), JEL, Heatmiser, Sauter, Daikin and Allen-Martin.

Listed here are some of the less well-known BMS systems:

KNX, Kieback & Peter, American Automatrix, Distech-Controls, Barber Colmen, GFR, ALC (Automated Logic), Easy IO (Samsung), Seachange, Trane, Wago, Beckhoff, Coster, Deos, Azbil Yamatake and UTC Carrier.

Members

What do I get when I sign up as a member?

As a member on our website you get your own company page which appears in Google after a few days. Your company page will also be searchable from our search facility on our home page. For more details, please visit our registration page.


How much information can I add to my Company Page?

We encourage you to add as much information as possible. The more information you add, the more likely your page will rank higher in Google search results.

There are some restrictions which are:

  • The field Search results company description must be no longer than a maximum of 160 characters - This is to make your Company Page more search-engine friendly. This information is the description that appears below your company name in Google search results.
  • The field Profile company description must be no longer than maximum of 8000 characters.
  • You can optionally add 1 additional set of contact details.
  • A maximum of 20 images can be uploaded to your image gallery.
  • A maximum of 10 files can be attached to your Company Page.
  • A maximum of 150 locations in which your work covers can be added to your Company Page.

Can I add my Company Logo and Images to my Company Page?

Yes. In addition to this, you can add an unlimited number of YouTube videos to your Company Page.


How can we help you grow your BAS / BEMS / BMS Company?

If you are a contractor in the Building Automation industry then as a member on our website you will be discovered by new companies. Increasing your online presence will help you grow your business. We are very cheap so even if only 1 company discovers you per year, you have got more than your money's worth back. For more information, please visit our registration page.


How will potential customers contact me?

As a member of BMS Engineers your Company Page will be made visible to the public. Customers who search and find your Company Page (in Google or on our website) will see your contact information. Your Company Page can contain the following information:

  • Your phone number.
  • Your email address.
  • An optional secondary phone number and/or email address.
  • An optional link to your Skype can be added.
  • You can optionally show your office address, so customers can visit or write to you.
  • You can optionally add a link to your company website and generate more traffic to your site where potential customers may contact you using your company website contact form.
  • We sometimes link to your Company Page through our LinkedIn and Facebook pages.
  • If you would like to be contacted by any other means, you could always provide these details inside the Profile Company Description field.

What if my email address or contact details change after I have registered?

You can change this information by clicking on the 'My Account' link after you log in.


Still don't know the answer to your question?

We welcome you to get in touch. Please visit our contact us page.