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04/30/2013
06:56 AM
The 2013 ControlTrends Awards The 2013 ControlTrends Awards will be held concurrently with the 2014 AHR Expo and will take place at BB Kings Blues Club & Grille located at 42nd Street NW and Times Square on January 21, 2014 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM.
04/30/2013
06:56 AM
Continental Control Systems Joins in Manufacturing of BACnet Products Sees Benefits of Cost-Effective, Field-Proven Technology in Automation and Control Systems
04/30/2013
06:55 AM
Honeywell's New Smart Lighting Zone Controller Brings Greater Energy Efficiency to Commercial Buildings Honeywell's Lighting Stryker smart lighting zone controller can help reduce energy costs by allowing building managers to easily program lighting zone set up, time scheduling, daylight harvesting and dimming strategies to drive energy savings.
04/30/2013
06:52 AM
Strato Automation BACzone 424 and BACwALL 324 controllers obtain BTL (B-ASC) certification STRATO controllers are now part of the B-ASC (BACnet Application Specific Controller) category.
04/30/2013
06:51 AM
ZigBee Alliance Completes Smart Energy Profile 2 SEP 2 provides IP-based information and control for energy management in Home Area Networks (HANs), for both wired and wireless networks.
04/30/2013
06:51 AM
FieldServer Technologies Gateways at NFPA Expo 2013 in Chicago, June 10-13 FieldServer Technologies links Fire Alarm Control Panels to Building Automation Systems
04/30/2013
06:50 AM
CABA Concludes BACnet International Co-Sponsored Intelligent Buildings Bid Specification Study The Bid Specification Process Has Thrived Due To Demand For Technology And Service Solutions

SkyFoundry
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04/26/2013
12:27 PM
BACnet International Board of Directors to Begin New Term Three Returning and One New Member Look Toward Strategic Planning
04/26/2013
12:26 PM
GreenPeak Announces The Year of ZigBee ZigBee Technology is Backbone of the new Smart, Connected Home
04/26/2013
12:26 PM
Announcing the Vaisala Humidity 101 Webinar Series Webinar 1 - Humidity Theory, Terms & Definitions Wednesday, May 22, 2013 9:30am-10:15am MDT (UTC -6)
04/26/2013
12:25 PM
IES Software used to optimise the HVAC design of five star New York building HVAC Costs reduced while improving comfort
04/26/2013
12:25 PM
Acuity Brands Introduces Luminaires with Tunable White Technology LED luminaires feature tunable white light engines for exceptional efficiency and color quality.
04/26/2013
12:24 PM
Samsung touts ZigBee-based smart lighting at LFI, launches new packaged LEDs and modules The consumer-electronics stalwart hopes to leverage its position in smartphones and home electronics while adding ZigBee-based SSL to the mix, and also used Lightfair as a platform to launch new packaged LEDs and LED modules.
04/26/2013
12:23 PM
Open Automated Demand Response Standard Gaining Momentum Worldwide OpenADR Alliance reaches 100-member milestone through growing global interest
04/26/2013
12:22 PM
KMC AppStat Simplifies Control For those who need to easily and efficiently control fan coil units, rooftop units, or heat pump units, there's an AppStat for that.
04/26/2013
12:22 PM
Crestron Demonstrates Complete Lighting & Energy Management Solutions at LIGHTFAIR 2013 New infiNET EX wireless dimmers, LED drivers, and DALI ballasts emphasize Crestron open standards based commercial lighting control solutions
04/26/2013
12:21 PM
EMerge Alliance Celebrates 100-Member Milestone at LIGHTFAIR 2013 Group introduces new members, products; hosts accredited educational session on DC power
04/26/2013
12:20 PM
Acuity Brands to Showcase Industry's Largest Portfolio of Indoor and Outdoor Wireless Lighting Control Solutions at Lightfair 2013 Comprehensive wireless technology portfolio provides superior results compared to competitive "one size fits all" wireless systems.

Haystack Connect 2015
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04/18/2013
11:36 AM
Control Solutions' ValuPoint Controller receives UL Listing The 4th generation ValuPoint platform is designed to be a building block in a distributed control system where controllers communicate peer-to-peer via BACnet MS/TP.
04/18/2013
11:35 AM
Distech Controls Joins the BCIA Distech Controls, the fast-growing building services controls innovator, has joined the Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) to strengthen its position within the UK controls market.
04/18/2013
11:34 AM
Hubbell Building Automation puts wireless lighting control on the EnOcean standard As a new member of the EnOcean Alliance, the industry leader presents its self-powered wiSTAR line at this year's LIGHTFAIR
04/18/2013
11:34 AM
Enlighted Inc. Raises $20 Million in Series C Financing and Hits Another Major Milestone: 10 Million Square Feet Under Management Enlighted's sensor technology and data analytics reduces lighting power consumption by 50 to 75 percent.
04/18/2013
11:32 AM
Sensors and Controls Meeting DRAFT AGENDA - May 21st and 22nd, 2013, Portland, Oregon
04/18/2013
11:32 AM
New Generation Globe Valves and Retrofit Linkages Promise Eash Installation with More Power and Flexibility The new generation actuator gives globe valves the "extra muscle" they need for applications where higher close-off pressures are required.
04/18/2013
11:31 AM
Digital Lumens Unveils Strategy for Making All Lights Intelligent Technology Preview at LightFair 2013 Will Showcase LightRules Managing and Controlling LED Lighting Fixtures From a Range of Vendors
04/18/2013
11:31 AM
iDigi Rebranded as Device Cloud by Etherios New branding emphasizes that Device Cloud works with any manufacturers' hardware
04/18/2013
11:30 AM
Beckhoff Automation Opens New North American Headquarters Office Company relocates operations to a new 44,500 square foot facility in Savage, Minn., a Minneapolis area suburb
04/18/2013
11:29 AM
WattStopper daylighting control launch celebration scheduled at California Lighting Technology Center at UC Davis The breakthrough technology is the result of a joint research project including WattStopper, CLTC, Wal-Mart and three California utilities, and the LMLS-600 is the newest component of WattStopper's energy efficient Digital Lighting Management (DLM) technology platform.
04/18/2013
11:28 AM
eSight Energy Introduces eSight Version 2013.1 at Houston, TX Energy Management Road Show eSight Energy will be showcasing a number of new features to its energy management software, eSight, on May 10th at the Houston Energy Management Road Show at the Magnolia Hotel Houston.
04/18/2013
11:27 AM
Carrier Offers Energy Management Technology on Weatherseries Rooftops Carrier and REGEN Energy Inc, developer of the patented wireless Swarm Energy Management electrical demand management and dynamic load control technology, have signed an agreement to provide a field-installed accessory to assist with energy management on Carrier's commercial rooftop units.


Delta Controls
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04/12/2013

12:46 PM
Sensors and Controls Meeting Notice On behalf of the Department of Energy's Building Technologies Office, you are invited to attend the "Sensors and Controls" Program and Project Review at the Waterfront Marriott Hotel in Portland, Oregon on Tuesday, May 21st, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM and Wednesday, May 22nd, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM.
04/12/2013
12:45 PM
Chipkin Automation Systems and Feedback Solutions Sign a Joint Venture Agreement for Integration of "People Counting" and "Building Automation Systems" Integration of people counting data with a Building Automation System to control, heating, cooling and ventilation in a building is helping property managers reap huge savings on their Energy Consumption.
04/12/2013
12:44 PM
New EnOcean software opens door to world of energy harvesting wireless technology With EnOcean Link, EnOcean has launched the first middleware for energy harvesting wireless technology.
04/12/2013
12:43 PM
Reliable Controls SMART-Sensor LCD with CO2 Sensor Released April 10, 2013 The new CO2 model adds yet another desirable option to the SMART-Sensor's all-in-one packaging, eliminating the need to install multiple sensing devices in a given space.
04/12/2013
12:42 PM
REGEN Energy Inc. Announces Strategic Agreement with Carrier REGEN Energy Inc., developer of the patented wireless Swarm Energy Management electrical demand management and dynamic load control technology, announces a new agreement with Carrier, the world's leader in high technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions.
04/12/2013
12:41 PM
Elgin Community College Granted Accreditation of their Energy Management Program The Green Mechanical Council is pleased to announce that Elgin Community College in Elgin, Illinois has been granted accreditation of their Energy Management Program.


FreeBACnetExplorer.com
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04/09/2013

11:24 AM
Wireless Sensors and Cormant Announce Integration of Environmental Monitoring and DCIM Data center and IT infrastructure management can now display and manage environmental data concurrently with Wireless Sensors' full range of SensiNet products combined with Cormant's full-featured DCIM solution.
04/09/2013
11:23 AM
OPC Day Europe Set for May 15 & 16, 2013 in the Netherlands OPC UA Technology Update, Roadmap and Certification Top the Agenda
04/09/2013
11:22 AM
InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance Introduces Scalable, Customizable Energy Dashboard Dashboard is an Affordable Tool for Smaller Facilities to Monitor, Display Energy Use
04/09/2013
11:22 AM
Sontay Refreshes Sensor Range The new sensors blend effortlessly with modern design schemes and will simplify specification and installation for building services consultants, contractors and systems integrators.
04/09/2013
11:21 AM
ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute Displays Benefits of ISA100 Technology at Hannover Messe 2013 Live, multi-vendor demonstration showcases wireless control, multiple protocol applications, and interoperable network
04/09/2013
11:19 AM
Automation Federation contributes to National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework The Automation Federation participates in the first NIST meeting for developing the Cybersecurity Framework initiated by President Obama's Executive Order to address the growing threat of cyberattacks on our nation's critical infrastructure.


Schneider Electric
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04/04/2013

12:06 PM
Schneider Electric Launches Cloud-Based Video Surveillance Security Offering Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) solution enables users to streamline security surveillance in the cloud and meet security and operational goals through business intelligence capabilities
04/04/2013
12:05 PM
BriefCam Announces Support for Genetec Security Center 5.1 Video Synopsis plug-in lets users browse hours of surveillance video in minutes without their having to leave the Security Center environment.
04/04/2013
12:05 PM
Smart Buildings, Smart Devices, Smart Business Haystack Connect is THE PLACE where technology leaders are coming together to network, share and create new business opportunities.
04/04/2013
12:04 PM
Obvius Receives BTL Mark Obvius receives BTL Mark for the first version of a newly released BACnet software module, supporting native BACnet/IP protocol.
04/04/2013
12:04 PM
Berkeley Lab Researchers Release Guide to Financing Energy Upgrades for K-12 School Districts The guide is written explicitly for school administrators, facilities managers, and others in K-12 education management.
04/04/2013
12:03 PM
Accenture Smart Buildings Solutions and ThinkEco Team Up to Reduce Plug-load Inefficiencies at Large Facilities From either the ASB/ES system, or directly through ThinkEco's cloud-based platform, individual plug-load control and scheduling become straight-forward.
04/04/2013
12:02 PM
Honeywell Launches Fast Track Program Easy-To-Use Project Management and Project Specification Tool Ensures Right Valve/Actuator Combination Every Time
04/04/2013
11:59 AM
Belimo New Generation Globe Valve Actuators and Retrofit Linkages Offer Greater Power and Flexibility Engineered to suit a broad range of HVAC applications, the new actuators and retrofit linkages are highly adaptable making selection, installation and service hassle-free.
04/04/2013
11:58 AM
Haystack Connect 2013. Connecting Community and Technology Event Connects Companies, Communities and People who are re-defining Smart and Connected Systems
04/04/2013
11:57 AM
2014 AHR EXPO Tuesday, January 21 - Thursday, January 23 - Jacob K. Javits Convention Center - New York, N.Y.

Lynxspring
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04/01/2013

11:08 AM
Energy and Buildings What opportunities does the current economy present? - Jack Mc Gowan CEM, President, Energy Control Inc.
04/01/2013
11:08 AM
Visualization Information can be presented in a variety of ways; it really just depends on what information you want to make available and who the end user is. - Sarah Erdman, Marketing Director, QA Graphics
04/01/2013
11:07 AM
Specifications While most projects now utilize the 50 division MasterFormat, some legacy projects still utilize Divisions 15 and 17. - Marc Petock, Vice President, Marketing Lynxspring
04/01/2013
11:07 AM
The Energy Integration Group An emerging model - Anthony Campbell, Stanley & Mathews Associates
04/01/2013
11:06 AM
Mind the Gap: Monitoring Conveyance Systems - Jim Sinopoli, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings, LLC
04/01/2013
11:05 AM
On-site Agents for Cloud-based Services A quest to determine if there is a defacto, or formal, standard for delivering building configuration information and data to a cloud-based service. - Steve Jones, Founder and Managing Partner, The S4 Group Inc
04/01/2013
11:05 AM
Building Automation Systems and the Data Center - Todd Finnegan, eSite Systems, LLC
04/01/2013
11:04 AM
State of the Smart Grid Business in 2013 The technology is in place to meet the challenge of Smart Grid and there are no known roadblocks here that will restrict its development. - Allan McHale, Director, Memoori
04/01/2013
11:04 AM
Using SharePoint to Maintain Business Connectivity Having offices in different geographical locations presents any number of daily management challenges. - Manny Mandrusiak, Director of Business Development, Sector Learning Solutions
04/01/2013
11:03 AM
"Coprocessor" for Existing Automation RaspLogic is a building/home automation server system that adds complex tasks or manages unusual devices - Dario Tolio, RaspLogic
04/01/2013
11:03 AM
Client Relations - Part Two Five more from the well - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.
04/01/2013
11:02 AM
The Original Sales Networking Tool The Business Mixer - Manny Mandrusiak, Managing Creative Consultant, 4 Bravo Marketing
04/01/2013
11:02 AM
Work Plan for oBIX 2.0 oBIX started nearly a decade ago as an effort to define a standard means of communication with any building system using XML. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc
04/01/2013
11:01 AM
BAS and Cyber-Security Traditionally building systems including BAS have been protected partially through obscurity, and largely through physical protection. - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis, Building Intelligence Group
04/01/2013
11:00 AM
The Dawn of Database Data as a Service (DAAS) is a new concept for most of us and we need to better understand these new tools. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings
04/01/2013
11:00 AM
It is all about organizational health ...offer work flexibility, team building outings, in-house and online training, tuition and fitness reimbursements, health fairs, mentoring programs and growth paths for individuals. Lars van der Haegen, Belimo Americas
04/01/2013
10:59 AM
IBcon - Where Facilities and IT Converge! IBcon is not your traditional BAS conference! It is the largest gathering of authorities with international case studies on the topic of open architected, interoperable and integrated IP centric smart, connected, high performance and intelligent buildings. - Jim Young, Co-founder Realcomm Conference Group
04/01/2013
10:59 AM
Product Update We're very excited to bring the Integrated Room Control solution to North America. - Etienne Veilleux, President and CEO, Distech Controls Inc.
04/01/2013
10:58 AM
Ten Reasons You Don't Want to Miss the Haystack Connect The Haystack Connect event www.haystackconnect.org is bound to be one of those events that helps evolve everyone who attends. I like to refer to it as the Chattanooga Chew Chew where we all will get a chance to chew on the amazing changes in the industry.
04/01/2013
10:58 AM
Our AutomatedBuildings.com Linkedin Group goes Open Our Online Linkedin group now has over 1935 members and is extremley active with industry leaders discussions.
04/01/2013
10:57 AM
Across my Desk Every month there is a blizzard of information contained in the emails and newsletters that cross my desk on their way to AutomatedBuildings.com. Some of this information is not in the form of any type of content we can publish but I feel I should share with you these snippets, blog bits, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop.
04/01/2013
10:56 AM
New Products for April A brief description of some new products for the industry.


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