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04/30/2015
11:06 AM
Distech Controls Ranks #68 in 2015 Edition of the Branham300 Recognition as one of the top Canadian ICT firms comes shortly after being selected as one of the country's best managed companies 
04/30/2015
11:05 AM
IoT platform revenues will grow to 2.4 billion worldwide in 2020 Broadly speaking, most IoT platforms fall into one of the following three categories: connectivity management platforms, device management platforms and application enablement platforms. 
04/30/2015
11:04 AM
KMC Announces Platinum Sponsorship of Cochrane Supply Niagara Summit The Summit will be held at the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan on June 4th and 5th, 2015.

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04/26/2015
03:00 PM
Echoflex introduces new wireless plug load controller Building on Echoflex's complete line of self-powered wireless switch and sensor products, the controller has a switched bottom outlet and constant voltage top outlet. 
04/26/2015
02:59 PM
EtherCAT Technology Group and OPC Foundation Join Forces to Focus on Common Interfaces for Industrie 4.0 and IoT Both organizations agree that their respective communication technologies complement one another perfectly: EtherCAT as the real-time capable Ethernet fieldbus for machine and plant controls, leveraging the EtherCAT Automation Protocol (EAP) for lean data exchange between masters, and OPC UA as a platform for scalable communication with integrated Security by Design, enabling encrypted data transfer up to MES/ERP systems and into the cloud. 
04/26/2015
02:59 PM
EnOcean Alliance demonstrates integrated intelligent control at LIGHTFAIR 2015 Cross-vendor system approach based on the leading EnOcean wireless standard converges lighting and HVAC to achieve optimal synergy effects of building automation 
04/26/2015
02:58 PM
Douglas Lighting Controls Introduces Stand-Alone Room Control Douglas Lighting Controls is launching the new Dialog Room Controller, a stand-alone lighting control device for offices, classrooms and defined spaces. 
04/26/2015
02:57 PM
Your Invitation to ICONICS Worldwide Customer Summit 2015 June 29 - July 2, 2015, Seaport Hotel, Boston, MA, USA 
04/26/2015
02:56 PM
New Releases from Belimo! Belimo is celebrating 40 years in business and operating from our new Belimo Americas headquarters! 
04/26/2015
02:56 PM
Don't Miss the Intelligent Buildings Boot Camp, June 8 This informative program will take you from 0 to 60 on the road to converting your existing buildings to smart, connected, high-performance, intelligent buildings. 
04/26/2015
02:55 PM
Shorenstein Properties Selects EnerNOC's Energy Intelligence Software National Commercial Real Estate Firm to Better Manage Energy Expenses and Streamline Reporting Across Portfolio 
04/26/2015
02:54 PM
Belimo University - Efficiency Through Training Belimo University offers a comprehensive line of HVAC controls training from online to instructor led programs tailored to meet your needs.

The S4 Group
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04/17/2015

12:18 PM
Sharpen Your Sustainability Knowledge with ASHRAE's New Sustainability eLibrary. This collection includes every ASHRAE eLearning course on sustainability, so you can choose the topics you want when you need them.
04/17/2015
12:17 PM
CBRE Group, Inc. Acquires Environmental Systems, Inc. ESI Enhances CBRE's Facilities and Energy Management Services 
04/17/2015
12:15 PM
Energy Control Technologies announces spin-off of sensorFact Services Energy Control Technologies, Inc. (ECT) is announcing today that it has officially formed a new company called sensorFact Services, Inc. (sensorFact) in an effort to allow their newly formed cloud-based services group to better focus on its targeted market, the emerging Internet of Things (IoT). 
04/17/2015
12:14 PM
Announcing the 2nd Annual Smart Building Integrator Summit This pre-conference event will be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio on June 8th from 1:00-6:00pm and will be open to system integrators and consultants from HVAC, IT, AV, Multimedia, Digital Signage, Lighting, Security and Industrial controls who are now ready to go to the next level in intelligent building design and delivery. 
04/17/2015
12:11 PM
Customized Mobile Apps Configured by a Reliable Controls Authorized Dealer, the myControl mobile app offers fully customized mobile interfaces to any Reliable Controls MACH-System.

SkyFoundry
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04/15/2015
01:31 PM
KMC Announces KMC Connect Configuration Software KMC Controls, a leader in building automation systems, today announced the upcoming release of its new KMC Connect configuration utility for the KMC Conquest line of BACnet direct digital controllers. 
04/15/2015
01:31 PM
BACnet Global Road Show in Seattle We welcome you to celebrate the 20th ANSI anniversary of the BACnet standard and its many applications involving intelligent building management, HVAC, smart grids and the Internet of Things by attending the BACnet Global Roadshow on April 21, 2015. 
04/15/2015
01:30 PM
Connexx Energy's Anno Scholten will be a panelist on the OpenADR Webinar Series Connexx Energy's Anno Scholten will be a panelist on the OpenADR Webinar Series entitled OpenADR and Its Impact on Building Control Systems on April 21, 2015 - 8am PDT. 
04/15/2015
01:29 PM
Global ZigBee STB Market to Grow at 20.89% CAGR by 2019 The global ZigBee STB market is expected to witness significant growth because of some trends that are expected to exert a positive influence on the market during the forecast period. 
04/15/2015
01:28 PM
University Science Building saves $1.2 million in annual energy costs while maintaining environmental safety ventilation requirements The University has a goal to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 30% below 2006 levels, by employing energy conservation measures in its buildings across campus. 
04/15/2015
01:27 PM
Global Building Management System Market 2015-2019 The analysts forecast the Global BMS market to grow at a CAGR of 8.18 percent over the period 2015-2019. 
04/15/2015
01:27 PM
KMC's Richard Newberry Appointed to IBCon Advisory Council KMC is a platinum-level sponsor of the bi-annual Realcomm IBCon conference, which will be held at the Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, Texas from June 9th through June 10th, 2015. 
04/15/2015
01:24 PM
Progea USA Announces New Bosch Rexroth MLPI Driver for Movicon 11.4 The development of a native driver for the Bosch-Rexroth devices allows connectivity between SCADA/HMI and field control devices with greater efficiency, reliability, performance and a drastic cut in development times.

Haystack Connect 2015
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04/11/2015

01:42 PM
Detailed Schedule of Sessions and Speakers for Haystack Connect Announced! The two-day conference brings together an all-star lineup of industry professionals from the intelligent buildings, Internet of Things, and Energy Management fields. 
04/11/2015
01:41 PM
Beckhoff Automation Surpasses 500 Million Euro Mark with 17% Increase in Revenue PC-based control technology assures market growth and delivers a working technological foundation for Industry 4.0 
04/11/2015
01:40 PM
Building Automation Systems (BAS) Market: Insights, Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends Analysis and Forecast to 2021 More stringent regulations are expected to be implemented in future which would drive the market for BAS. 
04/11/2015
01:39 PM
KMC Announces KMC Connect Lite Mobile App The app, available for Android, iOS, and Windows Mobile, allows for fast, simplified configuration of KMC Conquest controllers via Near Field Communications (NFC) technology - without the need for specialized, PC-based software. 
04/11/2015
01:39 PM
Continental Control Systems Releases the Fast Power Option on the WattNode Modbus for PV Production Feed-In Limiting Option FP provides power updates every 200 milliseconds, allowing for a utility feed-in response time of 500 milliseconds 
04/11/2015
01:38 PM
KMC Announces KMC Converge Niagara AX Application The application, featuring mobile-friendly HTML5 graphics (KMC Converge GFX), can be licensed to any open workbench. 
04/11/2015
01:37 PM
Stefan Hoppe Named OPC Foundation Vice President In this new position, Hoppe will take a global leadership role in the effort to position OPC-UA as the worldwide standard for interoperability and IoT (Internet of Things) communication. 
04/11/2015
01:33 PM
Realcomm Education Program Announced! 7 Tracks - 30+ Sessions

Delta Controls
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04/07/2015

11:49 AM
Schneider Electric Announces Updates to StruxureWare Building Operation Software for SmartStruxure Solution New software enhancements provide secure and intelligent monitoring, control and management of critical building systems
04/07/2015
11:49 AM
NREL Fills Key Leadership Role for Energy Systems Security and Resilience Dr. Erfan Ibrahim has joined the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory as director of Cyber Physical Systems Security and Resilience for NREL's Energy Systems Integration directorate.
04/07/2015
11:48 AM
2015 International Conference on Control, Automation and Artificial Intelligence(CAAI2015) August 23-24, 2015 in Phuket, Thailand
04/07/2015
11:48 AM
Opto 22 Adds Event Notifications and Lower-cost Options to groov Event-based notifications in new groov 3.0 is one of many new features that also include new screen development tools, simulated tag database, and entry level pricing.
04/07/2015
11:47 AM
Belimo Releases Belimo ZoneTight Zone Valves Belimo's ZoneTight zone valve product range sets new design and performance standards for both pressure dependent and pressure independent zoning applications.
04/07/2015
11:46 AM
Belimo Releases ZIP Packs - A Drop In Economizer Replacement Solution SelectPro is a quick and simple tool for accurately sizing and selecting valves, actuators, and replacement solutions.
04/07/2015
11:46 AM
ZigBee Alliance and Thread Group Collaborate to Aid Development of Connected Home Products Agreement Opens Doors for ZigBee Cluster Library Application Protocol to Run on Thread Networks
04/07/2015
11:45 AM
KMC Announces KMC Conquest BACnet Router The router is a key component of KMC's new Conquest line of BACnet direct digital controllers and appliances designed to connect building automation systems to the Internet of Things (IoT).
04/07/2015
11:44 AM
Albireo Energy Acquires Sky Technologies, Inc. Acquisition Expands Albireo Energy's Enterprise Energy Services
04/07/2015
11:44 AM
USGBC and C40 Release Landmark Green Building City Market Briefs Highlighting Sustainable Building Policies in 66 Cities Around the Globe More than half of the C40 cities featured have enacted green building policies
04/07/2015
11:43 AM
BCA Announces NCBC Keynote Presentation Gateway to the Future of Commissioning - The Path that Lies Ahead
04/07/2015
11:43 AM
The Most Comprehensive Program on the Topic of Smart, Connected, High Performance, Intelligent Buildings IBcon Education Program Announced! 6 Tracks - 30+ Sessions June 8-10
04/07/2015
11:42 AM
NFMT High-Performance Buildings June 1-3, 2015 Fort Worth Convention Center
04/07/2015
11:42 AM
COR Advisors April Webcast - Integrated Energy Analytics Friday, April 17, 2015, 12:30-2:00 p.m. EDT Secure Data Collection, Intelligence, and Action
04/07/2015
11:41 AM
FST Biometrics Launches Mobile and Portable Biometric ID Solutions FST Biometrics Launches Mobile and Portable Biometric ID Solutions
04/07/2015
11:40 AM
ABB, Bosch and Cisco establish open-software venture to unify smart home technology International joint venture mozaiq operations GmbH to offer an open protocol smart home software platform for all home appliances, devices and services, to simplify the experience for home owners

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04/01/2015
11:36 AM
Talent Attraction and Retention My belief is that to be a truly successful integrator you have to master talent management; attraction, retention and development, and you have to build expertise in organizational development. - Paul Oswald, President, Environmental Systems, Inc (ESI)
04/01/2015
11:35 AM
Haystack Connect What is it and Why Should I Attend? - Submitted by The IBB mystery drummer
04/01/2015
11:34 AM
Smart Building Technology Spending Projected to Triple by 2018 Annual shipments of wireless sensor network devices are expected to increase by more than 600% within the next five years, with the top three markets in energy management, smart lighting, and safety/security. - Karina Wright, Marcom Writer, Reliable Controls
04/01/2015
11:34 AM
Top 10 Reasons for Smarter, Unified Building Control Systems A truly intelligent building is one whereby systems do not just integrate, they converge - Geoff Olsen, P. Eng., LC Sales and Program Manager, Lighting Controls, Distech Controls
04/01/2015
11:32 AM
Building Operations Opportunities and Issues - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, LEED AP Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC
04/01/2015
11:32 AM
Easy Wins in Building Data Collection At Building Robotics, we believe that the data should be owned by the customer, and that the basic systems and protocols used to gather that data should be open, with open-source implementations existing alongside proprietary ones. - Stephen Dawson-Haggerty, CTO & Co-Founder, Building Robotics, Inc.
04/01/2015
11:31 AM
Making Device Data Self-Describing to Enable Seamless Integration across Multiple Applications Project-Haystack has become the leading solution for making data-self describing so that it can be easily used across applications. - Marc Petock, Vice President, Marketing Lynxspring & Connexx Energy, Member Board of Directors, Project-Haystack
04/01/2015
11:30 AM
Haystack Enabled Energy Efficiency Environment had Haystack tags added and because the points that are tagged were standard on all of our builds, we had everything necessary to export data to any external application. - Kevin J. Tock, Director, Product Development, Enerliance
04/01/2015
11:30 AM
The Mockingjay in Nest Exploring the dystopian side of Venture Capitalitist-led Silicon Valley, where the culture has us rooting for young start-ups, until we start jeering. - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd
04/01/2015
11:29 AM
Unlocking Energy Efficiency with Haystack On my inaugural trip to Haystack, I expect to find companies such as these. My mission will be to find the appropriate set of collaborators to turn energy efficiency into a mass-market product. - Christopher Naismith, Energy Efficiency Engineer, Learning Manager, SES Consulting Inc
04/01/2015
11:28 AM
BI (Business Intelligence) Solutions for Building Automation Applications Should Be a Thing of the Past Your experience may also include the use of BI (Business Intelligence) solutions such as SAP's Crystal Reports and Microsoft's SSRS (SQL Server Reporting Services), both still widely used in building automation applications. A variety of Excel plugins are also a common solution for report generation. - Roy Kok, VP Sales and Marketing, Ocean Data Systems, makers of Dream Report
04/01/2015
11:27 AM
Three Forces that will Determine the Future of the Security Business Forces that need to be addressed when security product manufacturers are reviewing their business model for the next five years. - Allan McHale, Director, Memoori
04/01/2015
11:26 AM
The 7 Deadly Sins of Facility Energy Management The journey begins with understanding - you need to measure before you manage, make the invisible obvious, and generally walk before you run. - David Doll, Industry Principal, Facility Analytics, OSIsoft
04/01/2015
11:25 AM
Sales Growth in 5 Easy Steps Take your sales back into the black by assessing your current sales structure. - Manny Mandrusiak, Managing Creative Consultant, 4 Bravo Marketing
04/01/2015
11:24 AM
AHR Expo Rolls into Chicago Biggest Show Ever - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.
04/01/2015
11:24 AM
Control System Retrofits Many buildings though are operating with the same control systems that were installed when the building was constructed, ten or more years ago. - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis, Building Intelligence Group
04/01/2015
11:22 AM
Creating Self-Learning Cultures How do we create them? How do we use them to increase the value of our only assets €” our people? - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings
04/01/2015
11:21 AM
Smart Converged Building Network The SCBN facilitates both communication and sustainable power connect-to-facility based systems/edge devices (HVAC, Metering, Lighting, Access, CCTV). Converging all IP devices. - Bill MacGowan P.Eng., CEM, Director, Smart Connected Real Estate, Cisco Canada
04/01/2015
11:20 AM
The Spirit of Project Haystack In preparation for this interview, I re-watched the 23 minute ControlTrends video that captured the spirit of Project Haystack. - Ken Smyers, VP and Co-Owner, DMS Controls Group, LLC
04/01/2015
11:20 AM
The Coming Impact of LED Lighting on Controls We have reached the point where we can put the lighting controls in the LED fixture, or directly above it or beside it. - Doug Ford, CEO, Touch-plate Lighting Solutions
04/01/2015
11:19 AM
Make Centralized Facility Management (CFM) Work For You There are a number of issues at play today when it comes to economically and reliably managing core facility-based operations. Centralized Facility Management (CFM) aims to address operational challenges by gathering performance data across all facilities to foster better decision-making. - Tom Willie, CEO, Blue Pillar, Inc.
04/01/2015
11:18 AM
Stop the Ride I Want to Get Off! KISSing Complexity Goodbye. Part 1 - Dr. Bill East PhD, PE, F.ASCE, Prairie Sky Consulting
04/01/2015
11:18 AM
The Self-Learning Power in Your Company Wiki How internal company Wikipedia allows Creating Self-Learning Cultures while the company statement of culture and belief attracts self-learning assets.
04/01/2015
11:17 AM
Local History of Building our DDC Industry Several British Columbia start-ups that are now highly successfully international companies owe their start to a team of visionaries, who were focused and were resolved to get high performance controls in BC.
04/01/2015
11:16 AM
Direct Digital Control Tech Training Be sure to follow this open online discussion on our LinkedIn Group.
04/01/2015
11:14 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.
04/01/2015
11:13 AM
New Products for April A brief description of some new products for the industry.


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