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12/19/2015
12:46 PM
GreenPeak launches next generation wireless LED Lighting solution GreenPeak's low-cost lighting solution is future-proof for multiple communication protocols 
12/19/2015
12:45 PM
Building Energy Management System Revenue is Expected to Reach $10.8 Billion in 2024 A new report from Navigant Research examines the major trends and market issues expected to shape the future of intelligent buildings in 2016 and beyond. 
12/19/2015
12:43 PM
KMC Controls Nominated for Several ControlTrends Awards The ControlTrends annual awards banquet is a chance for the building automation industry to recognize standouts in design, innovation, and customer support. 
12/19/2015
12:43 PM
JACE 8000 is here! Next-generation controller now available 
12/19/2015
12:42 PM
ZigBee and EnOcean Alliances Collaborate to Combine Benefits of EnOcean Energy Harvesting Wireless with ZigBee 3.0 Joint development of open, global specification for energy harvesting wireless communication technology will help meet growing demand for interoperable, self-powered IoT sensor solutions. 
12/19/2015
12:41 PM
Jacksonville Police Athletic League to Benefit from AHR Expo Innovation Award Entry Fees Donated to Local Organization

SkyFoundry
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12/11/2015
12:19 PM
Distech Controls' ECLYPSE and ENVYSION for Consulting Engineers IP-based products and responsive visualization interface to assist in specifying IoT Building solutions - AHR Expo Booth #1242 
12/11/2015
12:17 PM
Smart Building Conference 2016 8 February 2016, Amsterdam - The Network is the Building 
12/11/2015
12:17 PM
Distech Controls Introduces ECLYPSE Connected VAV Controller Series Latest addition to the company's Connected IP and Wi-Fi Product Series - AHR Expo Booth #1242 
12/11/2015
12:16 PM
Cities & Regions Across the World Unite to Launch Major Five-Year Vision to Take Action on Climate Change Cities, regions, national states, public and private investors and international organizations are together accelerating the transformation at local and regional scale 
12/11/2015
12:13 PM
Belimo Now Offers HVAC Zone Solutions for Residential Applications Belimo Americas, the trusted leader for 40 years in commercial HVAC is now available for residential applications with select actuators, round damper assemblies and innovative pressure bypass damper

Haystack Connect 2015
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12/08/2015

10:54 AM
December 10 Webcast How the Building Internet of Things Will Impact FMs 
12/08/2015
10:53 AM
QA Graphics Attains Tridium's Niagara 4 Certification QA Graphics has completed certification training for Tridium's next generation of the Niagara Framework. 
12/08/2015
10:52 AM
Proposed ASHRAE/ACCA Standard for Energy Audits Open for Public Comment A proposed standard from ASHRAE and the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) would bring order to the "Wild West" of the energy audit industry. 
12/08/2015
10:51 AM
BSRIA study shows big data & convergence is growing A newly published big data and convergence market briefing from BSRIA shows that convergence is growing with the increasing uptake of IP products, number of connected users and the emergence of the IoT (Internet of Things). 
12/08/2015
10:51 AM
Niagara Summit 2016 May 15-17 - New Orleans Hyatt Regency 
12/08/2015
10:50 AM
Armstrong Introduces the IPS 4000 Controller Featuring Advanced Sensorless Design Armstrong Fluid Technology has announced the introduction of its IPS 4000 (Integrated Pumping System), an advanced multi-zone control that directly integrates with pumping units to optimize energy performance, system handling and installation. 
12/08/2015
10:49 AM
The Transformation of BAS into the Building Internet of Things 2015 to 2020 - Research and Markets With the advent of IoT we now have the capability to join "things" together more efficiently and cost effectively in a building; let's call it the Building Internet of Things (BIoT). 
12/08/2015
10:49 AM
Beckhoff Automation Introduces TwinCAT HMI: Simple, Open and HTML5-based No programming required - efficient user interface engineering integrated directly into Visual Studio 
12/08/2015
10:48 AM
Project-Haystack The Project-Haystack Board of Directors recently announced that we will be producing a Project-Haystack e-zine.

Delta Controls
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12/01/2015

10:01 AM
Transformational Change for Automation Editorial - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
12/01/2015
10:00 AM
Evolving User Experience in the IoT Building Our IoT visualization solutions need to be flexible enough to serve relevant data to each stakeholder in the format and on the device they choose to use. - Greg Barnes, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Activelogix, LLC 
12/01/2015
10:00 AM
In Search of a Brain for our Self-Driving Buildings ...it's only a matter of time before someone creates the self-learning software brain that the self-driving building requires. - Brad White, P.Eng, MASc, Principal, SES Consulting Inc. 
12/01/2015
09:59 AM
Turning Big Data into Building Intelligence Dynamic Machine Learning Comes to Commercial Building Controls - Dr. Igor Mezic, Chief Scientific and Technical Advisor, Co-Founder & John D. Morris, Vice President, Marketing and Sales, Ecorithm 
12/01/2015
09:58 AM
Intelligent, Small and Simple BAS BACnet Routers at Large Sites The initial hardware, software and planning costs may have been higher, but the results in simplified ongoing maintenance are outstanding. - Albert Putnam, VP Tech Ops, Cimetrics 
12/01/2015
09:58 AM
Calculating Energy Costs Based on Real World Complex Utility Rates Introducing Rate Modeler and Tariff Engine Features for SkySpark - John Petze, Principal, SkyFoundry 
12/01/2015
09:57 AM
Today's Smart Buildings Value Propositions Today, it's no longer disputed that the transformation to smart, connected buildings can result in lower operating costs, conservation of energy and better occupant experiences. - Marc Petock, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring & Connexx Energy 
12/01/2015
09:56 AM
Energy Harvesting Wireless Reduces Energy Usage Retrofit projects are no longer a hurdle for an improved carbon footprint. - Jim O'Callaghan, President, EnOcean Inc. 
12/01/2015
09:56 AM
CoRE Tech's Silicon Valley Message: "Just Do It." - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd 
12/01/2015
09:55 AM
The Rules are Changing in the Global Lighting Controls Business Add in the potential to at last open up the latent retrofit market and it can be seen that there are enormous opportunities for those able to understand the various market influences and how to exploit them. - Allan McHale, Director, Memoori 
12/01/2015
09:54 AM
Integrating People, Place, Process and Technology: A Platform for Integrated Facilities Management - Rick Rolston, CEO, BuiltSpace Technologies Corporation 
12/01/2015
09:53 AM
App Overload Regardless of what I need to do, there is an App for that. - Manny Mandrusiak, Managing Creative Consultant, 4 Bravo Marketing 
12/01/2015
09:53 AM
VAV Diffusers, Packaged Rooftop Units, and BAS A "newish" concept comes out for public bid - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp. 
12/01/2015
09:52 AM
Smart Building Integrators Should Celebrate the End of Net Metering The engineering is now unconstrained by artificial limits of technology choices driven by the need of grid operators to limit technology options. - Toby Considine TC9 Inc 
12/01/2015
09:52 AM
BAS - Back to the Future What will systems look like in ten, twenty, or thirty years? - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis, Building Intelligence Group 
12/01/2015
09:51 AM
Collecting, Clarifying, Quantifying, and Qualifying Connections I would like all our readers to join in helping us build "Our Connection Collection" - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
12/01/2015
09:50 AM
The Future of IoT for Building Automation We've got to gather the right kinds of data and make it accessible in order to drive action and modify behavior. - Nathan Kehr, Marketing Manager, KMC Controls 
12/01/2015
09:49 AM
AHR Preview: Sierra Monitor Corporation Varun Nagaraj, President and CEO of Sierra Monitor Corporation, previews the company's offering at the 2016 AHR Expo, Booth #1159. 
12/01/2015
09:47 AM
Dream Report "Proven Partner" Program You can only achieve positive results if you know where you were, where you are, and where you want to be, with respect to your building automation system. - Roy Kok, VP of Sales and Marketing, Ocean Data Systems 
12/01/2015
09:47 AM
See you in Orlando at CTA The ControlTrends Awards are all about recognition and honoring our industry's stalwarts and will be presenting a special Industry Achievement Award. - Ken Smyers, ControlTrends.org 
12/01/2015
09:46 AM
Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) In order for Things to be able to communicate with each other, they need to be uniquely identifiable within the Internet. - Tony Paine, CEO, Kepware Technologies 
12/01/2015
09:43 AM
AHR 2016 Overview Brief listing of some of the events and activites happening at AHR Orlando focused on Building Automation and Control 
12/01/2015
09:42 AM
Just back from CoRE Tech 2015 Silicon Valley my personal takeaways from this event 
12/01/2015
09:42 AM
Required Reading for AHRExpo Orlando For our education sessions and the Collaboratory 
12/01/2015
09:41 AM
Going Global The first Global Building Automation Summit recently took place over two days in Berlin, Germany. - Jim Sinopoli, Managing Principal, PE, LEED AP, Smart Buildings, LLC 
12/01/2015
09:40 AM
Across My Desk - snippets, blog bits, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop 
12/01/2015
09:33 AM
New Products for December A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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11/27/2015

11:07 AM
Announcing the Largest Education Program Ever 2016 AHR Expo Jan 25-27 Orlando - Learn about the innovations, best-practices and standards that drive the HVACR Industry 
11/27/2015
11:06 AM
Control Network Solutions Announced as ControlTrends Award Finalists Creator of smart web-based control solutions, Control Network Solutions (CNS), has been shortlisted as a finalist in the ControlTrends awards in the 'Lighting Integration Provider of the Year' category. 
11/27/2015
11:05 AM
Daikin Applied Acquires Minority Stake in Cloud-Based Building Automation Company Investment extends company's leadership in IoT in its drive toward offering total building efficiency 
11/27/2015
11:04 AM
Distech Controls Introduces HORYZON Display - AHR Expo Booth #1242 IP-based, high resolution color LCD touchscreen 
11/27/2015
11:03 AM
New Free Webcast from Building Operating Management Thursday December 10, 2015 1:00 PM ET 
11/27/2015
11:03 AM
Plasma Air Wins AHR Expo Innovation Award PlasmaSoft 2.0 Program Takes Home First Prize in the Software Category 
11/27/2015
11:02 AM
BACnet International Welcomes Innotech Controls as New Silver Member Enthusiastic global BEMS hardware and software solutions company joins association 
11/27/2015
11:01 AM
Distech Controls Introduces Allure EC-Smart-Comfort - AHR Booth #1242 New all-in-one, occupant-focused communicating sensor

Schneider Electric
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11/19/2015

02:55 PM
2015 ControlTrends Awards Finalists The nominations have been tallied, and the finalists have been announced. Now it's time to vote for your favorites. 
11/19/2015
02:55 PM
Reliable Controls GEN4 Website Released Reliable Controls has launched a complete re-design of its public-facing online experience. Along with a more contemporary design, changes have been made to the site-wide navigation to help you find the information you need faster. 
11/19/2015
02:54 PM
Reliable Controls Partners Up We are excited to announce that our group of Peripheral Partners has grown to include the Setra product offerings. 
11/19/2015
02:51 PM
Retrofit Smart Shade Solution iBlinds Tapped as Z-Wave IoT Contest Winner iBlinds from HAB Home Intelligence is named the fifth winner of the Z-Wave Labs IoT competition with their intelligent, retrofit, smart blind control solution. 
11/19/2015
02:51 PM
BPI Accepting Applications for Standards Technical Committees Applications accepted until December 19, 2015 
11/19/2015
02:50 PM
New Automated Logic PlantCTRLTM Solution Optimizes Chiller Plant Control The PlantCTRL solution, a sophisticated native BACnet control system for chiller plants, is now available from Automated Logic Corporation. 
11/19/2015
02:50 PM
Digital Lumens Introduces Software-Based Automated Life-Safety Testing and Reporting Solution for Industrial LED Lights Integrated System Ensures Worker Safety With Egress Lighting and NFPA Code Compliance 
11/19/2015
02:49 PM
The GridWise Architecture Council currently seeks candidates to fill seven open seats Call for Candidates Submission Deadline on December 31, 2015 
11/19/2015
02:48 PM
Mark Doughty named Eastern regional manager at Echoflex Solutions, Inc. Echoflex Solutions, Inc. has a new Eastern regional manager: Mark Doughty. Mark has been in the lighting industry for over 30 years and brings a wealth of knowledge to the company. 
11/19/2015
02:48 PM
2016 AHR Expo Innovation Award Winners Announced Momentum Builds for Product of the Year Winner Announcement in January 
11/19/2015
02:47 PM
GridWise Alliance Board of Directors Names Steve Hauser as New CEO On Tuesday, November 10, the GridWise Alliance's Board of Directors unanimously voted to approve Steve Hauser as the organization's new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). 
11/19/2015
02:47 PM
Blue Ridge Technologies Hires Rocky Moore as Director of Business Development - continues rapid market expansion. 
11/19/2015
02:46 PM
Distech Controls Introduces EC-Smart-Air - AHR Booth 1242 Latest addition to the Allure communicating sensor series 
11/19/2015
02:45 PM
Stream announces LoRaWAN Network Server capability on its IoT-X Platform Stream Technologies, a global leader in connectivity solutions for the Internet of Things, announces today that its IoT-X platform now supports all LoRaWAN compliant gateways. 
11/19/2015
02:44 PM
IISMEX 2016 (Indonesia International Smart City Expo & Forum Surabaya 2016) We are pleased to announce that we are about to hold the Indonesia International Smart City Expo & Forum 2016 (IISMEX 2016). The event will be held on 20 - 22 July 2016 at Grand City Convex, Surabaya.

Lynxspring
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11/13/2015

12:25 PM
Zinwave offers congratulations to Melco Crown Entertainment on the successful opening of Studio City Macau Zinwave wideband in-building wireless and IP coverage system facilitates TETRA coverage in elevators throughout the resort 
11/13/2015
12:24 PM
Siemens Industry Inc. is CxEnergy Gold Sponsor CxEnergy, the only conference and expo dedicated exclusively to building commissioning and energy management, announced today that Siemens Industry Inc. - Building Technologies Division will be a Gold Sponsor of the event. 
11/13/2015
12:23 PM
Project-Haystack e-zine The Project-Haystack Board of Directors is excited to announce that we will be producing a Project-Haystack e-zine.
11/13/2015
12:23 PM
LONG Building Technologies Becomes an Authorized Partner of Distech Controls To provide customers with competitive, technology-driven solutions 
11/13/2015
12:21 PM
SkyFoundry Reaches Milestone of Over 10,000 Facility Deployments of SkySpark Analytics Software The deployments cover a wide range of applications including energy management, systems optimization, monitoring-based commissioning and fault detection in facilities of all types including: government, commercial real estate, educational facilities, multi-site retail and industrial facilities.
 
Alerton
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11/06/2015

01:23 PM
Lynxspring Announces Edge-to-Enterprise (E2E) Initiative, New Solutions and Services Lynxspring E2E encompasses Onyxx, an open, embedded edge hardware platform and Helixx, an open-source software platform and continuous innovation framework that simplifies connectivity, device management, equipment/sensor data management and the development of applications that monitor, manage and control equipment and devices. E2E includes a family of modular, open, hardware and gateways supporting multiple devices, edge-to-enterprise and Cloud applications. 
11/06/2015
01:22 PM
KNX Association International is pleased to announce that applications can now be handed in for the KNX Award 2016! The KNX Award rewards the smartest KNX projects in home and building control around the world, which stand out as regards innovation and technical progress and will be granted at the light+building fair 2016 in Frankfurt (Germany). 
11/06/2015
01:21 PM
Mechanical Engineers Expect Notable Benefits from Networking, Trend-Related Innovations at the 2016 AHR Expo in OrlandoEngineers planning to attend next January 25 to 27 in Orlando anticipate value in the ability to view and discuss the industry's newest game-changing technologies, from VRF/VRV to geothermal heat pumps, and controls to building management software.

BACnet International
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11/01/2015
10:07 AM
"Our Connection Collection" Editorial - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
11/01/2015
10:05 AM
Connected Building Roadmap The intent of the session was to ask the attendees to look into the future, and tell BC Hydro what connected buildings would look like in ten years, and what technologies or other items of interest might appear in the meantime. - Graham Henderson P.Eng. Sr. Program Manager, Commercial Marketing Energy, Regulatory & Business Planning, BC Hydro 
11/01/2015
10:04 AM
Take the NIST Transactive Energy Challenge We are actively building up the teams and seeking to bring in new participants and form new teams. Potentially there could be a buildings-focused team to address the use of TE inside a building or campus. - David Holmberg, Researcher, Mechanical Systems and Controls Group, NIST Engineering Laboratory 
11/01/2015
10:03 AM
Building Automation needs a Global Standard - not only a Data Communication Protocol - Dipl.-Ing. Hans R. Kranz VDI, Forst / Baden, (active) retirement 
11/01/2015
10:03 AM
"Who is (the future of) BACnet?" You are the future of BACnet, and you have been preparing your child for this day to meet the new world. You now need to allow your creation to go and grow. - Ken Sinclair, Founder, Owner, Publisher AutomatedBuildings.com 
11/01/2015
10:02 AM
The Best-Kept Industry Secret? Engineers, both new and experienced, are unaware of the platform's development over the past seven years into a world-class smart lighting control solution. - Mike Welch, Managing Director, CNS 
11/01/2015
10:01 AM
Of Pitchforks and Haystacks So now I've been an observer of this market long enough to see hype become reality - albeit with some changes to the who, when and how. - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd 
11/01/2015
10:01 AM
Enhancing Legacy Buildings with IoT IoT technology has the potential to provide more granular data to BAS and EMS systems, to add intelligence at the edge. - Steve Jones, Managing Partner, The S4 Group, Inc 
11/01/2015
10:00 AM
Lighting Control is a Key Enabler for Enterprise IoT but needs Open Standards - Allan McHale, Director, Memoori 
11/01/2015
09:59 AM
Data Centers Reach Toward Operational Excellence Guided by Predictive Analytics Operational Data from Real-time Monitoring Makes the Difference between a Simulated Approximation and Reliable Decision Support - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd 
11/01/2015
09:58 AM
'Perfect Storm' for IoT in Buildings Yet, the vast majority of these portfolio managers have no knowledge or solution for fully 'IoT'ing (i.e. networking and connecting data) their biggest assets, under the status quo. - Deb Noller, Switch Automation 
11/01/2015
09:57 AM
Getting Building Operators to Play a Pivotal Role in Energy Efficiency Projects the Key to Maintaining or Improving Savings Over Time - Mathieu Cote, MBA, PMP, BEP, Director, Canadian Institute for Energy Training (CIET), Training Division Econoler 
11/01/2015
09:57 AM
New Company Provides BAS/DDC Training Solutions The PT-121 is an interactive portable training unit and curriculum package for the building automation controls industry. - Jon Vietti, DDC Support Services.com 
11/01/2015
09:56 AM
How is lighting the nerve system of the smart building? Densely distributed throughout all building types and the urban landscape, lighting is the most logical platform for embedding sensors that gather key information about a space and provide a network to relay that information back to software-based controls. - Kaynam Hedayat, VP Product Management, Digital Lumens 
11/01/2015
09:55 AM
Survey of 800+ Building Professionals Shows Mass Confusion As commercial real estate embraces new ways to maximize energy efficiency, it is clear that there needs to be more visibility around the merits, both practical and financial, of energy management solutions that can optimize BMS or be used as a standalone product. - Jon Moeller, President of MACH Energy 
11/01/2015
09:54 AM
2015 ControlTrends Awards In addition to the 22 categories, the Young Gun Awards, the Petock Award, and the ControlTrends Hall of Fame inductees, we are recognizing two of the top trends of 2015 -- with a Cyber Security Award, and with the ControlTrends Systems Integrator of the Year Award. - Ken Smyers, ControlTrends.org 
11/01/2015
09:53 AM
IoT Needs ITF Getting BAS to IoT means passing through IT-Friendly - Andy McMillan, Strategy Consultant & President, BACnet International 
11/01/2015
09:53 AM
Google Demands your Responsiveness Is your own website driving customers to your competitor by being non-responsive? - Manny Mandrusiak, Managing Creative Consultant, 4 Bravo Marketing 
11/01/2015
09:50 AM
Central Energy Plant Control and Integration Proper design of the controls and integration to key equipment is one of the best options to improve not only efficiency but also reliability and maintainability. - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis, Building Intelligence Group
11/01/2015
09:50 AM
Satisfaction + Well Being = Productivity There is a lot to absorb in this new way of thinking to make the needed transformational change in our industry but, if we can achieve and document satisfaction and wellbeing and their respective connection to productivity, we will create a new value proposition and a new industry based on our traditional skill set. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
11/01/2015
09:49 AM
Your Interest Pinned - Pinterest The visual bookmarking tool that helps you discover and save creative ideas. 
11/01/2015
09:48 AM
Across My Desk - snippets, blog bits, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop 
11/01/2015
09:47 AM
AHRExpo2016 Education Sessions Our 17th year of Education Sessions in Orlando. 
11/01/2015
09:36 AM
New Products for November A brief description of some new products for the industry. 
   
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