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02/28/2012
05:32 PM
LynTec Celebrates 30 Years With a Powerful Back Story & Future LynTec, the leading provider of controllable circuit breaker panels celebrates three decades of serving the A/V/L industry and announces plans for a new product launch just in time for InfoComm12.
02/28/2012
05:32 PM
Digi and Freescale Collaborate to Launch Cloud-Connected Microcontrollers Digi International and Freescale Semiconductor Collaborate to Announce Industry's First Cloud-Connected Microcontrollers with Out-of-Box Cloud Connectivity
02/28/2012
05:31 PM
ISA CyberU Quality automation and control technical training you need WHEN and WHERE you want it!
02/28/2012
05:31 PM
Sontay Supports Tridium's Global Niagara Summit Sontay, the market leader in the manufacture and distribution of field control devices for building control systems, will be taking part in the Tridium Niagara Summit (29th April to 1st May, Red Rock Resort,Las Vegas). This major global event for integrators, consultants and developers is the key international conference and exhibition for companies working with Tridium's industry standard NiagaraAX framework for building control applications.
02/28/2012
05:30 PM
2013 AHR Expo Returns to Site of Its Largest Southwest Event Coming off the largest Show in its 83-year history, AHR Expo will return to the site of its largest Southwest event on January 28-30, 2013, at the Dallas Convention Center.
02/28/2012
05:29 PM
Venstar Names SYLVANIA Lighting Services as National Service Partner for Venstar's Surveyor Energy Management System SYLVANIA has installed 1,500 Surveyor systems, provides ongoing lighting services and Surveyor maintenance via a substantial team of service technicians and fleet vehicles

SkyFoundry
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02/22/2012

03:00 PM
Enlighted, Inc. Unveils Groundbreaking, Advanced Lighting Control System for Commercial Buildings, Delivering Average of 50-70 Percent Savings on Electricity Costs Enlighted solutions installed at more than 35 Fortune 1000 customers
02/22/2012
02:59 PM
San Jacinto College collaborates with International Society of Automation to deliver the industry standard in instrumentation training This collaboration will ensure flexible course offerings and hands-on learning opportunities to prepare workers for careers in automation and control.
02/22/2012
02:58 PM
LynTec Adds Android Application for Circuit Monitoring & Control The app enables users to turn on or off pre-established circuit "zones", control individual circuits, and to monitor the status of the panel.
02/22/2012
02:57 PM
Setra Systems Introduces Multi-Room Monitoring Station for Control of Up to Eight Critical Care Areas Featuring a flush mount design and easy installation, the cost-effective MRMS can be placed in a centralized location, such as a nurse's station, or main control room.
02/22/2012
02:55 PM
Reliable Controls Introduces the MACH-ProZone Small, durable and packed with flexibility, the MACH-ProZone is a fully programmable BACnet Building Controller (B-BC) with highly scalable I/O in a very small footprint.
02/22/2012
02:53 PM
Kepware Technologies Announces New and Enhanced Drivers for KEPServerEX Adds New Connectivity and Features to Improve Quality, Performance and Security

Haystack Connect 2015
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02/16/2012

12:30 PM
Exele's TopView Alarm Management and Notification Software Receives OPC Certification OPC Foundation Certification Testing Laboratory Awards TopView the OPC Certification for Excellence, Interoperability and Robustness.
02/16/2012
12:29 PM
Continental Control Systems NFMT and Globalcon Product Previews NFMT 2012 New Product - Overview Booth 2559 - March 13-15 Globalcon 2012 New Product - Overview Booth 121 - March 7-8
02/16/2012
12:28 PM
Incenergy First in Industry to Bundle Financing with Energy Management System Financing Can Be Paid Off With Building Energy Savings- Creating Positive Cash Flow From Day One.
02/16/2012
12:28 PM
Sontay Embraces Tridium with New Wireless Sensor Expansion Following the successful launch of its award-winning SonNet range of wireless temperature and relative humidity sensors, Sontay has introduced a new Tridium NiagaraAX driver for its SonNet network radio receivers.
02/16/2012
12:27 PM
ISA Opens Two New Membership Grades to Automation Professionals The International Society of Automation (ISA) announced today that it has added two new membership grades, Automation Community Member and Automation Affiliate Member.
02/16/2012
12:26 PM
The S4 Group Becomes Silver Member of BACnet International Joins BACnet International to Collaborate with Building Automation Leaders
02/16/2012
12:26 PM
Automation Technology Egypt 2012 Automation Technology Egypt 2012, the 6th International Industrial Control and Automation Technology Exhibition and Conference from 6-8 May 2012.
02/16/2012
12:25 PM
Belimo 2012 Electronic Catalog and Pricing We are excited to offer several new solutions this year which will be available on or before April 2012:

Lynxspring
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02/09/2012
02:10 PM
2012 AHR Expo Sets All-Time Attendance Record Nearly 40,000 Visitors, 58,000 Total Attendees - REVISED RELEASE
02/09/2012
02:09 PM
Honeywell and Hawaiian Electric to Use Demand Response to Integrate Renewables and Reduce Fossil Fuel Dependence Pilot Project Will Help Maintain Grid Reliability and Reduce Costs as More Renewable Energy is Added to Island Grids
02/09/2012
02:07 PM
WAGO PFC with SD is 2012 Engineers' Choice WAGO Corporation's 750-880 "ETHERNET 2.0" Programmable Fieldbus Controller has been selected by Control Engineering readers as a 2012 Engineers' Choice (Machine and Embedded Control - PLCs).
02/09/2012
02:06 PM
2013 AHR EXPO Calendar Notice Monday, January 28 - Wednesday, January 30, Dallas Convention Center
02/09/2012
02:06 PM
Certified Energy Manager (CEM) Training Program Coming to Hawaii Hawaii Energy, the conservation and energy efficiency program for Hawaii, Honolulu and Maui counties, has partnered with the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) to present a five day Comprehensive Training Program for Energy Managers and Certified Energy Manager (CEM) exam from February 27 to March 2, 2012.
02/09/2012
02:05 PM
HomePlug Powerline Alliance Brings Technology Summits to China in 2012 Experts Cover Latest Developments in Distributing Broadband Internet, HD Video, Digital Music and Smart Energy Applications via Electrical Wiring
02/09/2012
02:05 PM
Setra Systems Announces Expanded Capabilities for Model SRCM Room Pressure & Condition Monitor The CE-compliant model SRCM is designed to measure and evaluate positive, negative or neutral air pressures per CDC guidelines within a variety of pharmaceutical, hospital (operating room and airborne infection isolation room), semiconductor, laboratory, vivarium, and clean room environments.
02/09/2012
02:03 PM
Continental Control Systems Begins Shipping Accu-CT Revenue-Grade Current Transformers with New OptionsWith linearity better than 0.5% over the range of 1% to 120% of the rated current, the Accu-CT complies with the accuracy requirements of ANSI C57.13 class 1.2 and class 0.6 for tenant submetering and billing.

Delta Controls
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02/03/2012
03:49 PM
Beckhoff Automation Expands its Range of I/O Products for EnOcean Radio Technology Reduced wiring and more flexibility with wireless and battery-less devices for intelligent buildings
02/03/2012
03:48 PM
Alerton's Multiple Building Dashboard Shares Unlimited Building Data Displays with 450 Concurrent Users The Alerton multiple building energy dashboard is especially applicable in installations where there is more than one building and each building has unique energy and/or tenant attributes.
02/03/2012
03:48 PM
Adura Technologies Participates in Advanced Lighting Controls (ALC) Incentive Program Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) ALC Program Encourages Companies to Adopt Energy-Saving Lighting Controls
02/03/2012
03:48 PM
FieldAware Introduces Unique Cloud-Based Field Service Management Solution Eliminates Need For Costly Hardware & Software
02/03/2012
03:47 PM
Pacific Controls Acquires Infotility Inc., to Become the World Leader in Intelligent Software Agents for the Smart Grid The acquisition brings together two pioneers of using intelligent software agents, known as "bots", to control and manage engineering systems. It will create a unique capability to deliver Smart Grid services in real time on a unified platform, one that has been long awaited in the industry.
02/03/2012
03:46 PM
Best Practices to Improve Building Performance Focus of ASHRAE High Performing Building Conference The engineering, architectural and green building communities, as well as governmental agencies, are seeking to fundamentally change energy-use aspects of the built environment.
02/03/2012
03:46 PM
2012 AHR Expo Sets All-Time Attendance Record Nearly 40,000 Visitors, 56,000 Total Attendees
02/03/2012
03:45 PM
QA Graphics Partners with Tridium, Inc. QA Graphics provides extensive graphic services for the building automation industry and in this new partnership will develop a custom 3D symbol library exclusively for Tridium.
02/03/2012
03:45 PM
Automated Logic Awarded $9 Million World Trade Center Project Automated Logic (ALC), a leading provider of innovative building automation solutions that maximize energy efficiency while ensuring occupant comfort, has been selected by Silverstein Properties to provide the building automation system for 3 World Trade Center (WTC).
02/03/2012
03:44 PM
Incenergy Debuts New Building Energy Management System New Features Added with Advanced Thermistor Monitoring and Controls and Humidity Monitoring
02/03/2012
03:44 PM
CAS BACnet Object Monitor Chipkin Automation Systems Inc. has recently developed and launched CAS BACnet Object Monitor to help the automation professionals to test or monitor a connection to a BACnet IP device.
02/03/2012
03:43 PM
Open Automation Software launches new web site to showcase its "One Click" SCADA Solution €“ Complete SCADA This new web site is designed for customers to easily identify the solution they need to solve their problems with just a few clicks of a mouse.


Analytika
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02/01/2012

01:01 PM
Making the Invisible Visible for a More Comfortable, Safe and Sustainable World - Dave Eidson, Director of Architecture and Technology, Building Efficiency, Johnson Controls
02/01/2012
01:00 PM
Enabling User Communities to Extend the Reach of Analytics Technology The newsletter articles show how a growing community of partners and third party developers are extending the platform with engineering tools, complimentary applications and service offerings. - John Petze, C.E.M., Partner, SkyFoundry
02/01/2012
12:59 PM
A Simple, Seamless and Affordable Smart Intelligent Lighting Solution for Public and Commercial Buildings? According to a rapidly growing number of Public and Commercial Building owners/developers/managers and users, open standards convergent building control solutions make business sense, i.e. profits. - Mike Welch,Control Network Solutions
02/01/2012
12:59 PM
Observations from the Front... Post ASHRAE 2012 - Jack Mc Gowan, CEM Energy Control Inc
02/01/2012
12:58 PM
Building Automation Trends in Large Buildings in 2012 IMS Research has made the following predictions for 2012 and beyond, to provide some guidance on the key trends and opportunities in each of these areas. - William Rhodes, Market Analyst, Building Technologies, Security & Fire,IMS Research
02/01/2012
12:57 PM
The Smart Grid Industry Gave A Stellar Performance in 2011 But Can It Deliver On Its Promise In 2012 & Beyond - Allan McHale, Director, Memoori
02/01/2012
12:57 PM
Chilled Beam Application & Control Hot and Humid Climates - David Schurk, DES., LEED AP.Director of Texas Healthcare Accounts, Automated Logic Corporation
02/01/2012
12:56 PM
Building Technologies to Support Energy Efficient and Sustainable Designs A key educational component of Cascade Meadow is a web-based 'window' into its infrastructure to illustrate the benefits of green technologies and to generate thought-provoking ways for individuals, businesses and organizations to adopt similar sustainable efforts in their own environments. - Marlee Rosen, Rosen Associates
02/01/2012
12:55 PM
Why You Should Embrace Flash Flash is here to stay and will drive building performance visualization. - Sarah Erdman, Marketing Director, QA Graphics
02/01/2012
12:55 PM
Quality Management and ISO Certification in the Automated Building Industry - Paul Guarracino, President, J.M. Electrical Company, Inc.
02/01/2012
12:51 PM
AHR Expo is Back in Town My kind of town, Chicago is... - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.
02/01/2012
12:51 PM
Getting Started with Social Media for Business €“ Part 1 Each of the Social Media platforms have their distinct advantages and disadvantages but how does a business know which ones to start with? - Manny Mandrusiak, Managing Creative Consultant, 4 Bravo Marketing
02/01/2012
12:50 PM
The Path to Smart Energy Smart energy looks to each home, business, and industrial site to take responsibility for the management of its own energy in the face of an ever-changing supply. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc
02/01/2012
12:50 PM
Future of Lighting Control and LED Lighting A number of new solutions coming on the market are designed around integrated lighting control for LED or solid state lighting. - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela LewisBuilding Intelligence Group
02/01/2012
12:48 PM
The Value of Virtual What do you think "open" means? What do you think "visible" means? - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com
02/01/2012
12:48 PM
Visualization Platform Build visually stunning interfaces and dashboards without writing a single line of code. - Eugene Mazo, CEO, DGLogik Inc.
02/01/2012
12:47 PM
10 years development in the building automation integration arena 2012 is a special year to The S4 Group Inc. it marks 10 years of innovative product development in the building automation integration arena. The company was founded with the mission to create technology that opens up historically proprietary environments, extending their useful life, and enhancing their functionality through the addition of open technologies. - Steve Jones, Founder and Managing Partner, The S4 Group Inc
02/01/2012
12:46 PM
Viewing the AHR Expo Exhibits with Virtual Vision As you walk the floor this year note how all of the exhibitors are using virtual and of course social media to greatly increase their impact, while increase your understanding of their products and services.
02/01/2012
12:45 PM
PDFs of Power Point Presentations from AHR Expo Chicago 2012 I linked the pdf's of the presentation to the title of each session. We had good interest in the sessions and requests were made for these presentation to be posted. If you missed the sessions this is your chance to take a peak at what we were talking about.
02/01/2012
12:44 PM
Open Connection Communities My overall takeaway from AHR Expo 2012, Chicago.
02/01/2012
12:43 PM
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.
02/01/2012
12:42 PM
New Products for February A brief description of some new products for the industry

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