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02/28/2013
10:23 AM
World Green Building Trends SmartMarket Report Business Imperative and Market Demand Driving Green Building Growth
02/28/2013
10:20 AM
LonMark International Releases the v14.00 Resource Files for Interoperability of Controls Networks Enables Interoperability of Data Types and Device-Oriented Configurations for Facility, Home Automation, Locomotive, Lighting
02/28/2013
10:19 AM
Digi Adds Android Support for the ConnectCard for i.MX28 Wireless Module iDigi Device Cloud enables rapid development of cloud-connected Android devices
02/28/2013
10:18 AM
The ABDGs of Smart Intelligent Buildings Join us for a webinar on Mar 19, 2013 at 1:00 PM CST. Industry leaders from multiple disciplines will explain the ABDG's of intelligent buildings: Analytics, Building Automation, Data and Graphics.
02/28/2013
10:17 AM
Historical Energy Data Visualization in 3D Graphics Format in Your Energy Dashboard Watch BAS System Operation On Your Time - Introducing the EnergyDVR by BASSG
02/28/2013
10:16 AM
Simergy Brings the Power of EnergyPlus to Designers and Architects Specifically designed for practitioners, the new, free GUI enables users to access the benefits of EnergyPlus much more easily. The beta version was released in October 2012 and is undergoing testing.

SkyFoundry
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02/26/2013

10:48 AM
Aconex Smart Manuals Transforms Operation and Maintenance Handover for Capital Projects New Product Suite Extends Online Collaboration to Full Project Lifecycle
02/26/2013
10:46 AM
VingCard Elsafe Offers NFC-compatible Mobile Access Solution at Mobile World Congress and Hotel Porta Fira VingCard Elsafe equips Mobile World Congress in Barcelona with NFC-compatible electronic locking solutions
02/26/2013
10:45 AM
Luxoft's ZigBee Network Analyzer is Now Available for Free The BitCatcher network analyzer by Luxoft is available free online and comes preloaded on dresden elektronik wireless hardware.
02/26/2013
10:45 AM
FCS i-Guest puts Mobile Key by OpenWays into the Hands of Guests Together FCS and OpenWays are delivering convenient and personalized service upon arrival to mobile device-carrying travelers while hotels are achieving operational efficiencies, boosting loyalty and saving money
02/26/2013
10:42 AM
New XBee Wi-Fi Enables Rapid Deployment of Cloud-Based M2M Solutions The low-power module enables serial-to-Wi-Fi networking in the popular XBee form factor and now features native iDigi Device Cloud integration, a Soft Access Point (AP) interface and Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) for easy device provisioning and maintenance.
02/26/2013
10:40 AM
Intelligent Building Analytics and Visualization - Understanding the Different Options Realcomm Webinar -Thurs. February 28, 2013 - 12:30 - 2:00 pm EST
02/26/2013
10:39 AM
Lighting Efficiency Improvements Proposed for Standard 90.1 Proposed changes to the ASHRAE/IES energy standard will require automatic lighting controls in more space types and shorten the times before lighting is automatically reduced or shut off.

Haystack Connect 2015
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02/21/2013

12:34 PM
eSight Energy is Set to Release a New Energy Management Software Version The new reporting package allows organizations to link to their own SSRS Server and take advantage of resident SQL experts to create new reports which may be integrated into their eSight system.
02/21/2013
12:33 PM
Johnson Controls Launches Chiller Solutions with Advanced Solar Technology Combined technologies collect 75 percent solar energy, qualify for incentives
02/21/2013
12:33 PM
ChillCo to Join in Promotion of BACnet Standard Sees Opportunity in Promoting and Sustaining the Vision of Open Protocol, Flexible Expansion, and User Friendly Systems
02/21/2013
12:32 PM
QA Graphics Helps Longwood University Educate the Public about Biomass Heating Plant The university has practiced sustainability by heating with biomass fuel (sawdust) for nearly 30 years.
02/21/2013
12:31 PM
InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance Hosts Technical Summit Alliance Members Gain Technical Expertise, Network
02/21/2013
12:31 PM
MicroGrid World Forum Irvine CA, March 12-14 2013
02/21/2013
12:31 PM
BACnet Takes Center Stage in Building Automation & Smart Buildings New SoftDEL Simulation Tool Simplifies System Testing
02/21/2013
12:30 PM
Essence, VingCard Elsafe's Invisible Locking System, Debuts At Luxury Hotel Bristol Vienna 5-star Austrian hotel is first to feature guestrooms with hidden locks and access devices

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02/14/2013

11:28 AM
Distech Controls Awarded LonMark Certified Device of the Year Distech Controls is very proud to announce that its RCL-PFC LONWORKS configurable controller Series (SCC) has been awarded LONMARK's Certified Device of the Year.
02/14/2013
11:28 AM
ClimateTalk 2.0 Standard We are very pleased to announce the release of ClimateTalk Version 2.0, which now includes profiles for zone controls and water heaters.
02/14/2013
11:27 AM
FieldServer Technologies Introduces KNX Gateway The QuickServer KNX Gateway enables data access from KNX networks to devices and networks utilizing open and proprietary protocols such as BACnet, Modbus, LonWorks, Metasys N2 by JCI, EtherNet/IP, DNP3, SNMP and more.
02/14/2013
11:26 AM
Tridium Names Nino DiCosmo as President and General Manager Seasoned Technology Veteran Joins Leading Software Company
02/14/2013
11:26 AM
BACnet Goes to Port St. Lucie, Florida City Facilities and Infrastructure to Receive Major Sustainability Overhaul
02/14/2013
11:25 AM
InduSoft Recognizes BACnet as Major Communication Protocol Joins BACnet International to Access Opportunities for Testing
02/14/2013
11:24 AM
Negawatt Business Solutions signs 4 year framework agreement with UK Government Procurement Service The public sector can now generate revenue from its existing assets via a new holistic deal, by focusing on its generators, CHP and control of building systemswhen the demand is high on the grid.
02/14/2013
11:23 AM
Schneider Electric Introduces Industry's First Efficiency Quotient to Assist Customers with Energy Assessments "Quick pulse" survey is latest tool introduced by company to help customers improve their energy management and efficiency
02/14/2013
11:23 AM
Heile Becomes Chairman Emeritus and Chief Technologist, Richardson Appointed Chairman and CEO by ZigBee Alliance Board of Directors Leadership moves will strengthen ZigBee's position in global marketplace


Delta Controls
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02/07/2013

01:27 PM
Protocols for Performance Measurement Published Tools and techniques for measuring, managing and improving the performance of a facility as demonstrated by its energy and water use and indoor environmental quality, are contained in a new guide.
02/07/2013
01:27 PM
CSWorks releases HMI/SCADA framework with HTML5 support CSWorks adds HTML5 support to its HMI/SCADA framework for industrial and building automation
02/07/2013
01:26 PM
Family of BACnet Testing Laboratories' Listed Products Broadened Five New Products Subjected to Rigorous Verification by Testing
02/07/2013
01:26 PM
Connexx Energy Joins OpenADR Alliance Company Further Commits to Developing Technology and Solutions to Support Commercial Demand Response and OpenADR Standards
02/07/2013
01:25 PM
Lynxspring Training Update Our training programs are designed to promote and improve skill and comfort level through a diverse set of course offerings.
02/07/2013
01:18 PM
Berkeley Lab Study Finds Big Energy Savings in The New York Times Building Designing a building holistically, and making sure that its components and systems work together according to design intent, can pay big dividends in energy savings and occupant satisfaction.
02/07/2013
01:17 PM
Xylem's Bell & Gossett System Syzer Mobile App Now Available for AndroidTM Popular pipe sizing software is an industry standard
02/07/2013
01:16 PM
Belimo 2012 ControlTrends Award Winner at AHR Expo! At AHR Expo last week, Belimo received awards from ControlTrends: - CTA Awards 2012 Commercial Product of the Year Belimo Energy Valve; - CTA Awards 2012 Vendor Technical Support Company of the Year - Belimo
02/07/2013
01:16 PM
Crestron TSW-1050 Touch Screen Delivers Stunning Graphics and a Beautiful Tablet-size Design Featuring a brilliant 10" HD display, TSW-1050 combines power and beauty for a one-of-a-kind automation experience
02/07/2013
01:15 PM
Winners Announced at Inaugural Control Trends Awards Luncheon Companies, Products, Technologies and Individuals in the HVAC and Building Automation Control Industry Recognized by Peers
02/07/2013
01:15 PM
WattStopper releases powerful driver module to Niagara AX integrators at no cost WattStopper announced the release of a time-saving Niagara AX driver module that streamlines integration when WattStopper Digital Lighting Management (DLM) controls are combined with Niagara controllers in high performance buildings.
02/07/2013
01:14 PM
Distech Controls Makes the Grade in Scotland A new, state-of-the-art Building Management System (BMS) from Distech Controls is helping Renfrewshire Council reduce fuel consumption and cut carbon emissions at four schools whilst educating future generations on the benefits of integrated, energy efficient control.
02/07/2013
01:13 PM
Berkeley Lab Environmental Energy Technologies Division The first four partners of FLEXLAB (the Facility for Low Energy eXperiments in Buildings) are Philips Research North America, Daikin AC, PROSPECT Silicon Valley, and the Singapore Building and Construction Authority.
02/07/2013
01:13 PM
InduSoft Releases SCADA Visualization App for Windows 8 The world's first SCADA/HMI app designed specifically for Windows 8 and Windows RT brings remote access benefits with seamless implementation.
02/07/2013
01:11 PM
2013 AHR Expo Breaks All-Time Southwest Records In addition to the action on the Show floor, the world's largest HVACR event also featured more than 100 educational sessions, three New Product and Technology Theaters, a Building Automation and Control Showcase, and a robust software center.
02/07/2013
01:10 PM
HomePlug Alliance Congratulates IEEE P1901.2 Working Group on Reaching Draft Standard MilestoneHomePlug Accelerates Development of Interoperability and Certification Programs for Netricity PLC
02/07/2013
01:09 PM
Crestron Unveils Complete, Sustainable Integrated Building Management Solutions at ISE 2013 ISE attendees will have the opportunity to experience the fully-functional integrated building environment live at the show.
02/07/2013
01:09 PM
ecobee Announces New Smart Phone APP For Commercial Customers Providing added convenience, greater efficiency and cost savings.


Analytika
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02/01/2013
11:20 AM
Smart Buildings Predictions for 2013 Plus more acronyms; IPS, RFID, SERF, Cross Training for IT and FM, and hybrid AC/DC - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, LEED AP, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC
02/01/2013
11:20 AM
Power Over Ethernet for Building Automation Systems Retrofits We felt a bit foolish given our IT expertise, but immediately changed tracks and stopped requesting 120VAC power outlets, instead submitting a request for 802.3af along with each request for a drop and IP address. - Albert M. Putnam, Vice President Technology Operations, Cimetrics
02/01/2013
11:19 AM
Fault Detection vs Alarm Monitoring Rivals or Allies - Philip Desrochers, B.Eng, Co-Founder, ADMS Technologies Inc.
02/01/2013
11:18 AM
Smart Grid Drives Further Integration Across Connected Real Estate Most of the major suppliers driving the Smart Building to Smart Grid interface business are manufacturer / installers of sophisticated building and electrical network management controls and also offer ESCO Services. - Allan McHale, Director, Memoori
02/01/2013
11:18 AM
Ongoing Commissioning Two different strategies with great benefits - Philip Desrochers, B.Eng, Co-Founder, ADMS Technologies Inc.
02/01/2013
11:17 AM
Photo-Realistic Graphics are the Future for BAS Building operators want the equipment they are looking at on screen to look just like what they are actually seeing in the mechanical rooms. - Cade Ingle, QA Graphics
02/01/2013
11:17 AM
Thermostat Wars Hostilities on the home front - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.
02/01/2013
11:16 AM
Getting More Out of Your Advertising Dollar Who are your clients, and how do they get your message? - Manny Mandrusiak, Managing Creative Consultant, 4 Bravo Marketing
02/01/2013
11:15 AM
Unfinished Business for oBIX 40 North American companies offer products that provide oBIX access - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc
02/01/2013
11:14 AM
Energy Efficiency Challenges The challenge with achieving efficiency, however, is that as we pick the easier to gather fruit, the cost and complexity of the getting the rest off of the tree is both more expensive and riskier. - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis, Building Intelligence Group
02/01/2013
11:13 AM
Wishing you a Happy New "Era" We are rapidly entering a new Era in building automation that questions all we have done before. Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings
02/01/2013
11:13 AM
Trends in Intelligent Buildings 2013 IMS Research's (part of IHS (NYSE:IHS)) overview of the market in 2012 and the trends to watch in 2013. - William Rhodes, Senior Market Analyst at IHS/IMS Research
02/01/2013
11:12 AM
Legacy Building Automation Systems Integration to the Cloud I wanted to find out if this is a real market direction, get a feeling if there was a predominant standard being used, and get a handle on how quickly the demand is growing. It was a bit of an experiment to see if LinkedIn Groups could effectively be used to gather market research. - Steve Jones, Managing Partner, The S4 Group, Inc
02/01/2013
11:11 AM
Trends for our Industry Where to begin? I'll touch briefly on a few. Apps, Apps and More Apps, Device Level, Cyber threats, User Experience, Data, Analytics, Open and Coming Together. - Marc Petock, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring
02/01/2013
11:11 AM
Current Switches Most current switches are designed to be used as signaling devices only, in conjunction with a programmable logic controller or building energy management system. - Will Delsman, Technical Sales Manager, NK Technologies
02/01/2013
11:10 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.
02/01/2013
11:10 AM
Legacy Building Automation Systems Integration to the Cloud This discussion is one of our very active Linkedin group discussions - over 25 comments at time of posting.
02/01/2013
11:08 AM
A quick AHR Expo review Just back today so here is my quick review of what I saw in Dallas at the AHR Expo 2013
02/01/2013
11:07 AM
New Products for February A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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