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01/31/2019
10:25 AM
KNX on track for success again in 2019: Sector Coupling and IoT in focus Largest KNX product growth and highest sales of ETS licenses since the foundation of the association 
01/31/2019
10:24 AM
Ruskin Introduces ADC105 Addressable Damper Controller That Meets NFPA 80 and 105 Life Safety Testing Requirements The ADC105 is an addressable module that works with SIMPLEX ES fire alarm panels. 
01/31/2019
10:23 AM
Barix to Unveil New Family of Linux-Based Barionet Control, Automation and IoT Devices with Lua Support at ISE 2019 New models combine the reliability and versatility of popular Barionet platform with simplicity of Lua programming language and cloud-based script distribution 
01/31/2019
10:21 AM
2019 AHR Expo Showcases Excitement for HVACR, Global Market Expansion This year the Show floor exhibited 1,824 companies from across the entire industry, including 497 international exhibitors, bringing together the best in technology and product advancement. 
01/31/2019
10:20 AM
Reliable Controls President inducted into the BACnet Hall of Fame Reliable Controls is pleased to announce that the company's president, Roland Laird, was inducted into the BACnet Hall of Fame as part of the BACnet International Annual Awards. The awards ceremony took place during the AHR Expo in Atlanta on January 14, 2019. 
01/31/2019
10:19 AM
Amazon to Join Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors Appointment Supports Continued Work to Simplify and Standardize IoT for Customers Using Zigbee Wireless Technologies 
01/31/2019
10:17 AM
Distech Controls Receives Multiple 2019 ControlTrends Awards Judged by a group of independent industry professionals, ControlTrends Awards honor innovation in the development of products for the HVAC and building automation. 
01/31/2019
10:16 AM
BACnet International Annual Awards Presented in Atlanta The Annual Awards are bestowed upon deserving individuals and companies in recognition of outstanding achievements in several categories, including Member of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Rising Star, and Hall of Fame.

Haystack Connect 2019
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01/22/2019
01:12 PM
FLOMEC Flowmeter App Now Includes a BACnet Communications Protocol for Connected Building Solutions The FLOMEC App with BACnet communication can now provide building automation, facility managers and organizations with connected building solutions through cost effective, scalable wireless controls for their flow measurement needs. 
01/22/2019
01:11 PM
Obvius AcquiSuite Now Featuring Standard BACnet IP Logging AcquiSuite offers simplified access to valuable metrology data 
01/22/2019
01:11 PM
Echoflex Solutions expands sensor lineup with CO2 Sensor Echoflex Solutions' drive to greater BEMS integration and HVAC efficiency continues with their new CO2 Sensor. The CO2 Sensor (model number RCT-1H-UW) from Echoflex is a wireless, self-powered indoor sensor that provides accurate monitoring of CO2, temperature, and relative humidity. 
01/22/2019
01:10 PM
ASHRAE Wraps Up Successful 2019 Winter Conference, AHR Expo Increased building activity, operational demands, changes in codes and design and new energy efficiency strategies were just some of the topic discussed among buildings professionals at the 2019 ASHRAE Winter Conference and AHR Expo. 
01/22/2019
01:08 PM
Johnson Controls announces technology initiative to introduce open-source software for targeting commercial and public building retrofits Company partners with national laboratory, commercial real estate firm and global research organization to introduce public version of their LEAN energy analysis tool

Delta Controls
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01/15/2019
03:34 PM
Introducing OptiPoint BACnet Thermostats that Feature Convenience with the Power of Building Automation These thermostats offer control of a building's heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) system from inside a facility, or from any BACnet-compliant building management system (BMS), including ALC's powerful WebCTRL building automation system. 
01/15/2019
03:25 PM
The new BACnet building controller is the latest controller to be added to the OptiFlex family, Automated Logics next generation of flexible, scalable building controls. New LON HD-PLC Bridge Delivers Megabit Speeds Over Several Kilometers of Power Lines for Next-Gen LonMark Applications 
01/15/2019
03:15 PM
Project Haystack Organization Publishes Winter 2019 Issue of Connections Magazine The Project Haystack Organization, a collaborative community addressing the challenge of utilizing semantic modeling and tagging to streamline the interchange of data among different systems, devices, equipment and software applications, today announced the publication of their fifth issue of Haystack Connections Magazine with 62 pages of interviews, articles and tools, from companies around the world including Bedrock Detroit, Nube iO, BTIB, Lynxspring, BuildingFit and Tridium, to name a few. 
01/15/2019
03:12 PM
Cimetrics Announces Secured by Cimetrics Cybersecurity Framework Boston based Cimetrics Inc. today announces the launch of Secured by Cimetrics, a comprehensive framework designed to address BAS (Building Automation System) cybersecurity threats in the age of the Internet of Things (IoT). 
01/15/2019
03:09 PM
Introducing the OptiFlex BACnet Building Controller for Flexible, Scalable, Multi-equipment Control The new BACnet building controller is the latest controller to be added to the OptiFlex family, Automated Logic's next generation of flexible, scalable building controls. 
01/15/2019
03:06 PM
CxEnergy 2019 Plenary to Explore Impact of 5G Technology on Industry Steve Schmerber of CommScope Tapped to Address Attendees 
01/15/2019
03:04 PM
Peter Schmidlin, Belimo Chief Innovation Officer to Present on Smart Connected Devices The presentation is on Smart Connected Actuators Making Systems Transparent.

Lynxspring
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01/08/2019

01:49 PM
Creating Digitally Mindful Spaces The possibilities of meaningfully integrating digitally mindful experiences into our lives. - Dr. Lawrence Ampofo, Director & Founder, Digital Mindfulness 
01/08/2019
01:47 PM
Reliable Controls Releases RC-Hospitality Reliable Controls is pleased to announce the release of RC-Hospitality, a simple, flexible, and sustainable guest-room integration solution. 
01/08/2019
01:45 PM
CopperTree Analytics Releases Kaizen Energy, a Powerful New Building and Portfolio Energy Information System Kaizen Energy is an Energy Information System (EIS) platform with portfolio-level and building-level energy management capabilities that include support for multiple metering options, powerful energy modelling, flexible organizational perspectives and comprehensive reporting. 
01/08/2019
01:42 PM
Sensaphone to Introduce Stratus EMS Remote Monitoring System at the 2019 AHR Expo Sensaphone Introduces the Stratus EMS Remote Monitoring System for HVAC Environments and Equipment 
01/08/2019
01:41 PM
Zigbee Alliance and Thread Group Achieve a Major Milestone for IoT Interoperability with Release of Dotdot over Thread Specification and Streamlined Certification Programs Dotdot over Thread gives product developers low-power IP connectivity and the interoperability of a widely adopted IoT language, supported by a growing ecosystem of solutions providers 
01/08/2019
01:40 PM
TE Connectivity products help create the connected future at AHR Expo 2019 Featuring connector, relay and sensor portfolios that can help empower new HVACR equipment and control designs 
01/08/2019
01:40 PM
BACnet International and Zhijiang College Sign Cooperation Agreement The agreement, signed on November 12, 2018 in Shaoxing, China, provides a way for Zhijiang College to fulfill its desire of providing education relating to the BACnet protocol in the region. 
01/08/2019
01:38 PM
Sensirion at AHR Expo 2019 in Atlanta (Hall C, Booth 5361) Unveils Innovative New Particulate Matter Sensor The SPS30 particulate matter (PM) sensor marks another technological breakthrough in environmental sensing by enabling accurate measurements throughout its lifetime. 
01/08/2019
01:38 PM
Metasys 10.0 redefines modern building management Significant enhancements and powerful integrations deliver safer and smarter building operations 
01/08/2019
01:37 PM
WISER Systems Adds Real-Time 3D Tracking & Mobile User Interface to its Wireless IoT Location System WISER's ultra-wideband (UWB) mesh locator solution delivers real-time asset visibility by displaying asset locations and movement histories on a facility map or floor plan, delivering precise location without the need for expensive or permanent infrastructure, even in the most complex environments. 
01/08/2019
01:35 PM
Ainstein to Demo New Building Automation Capabilities during CES 2019; To Automate Meeting Room Utilization for Texas InstrumentsAdditional Applications Include Efficient Lighting, Temperature Control, and Foot Traffic Management Based on Real-Time Room Occupancy

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01/01/2019
10:56 AM
"Open 2019" - Editorial Comments by - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
01/01/2019
10:51 AM
Building Management Systems for Small and Medium-size Buildings Small and Medium size Buildings (SMB) are characterized by three important metrics: building size, business size, and energy consumption. Jakub Gorski, Director of Product Management, Global Control 5 Sp. z. o.o. 
01/01/2019
10:49 AM
Cheating "Death by 1000 cuts" Part 2 of 2 Enabling an open innovation platform for the Real Estate sector - Nicolas Waern, CEO, Go-IoT 
01/01/2019
10:49 AM
The Best Talent will Demand the Smartest Buildings By creating a healthy, comfortable, collaborative, and functional workplace, employers become more attractive when trying to attract the best talent. - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
01/01/2019
10:48 AM
Ensuring Innovation at Every Level of the Building ...uses non-proprietary hardware and can incorporate many legacy technologies, eliminating significant upfront costs when setting up the system. - Kurt Gokbudak, Consultant Solution Architect, Schneider Electric 
01/01/2019
10:47 AM
Caught My Attention Owners, operators, facilities managers all play an important role in ensuring that employees who work in their buildings are healthy, happy and active. - Marc Petock, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Lynxspring, Inc. 
01/01/2019
10:45 AM
Let's Talk BAS Cybersecurity for the vast majority of BAS players: vendors, the channel, and even operation staff, cybersecurity could be described as "out of mind," in other words, ranked #oo. - Anto Budiardjo, Editor, New Deal for Buildings 
01/01/2019
10:45 AM
The Anatomy of an Edge Controller - Part 2 of 4 The reality is, none of these devices contain any parts that are truly proprietary or unavailable to the public. - Calvin Slater 
01/01/2019
10:42 AM
Why does BACnet matter for building owners? Your (non-technical) breakdown on the benefits of BACnet - Monica McMahen, Director of Marketing, Optigo Networks 
01/01/2019
10:41 AM
BAS is About to Get Bumpy!!! The BAS backbone is quickly CHANGING to IP, and as it does, the industry needs to add IT-managed services to their capabilities to handle it. - Scott Cochrane, President and CEO, Cochrane Supply & Engineering 
01/01/2019
10:40 AM
Smart Buildings, Smart Workforce, Smart Cities These are the building blocks of all future economies. AI & IoT-led facilities management holds the key to help buildings leapfrog to this modern, smart, experience-driven era. - Prabhu Ramachandran, Founder and CEO of Facilio Inc. 
01/01/2019
10:38 AM
Integration & Tagging at Bedrock Detroit In early November, as Holiday decorations and the seasonal ice rink were starting to go up in Downtown Detroit, in a meeting arranged by Cochrane Supply's Monika Lubas, Therese Sullivan, Tridium's Customer Marketing Leader, traveled to the top of one of Woodward Avenue's renovated 19th Century buildings to meet Joe Pattenaude, Director of Building Systems at Bedrock, a full-service real estate firm specializing in acquiring, developing, leasing, financing, and managing commercial and residential buildings. Here is the conversation that ensued. - Therese Sullivan, Tridium's Customer Marketing Leader and Joe Pattenaude, Director of Building Systems at Bedrock 
01/01/2019
10:37 AM
Master Systems Integrators (MSI) They make sure all systems communicate properly, coordinate all project participants, collaborate with building owners to ensure systems information will be accessible and usable, and they develop software layers responsible for integration, aggregation, and communication of the building systems. - Scott Cochrane is President and CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering and Josh Reding, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Sunbelt Controls 
01/01/2019
10:37 AM
Critical time in the building automation and IoT space. We are tracking specific pain points by industries and finding ways to implement IoT to help solve low-value, repetitive tasks for organizations. - Kendall Anderson, Marketing and PR Manager, FSG Energy 
01/01/2019
10:32 AM
What's important in sales in 2019? Listen to your customers and learn to sell to their needs. When you're able to do that you become more than just a salesperson, you're viewed more as a consultant, and in my mind, that's the ultimate tier for anyone in sales. - Skip Freeman, Senior Technical Recruiter, BASI Solutions, LLC and Aaron Hanna, Controls Sales, Mason and Barry 
01/01/2019
10:31 AM
2018 ControlTrends Awards Tell us about the Seventh Annual ControlTrends Awards. - Ken Smyers, ControlTrends.org 
01/01/2019
10:29 AM
AHR Expo 2019 Every year we hear of success stories that came together right on the Show floor. - AHR Expo Management 
01/01/2019
10:27 AM
"Open"ing Up Our Buildings AHR Expo 2019 Preview Brad offers his thoughts on how open systems are poised to change the BAS world and offers a preview of what attendees can expect. - Brad White, P.Eng, MASc, President, SES Consulting Inc. 
01/01/2019
10:26 AM
The Rise of Convenience Consumers want to be now able to shop from wherever they are, and whenever they want, to get what they need. - Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant, Vancouver Island Works Project 
01/01/2019
10:25 AM
The "Edge of Change" "Emotion" is the noun used to describe the creation and depiction of a mindful interactive relationship - the conversation if you will - between the inhabitants and their physical building.- Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
01/01/2019
10:24 AM
Edge of Change We need your input as we are now at the "Edge of Change" and you are part of this change.- Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
01/01/2019
10:23 AM
Open 2019 Open 2019 is mostly about opening our minds to the Edge of Change that is already upon us. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
01/01/2019
10:21 AM
Across My Desk snippets, blog bits, tweets, linkedIn posts, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop 
01/01/2019
10:20 AM
Open 2019 "Open 2019" is mostly about opening our minds to the Edge of Change that is upon us. 
01/01/2019
10:19 AM
"Edge of Change" We need your input as we are now at the "Edge of Change" and you are part of this change. 
01/01/2019
10:18 AM
New Products for January A brief description of some new products for the industry.


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