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07/31/2013
01:45 PM
QA Graphics Introduces AcquiSuite Integration for Energy Dashboard QA Graphics, Iowa-based interactive design firm, is pleased to announce the release of 3.3.1 of QA Graphics' Bridge Data Manager, an integral part of the award-winning Energy Efficiency Education Dashboard.
07/31/2013
01:45 PM
Smart Building Conference comes to London in October Agenda will place AV industry at the heart of the UK's intelligent building debate
07/31/2013
01:43 PM
EP Shanghai 2013 - Gathers 1,000 Electric Power Equipment Suppliers Special Highlights on Smart Grid Technology and Automation
07/31/2013
01:43 PM
OpenADR Alliance Announces Growing OpenADR Interest In Asia Momentum in Japan and Korea Reflect Growing Global Interest in OpenADR 2.0
07/31/2013
01:41 PM
A BACnet Certification to confirm native interoperability and ensure a high level of expertise in the buildings management Related to the new ControlMaestro 2013 version released this month, this Certification provides further proof of the software's robustness and strengthens the ELUTIONS' position in the SCADA market for building automation monitoring and control as well as their intelligent and efficient management.
07/31/2013
01:41 PM
Discover how to properly manage and maintain your automation systems, and improve plant performance and safety at ISA Automation Week 2013 To help today's manufacturers gain maximum value from their automation system investments and improve plant performance, the International Society of Automation (ISA) today announces that an educational track at ISA Automation Week 2013 will focus on the proper application of asset maintenance, asset operations, and asset optimization strategies and technologies.
07/31/2013
01:40 PM
Kepware Leads Industry Shift to Modern OPC UA Communication Standard with ClientAce 4.0 New ClientAce OPC .NET Toolkit provides developers with an intuitive solution for building secure OPC client applications
07/31/2013
01:39 PM
30-day Public Review for 4 Open Building Information Exchange (#OBIX) Committee Specification Drafts The OASIS Open Building Information Exchange (oBIX) TC [1] members have recently approved four Committee Specification Drafts (CSDs) and submitted them for 30-day public review.

SkyFoundry
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07/26/2013
12:45 PM
New Course on Commercial Building Energy Audits Offered by ASHRAE in Fall Online Course Series Given the tremendous growth in emphasis on energy efficiency in existing buildings, private markets are looking for cost-effective investments to make in buildings. Energy efficiency represents an excellent opportunity to provide great returns while helping the environment, and improving indoor environmental quality.
07/26/2013
12:45 PM
Cylon Energy acquire 50 Philips Teletrol BAS Dealers Cylon Energy Inc. announced today that it has acquired the Building Automation System Dealer Business of Philips Teletrol Systems Inc., from Royal Philips Electronics (AEX: PHI, NYSE: PHG).
07/26/2013
12:44 PM
The Big Growth Opportunity for Big Data in Smart Buildings The market for fault detection based on big-data building analytics will expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 40 percent during the next five years, according to a new report entitled "Value Added Services in Intelligent Buildings" from IMS Research, now part of IHS (NYSE: IHS).
07/26/2013
12:43 PM
Simergy: A Free, Comprehensive Graphical User Interface for Energy Modeling with EnergyPlus The Environmental Energy Technologies Division (EETD) of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the Buildings Technology Office of the Department of Energy announce the launch of Simergy, a free graphical user interface (GUI) that enables the whole-building energy modeling engine, EnergyPlus, to be used more easily and effectively.
07/26/2013
12:43 PM
QA Graphics Provides Custom Web Development Services QA Graphics is pleased to announce that they are now offering custom web development services.

Haystack Connect 2015
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07/23/2013
11:25 AM
Frost & Sullivan: Moving the Smart Cities Idea from Concept to Reality Progress of smart cities and market implications evaluated at Growth, Innovation and Leadership 2013: Silicon Valley
07/23/2013
11:24 AM
QA Graphics Introduces Bridge Data Manager QA Graphics, leading provider of HVAC graphic design solutions, is pleased to announce that they are now offering the Bridge Data Manager as a standalone solution.
07/23/2013
11:23 AM
Schneider Electric Unveils Services to Protect and Drive Efficiency in Healthcare Facilities New healthcare services help mitigate risk, increase efficiency, extend lifecycle and increase safety at hospitals
07/23/2013
11:22 AM
New EnOcean developer kit facilitates development of energy harvesting wireless switches, sensors and networks in the 902 MHz band EDK 350U is a comprehensive tool enabling the fastest development of batteryless wireless solutions
07/23/2013
11:22 AM
The Bullitt Center Implements BACnet Technology In New Building BACnet Controllers Contribute to the World's Greenest Building
07/23/2013
11:21 AM
eSight Energy Named 2013 Enterprise Smart Grid Leader By Groom Energy Solutions eSight Energy has been named 2013 Enterprise Smart Grid Leader, one of ten vendors selected from 200 by Groom Energy Solutions, for the Corporate Buyers' Guide for Energy Management Software.
07/23/2013
11:18 AM
B3060- Cimetrics BR-BBMD This product is used to connect isolated BACnet networks together using the Internet (acting as the BBMD device). A single B3060 supports up to 255 BBMDs.

Lynxspring
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07/18/2013
10:45 AM
Extended height WattStopper occupancy sensor allows more facilities to benefit from digital lighting control solutions WattStopper has released a new Digital Lighting Management (DLM) extended height passive infrared (PIR) occupancy sensor that gives specifiers more flexibility when designing control solutions for spaces with 20' to 40' ceiling heights.
07/18/2013
10:44 AM
ISA offers nearly 300 online courses covering fundamental principles for automation and control systems Classroom-quality ISA technical training - without the classroom.
07/18/2013
10:44 AM
Johnson Controls names Kele, Inc. Refrigeration Wholesale Distributor of the Year Memphis, Tenn. supplier honored for 23 percent growth in annual sales
07/18/2013
10:43 AM
Leading Edge Building Automation Control Solutions to Be Showcased at 2014 AHRExpo HVACR professionals attending the 2014 AHR Expo, January 21-23 in New York City will have an unprecedented opportunity to be immersed in the latest building automation and controls (BAC) technology.
07/18/2013
10:42 AM
Distech Controls Introduces New Models to its Allure EC-Smart-Vue Communication Sensor Line Four-in-One Communicating Sensor Provides Energy Conscious Building Operators with Additional Cost Savings


Delta Controls
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07/12/2013
11:02 AM
Establishing & Selling the Vision - Engaging Facilities, IT, Energy & Sustainability This free live webinar will take place on Thursday, July 25 from 12:30pm-2:00pm EDT.
07/12/2013
11:01 AM
BACnet readies RESTful Web Services for a Plugfest in the fall This new RESTful version of BACnet/WS extends the logical data model with more complete data modeling, subscriptions, semantic tagging for searching and filtering, and security based on TLS and OAuth2.0.
07/12/2013
11:00 AM
OpenADR 2.0 Certification Test Tool Supports New 'B' Profile The 'b' Profile is a full-feature specification for complex energy management solutions supporting demand response (DR) and distributed energy resource management for both wholesale and retail programs.
07/12/2013
10:59 AM
Opto 22's groov Server for Windows Adds New Software Option to groov Mobile HMI Product New option to run groov mobile HMI on a PC or server is ideal for IT professionals and OEM machine builders.
07/12/2013
10:59 AM
ISA to conduct 20 automation and control short courses at its North Carolina headquarters over five consecutive days this summer In addition to accelerating the learning process, this special ISA short-course event will enable automation professionals to gauge their need for additional training in a variety of areas, and investigate more in-depth and comprehensive ISA course offerings and related resources.
07/12/2013
10:58 AM
OpenADR Alliance Releases 2.0b Profile Specification for Full Featured Demand Response Programs OpenADR 2.0b Automates DR Event Participation for Customers and Improves DR Event Reliability for Utilities and Grid Operators


Analytika
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07/09/2013
03:49 PM
GreenPeak opens China office to meet customer demand and better support the Chinese market GreenPeak Technologies, a leading low power RF-semiconductor company, today announced today announced that it has expanded its international operations with the opening of a new office in Hong Kong.
07/09/2013
03:47 PM
Air-Conditioning Thermostat Market Shows No Sign of Cooling Down Driven by demand from Asia, global shipments of thermostats used for air-conditioning applications will rise by nearly 50 percent from 2012 through 2017, according to the latest report on the thermostats market from IMS Research, now part of IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS).
07/09/2013
03:47 PM
Smart Grid Innovators Wanted for Ontario's Smart Grid Fund Program Applications due September 6, 2013
07/09/2013
03:46 PM
The InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance Makes a Mark At the Realcomm/IBcon 2013 Event Alliance Firms Participate in Programming, Win Prestigious 'Digie' Awards
07/09/2013
03:46 PM
Sontay's Wireless Sensors are Tried, Tested and Time-Savers at Ford Ford is measuring the ambient relative humidity (RH) within its testing bays, at the Dunton Technical Centre in Dunton, Essex, with Sontay's ground-breaking SonNet wireless sensor system.
07/09/2013
03:45 PM
Cristal Controls' CCLP Low Voltage Relay Panel Receives BACnet Testing Laboratory (BTL Certification) The BTL Certification guarantees that the CCLP Low Voltage Relay Panel are fully compatible with most Building Management Systems (BMS) that use BACnet technology.
07/09/2013
03:44 PM
HTML5 Enhances Building Automation and Energy Control for Facility Managers HTML5 allows users to access and alter information from the most popular web-enabled devices, with no additional plug-ins or engineering time.
07/09/2013
03:44 PM
BACnet Technology Leads to Continuous Improvement at Headway Technologies KMC Controls Helps to Optimize the Performance of Mechanical Systems
07/09/2013
03:43 PM
Project Haystack Press Release Update We wanted to provide an update on the press release for those of you that were able to offer your support to the recent Project-Haystack press release
07/09/2013
03:42 PM
Veris' E51x Series of Power & Energy Meters Now Features Class 0.2% Accuracy The class 0.2% accuracy feature is available in all E51 meters, including both Modbus and BACnet models with or without data logging.
07/09/2013
03:42 PM
Crestron expands line of commercial wireless lighting control products Comprehensive wireless lighting control solutions provide easier installation and reduced energy consumption
07/09/2013
03:40 PM
Highlights of Greenbiz/Groom Energy Survey of Corporate Energy Managers 158 companies responded, with 63% with revenues greater than $1 billion.

KMC Controls
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07/01/2013
08:35 AM
The Facility Data Manager When the Silos Come Tumbling Down - Jim Sinopoli, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings, LLC
07/01/2013
08:35 AM
BAS Communities Need Bridges, Not Walls Unfortunately, the perception and misconception was created that Haystack tagging was created by and for the Tridium community. - Steve Jones, Managing Partner, The S4 Group, Inc
07/01/2013
08:34 AM
A "REvolution" in Integrated Facility Optimization Ezenics Mobile: The Power of Enterprise-Level Analytics, Work Order Management, and Building Controls in the Palm of Your Hand - Jason Fuller, Ux Design, Development Liaison, Ezenics, Inc.
07/01/2013
08:33 AM
Post Realcomm/IBCon 2013 Industry Update The event is encouraging with regard to commercial real estate's acceptance of Smart, Connected Buildings as a key determinant of property value and operational excellence. - Jack Mc Gowan, CEM, President, Energy Control Inc.
07/01/2013
08:33 AM
Automation System Degradation and What To Do About It - Todd A. Finnegan, Principal, eSite Systems, LLC
07/01/2013
08:32 AM
2013 IBCon Observations The message I received, as well as countless others I spoke with, was loud and clear - cloud-based computing, open architecture, data analytics, visualization, and mobility will forever be a required participant in high performance buildings. - Chip Pieper, Environmental Systems, Inc. (ESI)
07/01/2013
08:31 AM
Communicating Thermostats for Building Retrofit Applications Communicating thermostats create a new potential for old HVAC equipment that would typically be left as-is for the remainder of its useful life. - Casey Birmingham, Project Manager, The Falcon Group
07/01/2013
08:30 AM
Hurricane Sandy Recovery Accelerated by Energy Management System - Mark Straton, SVP of Marketing, GridPoint
07/01/2013
08:28 AM
Maximizing Your Energy Budget and Time via Outsourced Facility Services - Bill Maurer, Senior Vice President, ABM Energy
07/01/2013
08:27 AM
Direct Communication with your Building Automation Systems Does your AHU text you an alarm condition? - Jean Femia, Information Architect, Opto 22
07/01/2013
08:27 AM
Transactive Energy Markets will Drive Distributed Power Transactive energy markets hold the promise to achieve economic efficiency and reliability across the bulk power system and distribution networks. - Allan McHale, Director, Memoori
07/01/2013
08:26 AM
Who's Your Competitor? It is vital at this point to do real research including out of the normal box stuff to understand where the world your business serves is going and what you feel you can deliver. - Mike Welch, Managing Director & Co-Founder, Control Network Solutions Ltd
07/01/2013
08:25 AM
What Every Building Owner Should Know About Open Systems and Smart Buildings - Brian Turner, President, Controlco
07/01/2013
08:24 AM
Smart Buildings are Easy to Install & Cost Effective to Implement IP-485 Easily Integrates BACnet and Ethernet Networks over Existing Installed BMS RS-485 Multi-Drop Twisted Pair Infrastructure - Christin Mims, Product Marketing Manager, PCN Technology, Inc. (PCN)
07/01/2013
08:17 AM
New Trends and Products in HVAC Control (Part Two) Continuation from fall 2012 column - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.
07/01/2013
08:16 AM
Three Websites to Boost Your Brand As technology advances marketers have to be continually exploring new options and alternatives for promoting corporate brands and increasing sales. - Manny Mandrusiak, Managing Creative Consultant, 4 Bravo Marketing
07/01/2013
08:15 AM
The Taxonomies of oBIX Every taxonomy is the outward manifestation of an information model. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc
07/01/2013
08:15 AM
Measuring Building Occupancy The movement toward a better integrated, inclusive, and accurate occupant measuring system is something to consider. - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis, Building Intelligence Group
07/01/2013
08:13 AM
Data Models Alter Industry Dynamics It is a brave new world forming fast in the cloud and standard data models allow the feedstock for the cloud to be automatically reconfigured for the purpose of the moment. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings
07/01/2013
08:13 AM
Partnership between Viconics and SCL Elements opens new horizons for control systems - Simon Leblond, Director Strategy & Customer Experience, Viconics Technologies Inc.
07/01/2013
08:12 AM
Organizing the Energy Analytics Marketplace Customers say they were indeed getting dizzy from all the vendor messaging and pitches and this helps frame the marketplace. - Tom Shircliff & Rob Murchison, Principals, Intelligent Buildings, LLC
07/01/2013
08:11 AM
Project-Haystack Update an update on Project-Haystack since the Haystack Connect conference - John Petze, Principal, SkyFoundry
07/01/2013
08:11 AM
ControlTrends, Realcomm IBCON 2013, and ControlTalk NOW It was a great professional experience and we were able to capture a lot of the excitement, participation, as well as interview several key members of the industry. - Ken Smyers, Co-Founder, ControlTrends Awards
07/01/2013
08:10 AM
Xperience Efficiency A global event series taking place live in cities around the world, and online through a virtual event, bringing together business, government, and society to share knowledge about how to solve critical energy and sustainability challenges. - Brett Wheless, Alexis Grenon, Melissa O'Mara, Schneider Electric
07/01/2013
08:09 AM
Accelerate the Smart Grid Our company mission is to accelerate the smart grid by providing the tools to ensure and accelerate the interoperability aspects of standardized technologies like OpenADR. - Jim Zuber, Chief Test Architect, QualityLogic
07/01/2013
08:08 AM
Cloud-Hosted Software as a Service Tools to view automated diagnostics, trends in avoidable operating costs, data visualization, rule-creation and saving, asset inventory, document management, and utility allocations. - Nicholas Gayeski, partner and co-founder of KGS Buildings
07/01/2013
08:07 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.
07/01/2013
08:06 AM
Whizz Dumb 4 the Kids This offering would be best described by my friend Jack McGowan as a brain fart, my defintion is an explosion of information from a gaseous source that no one asked for or wants, that leaves an unpleasant odor, but still somehow I feel compelled to share.
07/01/2013
08:05 AM
New Products for July A brief description of some new products for the industry.


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