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06/29/2010
10:25 AM

White Paper Release - Using Advanced Lighting Controls to Drive Down Energy Costs and Improve Worker Satisfaction

Advanced lighting control has become a popular lighting option in new construction and as a retrofit upgrade for existing buildings, providing a platform for integrating sophisticated energy management strategies.

06/29/2010
10:24 AM

Millennial Net introduces Wi-Stat IIIp, the world's first pneumatic DDC thermostat

The Wi-Stat IIIp takes the lead in launching Millennial Net's third generation thermostat product line, part of an extensive family of interoperating wireless controllers, sensors, meters and supervisory systems which utilize the IEEE 802.15.4 standard and 2.4 GHz radio band.

06/29/2010
10:23 AM

Control Microsystems Publishes "Improving SCADA Operations Using Wireless Instrumentation" White Paper

White paper explores the various ways in which operators can tightly integrate wireless instrumentation networks with SCADA systems.

06/29/2010
10:22 AM

Veris Industries Announces New High performance power and energy monitor with Data logging

This meter is part of the recently announced E50 family, and has been designed to meet the needs of government and military energy management projects.

06/29/2010
10:20 AM

Encelium Technologies Launches ESC Lite Offering Smaller Facilities Significant Lighting Energy Savings

Offering most of the features and benefits of the company's revolutionary Energy Control SystemTM (ECS), ECS Lite is ideal for smaller facilities or for applications where addressable dimming control may not be viable.

06/29/2010
10:19 AM

ASHRAE Introduces Its First iPhone App

Calculating ventilation rates just became a little easier with a new iPhone application designed specifically for an interactive calculation spreadsheet related to ASHRAE's ventilation standard.

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06/24/2010
11:31 AM

QA Graphics' Energy Efficiency Education Dashboard Is Selected As a Sustainable Industries 2010 Top 10 Green Building Product Award Winner

QA Graphics' Energy Efficiency Education Dashboard was selected from more than 100 entries based on the Energy Efficiency Education Dashboard's environmental performance, scalability/market impact, innovativeness, design aesthetic, value and compatibility with the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system.

06/24/2010
11:30 AM

Data Center Alliance Launches its First Event to Introduce New Developments in Data Center Efficiency

The event, titled "Winds of Change: Creative Concepts for Increasing Data Center Efficiency," is to be held in Santa Clara, CA on July 27, 2010

06/24/2010
11:30 AM

Lucid Design Group Announces First Social Network For Building Resourse Use

Building Dashboard Network Enables Facilities to Compare Energy and Water Use in Real Time

06/24/2010
11:29 AM

Tridium and the Niagara Framework Honored with Digie Awards

Niagara was recognized on several fronts including how it has transformed energy management resulting in significant savings across multiple building classes; for being installed in some of the largest and most sophisticated commercial and corporate implementations worldwide and for the Niagara EcoSystem, which is enabling rapid development and deployment of sophisticated energy management solutions globally.

06/24/2010
11:28 AM

QA Graphics Names Nichols School as Winner of Green School Contest

QA Graphics will award the school with an Energy Efficiency Education Dashboard that can be used to educate students, parents and the community about the school's sustainable initiatives.

06/24/2010
11:27 AM

Onset Announces Expanded Measurement Options For HOBO Data Loggers

Popular HOBO U12 loggers can now measure and record kilowatts, DC current, and more

06/24/2010
11:26 AM

ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute Announces Selection of NTS for Certification Laboratory

NTS provides companies and government organizations throughout the world with process and product compliance services, managed engineering services, design engineering services, and program management support.

06/24/2010
11:25 AM

Comm-Works Announces Partnership with Advanced Telemetry

Comm-Works LLC, a global provider of technology and infrastructure services announced today that it has secured a reseller relationship with Advanced Telemetry, a developer of proprietary, smart energy and resource management systems for both residential and small commercial applications.

06/24/2010
11:24 AM

EDSA Power Analytics Gateway Introduced First Power Analytics Platform to Make Data From All Electrical Power Vendors Systems Interoperable

EDSA Power Analytics Gateway Facilitates Real-time Predictive Analytics from Major Building Management and Power Quality Systems

06/24/2010
11:23 AM

CGS Acquires CoR Advisors

Consolidated Green Services, LLC (CGS) announced today the acquisition of CoR Advisors, a real estate consulting firm that provides strategic planning for energy management, sustainable operations, building automation, and general building technology solutions.

06/24/2010
11:22 AM

Honeywell's New WEB-602 and WEB-202 Express Controllers Cut Contractor Installation Time, Reduce Total Installed Cost

Optional Battery Back-up and Wireless Modem Keep Controllers Running When Primary Power is Lost

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06/21/2010
12:00 PM

The Bank of America Tower Earns LEED Platinum Rating with Help of Aircuity

The Durst Organization Expands Its Implementation of Aircuity at One Bryant Park

06/21/2010
11:59 AM

Lynxspring Announces JENEsys Security Solution for Card Access

Lynxspring is offering an open, web-based security management solution to the building automation community based on the Niagara technology.

06/21/2010
11:58 AM

Lynxspring Releases LEED & Controls White Paper

Lynxspring is pleased to share a White Paper on the ever-important subject of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) & Controls to our Lynxspring Business Partners, Vendors, Customers and industry colleagues.

06/21/2010
11:56 AM

USNAP Alliance Releases 2.0 draft Specification for smart grid devices

The goal of the USNAP 2.0 Specification is to facilitate connectivity between Smart Grid Devices (SGDs) and Universal Communication Modules (UCMs) installed in a Home Area Network (HAN).

06/21/2010
11:55 AM

ip.access and AlertMe demonstrate femtocell-enabled home energy management solution

Cambridge innovators enable energy saving and convenient control of home appliances via the mobile phone

06/21/2010
11:54 AM

Honeywell to Acquire Matrikon

The acquisition will strengthen Honeywell's position in the high-growth oil and gas and power value chains and increase its global footprint in key regions.

06/21/2010
11:52 AM

EDSA Awarded Foundational Patent for Industry's Only Real-Time System Monitoring and Predictive Analysis Solution for Electrical Power Infrastructure

This most recent patent is for the innovative real-time system monitoring and predictive analysis technology within EDSA's PaladinĀ® Liveā„¢ facility and energy management software.

06/21/2010
11:50 AM

WattStopper's free PlugCalc identifies energy savings from automatically controlling plug loads

PlugCalc enables users to calculate energy savings opportunities as well as Return on Investment (ROI) by automatically controlling plugged in office equipment and other plug loads.

06/21/2010
11:49 AM

QA Graphics Expands Capabilities to Offer Building Information Modeling (BIM) Services

QA Graphics provides a great deal of graphic outsourcing for the building industry, including the creation of 3D models and animations for manufacturers' building products, designing control system graphics, and the development of energy education dashboards to provide education about a building's sustainable features.

06/21/2010
11:48 AM

Dimonoff Distributed Lighting Control and Automation

A substantial difference in cost and simplicity

06/21/2010
11:47 AM

EnOcean and Texas Instruments agree to expand Energy Harvesting Technology cooperation

Global market leader for energy-efficient components commits to EnOcean standard

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06/16/2010
12:40 PM

City of Cape Town Emergency Center Gears Up with Matrox Extio Units in Run Up to World's Premier Football Event

Matrox KVM extension graphics technology improves operator productivity and system security at South Africa's first single-call Emergency Service Center

06/16/2010
12:39 PM

ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute Delivers Wireless Test Kits to Ensure Device Interoperability and Stack Conformance to ISA100.11a Standard

Both kits verify the correct communication behavior of a wireless device as defined in the ISA100.11a standard and provide comprehensive packages and tools for troubleshooting, debugging, and regression testing of ISA100.11a products.

06/16/2010
12:38 PM

Standby Power Tap Boxes from Schneider Electric Provide Safe, Straightforward Connections

The IPaCS SPQ Tap Box solutions provide facilities with a simple, safe connection link between transfer equipment, such as key-interlocked breakers and transfer switches, to a portable generator.

06/16/2010
12:37 PM

New Integrated Power Center from Schneider Electric Incorporates Smart Metering Technology

The Submetering Integrated Power Center incorporates Schneider Electric's PowerLogic E4800 series multi-circuit meter for accurate multi-tenant building, energy conservation

06/16/2010
12:36 PM

Adapx Delivers New Capturx Solutions to Combat Paperwork Bottlenecks in Booming Green Economy

Adapx Showcases Capturx Markup for PDF and New Energy Audit Case Studies at West Coast Energy Management Congress

06/16/2010
12:35 PM

HomePlug Powerline Alliance's Green PHY Specification for Smart Grid Applications Published

Developed With Input from Major Utilities and Appliance Manufacturers to Meet Smart Grid Requirements

06/16/2010
12:34 PM

Hempel Properties selects Twin Cities' EnergyPrint to provide energy benchmarking

Minneapolis-based Hempel Properties, a developer of retail, hospitality, office, multi-family and industrial properties, has selected Twin Cities' EnergyPrint to provide energy data management services for Hempel's commercial buildings.

06/16/2010
12:33 PM

Dartmouth College Selects Spinwave Wireless Mesh Network for Campus-wide Energy Management

Unique Spinwave technology avoids signal interference on crowded 2.4 GHz radio band

06/16/2010
12:32 PM

Agilewaves Announces Monitoring-based Commissioning Platform for Building Energy Management

Sentinel Service for MBCx and LEED Addresses Performance Drift

06/16/2010
12:31 PM

ISA Announces ARC Executive Management Forum to Be Held at ISA Automation Week 2010

ARC's Forum at ISA Automation Week 2010 highlights asset performance management in a venue where thought leaders, companies, and organizations involved in managing critical, high-value assets will examine the challenges and solutions to reduce costs, risk, project cycle time, energy use, and carbon footprint.

06/16/2010
12:30 PM

New Report from NanoMarkets' Smart Grid Analysis Sees Strong Prospects for Electricity Microgrids

Giants such as Cisco, GE, IBM, Lockheed Martin, Siemens and Verizon, will join smaller specialist firms pursuing a Microgrid market opportunity that will reach $1.8 billion by 2015.

06/16/2010
12:29 PM

Siemon Announces New ConvergeIT Infrastructure for Green Intelligent Building Infrastructures

Program developed to help architects, design-build firms, building owners and contractors plan and deploy efficient IT cabling infrastructure for support of green intelligent buildings

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06/09/2010
03:29 PM

Susquehanna Community School District Signs On for $1.3 Million Energy Upgrade

Schneider Electric will implement project as an energy efficiency performance contract, guaranteeing $37,455 in annual savings

06/09/2010
03:29 PM

QA Graphics Develops Energy Efficiency Education Dashboard Module for Niagara AX

QA Graphics, an industry leader in providing energy education dashboards and interactive displays for sustainable buildings has developed a module for their Energy Efficiency Education Dashboard solution that is compatible with the Tridium Niagara AX platform.

06/09/2010
03:28 PM

The ZigBee Alliance and Sunspec Alliance Collaborate on Renewable Energy Management Via ZigBee Smart Energy

Joint efforts will focus on connecting renewable energy distributed generation sources to Smart Grid

06/09/2010
03:27 PM

Lynxspring Teams with KMC to create Lynxspring Controls Green, BACnet by KMC

Lynxspring Inc has partnered with KMC Controls to offer Lynxspring Controls Green BACnet-conformant controllers to energy-conscious clients within the building automation community.

06/09/2010
03:26 PM

MatrikonOPC unveils secure OPC connectivity for wind power plants with OPC Server for IEC 61400-25

This OPC Server expands Green and Renewable Energy initiative systems' ability to share data between systems that support IEC 61400-25 and those that do not.

06/09/2010
03:25 PM

Dartmouth College Selects Spinwave Wireless Mesh Network for Campus-wide Energy Management

Unique Spinwave technology avoids signal interference on crowded 2.4 GHz radio band

06/09/2010
03:23 PM

Spartan Peripheral Devices Introduces New Modulating Dual Output LCD Electronic Room Thermostat & Thermostat Guard.

Dual output modulating proportional plus integral (P+I) 0/2-10 Vdc electronic room thermostat with digital display and set point adjustment.

06/09/2010
03:23 PM

Arch Rock Launches First IP and Web Standards Based Wireless Mesh Platform For Smart Grid

'PhyNet-Grid' Technology Enables Real-time Communication Using Latest Standards in Network, Security, CIM and Sub-gigahertz 802.15.4g Radio

06/09/2010
03:22 PM

Douglas Village shopping center manages retail operations with Milestone open platform IP video software and Axis cameras

Operational excellence and top customer service are enabled through surveillance integrations with people counting and license plate recognition analytics, access control, intercoms, and an advanced parking system.

SkyFoundry
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06/04/2010
01:02 PM

Greystone Energy Joins BACnet International: Sees BACnet Protocol as, "Clear Choice" for Building Device Communications

For over 25 years, Greystone has been developing a wide range of products for sensing measurement and transmittal of data related to temperature, humidity, pressure, and air quality.

06/04/2010
01:01 PM

Invensys Releases Wonderware Information Server 4.0 Software

Unified portal and content server for InFusion Enterprise Control System enables flexible access to applications, reporting and visualization information.

06/04/2010
01:00 PM

Energy efficiency investments remain strong despite global recession

Highest interest in energy management among business leaders in India, China

06/04/2010
12:59 PM

Schneider Electric Supports New Code for the Design of High-Performance Buildings published by ASHRAE

ASHRAE Standard 189.1 is the first high-performance green building standard published for adoption by governmental jurisdictions.

06/04/2010
12:58 PM

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Locke, FERC Chairman Wellinghoff To Address 21st Annual Energy Efficiency Forum June 16

Forum Speeches to be Webcast through Virtual Energy Forum

06/04/2010
12:58 PM

Building Owners and Managers Can Obtain Optimum Lighting Energy Savings With Dimming Strategies

Encelium Technologies' releases white paper - an excellent source for building owners, managers and engineers to take a closer look at lighting as an energy savings option.

06/04/2010
12:57 PM

Automated Logic Corporation Acquires RCMS Controls, Inc.

Automated Logic Corporation, a leading provider of innovative control systems for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, lighting and energy management of buildings, has acquired RCMS Controls, Inc. (RCMS), an independent controls contractor with offices in Wallingford, Connecticut.

06/04/2010
12:56 PM

ARC Report says Live Video Maximizes Operator Performance

Live video adds a "fourth dimension" to intelligent visualization and control solutions.

06/04/2010
12:54 PM

IBASE Announces the SI-28 Signature Book(TM) 2 Digital Signage System

SI-28 Signature Book(TM) 2 - a professional grade digital signage system packing extreme performance within ultra compact dimensions.

06/04/2010
12:53 PM

13 ZigBee Telecom Services Products Certified to Deliver Next Generation Value Added Services

These are the first wave of products certified to deliver value added services ideally suited for mobile network operators, businesses and government agencies. The Alliance has also made this standard available for free public download.

06/04/2010
12:52 PM

Schreder launches OWLET Nightshift, a brand new wireless control system at Lightfair International 2010

Street lighting will never be the same as Schreder Lighting USA deploys "The Right Light" by launching the OWLET Nightshift, a new wireless control system for managing street lighting in urban environments.

06/04/2010
12:51 PM

Semtech and Virtual Extension Team to Bring New Generation of Wireless Mesh Networks to Smart Lighting Applications

Chipset pairs SX1211 ISM transceiver from Semtech with VE209S mesh controller from Virtual Extension to offer a low-power, high-performance solution

06/04/2010
12:50 PM

Aircuity to Provide Improved Energy Efficiency in New Student Complex at Harvard Law School

Aircuity's OptiNet System will help Reduce Facilities' Energy Costs while Supporting HLS' Efforts to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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06/01/2010
10:10 AM

Takeaways from ConnectivityWeek 2010

ConnectivityWeek was a great event - with the largest ever registration of over 1300. Many new grid partners created an increased impact with new energy solutions while showing us improved overall organization and connectivity of our industry. - Ken Sinclair AutomatedBuildings.com

06/01/2010
10:09 AM

Where The Rubber Meets The Road

Measurement and Verification - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, LEED AP Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC

06/01/2010
10:08 AM

The Future of Cloud Connectivity for BAS

It is clear that cloud computing has the potential for the BAS to seamlessly integrate with other business services to provide a user friendly, cost effective and in depth solution to the client, transparent of the underlining technology. - Nirosha Munasinghe MBusIT BSc BE (Hons) (Melb), Product Development Manager, Open General

06/01/2010
10:07 AM

Saving Time with Image Modules

Improve Your Graphic Development Process - Sarah Erdman, Marketing Director, QA Graphics

06/01/2010
10:06 AM

Wireless Energy Management Systems Building Bottom Lines

An entire segment of commercial buildings that was previously unable to afford a sophisticated EMS now has some very compelling options. - Davis Watkins, Vice President Commercial Sales, Advanced Telemetry

06/01/2010
10:05 AM

Technology Park Leverages Technology to Move Beyond LEED Gold

University of Victoria's Vancouver Island Technology Park turns to Cisco to transform decades-old hospital into modern innovation centre - Rick Huijbregts, Vice President, Vertical Industries, Cisco Canada

06/01/2010
10:01 AM

Kaiser Permanente Qualifies Old Building for Energy Incentives

Advanced pneumatic thermostats connect to EMS - Harry Sim, CEO, Cypress Envirosystems

06/01/2010
10:00 AM

The Saga of Westlake Condominiums

Never underestimate the importance of clear, honest, open, and continuous communication - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.

06/01/2010
09:59 AM

Doing things at the right time

We created WS-Calendar to create, share, invoke, adjust, and track coordinated response between domains and organizations. - Toby Considine, T9

06/01/2010
09:58 AM

OPC UA sets a solid foundation for systems to reach for the clouds

How does OPC UA illuminate the path to scalability? - Manny Mandrusiak, Vice President of OPC Marketing, OPC Foundation

06/01/2010
09:57 AM

Intelligent Buildings in the Age of Pneumatic Control?

How intelligent can a building be if most of the temperature control is provided by antiquated controls? - Paul Ehrlich & Ira Goldschmidt, Building Intelligence Group

06/01/2010
09:56 AM

BrightCore Framework

Is middleware which sits between the building automation infrastructure and applications. - Nino Kurtalj, President, Elma Kurtalj Ltd

06/01/2010
09:55 AM

YoungEnergy & ConnectivityWeek

I've been excited about demand response for a long time and this conference gave me a new sense for its direction and its eventual place in the fully integrated smart grid. - Dan Sullivan

06/01/2010
09:55 AM

YoungEnergy & ConnectivityWeek

I'm always on the lookout for new technology, services and ideas that can help our clients save energy, and these were certainly all in abundance at ConnectivityWeek. - Brad White

06/01/2010
09:53 AM

YoungEnergy & ConnectivityWeek

We live in an ever connected world and I'd like to see us all part of one that's both equitable and sustainable. - Doris Tang

06/01/2010
09:53 AM

Building to Grid? What about Building to Farm?

If you are having a problems getting your mind around the horizontal reach of building to grid and net zero buildings take a look at this new vertical that put the farm back on top.

06/01/2010
09:50 AM

Smartest Siemens' Building in America

We applaud Siemens' lead to engage the facility operator in a smartest building challenge and hope others follow.

06/01/2010
09:49 AM

New Products for June

A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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