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AHR Expo Calls for Innovation Awards Entries Exhibitors Encouraged to Submit New or Upgraded Products 2018 AHR Expo
More Beckhoff PC-based Controllers Earn Microsoft Azure Certification Ultra-compact C6015 Industrial PC and DIN rail mounted CX5140 Embedded PC are now Azure Certified
Cube Hires New Marketing Director Cube
is excited to welcome Nadia Adnan to our team. She will be joining us
in the newly created role of Marketing Director. Nadia will be tasked
with growing Cube's footprint through expanded growth and product
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New Brochure from Thomson Explores Smart Linear Actuation Benefits, Applications and Products The
brochure explores, with help from 10 pages of detailed 3D application
renderings, the unique values to machine builders to be gained from
smart actuators, their use in off-highway vehicles, factory automation
and material handling.
US Department of Energy Selects ABM for Energy Savings Performance Contract ABM
(NYSE: ABM), a leading provider of facility solutions, announces that
the US Department of Energy (DOE) selected ABM Technical Solutions for
placement on its Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) Multi-Award
Task Order Contract (MATOC).
Reliable Controls Releases RC-Reporter 3.4 This
fully customizable, server-based application allows you to analyze the
trend and runtime data from any BACnet Internet-connected building, and
generate professional performance reports, quickly and accurately.
BuildingIQ Upgrades Facility Worksite to Streamline Operational Tasks SaaS Solution Closes the Loop on Issue Diagnosis, Ticketing, Triage and Validation with Energy-based Actionable Insights
Aircuity Launches its 2.0 Platform for Smart Commercial Buildings Aircuity 2.0 delivers measurable savings and actionable insights
The Zigbee Alliance Introduces First Multi-Band IoT Mesh Network Technology for Massive IoT Deployments The
Zigbee Alliance, an association of companies creating, maintaining and
delivering open, global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT),
today announced the availability of Zigbee PRO 2017, the latest
offering in the Alliance's flagship mesh networking technology designed
to connect and facilitate interoperability between smart devices.
Release of Niagara 4.3 ushers in significant innovations Tridium
has released the third version of Niagara 4. Niagara 4.3 introduces
enhancements that make it easier to manage and deploy templates, along
with several other new features.
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Ruskin introduces TDP05K advanced thermal dispersion air measurement system measuring with industry-leading maximum 128 sensors The
primary probe replaces the transmitter, simplifying installation.
Probes are daisy-chained together - wired from probe to probe -
eliminating proprietary wire connections between each probe and a
QA Graphics Now Offers Specification Document For Their New SAS Symbol Library V5 The
BAS Symbol Library v5 specification provides you with clear, concise
provisions that contain the information contractors need to outline the
selected components and systems that will be used within the building.
Opto 22 adds advanced trending capabilities to the groov mobile operator interface solution Updated
groov software includes support for trending up to 5 years of data and
can be viewed from almost any mobile device or PC's web browser
Cimetrics Professional Services Delivers the Promise of Analytics Combining cloud-based analytics with professional services to keep smart buildings performing
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Principals of Transactive Energy Building toward Transactive Microgrids Everywhere - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc
The Skills Gap & Autodidactic Open Source Education Some speculate that there are 1,000,000 IT jobs and 500,000 facility jobs currently vacant due to a skills gap.
ProSoft Technology Connects Industrial Automation's Biggest Protocols With
its newest gateway solutions, ProSoft Technology is allowing companies
to use their EtherNet/IP or Modbus TCP/IP-based PLCs/PACs to control
their PROFINET devices.
Kepware Expands Flagship Product to Offer Additional Device Connectivity KEPServerEX V6.2 streamlines data collection and increases plant floor productivity
Lighting Controls Association Partners with California Community College System to Offer Controls Curriculum The
Lighting Controls Association (LCA), a council of the National
Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), has announced a new
partnership with the California Community College System (CCCS) to
educate tomorrow's electrical workforce about energy-saving lighting
controls throughout California.
Buildings of the Future: science fiction or science fact? The
paper was inspired by interviews with 60 built environment
professionals across the globe. Each were asked to imagine what
Buildings of the Future might look like and how they might be created.
ASHRAE Responds to U.S. Paris Accord Announcement The
recent decision to withdrawal the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord
does not change or alter ASHRAE's commitment to accelerate the
transformation to a more sustainable global built environment.
'Expert in a suitcase' cuts power bills 10% in small commercial buildings The knowledge and expertise of a seasoned energy efficiency professional has been packed into a high-tech suitcase.
Staubli and Power-Blox offer a scalable and intelligent energy storage solution Power-Blox
is the first modular solar energy system, which offers alternating
current up to the megawatt range based on swarm technology. This
revolutionary concept also allows for a completely mobile supply and
functions as a portable outlet.
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"Sensing the Change" Editorial - Ken Sinclair, Publisher
The Sea Change is Happening IT converging with OT - Sunita Shenoy, Intel Director of Products, Industrial Internet of Things Group
Haystack Connect 2017 Recap The
Project Haystack standard is solving the challenge and is widely
adopted and accepted, now appearing in specifications and requirements
from end users that want to ensure they can take advantage of the value
contained in their device data and make it actionable. - John Petze,
Executive Director, Project-Haystack.org, Marc Petock, Executive
Haystack Connect 2017 Conference Brought Together Real Scientists, Top Data Gurus and Leading Building IoT Professionals Project
Haystack (http://www.project-haystack.org) is pleased to announce that
the 3rd biennial Haystack Connect 2017 Conference held at the
Saddlebrook Resort near Tampa, Florida from May 8-10, 2017 was a great
Three tips that will help you improve your time management Empower your employees by delegating more responsibility. - Hector Hernandez, CEO, Founder, CUBE-USA
What exactly is a "Room Controller"? This
year, we launched the embedded CO2 sensor. Later in the year, we will
release a wireless Temperature/Humidity/CO2 sensor and VAV specific LUA
script for the SE8000. - Gina Elliott, MBA, Marketing, EcoBuildings
Division, Schneider Electric
Haystack Connect 2017 Interoperability for Buildings and Beyond - Adam Hise @adam_hise firstname.lastname@example.org
Beyond Energy Management Building
Performance Optimization Services Take Centre Stage - Daphne Tomlinson,
Independent Consultant, Tomlinson Business Research
Haystack Connect and IoT World Set Foot on Common Ground From
Saddlebrook to Silicon Valley, everyone is talking about using data to
bring order, efficiency and transparency to the operational challenges
of running buildings. - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd
Filling the BeMS Training Gap Companies
who truly understand the systems they have installed and their
relationships are able to make best of use their Building energy
Management System and help them achieve their objectives of saving
energy and reducing carbon emissions. - Steve Harrison, Technical
Director, Optimised Learning
Put Security First Security
is critical - but the process of securing a traditional network is long
and tiresome. - Dan Ronald, VP Product Management, Optigo Networks
Let the People Rule Harnessing
occupancy data from IT for optimizing HVAC operation - Brad White,
P.Eng, MASc, Principal, SES Consulting Inc. & Stefan Storey, Ph. D,
P.Eng, CEO, Building Scientist, Sensible Building Science
Technical Presentations at Haystack Connect Provide Real Solutions for Building IoT Data Management - Kathleen Thomas, Contemporary Controls
A Manager's Guide to Millennials The
need to listen to them- Millennials want to feel that they are
constantly contributing, so as managers, we need to adopt a "no idea is
a bad idea" attitude. Effective communication is always an essential
management skill, but it is critical in managing millennials in a time
of change, negotiation, and conflict. - Manny Mandrusiak, Executive
Director, Q Collegeand Q Academy
Upgrading Old BASs Is a Gateway in Your Future? - ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED AP Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions
The Uberization of Comfort, Satisfaction, and Wellbeing The
fastest growing businesses in the world, such as Uber and Airbnb, using
tools like disintermediation and price transparency, create a marketing
model that brings buyers and sellers together in an efficient,
regulated, and innovative manner. Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuiidings
Volttron! (With two Ts) The
Super Robot defender of the Universe rises to save us all from yet
another annoying acronym. Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings
The BACnet Institute A
new learning environment providing a 360-degree BACnet experience -
Andy McMillan, President, Managing Director, BACnet International
Indoor Air Quality How does Indoor Air Quality influence occupant happiness and productivity? - Brenna Buckwalter, Marketing Manager, BuildPulse
The New Deal for Buildings We
are working to simplify how building owners and managers view building
systems; specifically, we are working to outline fundamental building
blocks that owners should demand from the BAS industry. - James Lee,
CEO & President, Cimetrics Inc.
Connected Services We've
introduced Connected Services, a portfolio of building-related
technologies that draws from the collective power of Internet of Things
(IoT) devices, cloud applications and the deep domain expertise of
Honeywell's service engineers. - Dan Ritch, Chief information officer,
vice president, Connected Services, Honeywell Building Solutions
Free BACnet Explorer Imagine
communicating to all the connected chillers, air conditioners or
boilers, seeing all your meter data in one place. - Svetlana Lyons,
Project Manager, Cimetrics, Inc.
Volttron with two "TT's" The Super Robot defender of the Universe rises to save us from yet another annoying acronym.
AB @ RealComm/IBcon In addition to Brad and I speaking, AB is a media sponsor of event. - Preview
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New Products for June A brief description of some new products for the industry.
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