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03/30/2012
12:28 PM
Osram Sylvania Introduces GreenBus II, an Innovative Communication Network for the Encelium Energy Management System From Osram Communication Bus Offers Simplicity in Installation and Flexibility with Existing Building Automation Systems
03/30/2012
12:27 PM
QA Graphics Releases v3.0 of Data Manager for Energy Efficiency Education Dashboard The Data Manager is capable of gathering real-time data from multiple buildings across multiple locations, allowing companies to educate on their key performance indicators anywhere, anytime.
03/30/2012
12:26 PM
CoR Advisors Webcasts - 2012 CoR Advisors produces monthly webcasts as ongoing professional development and education for the real estate industry. These events present valuable and relevant information on technology applications for buildings, featuring industry experts and real estate veterans.
03/30/2012
12:25 PM
CSI3 announces that it will feature the latest releases for applications, appliances and drivers at the 2012 Niagara Summit, April 29 through May 1 at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. CSI3 will showcase several new enhancements to its industry-leading analytics and diagnostics platform, PROPHET.
03/30/2012
12:25 PM
EIS Alliance Efforts lead to "Green Button" for Consumers EIS Alliance created foundation for Green Button that enables Consumer Energy Management Systems to act on energy information
03/30/2012
12:24 PM
Digi International and Wind River Collaborate to Create New Class of Cloud-Connected Wireless M2M Solutions Based on Intel Architecture New M2M Solution Builder kit will enable smart connected devices and services based on Intel architecture, Wind River software and iDigi Device Cloud
03/30/2012
12:21 PM
National Technical Systems Launches ZigBee Building Automation Certification Testing Services for Commercial MarketFirst Test Successfully Completed on Daintree Networks Lighting Device
03/30/2012
12:20 PM
Public Input Sought on Alternative to ASHRAE Standard 62.1 Ventilation Rate Procedure Proposed A proposed change to the ventilation rate procedure in ASHRAE's indoor air quality standard is open for review after changes were made based on public input last year.

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03/26/2012

07:44 PM
Cooper Power Systems Delivers More than 4.5 GW in Reliable Demand Response Results in 2011 More utilities across North America selected Cooper Power Systems Yukon DR solution for energy efficiency programs over any other DR provider for fifth straight year.
03/26/2012
07:44 PM
Jackson Systems' thermostats are affordable and code compliant Jackson Systems has two programmable thermostats, the T-21-P and T-32-P, which are compliant with the new changes to the North Carolina Residential Energy Code. These thermostats are an affordable solution to code compliance
03/26/2012
07:43 PM
Department of Energy Unveils App Contest The initiative invites innovative software developers to build new apps, including for mobile phones, computers, tablets, and software programs, which use data from utility companies to help individuals and businesses conserve energy and save money.
03/26/2012
07:42 PM
Join the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute for a FREE Educational Webinar on ISA100.11a Control Over Wireless - Current Applications and Future Opportunities
03/26/2012
07:41 PM
FieldServer Technologies Partners with Amika Mobile Extending Reach to Fire Alarm and Building Automation FieldServer Technologies has partnered with Amika Mobile to extend the reach of Amika Mobility Server (AMS) physical security alert system in the enterprise. This integration will allow automatic triggering of alerts from a myriad of fire, security, and building automation systems supported by FieldServer's gateway and protocol conversion products.
03/26/2012
07:41 PM
LynTec Announces "The Future of Lighting and Power Distribution in Theatre Design" - A New White Paper Based on a detailed interview with Curtis Kasefang, theatre consultant and co-founder of Theatre Consultants Collaborative, this paper shares the groundwork of what will likely be an entirely new concept in lighting system design and engineering for theatres and other live production venues.
03/26/2012
07:40 PM
Honeywell Introduces Attune Advisory Services Connects Cloud Computing and Facility Know-How to Cut Energy and Operating Costs
03/26/2012
07:39 PM
CAS Releases UL Approved BACnet and Modbus Data Clients The new UL approved CAS BACnet and Modbus Series Data Clients, manufactured and distributed by Chipkin Automation Systems Inc. were released on 10 February 2012. The products are safe, easy to use and configure.

BACnet International
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03/19/2012

12:22 PM
Setra Systems Announces Split Core Magnetic Sensing Technology for AC Electric Current Measurements This Setra Systems sensing technology provides cost-effective high-accuracy measurement of electrical current up to 150 Amps.
03/19/2012
12:22 PM
Daintree Networks' Lighting Controller Awarded ZigBee Wireless Certification Industry's Only Standards-Based Solution for Commercial Lighting Controls Now Certified with ZigBee Building Automation
03/19/2012
12:20 PM
DLNA Approves HomePlug AV and HD-PLC Powerline Networking for Increased Digital Home Connectivity Powerline Networking Enables DLNA Certified Products to be Connected Anywhere in the Home


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03/09/2012

11:57 AM
Reliable Controls Corporation is pleased to announce the following new BACnet appointments. Roland Laird, has accepted a nomination to the Board of Directors of BACnet International for a three year term. Michael Osborne, will assume the position of Secretary of the Standing Standard Project Committee (SSPC) 135 (BACnet).
03/09/2012
11:57 AM
EMerge Alliance Advances DC Power to the Desktop New standard development led by Steelcase, Herman Miller; others invited to join effort
03/09/2012
11:56 AM
LynTec Announces: Circuit Breaker Panel - Web Based Current Monitoring This capability adds a valuable energy management tool to their circuit breaker panels by providing real time measurements and logging for power consumption on a per circuit basis as well as for the total load of the panel.
03/09/2012
11:55 AM
Powercast Exceeds 25-Year Battery Life in Wireless Sensors for Building Monitoring and Control Low-power, long-life wireless sensors eliminate the need for battery replacement
03/09/2012
11:54 AM
Sontay Introduces New Catalogue This catalogue continues with the company's emphasis on saving the installer money.

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03/01/2012
10:53 AM
Breaking Down the Barriers to Smarter, Connected Buildings Wireless components, such as light switches and occupancy sensors, can be easily mounted on surfaces inaccessible to wired solutions such as glass, concrete or brick. - Jim O'Callaghan, President, Enocean, Inc
03/01/2012
10:52 AM
Inside the Killer App for Buildings & Energy Management Fault Detection & Diagnostics - Jim Sinopoli, PE, RCDD, LEED AP, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings, LLC
03/01/2012
10:52 AM
Energy Harvesting - A New Frontier Energy harvesting on the control side in HVAC applications. - Paul Balazovjech, President, Spartan Peripheral Devices
03/01/2012
10:51 AM
Smart Grid in Smart Buildings Looking To Outperform Utility Smart Grid In Growth & ROI - Allan McHale, Director, Memoori
03/01/2012
10:50 AM
Five Key Techniques for Utilizing Energy Management Systems to Reduce Consumption, Costs, and Carbon up to 30% - Sara Volpe, VP of Marketing & Communications, eSight Energy, Inc.
03/01/2012
10:50 AM
Picking the Low-Hanging Wireless Fruit If we can eliminate the wiring from space sensor to space controller, we save both material and labor costs as well as valuable project time. - Ben H Dorsey III, VP, Marketing & Communications, KMC Controls, Inc.
03/01/2012
10:49 AM
Wireless Sensor Networks Guidelines for the use of wireless sensor networks in building applications. - David Laurence, Marketing Manager, Adaptive Wireless Solutions Ltd
03/01/2012
10:48 AM
Death by Dashboards One dashboard may not be able to fulfill all expectations, but it is important to clearly formulate what is expected and to evaluate the market based on "Building Knowledge" rather than Data Visualization. - Jack McGowan, CEM, President, Energy Control Inc.
03/01/2012
10:48 AM
Innovation in Energy Management What is it that makes EMS available to the previously inaccessible 95% of the market? - Shane Mericle, COO, Incenergy, LLC
03/01/2012
10:46 AM
Wireless Lighting Control Why Lighting is the Cornerstone of Wireless Control for Commercial Buildings. - Josh Slobin, Director Solutions Marketing, Daintree Networks
03/01/2012
10:45 AM
Circuit Monitoring for Power Control When it comes to circuit monitoring for power control, electrical engineers and contractors are finding that utilizing an Apple or Android based wireless application is indeed a welcome alternative. - Mark Bishop, President, LynTec
03/01/2012
10:44 AM
BACnet-EnOcean Gateway Open Systems and Best Practices - Steve Jones, Founder and Managing Partner, The S4 Group Inc
03/01/2012
10:44 AM
The Wireless Way Relying on the principles of energy harvesting, 250 EnOcean Alliance members worldwide are proving that wireless, self-powered building controls are the future. - Cory Vanderpool, Business Development Director North America, EnOcean Alliance Inc.
03/01/2012
10:43 AM
Maintaining High Performance Control Systems The performance level of a building is directly related to the performance level of its control systems. You cannot manage a high performance building without high performing control systems. - Jim Sinopoli, PE, RCDD, LEED AP, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings, LLC
03/01/2012
10:41 AM
Networked Lighting Offers End-User Responsiveness Wireless discovery and meshing is automatic and there are three mega trends fuelling a large increase in demand on the retrofit side. - Doug Paton, Product Manager, Adura Technologies
03/01/2012
10:40 AM
Wireless Commissioning and Market Mega Trends Wireless commissioning can be easy, and large market forces are pushing its adoption to supply the growing demand. - David Lamarche, Director, Marketing & Communications, SCL Elements Inc. / CAN2GO
03/01/2012
10:38 AM
Energy-Intelligent Lighting Systems Go Wireless Maximizing Flexibility and ROI in Retrofit Projects & New Construction - Randy Dollar, VP, Market Development - LED & Systems Universal Lighting Technologies
03/01/2012
10:38 AM
Bluetooth, Zigbee, WiMax: What is it? It's time for Carrier Grade Wireless Communication for BAS Industry - Nirosha Munasinghe MBusIT BSc BE (Hons) (Melb)
03/01/2012
10:37 AM
Deploying a High-Performance Wireless Monitoring and Control Network A reliable wireless system should be able to transmit data through various types of building materials, tolerate interference from other devices, and recover from disruption to the network. - Harry Ostaffe, Vice President, Marketing and Sales, Powercast Corporation
03/01/2012
10:36 AM
Collier County Government, Department of Facilities Management, Building Automation Center Management looked at all of the possible ways to save money, and utilizing technology was the most logical and looked to have the most potential. - Kelly R. Campbell, CFM, Building Automation and Energy Supervisor, Collier County Government Facilities Management Department
03/01/2012
10:35 AM
International Society of Automation is Refocusing on Building Automation Systems ISA creates a Building Automation Systems Division - Jacob Jackson, Director, ISA's Building Automation Systems Division
03/01/2012
10:34 AM
Controllable Circuit Breakers Designers can use the built-in web server on the RPC control board as the gateway to preprogram the zoning with a browser, and then operate and monitor the system on their Android (or Apple) phone or tablet. - Mark Bishop, President, LynTec
03/01/2012
10:34 AM
A Wireless "Electricity Internet"? In the future we expect that essentially every major energy consuming subsystem or device within a building will be IP addressable and will be passing information continuously to the building automation. - Walter Levesque, business development director energy management systems, Digi International and Ross Malme, partner, Skipping Stone LLC
03/01/2012
10:33 AM
Z-Wave Wireless Technology for Control and Monitoring - Mark Walters, Chairman, Z-Wave Alliance
03/01/2012
10:32 AM
My Sensor's Not Working! Tips on how to troubleshoot a problem - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.
03/01/2012
10:32 AM
Getting Started with Social Media for Business - Part 2 Understanding what Social Media tools can benefit Building Automation - Manny Mandrusiak, Managing Creative Consultant, 4 Bravo Marketing
03/01/2012
10:31 AM
BIMCards, COBIE, and touch-less Integration The problem with traditional approaches is that they are too hard and take too much skilled time. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc
03/01/2012
10:31 AM
VAV Box Flow Settings How to properly specify and set up the flow setpoints on a DDC VAV box. - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis, Building Intelligence Group
03/01/2012
10:30 AM
Open Connection Communities My overall takeaway from AHR Expo 2012, Chicago... - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com
03/01/2012
10:29 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.
03/01/2012
10:29 AM
Summary of Previous Wireless Way Information I am very pleased with the industy response to our March theme and it reminded me that we have other great wireless articles that were written before this issue that I feel should be represented. Finally this summary also provides linkage to press releases and videos on the subject. I hope this helps you find your way The Wireless Way.
03/01/2012
10:27 AM
New Products for March A brief description of some new products for the industry

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