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05/24/2007
03:29 PM

Contemporary Controls Offers the Fastest Redundancy

Any Break in the Network Will Be Recovered in Less Than 10 ms

05/24/2007
03:28 PM

ARC Informatique releases PcVue SCADA version 8.10

The major functionality in PcVue 8.10 is our Historical Data Server (HDS) based on a Microsoft SQL Server 2005 database.

05/24/2007
03:27 PM

Cisco Announces Agreement to Acquire BroadWare Technologies

BroadWare's software enables web-based monitoring, management, recording and storage of audio and video that can be accessed anywhere by authorized users.

05/24/2007
03:26 PM

Understanding Today's U.S. Electric Power Industry, ISOs & the Basics of Wholesale Power Transactions

A One-Day Classroom Seminar (CPE Approved) June 12, Philadelphia - Crown Plaza Philadelphia Center City

05/24/2007
03:25 PM

Honeywell to Help City of Quincy Cut Energy Costs by $1 Million Per Year, Use 25 Percent Less Electricity, Fuel

Conservation Program First in Massachusetts to Use New Law to Deliver Significant Environmental and Financial Benefits to Community

05/24/2007
03:24 PM

ZigBee Sees Strong Growth for Energy Management and Efficiency Solutions

New Members and Implementations of ZigBee Solutions for Consumers and Utilities Dramatically Expands Energy Efficiency Benefits for Everyone

Lynxspring
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05/17/2007
02:26 PM

Honeywell Joins Clinton Climate Initiative

Global Effort Will Help Cities Address Climate Change by Improving Energy Efficiency

05/17/2007
02:25 PM

Lynxspring Announces Lynxspring University Training Program

Leawood, KS -- May 16, 2007. Lynxspring, Inc. is pleased to announce Lynxspring University, a group of training programs targeted to the building automation, energy services, power/utility, and industrial sectors.

05/17/2007
02:24 PM

ASHRAE to Provide Energy Guidance in Clinton Retrofit Program

ATLANTA - ASHRAE will play a primary role in former President Bill Clinton's initiative to reduce energy consumption in existing buildings by providing design guidance and tools to reach energy efficiency targets.

05/17/2007
02:24 PM

Z-Wave Converges with TCP/IP to Become the Global Standard for Wireless Home Control

Developments Reinforce Z-Wave's Market Leadership in Wireless Home Control

05/17/2007
02:22 PM

Seminary to Improve Energy Efficiency with $500,000 Performance Contract

TAC to Install Energy Saving Measures Estimated to Reduce Utility Costs by More than $50,000 Annually

05/17/2007
02:22 PM

Sponsors Promise Memorable Wireless Summit

Taking place on 22-24 July in Vancouver, BC, this three-day wireless summit promises valuable business insights into the current state of wireless technologies for manufacturing and control systems.

05/17/2007
02:20 PM

Spinwave Systems Expands its Line of Wireless Devices with the Release of Humidity Sensors

Versions Available for Measuring Room Relative Humidity and Combination Temperature/Relative Humidity

Alerton
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05/11/2007
02:33 PM

Synapse Announcements

Synapse Portal software provides intuitive configuration and control of SNAP/ZigBee wireless networks
Synapse introduces SNAP, a small ZigBee-like self-forming network stack (NO Programming Required!)
Synapse introduces SNAP/ZigBee RF module with up to 3 mile range

05/11/2007
02:32 PM

LonMark Sessions 2007

April - October - Europe and Middle East

05/11/2007
02:31 PM

CONNECTIONS(TM) announces 2008 dates for industry-leading digital living conference and showcase

Dallas, TX May 10, 2007 - CONNECTIONS(TM) 2008, the twelfth year for this annual digital living conference and showcase, will take place June 24-26, 2008, at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

05/11/2007
02:30 PM

ARC Informatique launches PcVue Solutions

PcVue Solutions is a suite of software and hardware products for visualisation, control, management and data analysis applications.

05/11/2007
02:29 PM

Wireless Sensor Networks for the Building Automation Market

Join us for an ONLINE WEB SEMINAR and find out why Spinwave's A3 Sensor Net is the only wireless mesh sensor network that speaks your language.

05/11/2007
02:28 PM

FIATECH Delivers BIM Standard for the Process Industry

WASHINGTON, DC May 8, 2007 - FIATECH announced at their Annual Technology Conference & Showcase, April 9-12 in Washington, DC, that they had delivered a standard for deploying a Building Information Model (BIM) for the process industry.

05/11/2007
02:27 PM

Jennic goes mainstream by significantly reducing pricing on ZigBeeT and IEEE 802.15.4 development kits

Change in tool pricing places one of the most powerful single chip Zigbee/IEEE802.15.4 platforms within reach of any developer or OEM

05/11/2007
02:25 PM

Santa Clara's Watt Stopper/Legrand wins Flex Your Power Award for energy saving vacancy sensors

Watt Stopper/Legrand was highlighted for residential vacancy and occupancy sensors which give homeowners a simple way to save energy by automatically turning lights off in empty rooms, thus making ordinary home lighting more green and eco-friendly.

05/11/2007
02:24 PM

IBM Software Leads Power Generation and Energy Delivery Industries

According to the two separate "Industry Short Lists" that evaluated vendors in the Work and Asset Management for Energy Delivery and Work and Asset Management for Power Generation, IBM's Maximo solution was a leader in both reports.

05/11/2007
02:22 PM

Bob Galvin Keynotes BuilConn Chicago

Bob Galvin, the legendary former Chairman & CEO of Motorola, and creator of Six Sigma will Keynote at BuilConn. May 22-24, 2007 Donald E Stephens Convention Center Rosemont, IL

05/11/2007
02:21 PM

Daintree Networks Ships Industry's First Standards-based ZigBee Commissioning Solution

Daintree's Sensor Network Analyzer (SNA) has been significantly enhanced to make it easy to install and commission standards-based wireless sensor and control networks.

05/11/2007
02:19 PM

A Novel Family of Power Management ICs based on Digital Technology for Lighting and Building Control Applications

Nes Ziona, Israel, May 2007 - Systel, is a mixed-signal semiconductor specialist in the field of Digital Configurable Power Management ICs, providing innovative solutions for the power electronics market.

05/11/2007
02:18 PM

Moxa's ioLogik Active Ethernet I/O Receives Engineers' Choice Award from Control Engineering

Active Ethernet I/O is designed for Ethernet, and supports Modbus/TCP and SNMP protocols for use in both industrial automation and IT environments.

05/11/2007
02:14 PM

Watt Stopper/Legrand Presents Graduate Fellowship to University of California for Advanced Lighting Controls Studies

The Masters program is scheduled to begin in Fall 2007 and will be jointly administered by the departments of Design and Electrical & Computer Engineering.

BACnet International
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05/04/2007
01:52 PM

Getting Grid Wise at GridWeek

The first GridWeek ever was a great success. Although I thought I had been keeping on top of the GridWise movement by reading all the articles and interviews on our web site, GridWeek provided many opportunities to learn more.

05/04/2007
01:51 PM

Smart Customers, Smart Buildings

Peter Kelly-Detwiler, Senior Director of Energy Technology Services, Constellation NewEnergy and Leighton Wolffe, Principal, Wolffe Technology Consultants A smart customer with a smart building will know what prices may be at certain hours and what technology exists in his building to take advantage of this knowledge.

05/04/2007
01:49 PM

New Products for May

A brief description of some recent new industry products.

05/04/2007
01:48 PM

Larson Davis Products Address New ANSI Standards for Construction and Demolition Worker Hearing Loss Prevention

May 3, 2007, Depew, NY, USA -Two classes of instruments from the Larson Davis division of PCB Piezotronics, Inc. (PCBR) can be used to effectively measure noise exposure levels, as recommended in the new American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Standard A10.46-2007, "Hearing Loss Prevention in Construction and Demolition Workers", protecting tradesmen, laborers, supervisors and others engaged in these two extremely noisy types of work.

05/04/2007
01:47 PM

Spinwave Systems Releases A3 Sensor Net - A Wireless Mesh Network for the Building Controls Market

A3 Sensor Net is an ultra-reliable, scalable, easy to use wireless mesh sensor network featuring an "OPEN" architecture

05/04/2007
01:46 PM

Accurate Air Flow Measurement Solutions for your HVAC Systems

The new Kyllor airflow measurement station provides both improved accuracy and substantially lower installation cost, when compared to other competitive technologies.

05/04/2007
01:45 PM

ZigBee Enhances Eldercare

France Telecom and Ember team to enable wireless safety monitoring of the elderly

05/04/2007
01:44 PM

Frost & Sullivan Lauds Richards-Zeta's Revolutionary Building Management Platform

Palo Alto, Calif. - May 1, 2007 - Based on recent research in the building automation systems market, Frost & Sullivan has selected Richards-Zeta (RZ) as the recipient of the 2007 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Innovation.

05/04/2007
01:43 PM

BuilConn Organizers Announce Finalists for the 2007 Buildy Awards

DALLAS, TEXAS - April 30, 2007--The Buildy nominations are in. Nominated by their peers, the finalists in each of the five categories for the 2007 Buildy Awards have been chosen.

05/04/2007
01:42 PM

Berk-Tek Introduces LANmark-6 Smaller Diameter Cable

Berk-Tek, a Nexans Company, one of the leading copper and fiber optic cabling manufacturers, announces a redesigned Category 6 UTP cable, LANmark(TM)-6. The new design eliminates the spline, making it lighter, smaller and easier to install.

05/04/2007
01:41 PM

Demand Response & Buildings 2.0 Center Stage

As the premier global event on the Building-IT convergence, BuilConn brings up-to-date technologies & adoption strategies to building owners in North America.

05/04/2007
01:40 PM

TAC I/A Series Building Management System Integrates with Continuum Security Management System

TAC Supports Full Line of Feature-Rich Products for TAC I/A Series

05/04/2007
01:40 PM

Buildings 2.0 Framework at ConnectivityWeek Chicago

New Framework for the Future of Buildings

05/04/2007
01:39 PM

Honeywell Helps California City Go Green

Solar Carports and Building System Upgrades Bring Environmental and Financial Benefits to the City of Perris

05/04/2007
01:38 PM

AEE Interoperable DDC Systems + Performance Contracting Online Seminars

SPECIFYING INTEROPERABLE DDC SYSTEMS Instructed by Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED AP
PITFALLS & PROFITS IN PERFORMANCE CONTRACTING Instructed by Dr. Shirley Hansen

05/04/2007
01:36 PM

ZigBee Alliance Members Connect with Telecom Market

Alliance Members Developing New Solutions for Secure Mobile Payments, Information Delivery, Health Care Monitoring, Location Based Services

05/04/2007
01:36 PM

ZigBee 'fridge magnet' monitors energy usage

MANHASSET, NY - Southern California Edison has demonstrated a high-tech, ZigBee-based card for monitoring energy usage.

05/04/2007
01:35 PM

Leading Grid Modernization Firms Form GridNet NOW Alliance

Announcing Smart Grid Services for Cooperative and Municipal Utilities

05/04/2007
01:33 PM

GridWise(TM) Alliance Gains Momentum in Efforts to Develop a Smart Electricity Grid in the U.S.

Ten New Companies Join National Coalition Working to Transform the Nation's Electric Power System

05/04/2007
01:32 PM

TAC Announces Access Controllers for the Andover Continuum Line to Meet Worldwide Demand for Elevated Security

TAC, a leading provider of open, integrated systems for building automation, has announced the ACX Series controllers - the industry's most powerful, all-in-one access controllers designed for both critical government and public sector security applications.

05/04/2007
01:31 PM

Taking ZigBee to Markets & Applications

The ZigBee Expo is focused on presenting products, applications and solutions based on ZigBee.

Cimetrics
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05/01/2007
02:29 PM

The Consensus Conundrum

To be successful in your contribution to this industry at this critical time, more than anything else these good ideas you develop need an effective champion - you!
Thomas Hartman, P E, The Hartman Company

05/01/2007
02:27 PM

BAS University Establishes Industry Education Resource

From the interested novice to the hardened professional, BAS University offers information field professionals and engineers can rely on for reference on a daily basis.
David G. Evans, Computrols

05/01/2007
02:25 PM

CMMS - Managing Facilities as a Business

If your job hasn't changed in the last two years, be prepared to change or be replaced. It's lead or get out of the way.
Harry Kohal, Director of Sales and Marketing, Eagle Technology, Inc.

05/01/2007
02:24 PM

The Largest Enterprise Energy Management Deployment in North America

Once completed, Simon will have the ability to understand and manage thousands of control points from an energy potential perspective as well as integrate real time results of any point to match the business strategy of maximizing comfort and performance while minimizing energy costs. Case Study
Brooke Richards, Richards-Zeta Building Intelligence, Inc.

05/01/2007
02:23 PM

Demand Response, an Urgent and Significant Opportunity

Demand Response (DR) is without doubt the golden opportunity for building systems integrators and contractors.
Anto Budiardjo, President & CEO, Clasma Events Inc.

05/01/2007
02:21 PM

Implementation Issues of Open Networks

One can specify and procure an open system, but the system needs to be properly installed, configured and documented to produce the open benefits.
Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Sinopoli and Associates

05/01/2007
02:20 PM

Integration of Dynamic Facades with other Building Systems

Recent studies have shown that appropriate fenestration/shading design and control, linked with simultaneous control of electric lighting and HVAC components, could significantly reduce peak cooling load and energy consumption for lighting and cooling, while maintaining good thermal and lighting indoor conditions.
Thanos Tzempelikos, M.A.Sc., Ph.D. Solar Buildings Research Network, Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Concordia University

05/01/2007
02:19 PM

BAS - What do customers want?

Customers for BAS who they are? How can we determine customers basing on their interests in building automation systems?
Andrey Golovin, Executive Director, Russian BACnet Group

05/01/2007
02:17 PM

News Maker of the Year

Jack McGowan, CEM, President & CEO, Energy Control Inc, GridWise Architecutre Council Chairman
Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com

05/01/2007
02:16 PM

Beyond BACnet

Grid integrators will work with BACnet data to make it a seamless part of their grid and or enterprise management products.
Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com

05/01/2007
02:15 PM

Thinking Out Loud in an Industry of Change

We all need to think out loud to quickly guide our industry to the next level and set plans for the future.
Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com

05/01/2007
02:13 PM

DC to Chicago, the road to Buildings 2.0

Anto Budiardjo, President & CEO of Clasma Events Inc.
The Buildings 2.0 initiative promotes green initiatives and sustainable designs as well as the use of Information Technology to further the vision.

05/01/2007
02:12 PM

GridWise Architecture Council Framework for Interoperability

Steve Widergren, Administrator, GridWise Architecture Council
The framework is more abstract than an architecture or a design, and it certainly isn't a solution you can implement.

05/01/2007
02:10 PM

CABA's BIQ

Ron Zimmer, President & CEO, CABA
Building Intelligence Quotient is an assessment and rating tool and a design guidance tool.

05/01/2007
02:07 PM

NECA-IBEW at BuilConn

Marty Riesberg, NJATC & Joe Salimando of www.eleblog.com
The NJATC is taking an active role in the upcoming BuilConn because there seems to be a general feeling in the building automation industry that there is a lack of training in the field.

05/01/2007
02:34 PM

Richards-Zeta (RZ) Partner's Realizing the Value of Normalized Building Systems Data

Edmund B. Richards, President and CEO, Richards-Zeta
This eliminates the need for multiple host workstations for each building system and most importantly now allows the leveraging of the IP network and all the application, services and client views that are available worldwide.

Activelogix - Periscope
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04/24/2007
01:55 PM

ZigBee Alliance Adds Cellnet to Board of Directors

Addition Adds New Expertise for Energy Solutions

04/24/2007
01:55 PM

LonWorks and ABB Take Serial Communications of Drives to New Level - Again!

ABB advances serial control communications and control capabilities to new level with latest LonWorks interface for HVAC drives

04/24/2007
01:54 PM

Nation’s Largest Public Power Company - Tennessee Valley Authority - Powers Up With IBM’s Software

Power Company selects IBM’s Maximo Technology to Support Multiple Nuclear and Non-nuclear Generation Sites, Facilities and Transmission Operations

04/24/2007
01:53 PM

New Construction of Adventum™ Indoor/Outdoor Tight Buffer Fiber Optic Cable (Patent Pending)

Berk-Tek, a Nexans Company, one of the leading copper and fiber optic cabling manufacturers, announces a new indoor/outdoor fiber optic drop cable, specifically for security and FTTx, including MDU/MTU, applications.

04/24/2007
01:52 PM

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Tridium’s Innovative Integration Technology for the Building Automation Systems Industry

Frost & Sullivan selected Tridium, Inc. as the recipient of the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Industry Innovation & Advancement of the Year Award in the North American building automation systems market.

04/24/2007
01:51 PM

TI Makes ZigBee(TM) Available for Mass Market with Free Software Stack

New Versions of ZigBee Development Kits and ZigBee 2006 Stack Now Available; Z-Stack Includes Support for TI's MSP430 Ultra-Low-Power MCUs

04/24/2007
01:50 PM

CONNECTIONS The Digital Living Conference and Showcase

Feature Keynote Address by John Orcutt of HP

04/24/2007
01:49 PM

Taking ZigBee to Market & Applications

May 22-24, 2007 Donald E Stephens Convention Center Rosemont, IL

04/24/2007
01:49 PM

Cisco & Constellation Sponsors BuilConn

May 22-24, 2007 Donald E Stephens Convention Center Rosemont, IL

04/24/2007
01:48 PM

Fiber Optic Association To Hold Two FTTx Summits in Northeast

"Fiber To The Home Summit Meetings" Coming To New England And Mid-Atlantic States In June

04/24/2007
01:46 PM

Bob Heile, Chairman, ZigBee Alliance, to Keynote Wireless China

7th Annual Wireless China Industry Summit

04/24/2007
01:45 PM

New BAS Product Offering from American Auto Matrix

Matrix BACnet IP Single Port MS/TP Router

04/24/2007
01:44 PM

Remote configuration of Siemens S7 PLCs

IntelliCom announces the NetBiter® Serial Server that provides remote configuration of Siemens S7 PLC’s over Ethernet, LANs or the Internet.

04/24/2007
01:43 PM

ZigBee Alliance Open House - Paris, France

May 3, 2007, Paris, France

04/24/2007
01:42 PM

Reliable Controls MACH-Stat and MACH-Stat-ND product lines officially UL916 Certified and Listed

Reliable Controls is pleased to announce that the full product lines of MACH-Stat and MACH-Stat-ND controllers have been officially certified and listed under UL916 open energy management equipment by the Underwriters Laboratory (UL).

04/24/2007
01:41 PM

Webinar: Manage your facility's energy consumption and control costs!

Selecting an Advanced Energy Management System

04/24/2007
01:40 PM

First Nationwide Mercury Thermostat Collection Program for Homeowners

Five-State Pilot Expands Nationwide to Reduce Mercury Emissions to Environment

The S4 Group
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04/10/2007
04:40 PM

LonMark Sessions 2007 Kicks off in April!

57 cities, 24 countries, 6000 expected visitors and a host of presentations from industry experts - the LonMark Sessions 2007 is ready to go.

04/10/2007
04:40 PM

The ODVA Recently Publishes the Network Infrastructure for EtherNet/IPTM Document

EtherNet/IPTM Document Provides an Introduction to the Network Infrastructure used in EtherNet/IPTM Networks

04/10/2007
04:38 PM

ZigBee Part of Inaugural GridWeek on Smart Energy

Date: April 23-26, 2007 Venue: Ronald Reagan Building Washington DC Information: www.gridweek.com

04/10/2007
04:38 PM

ISONAS Security Systems Introduces PowerNet IP Reader-Controller at ISC West in Las Vegas

Panel-free Door Readers the first with built-in Power Over Ethernet

04/10/2007
04:37 PM

CABA/CMHC Innovative Buildings Case Studies

Wanted: Success Stories For Integrated Systems

04/10/2007
04:36 PM

Echelon Wins Energy Award from the California Energy Commission

Company's Green Headquarters Showcases 30% Energy Savings in Demand Response Program

04/10/2007
04:35 PM

Does your company suffer from Who's Got What Where syndrome?

Web-Gloo, The Ultimate Information Convergence Solution

04/10/2007
04:33 PM

Interoperable DDC Systems + Performance Contracting AEE online seminars

SPECIFYING INTEROPERABLE DDC SYSTEMS Instructed by Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED AP New Program Starts May 9
PITFALLS & PROFITS IN PERFORMANCE CONTRACTING Instructed by Dr. Shirley Hansen New Program Starts May 14

04/10/2007
04:32 PM

National GridWeek 2007

Advancing Grid Modernization: A National Agenda Date: April 23-26, 2007 Location: Ronald Reagan International Trade Center Washington, DC.

04/10/2007
04:30 PM

HCM Introduces NanoCoreTM Gel-Free Loose Tube Fiber Optic Cables

Manchester, NH, March 7, 2007 Hitachi Cable Manchester (HCM) is pleased to introduce its NanoCoreTM line of fiber optic cables. The line includes three new constructions of plenum-rated gel-free loose tube fiber optic cables.

04/10/2007
04:29 PM

Sharing Industry Knowledge

Viconics Inc. has launched a product specific web site and forum called (www.communicatingthermostat.com/forum). The focus of the web site is to develop closer relationships with installers and end-users in the field.

04/10/2007
04:28 PM

Reliable Controls partners with FDI

Reliable Controls is pleased to announce a new OEM partner, Functional Devices Inc. (FDI) of Russiaville, Indiana. FDI manufactures the RIB (Relay In a Box) line of pre-packaged multi-purpose relays which are very popular with our authorized dealer network.

04/10/2007
04:27 PM

Tendril Launches Next-Generation Network Operating platform to Dramatically Simplify Process of Building, Deploying and Managing ZigBee Applications

Tendril's Strong Silicon Partnerships Provide Foundation for Its Tightly Integrated Platform

04/10/2007
04:25 PM

Distributed Gen & HVAC Controls online short courses from AEE

DISTRIBUTED GENERATION SHORT COURSES: Microturbines, Fuel Cells & Engines
HVAC CONTROLS SHORT COURSES: Introduction to HVAC Controls & Advanced HVAC Control Strategies

04/10/2007
04:19 PM

CCS and Ember partner to lower ZigBee development costs for Microchip-based devices

CCS introduces new Wireless Development Kit Ember Edition for PIC family of microcontrollers

04/10/2007
04:18 PM

Ember's USB Link lowers ZigBee development cost

BOSTON and SAN JOSE (ESC Silicon Valley 2007), April 3, 2007 - Ember, a provider of ZigBee networks for smarter, more energy efficient buildings and homes, today announced a new USB-based programming tool that is easy to use and lowers the cost of developing ZigBee wireless applications.

04/10/2007
04:14 PM

Distech Controls Launches Innovative Product for Fan Coil Unit Controller Applications.

Brossard, Quebec, Canada, March 28th, 2007 - Distech Controls, a leading provider of open control building automation solutions, announced the launch of its new configurable ECC-PFCU series, fan coil unit controllers.

SkyFoundry
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04/03/2007
10:21 AM

Buildings 2.0

Buildings 2.0 is a vision that intricately intertwines buildings with Internet technologies. It is a vision that the future of buildings is one which is controlled, managed and connected to the Internet, in a way that goes far beyond simply placing a web server to the control system or in the use of IP.
Anto Budiardjo, President & CEO, Clasma Events Inc.

04/03/2007
10:20 AM

What does it Really Take to be an Intelligent Building?

To get our industry to meet its commitment to owners, occupants and the rapidly evolving energy and environmental performance expectations of our society, we need the connectivity we incorporate into intelligent buildings to add valuable function.
Thomas Hartman, P E, The Hartman Company

04/03/2007
10:20 AM

Smart Building to Smart Grid

Success Stories at GridWeek
John J. "Jack" Mc Gowan, CEM, Energy Control Inc.

04/03/2007
10:19 AM

Capex Happiness

Squeezing the Redundancy Out of the Construction Budget
Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Sinopoli and Associates

04/03/2007
10:18 AM

Is purchasing costing you plenty?

The hidden overhead cost of the equipment ordering process
Al De Wachter, President, ICS Inc

04/03/2007
10:17 AM

Thought and Reflections on the Status of our Industry

Several meetings held in the winter of 2006 and in conjunction with the AHR exposition provided some valuable and interesting insights into what our industry values and potentially some guidance or steps to follow to transform our industry.
Thomas J. Lohner, P.E., Vice President, TENG Solutions

04/03/2007
10:16 AM

Intelligent Buildings Roadmap

"The industry needs to get together to integrate or at least educate all of the people that are involved. The owner cannot integrate the industry, the architect cannot integrate the industry, the industry must integrate itself and take the lead"
Paul Ehrlich PE, President, Building Intelligence Group LLC

04/03/2007
10:15 AM

Achieving Energy Savings with Building Automation Systems

Unfortunately, just installing a BAS is often not enough to guarantee energy savings.
Kristin Kamm, Sr. Associate Research, E SOURCE

04/03/2007
10:14 AM

Using Your HVAC System to Improve IAQ

Recognizing the Importance of Controlling Key Airflow Rates
David S. Dougan, President EBTRON, Inc.

04/03/2007
10:10 AM

The Next Generation in Thermal Analysis

for Reliability, Constant Thermal Monitoring
Bob Kern, Product Manager. Power Service Concepts ExerTherm

04/03/2007
10:09 AM

GridWise Alliance

Steve Hauser, Executive Director GridWise Alliance and Vice President of Strategy for GridPoint
We believe, for example, that electrical loads (e.g., equipment and appliances) must actively participate in the day-to-day and even minute-to-minute) operation of the electric grid in the future.

04/03/2007
10:08 AM

Formation of a perfect storm

Anto Budiardjo, President & CEO of Clasma Events Inc.
The world of convergence in 2007

04/03/2007
10:07 AM

Airbee Wireless

Raj Sundaresan Director and CEO, Airbee Wireless
Airbee Wireless is a leading end-to-end provider of intelligent embedded software solutions for low-power RF mesh networking.

04/03/2007
10:06 AM

New LonTalk over IP router

Dr. Samuel Smith, President of Adept Systems
It's not just the least expensive but also the smallest (only uses 35 mm of Din rail) LON over IP router on the market.

04/03/2007
10:05 AM

ENFORMA Building Diagnostics Software

Vernon A. Smith, PE, Architectural Energy Corporation
Automated Performance Assessment for Central Plan HVAC Systems

04/03/2007
10:04 AM

Integration to Legacy Facility Management Systems

Keith E. Gipson, CTO, Impact Facility Solutions
In most customer's portfolios of buildings, 70-90% of the systems are more than six years old (Y2K upgrade) with some up to fifteen years old...or more!

04/03/2007
10:03 AM

Buildy is Back in 2007

Frank Capuano, Strata Resource Inc
The Industry Award in a Time of Innovation and Convergence

04/03/2007
10:02 AM

Market Conditions Drive Grid Integration

Bruce McLeish, Senior Vice President of Products and Pricing, Constellation NewEnergy, Leighton Wolffe, Principal, Wolffe Technology Consultants
Constellation Energy has chosen to be a Platinum Sponsor at GridWeek in order to use this forum to help advance our customer choice agenda and the common goals of renewable energy, new energy technologies, and distributed resources.

04/03/2007
10:01 AM

Practical Controls: A Guide To Mechanical Systems

Steve Calabrese, Project Engineer, Automated Logic, Chicago
A relative newcomer on the scene of HVAC control systems publications, Practical Controls: A Guide To Mechanical Systems endeavors to teach, in an easy-to understand manner, the role of controls in mechanical (HVAC) systems. This 469-page hardcover book is published by The Fairmont Press (2003), and contains 24 chapters, 90+ diagrams and illustrations, and an 18 page glossary.

04/03/2007
09:59 AM

BuilConn Middle East 2007

Bradley Hemphill Pr.Eng Electrical Engineering Solutions
No where else In the world does the the scale of construction come close to that of the Middle East.

04/03/2007
09:58 AM

New Products for April

A brief description of some recent new industry products.

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