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05/28/2009
01:28 PM

Open Network Video Interface Forum is ready for global interoperability

ONVIF (Open Network Video Interface Forum) releases its test tool and conformance process, strengthening its position as the leading standardization initiative for network video products.

05/28/2009
01:27 PM

Echoflex Solutions Announced as EnOcean "Distributor of the Year 2008"

Innovative partner recognized for creating "Smart Spaces" in buildings

05/28/2009
01:26 PM

ASHRAE Operations and Performance Management Certification Available Worldwide

ASHRAE's Operations and Performance Management (OPMP) Certification program has joined the Society's two other existing certification offerings available at testing centers around the world.

05/28/2009
01:25 PM

Digital Living Conference features executives from controls, networking, entertainment, and CE companies

CONNECTIONS speakers address challenges and opportunities that come with converging products and services

05/28/2009
01:24 PM

BC Housing Complex Upgrades with Grid Tie Solar Power

Solar Grid Tie Project to be Western Canada's Largest

05/28/2009
01:23 PM

2010 AHR EXPO (International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition)

Monday, January 25th - Thursday, January 27th, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida

05/28/2009
01:19 PM

Houston Inks $9.6 M Deal to Improve Energy Efficiency in Partnership with Clinton Climate Initiative

TAC Advances City's Technological Leadership to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Municipal Buildings

05/28/2009
01:18 PM

McDonald's Fans In North Carolina Can See How GREEN Their Local Hot-Spot Is

A new McDonald's scheduled to open this July, will show customers and staff its green initiatives by displaying an educational touchscreen in the restaurant, informing them about the economic and environmental benefits of the building.

05/28/2009
01:17 PM

Whitepaper about Smart Building Smart Automation Published by Ethernet Direct

Ethernet Direct Corporation, a professional and primary provider of Industrial Networking and communication solutions, is pleased to announce a FREE Whitepaper about Smart Building Smart Automation.

05/28/2009
01:16 PM

RFID solution for hospitals launched by DAILY

In response to the considerable attention RFID has drawn to hospitals, especially in patient tracking solution, DAILY RFID has launched a hands-free RFID hospital patient management solution for instant deployment in hospitals.

05/28/2009
01:15 PM

ZigBee Smart Energy Selected by US Department of Energy as Initial Smart Grid Standard

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced significant progress that will help expedite development of a nationwide "smart" electric power grid.

05/28/2009
01:14 PM

'Buildings under Control(TM)' Symposium - Competence meeting in Vienna (Austria)

LOYTEC (Austria), Newron System (France), and Cimetrics (USA) are looking forward to welcome you in Vienna (Austria) for the '2nd Buildings under Control(TM)' Symposium 2009 (8.-10.September 2009).

05/28/2009
01:13 PM

Tridium Introduces the JACE-202-XPR

New Addition to Embedded Controller Family provides expanded flexibility, functionality, connectivity and energy management

Cimetrics
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05/20/2009
12:54 PM

Belimo Launches SelectPro a New Valve Selection Tool

Offering detailed valve specification information, such as materials, accessories, actuators and other options in its database, SelectPro provides contractors with the tool to size and select valves for a complete project.

05/20/2009
12:52 PM

MatrikonOPC & Wurldtech Announce Cooperative Agreement To Deliver Achilles Certified OPC Software

The scope of the alliance is to incorporate Wurldtech's AchillesTM Satellite testing platform and certification program into MatrikonOPC's industry leading OPC solutions to address the evolving cyber risks facing operators of real-time industrial automation systems.

05/20/2009
12:50 PM

IntelliCom launch true plug'n'play GPRS based M2M system

The NetBiter EasyConnect product family is designed to be plug-n-play and easy to install, configure and maintain. It solves common challenges to use wireless GPRS based communication in an easy and cost efficient way.

05/20/2009
12:49 PM

ZigBee to Propose Market Leading ZigBee Smart Energy as Basis for an IEC Standard

Move supports international standards efforts to meet evolving industry needs

05/20/2009
12:48 PM

ZigBee Alliance Discusses Smart Energy at Connectivity Week

ZigBee Alliance, a global ecosystem of companies creating standardized wireless solutions for use in energy management, commercial and consumer applications, will address solutions to the growing need for energy management at this year's Connectivity Week in Santa Clara, Calif. (June 8-11).

05/20/2009
12:48 PM

SIXNET Introduces New Device that Saves Users Over 80% of Remote Monitoring and Control Costs

Data logging and SCADA operations can now be monitored and controlled securely over existing cellular networks

05/20/2009
12:47 PM

New RS-485 network repeater operates off 24V AC power to greatly reduce installation costs

Designed for use with Johnson Controls N2 or BACnet MS/TP bus control systems, Acromag's new network repeater isolates and boosts RS-485 signals to connect bus segments without expensive wiring requirements.

05/20/2009
12:46 PM

Dimonoff joins the EnOcean Alliance

Dimonoff Commits to EnOcean Standard for Energy-Harvesting Wireless Technology in Buildings
 

05/20/2009
12:45 PM
 

IQaccess Software Now Available for All IQeye PRO LINE Cameras

Transforms IQeye network cameras into remote access/video alarm verification systems

Activelogix - Periscope
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05/14/2009
03:11 PM

Kepware Customer Amcor PET Honored as a Managing Automation 2009 Progressive Manufacturer

Amcor PET will be honored at the Progressive Manufacturing Awards June 11, 2009 at the Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, FL

05/14/2009
03:10 PM

Industry Leaders Launch Standards Initiative for Smart Lighting Systems

LonMark International Lighting Advisory Committee to Bring Open Networks to Lighting Systems

05/14/2009
03:09 PM

ASHRAE Appoints First DOE Building Energy Codes Fellow

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers has appointed its first Building Energy Codes ASHRAE Fellow in partnership with the Department of Energy.

05/14/2009
03:08 PM

BACnet International Launches Success Stories Showcase

Highlights the Versatility of the BACnet Protocol

05/14/2009
03:06 PM

BriefCam and Milestone Systems Announce Integration Partnership

BriefCam's Video Synopsis technology, integrated with the open platform Milestone XProtect IP video management software, condenses 24 hours of CCTV footage into a few minutes

05/14/2009
03:05 PM

End users from 11 organizations gather to share success factors and lessons learned for digital signage deployment at DS Tech Summit

Close to a dozen end user case studies will be featured at the 2nd Annual Digital Signage Technology Summit, to be held on June 16 and 17, 2009 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando.

05/14/2009
03:05 PM

New Research From Johnson Controls Indicates Energy Efficiency Is Still Important to Business Leaders, but Investment Lags

Third annual Energy Efficiency Indicator survey reveals regulation and incentives will drive investment

05/14/2009
03:03 PM

EPRI/LBNL Workshop at Green Building Power Forum

A post-forum workshop titled, "EPRI/LBNL DC Power Partners Workshop," has been added to the First Annual Green Building Power Forum (GBPF'09) to be held June 1-3 at the Anaheim, California, Sheraton Hotel.

05/14/2009
03:02 PM

New Book From Fluke Details Uses Of Thermal Imaging To Cut Maintenance Costs And Improve Energy Efficiency

Available from Fluke distributors worldwide

The S4 Group
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05/07/2009
12:38 PM

New features at online portal for remote device management

It includes some major improved features to monitor, control and manage remote units in an easy, reliable and cost efficient way.

05/07/2009
12:36 PM

Coalition Looks to Producing High-Performance Federal Buildings

As Congress looks toward measures to reduce energy use in federal buildings, the leadership of the High Performance Building Congressional Caucus Coalition has issued recommendations that would allow the widespread development of high-performance federal buildings.

05/07/2009
12:35 PM

Vesternet.com officially launches Worlds First ZigBee Shop

Offering development tools, components, certified products and a platform for management of devices

05/07/2009
12:34 PM

RISCO Group Brings Milestone Open Platform IP Video Capabilities into its Security and Building Management Solutions

Intgration between RISCO Group's SynopSYS and Milestone XProtect open platform IP video management software provides unique security command, control and overview capabilities.

05/07/2009
12:20 PM

Career Development at ConnectivityWeek

ConnectivityWeek is sponsoring a two-day Career Development track on June 9th and 10th at the Santa Clara Convention Center. The idea is to help the unemployed and underemployed transition into the new energy economy.

05/07/2009
12:20 PM

Opto 22 Introduces SNAP IO4AB Learning Center

System Provides Self-Paced, Hands-On Training for Expanding Allen-Bradley Systems with Opto 22 Intelligent Distributed I/O

05/07/2009
12:19 PM

Industry Leaders Launch Standards Initiative for Smart Lighting Systems

LONMARK International Lighting Advisory Committee to Bring Open Networks to Lighting Systems

05/07/2009
12:16 PM

Quality Automation Graphics Provides Green Education Tool for Best Elementary School in Florida

Quality Automation Graphics worked with Wisch and Jackson, an automated building systems integrator in Florida, to integrate the Energy Efficiency Education Dashboard (EEED) with the school's building control systems.

05/07/2009
12:15 PM

ICONICS Introduces GEO Productivity Portals

Cost Effective Software to Visualize and Manage Wind Farm Operations

05/07/2009
12:13 PM

AirAdvice Receives New Patent for Sensor Technology

With this patent, AirAdvice ensures that its diagnostic systems provide a level of accuracy that will lead to increased energy efficiency, reduced carbon emissions, and improved occupant comfort.

05/07/2009
12:12 PM

GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies Introduces Dual Channel CO2 Sensor Module for Environmental Monitoring in Buildings

When used in a building monitoring system, T6615 allows building owners and managers to quickly, easily and efficiently monitor the air quality in the building to stay within regulation.

05/07/2009
12:11 PM

Proposed Standard 189.1 Begins Third Public Review with Increased Energy Savings

The first draft of the reconstituted committee boasts increased user friendliness

05/07/2009
12:10 PM

Echelon, Beta Lighting, LED Roadway, ROMLight and Streetlight.Vision to Demonstrate Smart Street Lighting and Hi-Bay Lighting Systems at LightFair International

Demonstration Shows How Cities and Businesses Can Decrease Energy, Management, and Maintenance Costs for Streetlights and Lighting in Large Commercial Facilities Using Smart Control Networking

05/07/2009
12:09 PM

Berkeley Lab Researchers Announce OpenADR Specification to Ease Saving Power in Buildings Through Demand Response

New specification will advance development of "Smart Grid"

05/07/2009
12:08 PM

Universal Powerline Association (UPA) Moves Forward with Global Technology Conference "Plug into Profit 2009"

Top-level speaker line up confirmed Change of date for Conference & Exhibition

05/07/2009
12:07 PM

ASHRAE Seeks Applicants for Department of Energy Fellowship

ASHRAE members looking to assist with national energy code deployment and compliance can apply to a new fellowship being sponsored by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers.

SkyFoundry
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05/01/2009
01:19 PM

The California Smart Building Association

The California Smart Building Association is dedicated to establishing and strengthening public policies that promote the development of smart buildings in California for commercial, residential and public projects. - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings

05/01/2009
01:18 PM

Once in a Lifetime

We really have to seriously go back to the invention of electricity and the internal combustion engine, and combine that with the changes that we have seen in the birth of the Internet that has changed our lives. - Anto Budiardjo, President & CEO, Clasma Events Inc.

05/01/2009
01:17 PM

Smart Grids Start With Smart Ideas

Developing smart electric grids requires smart ideas and our industry can be a valuable contributor in developing them! - Thomas Hartman, P.E. The Hartman Company

05/01/2009
01:16 PM

Green Intelligent Buildings..what next?

Energy Business Intelligence will be to buildings what the iPod was to music. - Jack Mc Gowan, CEM Energy Control Inc.

05/01/2009
01:14 PM

Pain, Tipping, and Leverage

The "new" Energy Services Game - Terrence Reynolds, PE Control Technologies

05/01/2009
01:14 PM

Green Building Control Solutions

Sure to keep you in the Black! - Trevor Palmer, Marketing Manager, Viconics

05/01/2009
01:12 PM

The Reinvention of Energy Services

To actually turn the tide and reduce the total amount of energy used in commercial buildings will require reinvention. - Tim Kensok, Vice President, Market Development, Air Advice

05/01/2009
01:11 PM

Smart Grid

Taking Our Cue from Nature - Roman Kulyk, Chief Technology Officer, REGEN Energy Inc.

05/01/2009
01:10 PM

Automation for the environmentally challenged

Electronic and electromechanical thermostats have in the past provided low initial capital cost, device simplicity, but have lacked in the ability to centralize information for energy and maintenance monitoring. - Trevor Palmer, Marketing Manager, Viconics

05/01/2009
01:09 PM

Opening the Door to IP POE-Powered Access Control Systems

The transformation leverages the existing IT infrastructure, eliminates the need for local power, consolidates and saves labor costs for cable installation, reduces the time to install system devices, is more scalable and provides a large base of management tools and support. - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings

05/01/2009
01:08 PM

Upgrading Prison's Temperature Control

HVAC System Yields Overall Efficiency - Debra Biela, Marketing Communications Specialist, Contemporary Controls

05/01/2009
01:07 PM

BIMSTORM Processes Guide Smart Grid Planning

Award-winning Building Information Model web software invigorates Smart Grid planning and design processes. - Robert Smith, PhD, California State University Professor Emeritus, and Michael Bordenaro, Co-founders, BIM Education Co-op

05/01/2009
01:06 PM

The Reinvention of Building Automation

The complexities of our industry reside with us, but the reinvention and representation of our future resides with the new teams we build. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com

05/01/2009
01:05 PM

SGIX - Smart Grid Information Exchange

Some feel that direct control of tomorrow's smart buildings must be in the hands of the utilities. I feel that that building owners must be in control. - Toby Considine, Technology Officer, Facility Services, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

05/01/2009
01:04 PM

BACnet by the Numbers

A twelve step program for kicking the proprietary systems habit - Andy McMillan, President and CEO, Teletrol Systems Inc. & President BACnet International

05/01/2009
01:03 PM

Points List Primer

A "pointed" view of hardwired I/O Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering

05/01/2009
01:02 PM

The Application my iPhone should have

complete smart home synchronized with my handheld - Manny Mandrusiak, Vice President of OPC Marketing, OPC Foundation

05/01/2009
01:01 PM

The dawn of the era of the Intelligent Building?

The simple answer is that a convergence that has been building for years is now occurring. - Paul Ehrlich & Ira Goldschmidt, Building Intelligence Group

05/01/2009
01:00 PM

Reinvention Convention Comes to Silicon Valley

Energy is likely to lead the next technological boom - Barry Haaser, Principal, Haaser Associates

05/01/2009
12:59 PM

www.YoungEnergy.org Network

I think the development of a smart grid that integrates energy efficiency and sustainable energy solutions seems like a no-brainer to people in my generation. - Brad White, MASc., EIT, Partner, SES Consulting

05/01/2009
12:54 PM

Creating an Interactive Grid-Aware Building

Buildings will never leave the comfort of their "energy island" mentality until each is connected over a standards-driven communication means (which could be the wired Internet or wireless carriers or a combination of both). - Michael R. Lavelle P.E., ENthEnergy LLC

05/01/2009
12:26 PM

Keynotes speakers connect us to IP World

Anto has lined up some IP world giants as his keynotes speakers; be sure to attend their presentations.

05/01/2009
12:25 PM

Reinventing Building Automation; my Track at ConnectivityWeek.com

On June 9, 2009 I will be in Santa Clara California over seeing the presentation of several sessions on the reinvention of building automation. Track Leader - Ken Sinclair

05/01/2009
12:24 PM

YoungEnergy.org Panel at ConnectivityWeek

The first YoungEnergy panel discussion is planned for ConnectivityWeek, June 8-11 in Santa Clara.

05/01/2009
12:22 PM

Invitation to Open Grid-Aware Building Collaborative Workshop

The Internet has set the standard for information delivery and connectivity. We need this same approach for the building automation industry.

05/01/2009
12:20 PM

Green Building Information Technology (IT)

The track called Converging IT and Energy to Create Green Buildings will be a very interesting balance of speakers from the IT space as well as thought leaders in the building area.

05/01/2009
12:19 PM

Invitation to the Open Automated Demand Response Collaborative Workshop

If you are involved in Demand Response and Dynamic Pricing, we would like to invite you to a workshop at the Connectivity Week Conference.

05/01/2009
12:19 PM

BACnet IT

The next generation of BACnet - Workshop Session Overview

05/01/2009
12:18 PM

Power to the People: 7 Ways to Fix the Grid, Now

Did you catch this article in Wired Magazine? A great explanation of smart grid concepts to the masses.

05/01/2009
12:16 PM

IP for Smart Objects (IPSO) Alliance Charter

There is a wide scope of areas where Smart Objects such as sensors for light, pressure, temperature, vibration, actuators, and other similar objects allow for a vast range of new applications: "smart cities", "smart grid", home and building automation, industrial applications, asset tracking, utility metering, etc.

05/01/2009
12:14 PM

Review of CIHE & HVAC 2009

The conference and seminars lasted for two days, thousands of people attended and expressed satisfaction.

05/01/2009
12:13 PM

New Products for May

A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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