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05/29/2010
11:13 AM

OpenADR's Steps Toward a National Smart Grid Standard

The marketplace for Smart Grid technology products is expanding thanks in part to an open-source communications specification developed by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and its research partners.

05/29/2010
11:12 AM

Sustainable Solutions Conference

Engineering High Performance Buildings - June 8-9, 2010 - Chicago, Illinois

05/29/2010
11:11 AM

Leaders in smart grid interoperability recognized by the GridWise Architecture Council

Individuals advance tomorrow's electricity system

05/29/2010
11:10 AM

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

05/29/2010
11:08 AM

DENT Instruments Partners with AMX to Deliver Next-Generation Green Building Management Solutions

The strategic alliance will allow AMX to integrate DENT's energy submetering technology into AMX's fully networked, interactive control systems for building automation, audio-visual (AV) devices and indoor environmental quality.

05/29/2010
11:07 AM

MatrikonOPC releases OPC Server for GE Mark VI Direct

This OPC Server provides a high performance link to the GE Mark VIs, enabling engineers to integrate them with other automation components in the enterprise such as HMIs, Historians and ERP systems.

Activelogix - Periscope
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05/25/2010
03:45 PM

MatrikonOPC Data Manager now supports OPC DA 3.0

New features include the support of DA 3.0 connections, at-a-glance data health indicators and an intuitive user interface to enhance overall user experience.

05/25/2010
03:43 PM

ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute Garners GE Expertise to Drive the Commercialization of the ISA100 Wireless Standards that will Streamline and Optimize Industrial Automation

GE is a supporter of the ISA100 family of open standards, which is a reliable, flexible and deterministic communications protocol that helps streamline and optimize the integration of industrial processes' automation applications.

05/25/2010
03:42 PM

STMicroelectronics Joins HomePlug Powerline Alliance Board of Directors

Addition of Major Semiconductor Vendor Underscores Growing Support for the HomePlug Ecosystem

05/25/2010
03:41 PM

Ember demos IP-based Stack at ConnectivityWeek 2010

Ember announced it will give attendees of ConnectivityWeek 2010 a preview of the new Internet Protocol (IP)-based low-power, wireless networking product it is currently developing.

05/25/2010
03:40 PM

EcoPinion Survey Highlights Consumer Perceptions and Expectations of Smart Grid

Americans Optimistic but Challenges to Moving Beyond Commodity Focus of Smart Meters

05/25/2010
03:38 PM

Constellation NewEnergy Teams with Lynxspring on Niagara-based VirtuWatt Energy Manager Field Hardware Application

Constellation NewEnergy has delivered its VirtuWatt Energy Manager automated load response application to select customers. General availability is scheduled for Q3 of 2010.

05/25/2010
03:37 PM

OpenADR's Steps Toward a National Smart Grid Standard

The announcement that Honeywell is acquiring start-up company Akuacom is one of several recent developments that moves a technology developed by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and its research partners closer to a key role in the Smart Grid.

05/25/2010
03:35 PM

CETCI Manufactures Economical & Smart BACnet transmitters

Every CETCI product is designed to deliver years of reliable operation and is easy to operate.

The S4 Group
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05/21/2010
12:01 PM

Global survey uncovers regional priorities and investment plans for energy efficient buildings

A regional comparison of energy efficiency priorities and plans among commercial building decision makers in North America, Europe, China and India will be shared.

05/21/2010
12:00 PM

WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM Celebrates 15th Anniversary

The WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM is celebrating 15 years of fieldbus-independence, modularity and scalable performance.

05/21/2010
11:59 AM

Liberty Property Trust Reduces Energy Consumption with Encelium's Energy Control System

Leading "Green" Developer's Pennsylvania Headquarters is Pilot Demonstration Site

05/21/2010
11:58 AM

Site Controls Launches Technology Solutions Linking Legacy Energy Management Systems to its Industry-Leading Enterprise Data Center

Site-Command AnyConnect Provides Retailers with Enterprise Visibility and Control, Leveraging Legacy Energy Management System Investments to Reduce Energy Costs and Improve Operational Efficiency

05/21/2010
11:57 AM

WattStopper Digital Lighting Management adds connectivity without complexity, daylighting controls and dimming features

This major product line expansion also includes two new DLM digital photosensors for automatically switching or dimming up to three zones of lighting in daylit areas, new DLM lighting control panels, and powerful new dimming features for DLM wall switches.

05/21/2010
11:57 AM

Matrox to Showcase KVM-Extension Remote Graphics Technology at 2010 Honeywell Users Group Americas Symposium

Matrox Extio Remote Graphics Units designed specifically to enhance mission-critical applications

05/21/2010
11:55 AM

Optimum Energy to Present at 18th Annual National Conference on Building Commissioning

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CT

05/21/2010
11:53 AM

Artila Electronics Introduces ARM9 Embedded Computer Supporting WinCE 6.0

Artila Electronics Co., Ltd., an emerging force in the embedded computer solutions field, announced availability of the Matrix-604, a WinCE 6.0 ready industrial box computer based on the new ATMEL ARM9 SoC.

SkyFoundry
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05/13/2010
01:26 PM

CAS Modbus RTU Data Client - Data Logger and HTTP/XML Server

The versatile CAS Modbus RTU Data Client, manufactured and distributed by Chipkin Automation Systems Inc., is a data logger and HTTP/XML Server which collects and logs data from Modbus enabled devices.

05/13/2010
01:22 PM

Schneider Electric Acquires ITG Solutions Inc. of Chicago

Transaction expands customer, service base in Chicago area; Strengthens Schneider Electric's energy management leadership position

05/13/2010
01:21 PM

Tridium's 2010 Niagara Summit Attracts Record Number of Attendees, Sponsors and Exhibitors

Three day conference focusing on technology for driving smart devices, connecting machines to machines and delivering pervasive automation solutions brings together record number of attendees and sponsors

05/13/2010
01:20 PM

Digi and Cooper Power Systems Partner to Provide IP Based Demand Response Solution

Companies create next-generation of demand response with integration of Yukon Energy Services software and iDigi

05/13/2010
01:20 PM

Remotely Manage EnOcean-based Lighting Systems with iPhone

EnOcean demonstrates 3rd generation energy harvesting wireless sensors and new iPhone App at Lightfair 2010

05/13/2010
01:19 PM

Daintree Networks Launches Wireless Lighting Control Solution at Lightfair

Daintree has created an architecture and solution that enables the broad adoption of powerful wireless mesh network systems in commercial buildings.

05/13/2010
01:17 PM

BriefCam Video Synopsis Wins 2010 IFSEC Security Industry Award

BriefCam's Video Synopsis - the technology that enables users to browse hours of video in minutes - was named "CCTV System Product of the Year"

05/13/2010
01:17 PM

Electronic Pressure Independent Valve (ePIV) from Belimo

ePIV - Energy Efficient Valve for Green Design

05/13/2010
01:16 PM

Ember enables uControl's Next Generation ZigBee Home Security System

uControl's new line of wireless sensors helps broadband providers enter the Security, Monitoring & Automation (SMA) market

05/13/2010
01:15 PM

Energy Management For Buildings to Feature the Industry and World's Thought Leaders and Business Luminaries

The two-days event, scheduled for 3rd and 4th of August 2010 at Parkroyal Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, will be officiated by Yang Berbahagia Dato' Dr Halim Bin Man, Secretary-General, Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water, Malaysia.

05/13/2010
01:14 PM

Engenuity Systems To Distribute All Emcompassing Energy Data Loggers From Synetica

To Specifically Support The Energy Management Market

05/13/2010
01:12 PM

LonMark Professional Certification Testing Comes to ConnectivityWeek

On May 28, LONMARK International offers a 6-hour intense class directly followed by the LONMARK Professional Certification Test. Don't miss this event!!

Haystack Connect 2015
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05/09/2010
02:02 PM

Grid-Interop 2010 Call for papers

The GridWise Architecture Council (GWAC) in collaboration with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is pleased to announce this Call for Papers and invites you to contribute to the fourth annual Grid -Interop Forum to be held in Chicago, IL on December 1-3, 2010.

05/09/2010
02:01 PM

Introducing a New Era in Ease of Use, Milestone Open Platform will be Demonstrated at IFSEC

IP video management software and integrated solutions highlight advantages

05/09/2010
02:00 PM

Onset Announces Wireless Sensors For Energy and Environmental Monitoring

New HOBO data nodes combine best-of-class data logging with wireless networking to lower the cost of data collection

05/09/2010
01:59 PM

Arch Rock Expands IPV6-Based PhyNet Wireless Sensor Network Family with New Entry-Level Server

Based on Intel(r) Atom(tm) Processor, New Server Is Designed for Small or Short-term Sensor Deployments in Facilities, Data Centers

05/09/2010
01:58 PM

Draft ZigBee Smart Energy 2.0 Standard Now Available for Public Comment

Meets NIST April review deadline for energy management standards for the HAN

05/09/2010
01:58 PM

KNX introduces the new version of the worldwide successful ETS at the Light and Building 2010.

The new ETS4: Easy, Fast, Open.

05/09/2010
01:57 PM

21st Annual Energy Efficiency Forum Collaborates with Virtual Energy Forum for June 16 Event Forum

Speeches will be Webcast from Washington, D.C., as Part of Virtual Energy Forum Agenda

05/09/2010
01:56 PM

Site Controls Expands Enterprise Data Infrastructure to Keep Pace with Device Count Growth and New Information Products

With 300,000 Devices and Monitoring Points On-Line, the Company Expands its Capabilities to Deliver Enterprise-Wide, Measureable, Energy Cost Savings

05/09/2010
01:54 PM

Help QA Graphics Name the Greenest School and Award an Educational Tool

As part of QA Graphics' Showcase Your School's Green Efforts contest, the company called for entries from schools nationwide, asking them to share what steps have been taken to green their school.

05/09/2010
01:53 PM

AirAdvice, NorthWrite Partner to Deliver Energy Monitoring and Verification Platform

Energy Monitoring & Verification Provides Savings Reporting, Ensures Continuous Improvement in Energy Performance

Lynxspring
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05/01/2010
03:38 PM

Preview of May 24-27 ConnectivityWeek 2010 Santa Clara

Lots of excitement surrounding the buildup to ConnectivityWeek and I have tried to capture and connect you to the points of interest for our industry. - Ken Sinclair AutomatedBuildings.com

05/01/2010
03:37 PM

Finding the Answer

It is a realization that BAS needs to change to a new business proposition, one that leverages great technology now available, creates significant opportunities in greening buildings, and turns buildings into virtual power plants that add value to owners, power utilities, society at large, and of course, the BAS industry. - Anto Budiardjo, President & CEO, Clasma Events Inc.

05/01/2010
03:36 PM

Accelerating Wireless Controls in the Retrofit Market

It is the social responsibility of the global community to be committed to making wireless controls work! - Louis Viglione, Eng., President, Viconics Inc.

05/01/2010
03:35 PM

Pneumatic Integration Wirelessly to IP

New product provides the most advanced pneumatic retrofit solution available on the market today. - Jill Fidler, National Sales Manager, Energy Controls Company

05/01/2010
03:33 PM

Technology Evolves Visual Expectations

When it comes to developing high-end graphics, most control companies don't have the resources or software tools to develop 3D realistic graphics. - Sarah Erdman, Marketing Director, QA Graphics

05/01/2010
03:33 PM

Virtual Building Energy Management

Moving to Cloud-based Building Energy Management - Michael R. Lavelle P.E., Lavelle Energy LLC & Kimon Onuma, FAIA, ONUMA, Inc.

05/01/2010
03:31 PM

What is a Web Enabled Building Management System?

The philosophy of designing a fully web enabled system is not only to take advantage of the current web technologies available in the market but also to be future ready with concepts such as cloud computing. & Data Integration Levels The philosophy of the integration device is to obtain required data from different vendors and protocols with minimum use of network bandwidth. - Nirosha Munasinghe MBusIT BSc BE (Hons) (Melb), Product Development Manager, Open General

05/01/2010
03:30 PM

The Next Gold Rush? Could Be Your Meter

Thar's gold in your energy data (more than you might think) - Dave Krinkel, Founder EnergyAI

05/01/2010
03:29 PM

Getting Smarter Lighting Controls into Existing Buildings

Interoperability, Easy Commissioning, Flexibility, Reliability and Scalability for Wireless Lighting Controls - Jason Choong, Chief Solution Architect and Vice President Product Management, Daintree Networks

05/01/2010
03:27 PM

Intelligent Buildings in the Institutional Sector

A three-way convergence of building control, consumption tracking (metering) and IT/business systems - Gord Echlin, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Triacta Power

05/01/2010
03:26 PM

Using IP Protocol in an Energy Management Interface

Open protocols ease installation of new systems and interoperability of legacy controls - Paul Harris, Proliphix

05/01/2010
03:25 PM

Wireless Indoor Air Quality Monitoring

Achieve a heath indoor environment - Gareth Evans, Marketing Assistant, PPM Technology Ltd

05/01/2010
03:23 PM

Building Industry Thought Leaders to Converge at ConnectivityWeek

This four-day event provides a unique opportunity for building owners, operators, facility managers, systems integrators and suppliers to learn about the key trends, technologies and solutions driving the BAS industry. - Barry Haaser, Principal, Haaser Associates

05/01/2010
03:22 PM

Controls Contracting Operations: Closeout

The final steps to the completion of a successful project Part 3 of 3 Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.

05/01/2010
03:21 PM

Integrated Lighting Control

Providing an efficient building requires good lighting control that includes coordinated scheduling, occupancy sensing, and daylight harvesting. - Paul Ehrlich & Ira Goldschmidt, Building Intelligence Group

05/01/2010
03:20 PM

Mobile is the new HMI

How an iPad saves money by making procedures lean - Manny Mandrusiak, Vice President of OPC Marketing, OPC Foundation

05/01/2010
03:19 PM

The Integration Barrier to Smart Energy

These specifications will move the markets in energy management systems into improved interfaces, for users, for enterprises, and for energy marketers. - Toby Considine, T9

05/01/2010
03:17 PM

Building Connections - ConnectivityWeek

This is the place to gain insight into how to unleash opportunities and new business from all of this change. - Ken Sinclair AutomatedBuildings.com

05/01/2010
03:16 PM

FAQ's for Smart Grid Interoperability

A two-way flow of information coupled with a two-way flow of power. - Crisie Charan-Thomas, Marketing Manager, Strategy Institute

05/01/2010
03:15 PM

Enterprise Energy Management

Our energy management software package, enables our clients to reduce their energy consumption, cost, and greenhouse gas emissions through accurate metering, monitoring, reporting, and analysis of energy consumption and the related costs.- August Flanagan, Director of Online Marketing, eComponents Technology

05/01/2010
03:14 PM

Energy Management Solutions

View energy and resource consumption in real-time to modify the energy usage from heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. - Gus Ezcurra, President, Advanced Telemetry

05/01/2010
03:13 PM

RCx and Ongoing Commissioning

Enabling Retro-Commissioning and Ongoing Commissioning for Legacy HVAC Systems - Harry Sim, CEO Cypress Envirosystems

05/01/2010
03:12 PM

Using contextual data in a true Enterprise Energy Management system

"A true Enterprise Energy Management (EEM) system encompasses all areas of business operations that have direct and measurable impact on the energy budget." - Lisa Varga, Founder & President of Phoenix Energy Technologies

05/01/2010
03:11 PM

ARBS 2010 Trade Exhibition Sydney, Australia

A quick overview of the exhibition

05/01/2010
03:10 PM

IP Video Surveillance

This is a good quick summary by Cisco on IP Video

05/01/2010
03:09 PM

iphone & ipad as the Universal Connector?

The iPad is perfectly positioned to connect and control a new generation of wireless smart, location-aware products in our homes, our cars, and eventually our offices.

05/01/2010
03:07 PM

New Products for May

A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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