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ABM Expands HVAC and Energy Solutions Presence in DC Metro Area With Acquisition of CTS Services and Facility Support Services ABM
a leading provider of facility solutions, announced that its Building
& Energy Solutions Group has acquired the combined services of CTS
Services/Facility Support Services, trusted providers of HVAC service
and energy solutions in government, commercial and industrial buildings
with over $35 million in annual revenue.
Beckhoff Releases New CX8091: Small, Decentralized Controller Supports BACnet Protocol Compact Embedded PC can serve as data collector for comprehensive energy management in smart buildings
Sensors Expo & IoT in Long Beach 2015 Sensors Expo & Conference is next month in Long Beach, California, June 9-11th
SurgeX Unveils Smart Energy Management Platform The
SurgeX Axess Manager Platform brings surge elimination, power
management and energy intelligence together in a single solution for
both U.S. and international integrators.
Buildings expert authors book on Big Data for Energy efficiency Jack
McGowan, CEM, a national leader in energy, building intelligence and
technology, publishes the definitive text on Big Data for efficiency
Monitor Corporation Simplifies Field Device Integration for Industrial
Internet of Things (IIoT) with New EZ Gateway Product Line First product, the FieldServer EZ Gateway Modbus to BACnet, rapidly connects Modbus devices to BACnet management systems
KNX National Group USA Heralds New Era in Open Protocol Building Control KNX
- the worldwide Standard for commercial and residential building
control - is set to grow in the USA thanks to the formation of KNX
National Group USA.
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Connexxion Adds Additional Project-Haystack Enhancements Connexx
Energy, a recognized leader and implementer of 'last mile'energy
solutions for Smart Grid and Smart Buildings and developer of
Connexxion, a versatile, secured Enterprise Energy Intelligence and
Management platform for facility, energy, and business operational
information, today announced new enhancements to its Connexxion
Haystack Server and Database at the Haystack Connect 2015 conference.
Lynxspring Announces New Project Haystack Initiatives Lynxspring,
a premier developer and provider of IoT solutions for building
automation, energy management, cyber protection, and
device-to-enterprise integration today announced two Project-Haystack
initiatives at Haystack Connect 2015 conference.
Cutting-edge smart city technologies to be piloted in Canary Wharf Demand Logic and SEaB Energy selected as winners in Cognicity Challenge's second cohort
Building Automation is Transforming into the Building Internet of Things Creating a $76Bn Market by 2020 The
transformation of Building Automation Systems (BAS) into a Building
Internet of Things (BIoT) is now underway. But as the plot is
unfolding, the full impact of what BIoT will mean to the BAS industry
is not yet well understood.
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Zinwave forms Strategic Alliance with Edgewater Wireless to integrate WiFi3 technology into DAS Solutions Zinwave customers will now benefit from high density, multi-channel in-building Wi-Fi solutions
Sontay Joins the BCIA Sontay,
the market leading manufacturer and distributor of field control
devices, has become a member of the Building Controls Industry
Association (BCIA), which represents companies that manufacture,
install and maintain building controls and Building Energy Management
Webinar: The Future of Building Automation - Q&A with Mike Newman Next
Wednesday 20th May, 4pm BST Join us for a Q&A with Mike Newman,
Manager of BACSi at Cornell University & a key figure in the
development of the BACnet communication protocol.
Automated Logic, Onity Partner to Create New Intelligent Hospitality Solution With
a new integration module from Automated Logic Corporation (ALC), hotels
with Onity room thermostats can use the WebCTRL building automation
system as a total building management solution to manage guest comfort.
Where BACnet fits best into the IoT The Global Roadshow's opening event in Seattle offered insightful presentations
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Factors driving demand for BAS integration The
biggest challenge we face as an integrator is the customers'
understanding of why they should integrate and a fear of consolidating
their building systems to one interface and one service provider. -
Mike Hendricks, Business Development, Control Solutions, Inc.
Cloud-Based Data Acquisition and Storage Our
goal is to allow the data owners to better participate in these
marketplaces by providing an open API to their data so they can
entertain offers by third parties much more easily than they could in
the past. - Matt Horton, President, sensorFact Services, Inc.
New 10 Second Spring Return Damper Actuator Belimo
Americas is pleased to announce the release of the new EFCX series
spring return damper actuators with a fast 10 second fail-safe spring
return speed and a high torque offering of 270 in-lbs [30 Nm] perfect
for applications where maximum airflow must be achieved quickly, such
as emergency generator combustion inlet dampers.
SMART-Space Controller: Programmed Empowerment Reliable
Controls is pleased to announce the release of revision E of the
SMART-Space Controller (SSC), which adds new features and improvements
to existing features.
Daintree Networks Introduces WHS100 Wireless Sensor for Industrial and Outdoor Lighting The
WHS100 Wireless Sensor is the latest integrated wireless offering from
Daintree Networks that extends its multiple-application solution,
further enabling the Enterprise Internet of Things (E-IoT)
CLIMA 2016 12th REHVA World Congress Announced for 2016 in Denmark Papers are being sought for CLIMA2016, which takes place May 22-25, Aalborg, Denmark. The abstract deadline is November 2015.
EnOcean is the Leading Standard for Wireless Lighting Control Major
North American lighting companies adopt the energy harvesting wireless
standard to realize energy-efficient, maintenance-free, and reliable
RC-WebView 3: Web Access for the Masses Reliable Controls is pleased to announce the release of RC-WebView 3.
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Haystack Connect Final Update before the Event - John Petze, Board Member, Project-Haystack Corp
Managing a Building's "Big Data" The
best industry example of creating name conventions and models is
Project Haystack for data points of building automation systems. - Jim
Sinopoli PE, RCDD, LEED AP, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC
High Performance Buildings use Internet of Things Driven Analytics AnalyticsIoT,
a combination of data, technology and know-how. - Jim Lee, CEO,
Cimetrics & Jack McGowan, Principal, McGowan Group
A New BAS Trending and Archiving Platform for Portfolio-wide AFDD The underlying sMAP platform is a powerful tool for openness in the building industry. - Terry Herr, Intellimation
The Seven Prop 39 Pressure Points Critical for California Schools to Get on their Best Energy Efficiency Footing - Jim Maclay, Altura Associates
Energy Benchmarking: A Review "How
do we know how much we have improved?" - Ankur Thareja, CMVP, CEA,
IGBC-AP, Sr Consultant, Energy Solutions, Wipro Eco Energy
Unlocking the Value of Big Data in Smart Buildings Big
Data doesn't just help promote smart building adoption; Big Data itself
also represents a huge growth opportunity within the smart building
space. - Allan McHale, Director, Memoori
COO/CIO/CFO, how competitive are your buildings? The
day has come that you can afford to run your buildings in a
data-driven, proactive way with Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) in a
dashboard format. - Chris Saltz, President & Managing Principal,
Going with the Flow The
integration of the EF10 Ultrasonic Flow Meter to Atlantic Station's
automation system provided instant and efficient flow measurement. -
Tianlai Shy, Vice President Sales and Business Development, Spire
AHR Expo 2015 - Trends and Products Part One - Trends - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.
A Rosy View of Smart Buildings Smart
buildings are often moving the wrong way, with more central
"cloud-based" decision making, and less autonomy. - Toby Considine, TC9
The Updated Disadvantages of Social Media - 2015 Edition - Manny Mandrusiak, Managing Creative Consultant, 4 Bravo Marketing
Building Automation for Small Commercial Buildings The
benefits to having automation in smaller buildings include the ability
to better control energy usage, but also include monitoring,
preventative maintenance and enhanced grid integration. - Paul Ehrlich,
Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis,Building Intelligence Group
Attracting Self-Learning Assets Our
online presences often do not attract the desired autodidactic assets
or possibly not our potential clients either. - Ken Sinclair,
Sierra Monitor's FieldServer Gateways and Routers Driving Ease of Use and Cloud Connectivity - Varun Nagaraj, President and CEO of Sierra Monitor Corporation
"Stop the Ride I Want to Get Off!" KISSing Complexity Goodbye. Part 2 - Bill East, PhD, PE, F.ASCE, Prairie Sky Consulting
IBCON 2015 The Smart Building Discussion Gets Louder and Louder! - Jim Young, Co-founder of Realcomm Conference Group
Social Media Camp Social
Media Camp is Canada's largest social media conference, drawing
hundreds of attendees. - Paul Holmes, Co-producer, Social Media Camp
'H. Michael Newman" His_Story and Mine 40 years of evolution in Building Automation
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.
Social Media Interface Interfacing with Self-Learning Knowledge Sharing Platforms with some Slack.
New Products for May A brief description of some new products for the industry.
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