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11/17/2017
11:16 AM
CANDI Collaborates with Google Cloud to Simplify the Connection of Smart Building Devices and Data to Apps Through the integration of Google Pub/Sub and CANDI's PowerTools, IoT developers and service providers can more easily connect to edge data, link directly into Google's Cloud Platform toolset, and drive business value across the IoT ecosystem. The solution is designed with out-of-the-box support for smart buildings, which includes reference designs and sensor kits for energy, HVAC, and equipment management using Intel BMP gateways. 
11/17/2017
11:16 AM
CANDI Helps San Diego County Non-Profit Implement Smart Building to Optimize Energy Use and Save Money MAAC quickly and easily retrofits San Marcos Head Start Center and sees immediate impact in cost savings to put back into community services that benefit individuals and families in need 
11/17/2017
11:14 AM
European Home Automation Systems Market, Forecast to 2022 This study describes how the Internet of Things (IoT) has influenced technologies such as near field communication (NFC), wearable technology, and smartphones and the inexorable penetration of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth (which has enabled people to afford smart devices and connect in ways that were never possible earlier) and how it is being remodelled every day into a connected and personalised ecosystem of services. 
11/17/2017
11:13 AM
Release of the BACnet International Journal Fall 2017 Issue The BACnet International Journal is a global magazine for building automation based on BACnet technology. Experts, practitioners and professionals show the way in applying and developing the BACnet standard - from building automation trends to devices and application projects; from qualification and training to testing and certification; from who's who in the BACnet community to useful information on events and publications.

BACnet International
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11/10/2017
02:15 PM
[Iot] AGILE opensource interoperable gateway - kickstarter campaign I am writing a few lines to ask your support for disseminating and contributing to the EU H2020 project AGILE (www.agile-iot.eu), building an open-source interoperable gateway for IoT. 
11/10/2017
02:14 PM
Schneider Electric Introduces New CO2 Sensor for Intelligent Room Controllers Enables facility managers to improve indoor air quality and occupant productivity while driving energy savings 
11/10/2017
02:13 PM
QA Graphics Uses the Latest Technology from JCI Metasys UI is another tool helping QA Graphics' Design Specialist to develop and integrate incredible 3D graphics representations into our client's BAS. 
11/10/2017
02:11 PM
Automated Logic Releases New High-Speed BACnet Integrator For the WebCTRL Building Automation System


Cimetrics
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11/01/2017
01:01 PM
"Agile Adaptive Autodidactic Autonomous Accepted Actions" Editorial - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
11/01/2017
01:00 PM
"BAS's - Inclusive Open Data-driven Reinvention." Once we presented the question, this article created itself, the title and pull quotes all evolved from the quoted thoughts. Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
11/01/2017
12:59 PM
Intelligent Ventilation System Enables Creation of Energy-Efficient "Smart Labs" UC Irvine developed "Smart Labs" approach in partnership with Aircuity's Demand Control Ventilation systems. - Dan Diehl, Aircuity 
11/01/2017
12:59 PM
New Research Identifies What Really Matters in the Modern Workplace This report is not really about technology; it's about people. - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
11/01/2017
12:58 PM
Why do you need an MSI? Breaking down the value of a Master Systems Integrator - Shayne Taker, National Account Manager, Optigo Networks 
11/01/2017
12:56 PM
Building Automation Control Software Transforms Operational Challenges into Business Success - Nadia Adnan, Director of Marketing, Cube Management Software 
11/01/2017
12:55 PM
The Data Strategy There are data and information that you'll want for the life cycle of the building, and there are analytic opportunities in long-term data you'll want for comparison and trending, plus opportunities for greater correlation between data, improved data analytics and the possibility of developing or identifying new building data metrics. - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, LEED AP Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC Change Agents Impacting Building 
11/01/2017
12:55 PM
Change Agents Impacting Building & Facility Management - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing Lynxspring & Connexx Energy
11/01/2017
12:53 PM
The DDC is Dead, Long Live DDC! So, where are we now 30 or 40 years after DDC came to market? - Anto Budiardjo, Fractional Entrepreneur 
11/01/2017
12:52 PM
People-Powered Transformation People-powered transformation will occur when and as fast as we allow it, but only when all the people it touches embrace that coming change. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
11/01/2017
12:52 PM
Agile Adapive Autodidatctic Autonomous Accepted Actions We need to embrace these six words and make them a part of the IoT journey we all are on. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
11/01/2017
12:50 PM
ESIF and Security at the Edge of Smart Grids ESIF names the Energy Systems Integration Facility. The workshop demonstrated both what should be done to secure future energy systems, and how difficult, labor-intensive, and non-scalable this is using standard practice. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc 
11/01/2017
12:49 PM
Can BAS Terminology Be Standardized? The key here is never to assume that your terms are universal and that they mean the same thing to everyone else. - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED AP Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions 
11/01/2017
12:48 PM
IoT tech will win the race to smart buildings IoT tech for smart buildings is evolving rapidly; much more quickly than traditional controls industry products. - Steve Raschke, CEO Candi 
11/01/2017
12:47 PM
IoT-Ready Alliance Its goal is to eliminate the barriers to IoT so more building owners can reap the benefits of this technology, resulting in more energy-efficient, safe and comfortable commercial buildings. - Evan Petridis, Chief System Architect, Enlighted 
11/01/2017
12:46 PM
Master Systems Integrators (MSI) They make sure all systems communicate properly, coordinate all project participants, collaborate with building owners to ensure systems information will be accessible and usable, and they develop software layers responsible for integration, aggregation, and communication of the building systems. - Scott Cochrane, President, CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering and Geoff Hunter, President, Senior Principal, Palmer Conservation Consulting (PCC). 
11/01/2017
12:46 PM
Across My Desk snippets, blog bits, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop 
11/01/2017
12:45 PM
Embrace these Six Words for Transformation Agile Adaptive Autodidactic Autonomous Accepted Actions 
11/01/2017
12:44 PM
Required Reading for AHRExpo Chicago For our Education Sessions and the Connection Community Collaboratory 
11/01/2017
12:43 PM
Most Impactful Marketing Collateral (Video, Product Rollout, etc...) of the Year 
11/01/2017
12:42 PM
"Human-Centric Building Automation." To change your world we, of course, need the help of the phone in your pocket, and your phone, of course, knows your location, who you are, and a myriad of other information about you and your human-centric desires. 
11/01/2017
12:39 PM
New Products for November A brief description of some new products for the industry.

Activelogix - Periscope
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10/27/2017

12:04 PM
ASHRAE Publishes 2017 Version of Thermal Comfort Standard Standard 55-2017 now includes calculations from direct solar radiation 
10/27/2017
12:03 PM
Cimetrics - Build BACnet applications and gateways with BACstac Develop scalable, high-performance, reliable BACnet applications with BACnet protocol stack for Windows, Linux and embedded controllers now with the support for BACnet protocol revision 18 (except BACstac/DN and uBACstac). 
10/27/2017
12:02 PM
Opto 22 enhances groov Industrial Edge Appliance with OPC-UA drivers for Allen-Bradley and Siemens PLCs, plus MQTT New additions position groov as a complete edge appliance for industrial automation and Internet of Things applications 
10/27/2017
11:49 AM
Distech Controls takes a stand at the Smart Buildings Show Distech Controls, an innovation leader in energy management solutions, will be showcasing its innovative ECLYPSE connected BACnet/IP and Wi-Fi product series on Stand C5 at the Smart Buildings Show, taking place on 8th & 9th November at the Barbican in London. 
10/27/2017
11:48 AM
Smart Home Automation Market Analysis by Component, by Technology, by Application, by Region and Segment Forecasts, 2014 - 2025 The global smart home automation market is expected to reach USD 130.0 billion by 2025. The growing demand for the convenience of remote and real-time operation of smart home automation system has increased the growth and penetration of the smart home automation.


The S4 Group
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10/19/2017

11:40 AM
GREEN BUILDING EXPO Canada's premier virtual trade show for green building 
10/19/2017
11:39 AM
Global Intelligent Building Automation Technologies Market Insights, Opportunity Analysis, Market Shares and Forecast, 2017-2023 Intelligent building automation technology provides the users to examine and control the building activity not only by enlightening the performance and efficiency of energy which is utilized in buildings however supports in mounting productivity, offering support sustainability efforts and comfort across the organization. 
10/19/2017
11:37 AM
Reliable Controls Releases SMART-Sensor EPD The updated SMART-Sensor design is centered around a new electronic paper display (EPD), a low-profile, plastic and glass enclosure, with capacitive touch buttons. 
10/19/2017
11:37 AM
2018 AHR Expo to Host Show's Largest-ever Education Program Opportunities include free seminars, professional certifications and continuing education courses 
10/19/2017
11:35 AM
Grand Opening for Distech Controls' New Paris Office Distech Controls, an Acuity Brands company, and innovation leader in energy management solutions, today held the grand opening of its new base in Paris.

SkyFoundry
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10/12/2017
02:10 PM
Project Haystack Organization Publishes Fall 2017 Issue of Connections Magazine The Project Haystack Organization (www.project-haystack.org), a collaborative community addressing the challenge of utilizing semantic modeling and tagging to streamline the interchange of data among different systems, devices, equipment and software applications, today announced they have published the third issue of their Connections Magazine. 
10/12/2017
02:09 PM
Carrier Releases Updated and Improved Version of its Hourly Analysis Program Software Carrier is pleased to announce the release of the latest update of its heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) system design and energy modeling software, Hourly Analysis Program (HAP) v5.10, that serves as the premier tool for HVAC engineering professionals involved in the design and analysis of commercial building systems. 
10/12/2017
02:09 PM
Buildings of the Future: it's time to rethink the bottom line The availability of measurement models that accurately reflect return-on-investment (ROI) is often the biggest hurdle in the design, construction and maintenance of Buildings of the Future. 
10/12/2017
02:08 PM
Cortet by CEL Releases new E100 Gateway for Next Generation Smart Lighting Control New Gateway and associated Cortet Certified lighting accessories enable fixture and luminaire manufacturers to design, develop, sell and service complete IoT connected commercial smart lighting solutions. 
10/12/2017
02:07 PM
Automated Logic's New WebCTRL EnergyReports Tool Next generation energy analysis and reporting 
10/12/2017
02:06 PM
Dell Technologies Unveils New IoT Strategy, Division and Solutions to Accelerate Customer Adoption New IoT Era Heralds Return to 'Distributed Computing'

Haystack Connect 2015
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10/06/2017

10:35 AM
Green Building Expo - November 1st, 2017 9.a.m. - 6.p.m. EST Welcome to Green Building Expo, Canada's premier virtual trade show for green buildings! 
10/06/2017
10:33 AM
Belimo SelectPro Now Offers A Sensor Module Belimo Americas announces the release of SelectPro version 3.5 which now includes a sensors module offering a complete range for measuring temperature, humidity, pressure, CO2, and Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) in pipe, duct, and outdoor applications. 
10/06/2017
10:27 AM
New Lynxspring Edge-to-Enterprise Business Initiatives Announced at the 2017 Lynxspring Exchange and Technology Showcase Embracing open software and hardware platforms, Lynxspring develops, manufactures and distributes innovative edge-to-enterprise solutions and technology for today's intelligent buildings, energy management, equipment control and specialty machine-to-machine and IoT applications. Lynxspring's technologies and products simplify connectivity, integration, interoperability and data accuracy and exchange from the edge to the enterprise.

Delta Controls
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10/01/2017
10:40 AM
People-Powered Transformation Editorial - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
10/01/2017
10:39 AM
Haystack Connections Third Edition Look for New Edition of Haystack Connections October 1st - Therese Sullivan, Founder, BuildingContext Ltd, Editor, Haystack Connections 
10/01/2017
10:39 AM
Creating a Technology Road Map A plan for how that data will move beyond actionable insight to actual results is the modern requirement for these projects. - Mike Reed, Business Development Analyst, Hepta Systems 
10/01/2017
10:38 AM
BlueRithm Introduction - a modern software system for managing installation and commissioning projects - Andrew Martin, Owner, BlueRithm 
10/01/2017
10:37 AM
Starrett-Lehigh Building How Wireless Controls are Enabling Occupant Comfort and Energy Savings at the Starrett-­Lehigh Building in New York City - Dawn Fontaine, Ripple Effect Communications 
10/01/2017
10:37 AM
Partnerships & Investments in Startups Gain Momentum as Smart Building Players Boost Innovation - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
10/01/2017
10:36 AM
October is Cyber Security Awareness Month Perhaps the most enduring lesson we can learn is not to wait for when it happens, but be ready for when it does. - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing Lynxspring & Connexx Energy 
10/01/2017
10:35 AM
Analytics is Only Half the Story A truly optimized building is a delicate balance of well designed, and maintained system through the use of digital analytics tools and a cadre of available engineers to address matters before they become major issues. - Anto Budiardjo, Fractional Entrepreneur 
10/01/2017
10:35 AM
Don't Limit Your Microgrid to One-Resource-Behind-One-Meter If you are looking to increase net asset value by improving NOI radically, you need to drive down your energy costs, and the only way to get there is to orchestrate the best mix of assets and technologies into a financially programmable microgrid. - Adam Maher, Senior Vice President, CleanSpark 
10/01/2017
10:34 AM
More Power to Zigbee 3.0: The Power of Green Power Wi-Fi, Zigbee and Thread 'unmeshed' - Cees Links, GM of Qorvo Wireless Connectivity Business Unit Formerly CEO & Founder of GreenPeak Technologies 
10/01/2017
10:32 AM
The OT Master Systems Integrator Today For building owners and operators, I think they're getting the most value out of MSIs who have controls experience but who have also spent the past few years really learning about the challenges that the IT side of the buildings are facing in the IoT. - Brian Turner, President, OTI 
10/01/2017
10:32 AM
Where are Global Energy Initiatives Taking Us? The next quantum leap in building energy efficiency will come from optimizing at a systems level. The Systems Efficiency Initiative was formed in 2015 to move the whole industry. - Clay Nesler, VP Global Energy and Sustainability, Johnson Controls & Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd, Contributing Editor 
10/01/2017
10:31 AM
Nordic Smart Building Convention 2018 We like to look at the whole lifecycle, from the initial planning and construction up to the point where the end-users start occupying the buildings. Everything that is being discussed has a strong emphasis on the people and of course the environment. - Sjoerd Postema, Visionary Events Producer, HUB13 
10/01/2017
10:30 AM
Master Systems Integrators (MSI) They make sure all systems communicate properly, coordinate all project participants, collaborate with building owners to ensure systems information will be accessible and usable, and they develop software layers responsible for integration, aggregation, and communication of the building systems. - Scott Cochrane, President, CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering and Brian Oswald, Managing Director for CBRE | ESI. 
10/01/2017
10:29 AM
Assistance on Sensor Selection and Network Design We have a multi-disciplinary team. We focus on aggregating data to make it understandable, but we do have an extended network of partners to help with the evaluation of sensors and implement the deployment. - Yodit Stanton, CEO, OpenSensors 
10/01/2017
10:27 AM
View Builder View Builder provides a simple "point and click" environment to assemble custom views - you don't have to be a software developer to create actual live, interactive Apps. - John Petze, Principal, SkyFoundry 
10/01/2017
10:27 AM
People-Powered Transformation All of us are engaging in a transformation for the greater good. People-Powered Transformation will occur when and as fast as we allow it, but only when all the people it touches embrace that coming change. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
10/01/2017
10:26 AM
The evolution of the Master System Integrator (MSI) What do Master System Integrators (MSI) do? They make sure all systems communicate properly, they collaborate with building owners to ensure systems information will be accessible and usable, and they develop software layers responsible for integration, aggregation, and communication of the building systems. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
10/01/2017
10:25 AM
Getting There From Here This "Getting There from Here" discussion deals with the shift in thinking and action that we all must make to deal with the rapid change that is upon us. Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
10/01/2017
10:24 AM
Blogging for Business Leverage content marketing to increase your sales - Manny Mandrusiak, Executive Director, Q College and Q Academy 
10/01/2017
10:23 AM
New BAS Developments Exciting or Good Marketing? - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED®AP, Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions 
10/01/2017
10:22 AM
Across My Desk - snippets, blog bits, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop 
10/01/2017
10:21 AM
Trends Towards Wearables and Wellbeing They also provide the potential to help provide a personalised environment suited to the individual wearer. If the wearer's personal preferences are known then the local environment can be adjusted to the 'optimal' temperature, humidity etc. A smart watch can even potentially signal that the wearer is tired and in need of more ventilation. 
10/01/2017
10:21 AM
Education Sessions AHRExpo Chicago January 22-23, 2018 - Our 19th year of Free Education Sessions, Overall theme of all sessions; Productivity the Power of People 
10/01/2017
10:19 AM
New Products for October A brief description of some new products for the industry.


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