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07/21/2017
02:15 PM
QA Graphics Reveals New Virtual Reality Graphics Providing opportunities to go beyond a stagnant photo, yet still contain 3D photorealistic design. 
07/21/2017
02:14 PM
Sontay Introduces BACnet Compatible Wireless Receiver Sontay, the expert in field control devices, is making seamless integration with Building Management Systems (BMS) easier and quicker with the launch of the RF-RXS-B SonNet Wireless BACnet Receiver. 
07/21/2017
02:14 PM
Lynxspring Announces New Technology Solution and Distribution Agreement with Australia Company Conserve It Lynxspring, Inc. and Conserve It Pty Ltd today announced a new partnership and strategic relationship to distribute and provide Building, Industrial, Energy Management and IoT Solutions to the Australian, New Zealand and Asia Pacific markets. 
07/21/2017
02:13 PM
Douglas Lighting Controls Introduces Next Generation Lighting Control Unit The LCU Controller is located in a relay panel and acts as the main processor of the Dialog Lighting Control System, which includes wall switches, dimmers, daylight and occupancy sensors, control cards and other peripheral devices. 
07/21/2017
02:11 PM
Schneider Electric Study Highlights Facility Managers' Willingness to Adopt New Digital Technologies to Improve Building Performance While the study found that more than 90 percent of respondents thought connecting systems to the internet will ensure smart, productive, profitable operations and allow service providers to deliver better value and maximize energy and sustainability, facility managers are still split between taking a proactive versus reactive approach to building maintenance. 
07/21/2017
02:08 PM
Schneider Electric Crowdsourcing Challenge Drives Collaboration and Innovative Design Solutions for Healthcare Sector

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07/12/2017

11:05 AM
Wattstopper Fixture Integrated Outdoor Sensors to Support Philips Lighting SR Platform The sensors, which will launch under Legrand's Eliot program, will be the first in the market to add occupancy detection to a connected outdoor fixture. 
07/12/2017
11:03 AM
Fairhair Alliance creates specifications to enable the IoT in commercial buildings The first three draft specifications from the Fairhair Alliance have been reviewed by external organizations, with a positive response that validates Fairhair's scope and direction 
07/12/2017
11:03 AM
Schneider Electric's Proficient Program Delivers Resources to Build Smart, Connected Facilities Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced it has expanded its Proficient Program to provide access to resources to help building professionals design and build smart, high performance facilities that utilize the latest building technologies. 
07/12/2017
11:00 AM
Carrier Releases Infinity Touch Control Skill for Amazon Alexa The enhancement is part of Carrier's on-going effort to improve customer experience in the rapidly expanding smart home category. 
07/12/2017
10:59 AM
New Anybus gateways make Modbus devices talk BACnet or KNX HMS Industrial Networks now releases two new gateways connecting factory automation equipment to building automation systems - Anybus Modbus to KNX gateway and Anybus Modbus to BACnet gateway.

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07/01/2017
09:49 AM
"Building Health" Is "Building" a noun or a verb? Yes!, both. Editorial - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
07/01/2017
09:49 AM
Project Management on Building Automation System Projects Having a project manager who can effectively lead and motivate your project teams, rather than simply dole out work tasks, is invaluable. - Andy Martin, Owner, BlueRithm 
07/01/2017
09:48 AM
Beyond 72 Degrees and Sunny Inside Why the conversation about indoor environments is changing. - Dan Diehl, CEO, Aircuity. 
07/01/2017
09:47 AM
Smart Buildings #SpaceAsAService & the Human Deficit - Antony Slumbers / @antonyslumbers Digital Transformation Strategist 
07/01/2017
09:46 AM
Smart Buildings Follow The Light to Health & Wellbeing If we all feel more awake during the day and sleep better at night, then we can all be healthier, calmer, more productive and therefore better at our jobs. - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
07/01/2017
09:46 AM
Healthy and Productive Buildings Digital Blanket enables visibility of building health factors on a real-time basis to its occupants. This includes air quality, temperature, humidity, ventilation, occupancy, noise, security, etc. - Bala Chitoor, Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer, FutureIP Labs 
07/01/2017
09:45 AM
Reconstructing Buildings into Platforms and Services Nordic Smart Building Convention 2017 - Daphne Tomlinson, Independent Consultant, Tomlinson Business Research
07/01/2017
09:43 AM
Overhauling a Work Environment Into The Digital Era Patrik Etelavuori, Head of Concepts and Innovations - Facilities, Tieto 
07/01/2017
09:42 AM
3 Key Considerations of Smart Building System Integration A good solution demonstrates immediate operational savings and ROI; a great solution continues to do so well into the future. - Peter Rake, Systems Integrator, Switch Automation 
07/01/2017
09:41 AM
My Take on the IT & OT Debate in Buildings This article is about the relationship between IT and OT in the context of buildings, specifically the systems that automate and manage HVAC, lighting, physical security, and other electro-mechanical systems. - Anto Budiardjo, CEO, PointView, Inc 
07/01/2017
09:41 AM
The Edge Is Here. And It's Here Now! The Edge, simply put, is a means to collect and process data at the device level rather than in the cloud, at the enterprise or remote data center. - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing Lynxspring & Connexx Energy 
07/01/2017
09:40 AM
The Most Promising Union Niagara 4 Port for the Dell Edge Gateway - Larry Andriunas, President, Kodaro LLC 
07/01/2017
09:39 AM
Operations and Information Technology Closing the Gap for Real Estate - Brian Turner, President, OTI 
07/01/2017
09:39 AM
Who You Gonna Call? - Digital Twins! A digital twin is a dynamic software model of a physical thing or system. - Anno Scholten, President, Connexx Energy 
07/01/2017
09:38 AM
4 Smart Ways to Make Your Workplace More Productive Most scholarly research agrees that the key workplace design factors impacting the performance of knowledge workers include noise, lighting, temperature, and spatial arrangements. - The Comfy Team 
07/01/2017
09:37 AM
Highlights from Realcomm-IBcon San Diego The Fear-of-Missing-Out was intense. - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd 
07/01/2017
09:36 AM
Currency of Collaboration is Data BuiltSpace is an open platform, we see the opportunity to bring in other manufacturers and service providers of all types so that they can digitize the processes with their customers and suppliers in our common platform. - Rick Rolston, CEO, BuiltSpace Technologies Corp. 
07/01/2017
09:35 AM
"Modular Technology" We have standardized a hardware connection system that allows for swappable, interchangeable components that easily integrate with electronics already on the market. - Michael Morscher, COO, BluCloud & Daniel McCormack, CEO, BluCloud 
07/01/2017
09:35 AM
Master Systems Integrators They make sure all systems communicate properly, 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 and CEO, Cochrane Supply & Engineering 
07/01/2017
09:34 AM
2017 Lynxspring Exchange and Technology Showcase With the continued advances in building automation systems, the new generation of IoT devices and equipment, and the new ways value is being driven today; we decided to hold it again this year. - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer and Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring 
07/01/2017
09:33 AM
Financing Building Controls Industry leaders in controls, lighting, and HVAC have chosen this solution to accelerate sales by offering monthly payment options to their customers. - Matt Worth, VP & GM, Noesis 
07/01/2017
09:32 AM
Healthy Buildings There is a roadmap for monitoring building operation relative to occupant productivity. "9 Foundations to a Healthy Building" - Pete Scarpelli, Operating Advisor, Pegasus Capital Advisors 
07/01/2017
09:32 AM
Living Like the Jetsons The idea that the home is no longer just a house, but now an information hub is completely awesome, and very much in tune with the millennial culture. - Manny Mandrusiak, Executive Director, Q College and Q Academy 
07/01/2017
09:31 AM
From the Clouds to the Fog New options in computing and small-scale intelligence introduce patchy fog and mist (or just fog) into the technical conversation. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc. 
07/01/2017
09:30 AM
Should You Sole-Source a BAS? As with many BAS issues, the answer to this question is "it depends." - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED AP, Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions 
07/01/2017
09:30 AM
The Change Are we fully sensing the change IoT is bringing to our industry? Maybe the best way to answer that question is to look at how we are changing the way we are sensing. - Ken Sinclair, Publisher, AutomatedBuildings 
07/01/2017
09:29 AM
Bridging the Skill Gap How do we Find, Train and Retain Our Future Smart Building Professionals. - Ken Sinclair, Publisher, AutomatedBuildings 
07/01/2017
09:28 AM
Sensing the Change "Sensing the Change" is a double entendre, a particular way of wording that is devised to be understood in two ways, having a double meaning. - Ken Sinclair, Publisher, AutomatedBuildings 
07/01/2017
09:20 AM
Streaming Dinosaur Dust We need to learn to stream dinosaur dust in the new social self learning online environments. The industry's info dumping of large pieces which I call "the dinosaur dump" is not working for teaching those new generations that will become the new us. 
07/01/2017
09:19 AM
Everything is Connected - Reflections from IBCON 2017 San Diego The real estate industry is being disrupted big time, and everyone who wants to survive has to get onboard. - Patrik Etelavuori, Head of Concepts and Innovations - Facilities, Tieto 
07/01/2017
09:19 AM
Building Health Resources We have provided connection to resources that will allow you to qualify and quantify the value of Building Health as a very important part of the productivity puzzle. 
07/01/2017
09:18 AM
Across My Desk snippets, blog bits, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop 
07/01/2017
09:16 AM
New Products for July A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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06/30/2017
11:17 AM
AHR Expo Calls for Innovation Awards Entries Exhibitors Encouraged to Submit New or Upgraded Products 2018 AHR Expo 
06/30/2017
11:16 AM
More Beckhoff PC-based Controllers Earn Microsoft Azure Certification Ultra-compact C6015 Industrial PC and DIN rail mounted CX5140 Embedded PC are now Azure Certified 
06/30/2017
11:14 AM
Cube Hires New Marketing Director Cube is excited to welcome Nadia Adnan to our team. She will be joining us in the newly created role of Marketing Director. Nadia will be tasked with growing Cube's footprint through expanded growth and product marketing efforts.

SkyFoundry
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06/23/2017

12:15 PM
New Brochure from Thomson Explores Smart Linear Actuation Benefits, Applications and Products The brochure explores, with help from 10 pages of detailed 3D application renderings, the unique values to machine builders to be gained from smart actuators, their use in off-highway vehicles, factory automation and material handling. 
06/23/2017
12:14 PM
US Department of Energy Selects ABM for Energy Savings Performance Contract ABM (NYSE: ABM), a leading provider of facility solutions, announces that the US Department of Energy (DOE) selected ABM Technical Solutions for placement on its Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) Multi-Award Task Order Contract (MATOC). 
06/23/2017
12:13 PM
Reliable Controls Releases RC-Reporter 3.4 This fully customizable, server-based application allows you to analyze the trend and runtime data from any BACnet Internet-connected building, and generate professional performance reports, quickly and accurately. 
06/23/2017
12:12 PM
BuildingIQ Upgrades Facility Worksite to Streamline Operational Tasks SaaS Solution Closes the Loop on Issue Diagnosis, Ticketing, Triage and Validation with Energy-based Actionable Insights 
06/23/2017
12:12 PM
Aircuity Launches its 2.0 Platform for Smart Commercial Buildings Aircuity 2.0 delivers measurable savings and actionable insights 
06/23/2017
12:11 PM
The Zigbee Alliance Introduces First Multi-Band IoT Mesh Network Technology for Massive IoT Deployments The Zigbee Alliance, an association of companies creating, maintaining and delivering open, global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced the availability of Zigbee PRO 2017, the latest offering in the Alliance's flagship mesh networking technology designed to connect and facilitate interoperability between smart devices. 
06/23/2017
12:09 PM
Release of Niagara 4.3 ushers in significant innovations Tridium has released the third version of Niagara 4. Niagara 4.3 introduces enhancements that make it easier to manage and deploy templates, along with several other new features.

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06/16/2017
02:01 PM
Ruskin introduces TDP05K advanced thermal dispersion air measurement system measuring with industry-leading maximum 128 sensors The primary probe replaces the transmitter, simplifying installation. Probes are daisy-chained together - wired from probe to probe - eliminating proprietary wire connections between each probe and a transmitter box. 
06/16/2017
02:00 PM
QA Graphics Now Offers Specification Document For Their New SAS Symbol Library V5 The BAS Symbol Library v5 specification provides you with clear, concise provisions that contain the information contractors need to outline the selected components and systems that will be used within the building.
06/16/2017
01:59 PM
Opto 22 adds advanced trending capabilities to the groov mobile operator interface solution Updated groov software includes support for trending up to 5 years of data and can be viewed from almost any mobile device or PC's web browser 
06/16/2017
01:56 PM
Cimetrics Professional Services Delivers the Promise of Analytics Combining cloud-based analytics with professional services to keep smart buildings performing

Delta Controls
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06/09/2017

12:22 PM
Principals of Transactive Energy Building toward Transactive Microgrids Everywhere - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc 
06/09/2017
12:22 PM
The Skills Gap & Autodidactic Open Source Education Some speculate that there are 1,000,000 IT jobs and 500,000 facility jobs currently vacant due to a skills gap. 
06/09/2017
12:13 PM
ProSoft Technology Connects Industrial Automation's Biggest Protocols With its newest gateway solutions, ProSoft Technology is allowing companies to use their EtherNet/IP or Modbus TCP/IP-based PLCs/PACs to control their PROFINET devices. 
06/09/2017
12:12 PM
Kepware Expands Flagship Product to Offer Additional Device Connectivity KEPServerEX V6.2 streamlines data collection and increases plant floor productivity 
06/09/2017
12:11 PM
Lighting Controls Association Partners with California Community College System to Offer Controls Curriculum The Lighting Controls Association (LCA), a council of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), has announced a new partnership with the California Community College System (CCCS) to educate tomorrow's electrical workforce about energy-saving lighting controls throughout California. 
06/09/2017
12:10 PM
Buildings of the Future: science fiction or science fact? The paper was inspired by interviews with 60 built environment professionals across the globe. Each were asked to imagine what Buildings of the Future might look like and how they might be created. 
06/09/2017
12:09 PM
ASHRAE Responds to U.S. Paris Accord Announcement The recent decision to withdrawal the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord does not change or alter ASHRAE's commitment to accelerate the transformation to a more sustainable global built environment. 
06/09/2017
12:06 PM
'Expert in a suitcase' cuts power bills 10% in small commercial buildings The knowledge and expertise of a seasoned energy efficiency professional has been packed into a high-tech suitcase. 
06/09/2017
12:03 PM
Staubli and Power-Blox offer a scalable and intelligent energy storage solution Power-Blox is the first modular solar energy system, which offers alternating current up to the megawatt range based on swarm technology. This revolutionary concept also allows for a completely mobile supply and functions as a portable outlet.

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06/01/2017
09:09 AM
"Sensing the Change" Editorial - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
06/01/2017
09:09 AM
The Sea Change is Happening IT converging with OT - Sunita Shenoy, Intel Director of Products, Industrial Internet of Things Group 
06/01/2017
09:08 AM
Haystack Connect 2017 Recap The Project Haystack standard is solving the challenge and is widely adopted and accepted, now appearing in specifications and requirements from end users that want to ensure they can take advantage of the value contained in their device data and make it actionable. - John Petze, Executive Director, Project-Haystack.org, Marc Petock, Executive Secretary, Project-Haystack.org 
06/01/2017
09:08 AM
Haystack Connect 2017 Conference Brought Together Real Scientists, Top Data Gurus and Leading Building IoT Professionals Project Haystack (http://www.project-haystack.org) is pleased to announce that the 3rd biennial Haystack Connect 2017 Conference held at the Saddlebrook Resort near Tampa, Florida from May 8-10, 2017 was a great success. 
06/01/2017
09:07 AM
Three tips that will help you improve your time management Empower your employees by delegating more responsibility. - Hector Hernandez, CEO, Founder, CUBE-USA 
06/01/2017
09:06 AM
What exactly is a "Room Controller"? This year, we launched the embedded CO2 sensor. Later in the year, we will release a wireless Temperature/Humidity/CO2 sensor and VAV specific LUA script for the SE8000. - Gina Elliott, MBA, Marketing, EcoBuildings Division, Schneider Electric 
06/01/2017
09:06 AM
Haystack Connect 2017 Interoperability for Buildings and Beyond - Adam Hise @adam_hise ahise@harborresearch.com 
06/01/2017
09:05 AM
Beyond Energy Management Building Performance Optimization Services Take Centre Stage - Daphne Tomlinson, Independent Consultant, Tomlinson Business Research 
06/01/2017
09:04 AM
Haystack Connect and IoT World Set Foot on Common Ground From Saddlebrook to Silicon Valley, everyone is talking about using data to bring order, efficiency and transparency to the operational challenges of running buildings. - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd 
06/01/2017
09:04 AM
Filling the BeMS Training Gap Companies who truly understand the systems they have installed and their relationships are able to make best of use their Building energy Management System and help them achieve their objectives of saving energy and reducing carbon emissions. - Steve Harrison, Technical Director, Optimised Learning 
06/01/2017
09:03 AM
Put Security First Security is critical - but the process of securing a traditional network is long and tiresome. - Dan Ronald, VP Product Management, Optigo Networks 
06/01/2017
09:02 AM
Let the People Rule Harnessing occupancy data from IT for optimizing HVAC operation - Brad White, P.Eng, MASc, Principal, SES Consulting Inc. & Stefan Storey, Ph. D, P.Eng, CEO, Building Scientist, Sensible Building Science 
06/01/2017
09:01 AM
Technical Presentations at Haystack Connect Provide Real Solutions for Building IoT Data Management - Kathleen Thomas, Contemporary Controls 
06/01/2017
09:00 AM
A Manager's Guide to Millennials The need to listen to them- Millennials want to feel that they are constantly contributing, so as managers, we need to adopt a "no idea is a bad idea" attitude. Effective communication is always an essential management skill, but it is critical in managing millennials in a time of change, negotiation, and conflict. - Manny Mandrusiak, Executive Director, Q Collegeand Q Academy 
06/01/2017
09:00 AM
Upgrading Old BASs Is a Gateway in Your Future? - ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED AP Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions 
06/01/2017
08:59 AM
The Uberization of Comfort, Satisfaction, and Wellbeing The fastest growing businesses in the world, such as Uber and Airbnb, using tools like disintermediation and price transparency, create a marketing model that brings buyers and sellers together in an efficient, regulated, and innovative manner. Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuiidings 
06/01/2017
08:58 AM
Volttron! (With two Ts) The Super Robot defender of the Universe rises to save us all from yet another annoying acronym. Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings 
06/01/2017
08:58 AM
The BACnet Institute A new learning environment providing a 360-degree BACnet experience - Andy McMillan, President, Managing Director, BACnet International 
06/01/2017
08:57 AM
Indoor Air Quality How does Indoor Air Quality influence occupant happiness and productivity? - Brenna Buckwalter, Marketing Manager, BuildPulse 
06/01/2017
08:56 AM
The New Deal for Buildings We are working to simplify how building owners and managers view building systems; specifically, we are working to outline fundamental building blocks that owners should demand from the BAS industry. - James Lee, CEO & President, Cimetrics Inc. 
06/01/2017
08:56 AM
Connected Services We've introduced Connected Services, a portfolio of building-related technologies that draws from the collective power of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, cloud applications and the deep domain expertise of Honeywell's service engineers. - Dan Ritch, Chief information officer, vice president, Connected Services, Honeywell Building Solutions 
06/01/2017
08:55 AM
Free BACnet Explorer Imagine communicating to all the connected chillers, air conditioners or boilers, seeing all your meter data in one place. - Svetlana Lyons, Project Manager, Cimetrics, Inc. 
06/01/2017
08:54 AM
Volttron with two "TT's" The Super Robot defender of the Universe rises to save us from yet another annoying acronym. 
06/01/2017
08:53 AM
AB @ RealComm/IBcon In addition to Brad and I speaking, AB is a media sponsor of event. - Preview 
06/01/2017
08:53 AM
Across My Desk snippets, blog bits, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop 
06/01/2017
08:51 AM
New Products for June A brief description of some new products for the industry.


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