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01/13/2017
03:03 PM
IHS Markit Analysis: The Refinement of Smart Home at CES 2017 Smart home announcements weren't just about cameras or light bulbs. The announcements focused on the consumer and enriching the consumer experience through seamless integrations and feature-rich offerings that can appeal to a diverse range of needs. 
01/13/2017
03:02 PM
PcVue 11.2 Integrates SMART Buildings and Distributed Energy Resources Consolidation of Building Automation, Energy Management and Industrial Equipment with Enhanced Cybersecurity Features 
01/13/2017
03:02 PM
Notice of Public Review of Addendum to BACnet Standard 1st Advisory Public Review of BSR/ASHRAE Addendum bj to ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 135-2016, BACnet - A Data Communication Protocol for Building Automation and Control Networks 
01/13/2017
03:01 PM
BACnet International Presenting Annual Awards at ControlTrends Ceremony Association's annual recognition of distinguished members moves to new setting 
01/13/2017
02:59 PM
Lynxspring to Demonstrate New Edge-to-Enterprise and IoT Solutions in the Building Automation and Control Showcase at AHR Expo 2017 These solutions will be demonstrated in Lynxspring's Booth # C1680 in the Building Automation and Control Showcase. 
01/13/2017
02:58 PM
Introducing our new president and general manager Please join us in welcoming Jim Bland as Tridium's new president and general manager.

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01/06/2017
01:51 PM
Qorvo Introduces Multi-Protocol System on Chip for Smarter, More Secure Homes New Platform Helps Mitigate Uncertainty Surrounding Future IoT Standards 
01/06/2017
01:49 PM
The zigbee alliance to Unveil Universal Language for the IoT from CES 2017 - Making it Possible for Smart Objects to Work Together on Any Network Booth themed "One Technology. A World of Choice." to showcase nearly 100 products based on the zigbee alliance's leading interoperability standard, and the first prototypes of Thread products speaking the zigbee alliance's universal language for the IoT. 
01/06/2017
01:49 PM
LIGHTFAIR International 2018 Will Take Place in Chicago The May 6-10, 2018 event marks LIGHTFAIR's first Chicago staging since 1995 and will afford the global lighting design community the extensive accessibility, convenience and service benefits present in the city and in the vast facilities of McCormick Place, which with 2.6 million square feet of exhibition space ranks as the largest U.S. convention center. 
01/06/2017
01:47 PM
Johnson Controls introduces Verasys controls system, first plug-and-play solution that integrates HVACR equipment and controls​ Flexible solution ensures low field installation costs and new level of insight into building operations 
01/06/2017
01:46 PM
New BTL Certification Program Announced In this new program, a single application to the BACnet Testing Lab will provide companies with a Certificate of Conformance, a BTL Listing and the right to use the BTL Mark. 
01/06/2017
01:45 PM
ASHRAE Announces Topics for New Building Performance Analysis Conference This year's conference addresses energy modeling, the core topic of the past four conferences, and expanded subject matter which now encompasses non-energy building performance analysis and simulation and those professionals responsible for that work. 
01/06/2017
01:44 PM
QA Graphics Celebrates 10 Years of Service Celebrating a decade of innovation and steady growth, the company has had the honor of working with some of the top players in their field.

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01/01/2017
01:47 PM
Project Haystack Connections, Issue 2 This issue also includes a special focus on HaystackConnect 2017.

01/01/2017
10:39 AM
Our Assets are People, not Technology. Editorial - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
01/01/2017
10:38 AM
Data and Building Automation By effectively utilizing data, we can reduce operating costs, drive better performance (both operationally and financially), maximize conservation of energy and create better occupant experiences. - Marc Petock, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring & Connexx Energy 
01/01/2017
10:37 AM
How IoT and Big Data are Transforming Green Buildings into Living Buildings This ability of Green Building to be self-aware, self-regulated and optimized transforms it into "Sustainable Green Building" also sometimes termed as "Living Building" - Subrata Bhattacharya & Ankur Thareja, Johnson Controls, India Engineering Center 
01/01/2017
10:36 AM
Tagging - What's That Got to Do With My Building? Tagging is a way to create a relationship between a number of items in software without having to change or understand the underlying information (code or schema) about those items. - Kevin Binnie 
01/01/2017
10:36 AM
A look at the BACnet User Group in New England - share experience, learn from each other. - Svetlana Lyons, Cimetrics 
01/01/2017
10:35 AM
Two Effective IoT Protocols and How They Work Addressing this challenge is essential as more than 50% of the value that IoT systems might unveil is currently locked by a lack of interoperability. - Kudzai Manditereza 
01/01/2017
10:34 AM
The Future of Smart Buildings is Ultimately All About the People Inside - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
01/01/2017
10:34 AM
What the Internet of Things Means For Controls Contracting Businesses A comprehensive, built-for-purpose platform that makes the flow of information seamless in any direction. - Hector Hernandez, CEO, Founder, CUBE-USA 
01/01/2017
10:33 AM
Darwin and the Dynamism of an Open Source Community at Work Darwin is a good reminder of what it takes to survive times of upheaval, uncertainty, and challenge. - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd 
01/01/2017
10:32 AM
Smart Building Trends for 2017 Predictions by Intel's Christine Boles - Christine Boles, Smart Building Solutions Director, Intel 
01/01/2017
10:32 AM
Lessons from the FDD Trenches Confusion only seems to be growing as the leading solutions being offered are starting to diverge significantly in their approach, sophistication, and price. - Brad White, P.Eng, MASc Principal, SES Consulting Inc. 
01/01/2017
10:31 AM
The Machines Take Over the Buildings We will see the first steps of heightened automation and innovation in a range of companies creating new automation systems and new analytic tools which will incorporate IT tenants and platforms. - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, LEED AP Managing Principal,Smart Buildings LLC 
01/01/2017
10:30 AM
IoT Makes Smart Buildings Even Smarter We don't believe a building in the age of digital disruption is truly "smart" until it enables its occupants. - Bob Snyder, Content Chairman, the pan-European Smart Building Conference 
01/01/2017
10:29 AM
Small Commercial Building Energy Use There is nothing small about the impact that small commercial buildings have on energy use. - Steven Guzelimian, President, Optergy 
01/01/2017
10:28 AM
RIP2E: REAL IP to the Edge The IoT BAS of a future smart building will have hundreds more connected devices than today, so will have to run much faster to keep the bigger traffic flow moving. RIP2E's Internet Universal Protocol (IUP) can do that because it runs more than twice as fast. - Tony Marshallsay 
01/01/2017
10:28 AM
Modernizing Historic Buildings We find that the most successful improvements balance the demands of building codes, functionality, efficiency and architectural aesthetics. - Tammy Fulop, Vice President of Energy and Sustainability Services, Schneider Electric. 
01/01/2017
10:27 AM
Playing Metadata Tag "U R it." Brick Schema builds on the concept of tags from Project Haystack and enriches the schema with an underlying ontology that crystallizes the concepts defined by the tagsā€¦ - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd. 
01/01/2017
10:26 AM
IoT has Positively Disrupted Our Industry The Building Automation industry will continue to accelerate and the cloud will begin to play a much larger role in our industry. - Chris Lofaso, President, CEO, Envise 
01/01/2017
10:24 AM
2016 ControlTrends Awards On track to have the best ControlTrends Awards show ever. Last year's Sunday night show in Orlando, FL, was a great success. - Ken Smyers, ControlTrends 
01/01/2017
10:23 AM
A Waste of Space The impact of misused, underused and unused workspaces on efficiency, cost and morale. - Nic Milani, Executive Director, Cloud Solutions, Crestron 
01/01/2017
10:22 AM
Looking Ahead, Looking Behind This is the first of a series of articles looking back on the roots of the IoT, as expressed in Automated Buildings, and looking for the theme we need to consider for success going forward. This month we look back on security vs autonomy (service) and how they illuminate data leakage and potential privacy liability. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc 
01/01/2017
10:21 AM
Hot Skills for 2017 Companies are looking for people who can grow their customer base through better project management and data analysis. - Manny Mandrusiak, Executive Director, Q Collegeand Q Academy 
01/01/2017
10:21 AM
The Future of BAS Design I want to thank Paul Ehrlich for his years of dedication to this column and am excited to be able to provide readers with my Building Automation thoughts, insights, etc. on a monthly basis. - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEEDĀ®AP, Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions 
01/01/2017
10:20 AM
The IoT Future of Building Automation IoT changes everything, embedding in our future the ability to hostel the people that fuel function, purpose, productivity, and innovation. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
01/01/2017
10:19 AM
Across My Desk snippets, blog bits, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop 
01/01/2017
10:18 AM
Control Trend's Most Impactful Videos of the Year It's the start of awards season - the Oscars, the Golden Globes and most importantly, the ControlTrends Awards! 
01/01/2017
10:16 AM
Our Mission To be the Catalysis / Harbinger of The IoT Future of Building Automation as set January 2017 
01/01/2017
10:15 AM
New Products For January A brief description of some new products for the industry.


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12/29/2016
12:56 PM
Dialight Expands Smart LED Lighting Controls Platform with Tridium Niagara Framework Integration The integration via BACnet/IP adaptor between Dialight's DACS enterprise software and Tridium's JACE 8000 expands the market for Dialight's industry-leading LED lighting controls solution through compatibility with one of the fastest-growing Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platforms for manufacturing and building automation. 
12/29/2016
12:55 PM
Reliable Controls Releases RC-Studio 3 Recognized as the ultimate all-in-one advanced workstation, RC-Studio provides building operators with unprecedented BACnet programming functionality and ease of use. 
12/29/2016
12:49 PM
Optergy Theme for 2017 - It's all about the small building Booth (C1075) at AHR 2017


Cimetrics
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12/16/2016

03:00 PM
QA Graphics Used the Latest Technology From Tridium QA Graphics keeps key product offerings on the cutting edge and ahead of the competition, including platform information to maintain a performance level that is compatible and provides the highly efficient outputs clients are seeking to attain. 
12/16/2016
02:58 PM
ZigBee Alliance and Thread Group Successfully Demonstrate Products Running ZigBee's Universal Language for Smart Devices on Thread Networks The ZigBee Alliance, an association of companies creating, maintaining and delivering open, global standards for the low-power wireless Internet of Things (IoT), and the Thread Group, an organization focused on making Thread the foundation for the Internet of Things in the home and beyond, today announced that multiple members of both organizations have demonstrated prototypes that run the ZigBee Alliance's universal language for smart devices on Thread networks. 
12/16/2016
02:57 PM
Sontay Smart Sensor Capabilities Rise Following to the highly successful predefined range launched last year, Sontay has created a 'Build-your-own' sensor with a variety of capabilities depending on the customers' budget and needs. 
12/16/2016
02:57 PM
CxEnergy 2017 Technical Program Announced The fourth annual CxEnergy Conference & Expo provides more topical, in-depth educational presentations than ever for commissioning and energy management professionals. CxEnergy 2017 is being held April 24-27 at the Osceola Convention Center of the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate, FL. 
12/16/2016
02:56 PM
Second Golden Week by BACnet Interest Group China and Asia (BIG-CA) a Great Success "From Green Buildings to Green Cities" - event included training, forums and PlugFest 
12/16/2016
02:55 PM
EnOcean Alliance brings self-powered wireless sensors to the cloud for an interoperable Internet of Things Standard-crossing advancements lead the way to a connected world integrating energy harvesting wireless control and leading protocols such as IoTivity, AllJoyn, IBM Watson and Hemis.

Activelogix - Periscope
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12/09/2016
12:20 PM
Magnum Energy Launches cBox - the Amazon Web Services IoT Gateway for Smart Building Control Enabling LED Lighting and Building Control Companies to Customize Applications for Smarter Buildings 
12/09/2016
12:19 PM
CES 2017: EnOcean exhibits self-powered wireless switches and sensors for the Internet of Things EnOcean will be demonstrating self-powered wireless switches and sensors, powered by their surroundings thanks to energy harvesting technology, providing reliable data for intelligent buildings and the Internet of Things. 
12/09/2016
12:18 PM
Lynxspring Announces Dates for 2017 Lynxspring Exchange Conference Lynxspring, Inc. a premier developer and provider of open, IP-control solutions for building automation, energy management, cyber protection, and device-to-enterprise integration today announced they will hold their second biennial Lynxspring Exchange Conference on October 1- 3, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona. 
12/09/2016
12:17 PM
Wattstopper Architectural Dimming Platform Offers Robust Capabilities for BACnet Integration Legrand, North America today announced BACnet support for its Wattstopper architectural dimming platform, extending BACnet integration capabilities to its award-winning Lighting Control and Automation Panel (LCAP) series. 
12/09/2016
12:15 PM
Echoflex Solutions launches Dual Tech Wall Switch Sensor Available in PIR and Dual Tech PIR/Acoustic sensing models, the new OWS Wall Switch Sensors are line-powered, wall-mount, occupancy/vacancy sensors with an integrated rocker switch that communicates wirelessly to Echoflex controllers. 
12/09/2016
12:14 PM
ZigBee Alliance Accelerates IoT Unification with 20 ZigBee 3.0 Platform Certifications From Eight Silicon Providers The large number of certifications gives product developers broad supply chain options for building lighting solutions, energy devices, sensors, controllers, gateways and other IoT objects that will work together using the industry's most widely deployed common language between IoT devices. 
12/09/2016
12:13 PM
UTC Climate, Controls & Security Announces Agreement to Acquire EcoEnergy UTC Climate, Controls & Security has announced that its India affiliate has entered into an agreement with Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, to acquire EcoEnergy, Wipro's energy services business division. 
12/09/2016
12:12 PM
New Qorvo E-Book Series Explains the Internet of Things (IoT) Free "Internet of Things For Dummies" discusses IoT technology, applications and security 
12/09/2016
12:12 PM
Beckhoff Integrates OPC UA Pub/Sub UDP Extension into TwinCAT 3 Software Real-time-capable data communication via OPC UA 
12/09/2016
12:07 PM
Schneider Electric Launches Next Generation of EcoStruxure, the Architecture and Platform for End-to-End IoT-Enabled Solutions at Scale The enhanced architecture and platform is open, scalable and interoperable, connecting the three core layers of Schneider Electric's technology stack, from connected products, to edge control, to applications, analytics and services.

The S4 Group
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12/01/2016

09:21 AM
The IoT Future of Building Automation Editorial - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
12/01/2016
09:20 AM
Is the Cloud Safe? Ultimately, it falls on the business to ensure the security of their data, even in the cloud. - Kevin Binnie, Director, Product Management and Marketing, CopperTree Analytics 
12/01/2016
09:20 AM
The "Swiss Army Knife" For Building Automation BACeye 2.0 is a cross-functional tool that can be used to clearly visualise networks and quickly identify problems. - Nils-Gunnar Fritz, CEO, MBS GmbH 
12/01/2016
09:19 AM
The Age of Perfect Information The implications of mining and analyzing machine data are immense; this is where the real core value creation opportunity lies within the Internet of Things. - Glen Allmendinger, President, Harbor Research, Inc. 
12/01/2016
09:18 AM
BMS And IP Converge For Smart Building Network Infrastructure Each individual change creates new challenges but the wave of change as a whole is creating a sea of new opportunities to create greater efficiency, reduce costs and enhance a building's environment. - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
12/01/2016
09:18 AM
Analytics What Problem Are We Trying To Solve? - Paul Oswald, Managing Director, CBRE|ESI 
12/01/2016
09:17 AM
The Story Threads to Follow as Smart Buildings Enter a New Year The storyline that emerged in 2016 offered new clues and revealed certain dead-ends. - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd 
12/01/2016
09:16 AM
Energy Efficiency Education Dashboards (EEED) A web application that educates building occupants by showcasing real-time energy data and green building features. - Jessica Johnson, Content Marketing Manager, QA Graphics 
12/01/2016
09:16 AM
Pump Your Project Haystack Tags and Data Up Enter the Onyxx BACnet to Haystack Data Pump. - Travis Reno, Product Development Manager, Lynxspring 
12/01/2016
09:15 AM
Are Your Buildings Ready for the Future of IoT in Buildings? The key to preparing for a future in IoT is understanding that there is no one-size fits all solution. - Don Kasper, Vice President Operations, Ecorithm 
12/01/2016
09:14 AM
Big Building Data Brings New Opportunities for Commercial Buildings From historical data to utility and resource data to the real-time sensor and other software data, analytics can reveal an array of valuable insights. - Will Coleman, CEO, Lucid 
12/01/2016
09:14 AM
Haystack Connect 2017 Call for Speakers is Now Open - John Petze, Executive Director, Project-Haystack.org 
12/01/2016
09:13 AM
Maximizing Human Comfort Why Do HVAC Systems Suck So Much? - Brad White, P.Eng, MASc Principal, SES Consulting Inc. 
12/01/2016
09:12 AM
What Building Owners Want and What's Their Role in Construction - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, LEED AP, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC 
12/01/2016
09:11 AM
Building automation - The cloud, robots and IoS Rapidly evolving technologies promise further benefits from building management systems (BMS) - Kevin Callahan, product owner and evangelist for Alerton 
12/01/2016
09:11 AM
Enhanced Smart Lighting Platform Gooee and PointGrab recently announced a technology partnership to enhance IoT-enabled smart lighting platforms for the building automation industry. - Itamar Roth, Chief Business Officer, PointGrab and Jon Couch, VP Connected Devices, Gooee 
12/01/2016
09:10 AM
Introducing SkySpark Everywhere Enabling Automated Informatics from the Edge to the Cloud - John Petze, Principal, SkyFoundry 
12/01/2016
09:09 AM
Building Analytics Solutions Building analytics is about building confidence. - Mike Ashworth, Regional Service Manager, Schneider Electric 
12/01/2016
09:09 AM
The Future of Smart Buildings The vision of a smart and connected future where systems and objects around us seamlessly predict and respond to consumer needs is already driving IoT adoption in many areas. - Christine Boles, Smart Building Solutions Director, Intel 
12/01/2016
09:08 AM
Pi is a Powerful Platform Release of a new product using the Raspberry Pi maker board. For our readers that might not be familiar with a Raspberry Pi, what exactly is it? - Matt Newton, Director of Technical Marketing, Opto 22 
12/01/2016
09:07 AM
Eight Agents for Energy The descriptions below refer to electric power for clarity and brevity. The agent behaviors apply to any resource micromarket. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc 
12/01/2016
09:07 AM
The Future for Building Automation Systems This month, I want to take a look forward to what I envision needs to happen with building automation and controls over the next decade. - Paul Ehrlich & Ira Goldschmidt, Building Intelligence Group 
12/01/2016
09:05 AM
Opportunities for a Better BACnet There is a definite parallel to be drawn with the DDC revolution, but Building IoT (internet of things) or BIoT has the chance to be even more pervasive as it will cut across ALL industries. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
12/01/2016
09:04 AM
Open Edge Software Fuels Self-Learning Operability Truly open edge software provides access to all data which fuels self-learning and enables unbridled creation for the new breed of makers that will marry our industry and IoT. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
12/01/2016
09:03 AM
Contemporary Controls to Introduce Additional Open Sedona Controllers at AHR Expo 2017 During AHR Expo 2017 in Las Vegas, Contemporary Controls will be featuring our expanded BAScontrol Series of BACnet controllers that can be freely programmed using a Sedona Tool like Niagara Workbench or Sedona Applications Editor (SAE). 
12/01/2016
09:02 AM
Across My Desk snippets, blog bits, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop 
12/01/2016
09:02 AM
Education Sessions AHRExpo Las Vegas Our 18th year of Free Education Sessions Overall theme of all sessions; Productivity the Power of People AHR 2017 Preview 
12/01/2016
08:59 AM
Insight / Introduction of the Speakers AHRExpo Free Education Sessions 
12/01/2016
08:53 AM
AHR 2017 Overview AutomatedBuildings.com Preview of AHRExpo Las Vegas 
12/01/2016
08:52 AM
New Products for December A brief description of some new products for the industry.


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