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09/13/2017
03:50 PM
Reliable Controls ISO 9001/14001:2015 Certified Reliable Controls is pleased to announce that after auditing by the ISO registrar, SAI Global, the company has successfully achieved formal certification to the new 2015 version of the ISO 9001/14001 standard.

09/13/2017
03:46 PM
Reliable Controls Appoints VP Sales and Marketing, Asia-Pacific Reliable Controls is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Giles to Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Asia-Pacific. 
09/13/2017
03:45 PM
Legrand Integrates On-Q RF Lighting Control Systems With Qmotion Motorized Shades Legrand Lighting Control System Allows Owners to Control QMotion Shades via Upcoming Firmware Version 3.0 Release 
09/13/2017
03:44 PM
Amazon Alexa Skill for Tridium Niagara The new Niagara SmartHub skill developed by baudrate.io allows Alexa to access Niagara-based automation systems. 
09/13/2017
03:44 PM
Department of Citywide Administrative Services Successfully Tests New Digital Thermostat Technology Saving New York CIty Time, Cost and Energy DCAS demonstrates retrofits for inefficient buildings allowing operators to better track energy usage, through smart-building monitoring systems 
09/13/2017
03:42 PM
Online Sensor Training Offered by Belimo University This training provides an understanding of the features and benefits of sensors, their functions within an energy management system, and best practices for installation of sensors in common applications.

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09/01/2017
11:04 AM
"Getting There from Here" The shift of thought and action we need to make - Editorial - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
09/01/2017
11:04 AM
Secrets to Selling Service Contracts Are you cutting your sales short? - Monica McMahen, Marketing Manager, Optigo Networks 
09/01/2017
11:03 AM
Best Practices for Building Analytics If your analytics engine is built correctly now, it will enhance workflows and support cost savings while being able to expand quickly as Responsive Analytics takes over in the not-so-distant future. - Jon Schoenfeld, Director of Energy and Analytics, Kodaro 
09/01/2017
11:02 AM
The Wouda, Couda, and OODA of Building Performance Data Engineering As part of the Project Haystack open-source community, I'm learning that small can equal big, and less can be more, and that 'big data' engineers and 'building performance data engineers' have important but different roles in the coming era of the IoT and machine learning. - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd, Managing Editor, Haystack Connections 
09/01/2017
11:01 AM
The 2017 Lynxspring Exchange and Technology Showcase Promises to Provide a Unique Convergence of Technology Demonstrations, Education, Networking and Some Fun Too! - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring & Connexx Energy 
09/01/2017
11:01 AM
The Building Controls Sector Could Learn A Lot From Personal Computing As vendors, service providers, building owners and facility managers make their own conclusions, they would be wise to study the model set by the computer industry. - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
09/01/2017
11:00 AM
BACnet Simplifies Controls Upgrade at Beaverton City Library "Sedona programming has the same look and feel as Niagara thereby simplifying control sequence programming." - Kathleen Thomas, Contemporary Controls 
09/01/2017
10:59 AM
Cube's Ultimate Guide to Upcoming Trade Shows Whether you're attending or exhibiting, a controller, the CEO or the Engineer, we've all been caught off guard by an upcoming tradeshow. - Hector Hernandez, CEO, Founder CUBE-USA 
09/01/2017
10:58 AM
So you think you know the future of IoT? IoT WILL have an overwhelming impact on the Building Automation controls industry and you should know more about it. - Hector Hernandez, CEO, Founder CUBE-USA 
09/01/2017
10:57 AM
One of America's "Most-Wired Hospitals" Relies on the Alerton Ascent Building Management System to Help Save nearly $360,000 per year in Energy Costs. - Scott Pinder, Alerton 
09/01/2017
10:56 AM
Beyond Demand Response Intelligent Load Control for Dynamic Load Shaping Building Loads - Srinivas Katipamula and George Hernandez Pacific Northwest National Laboratory 
09/01/2017
10:55 AM
Retrofitting a BAS The Devil's In The Details - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED AP, Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions 
09/01/2017
10:54 AM
Get your Digital Six Pack Strengthen your digital marketing core to save money, and improve measurable results. - Manny Mandrusiak, Executive Director, Q College and Q Academy 
09/01/2017
10:54 AM
Getting there from here The shift in thought and action we need to make. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
09/01/2017
10:53 AM
Autonomous actions on the Intelligent Edge Intelligent Edge Computing is bringing more power to machine learning and providing the foundation for a distributed architecture that will make machine collaboration more prevalent than ever before. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
09/01/2017
10:52 AM
Autonomous Actions on the Intelligent Edge Powerful low-cost edge controllers using open source software are changing the industry landscape. Intelligent Edge Computing changes machine learning's location, bringing more power with an autonomous personality even closer to the edge while providing the foundation for a decentralized architecture creating machine distributed collaboration. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
09/01/2017
10:51 AM
Cardinal IoT Cardinal IoT is built on Amazon Web Services' (AWS) open platform. The solution includes three critical "things," the first of which starts with the end devices, which in this case are wireless, self powered sensors that exist at the "edge." - Cory Vanderpool, Director of Business Development, Magnum Energy Solutions 
09/01/2017
10:50 AM
Goals, Challenges, and Design Solutions In this facility, we're integrating edge control, connected products, and applications, analytics and services to enhance the facility's automation and energy management capabilities. We have devices at the control layer that all feed up to the application layer to give us a view into specific systems and the entire facility ecosystem. - Tony Johnson, Site Leader, Schneider Electric 
09/01/2017
10:49 AM
Time Series Data Streams Stay focused on the cloud applications - this is where the development work is still needed. - Edward H. Brzezowski, P.E., Vice President, Technology, Edison Energy 
09/01/2017
10:49 AM
Automated Fault Detection and Diagnostics (AFDD) Our industry is becoming much more virtual, meaning that in addition to buying pumps, motors, etc. and other physical equipment that can easily be specified, more and more software is coming into the marketplace that helps manage different aspects of the operations of a building. - Don Kasper, VP Operations, Ecorithm 
09/01/2017
10:48 AM
PointGrab and Mapiq Integrate their Smart Building Technologies to Help Organizations Work Smarter and More Efficiently PointGrab and Mapiq recently announced a technology partnership that will deliver building intelligence data in real-time to optimize space, reduce costs and drive efficiency. - Itamar Roth, Chief Business Officer, PointGrab & Sander Schutte, CEO, Mapiq 
09/01/2017
10:47 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 and CEO, Cochrane Supply & Engineering, and Joe Napieralski, Co-Founder and Director of Development, Smart Building Services LLC. 
09/01/2017
10:47 AM
Project-Haystack There has been a tremendous amount of activity by the community that has made 2017 a highly successful year for Project-Haystack. - John Petze, Executive Director, Project-Haystack.org 
09/01/2017
10:45 AM
How Can Lighting Manufacturers Grow their Business and Expand their Profits If you produce and sell luminaires and/or lamps, you have an immediate opportunity to add a Smart Lighting Control (SLC) system to your portfolio to increase your top line sales. - Erik Davidson, Director of Marketing & Product Management, Cortet by CEL 
09/01/2017
10:45 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 
09/01/2017
10:44 AM
The Evolution of the Master System Integrator (MSI) A new breed of folks called MSI are rapidly evolving to help us with the process of "Getting There from Here." 
09/01/2017
10:43 AM
A new generation of smart autonomous sensors is coming Smart sensors add a higher layer of sophistication to the efficiency of IoT communication processes, and according to Ahmad they have the ability to transform many industrial sectors and everyday environments. - Marga Verdu 
09/01/2017
10:42 AM
Across My Desk - snippets, blog bits, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop 
09/01/2017
10:41 AM
New Products for September A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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08/31/2017

10:29 AM
Release of Foundations Summer 2017 issue The Foundations publication is an educational resource produced by BACnet International for its members. 
08/31/2017
10:28 AM
Project Haystack News Project Haystack Grows in Europe - Subject of Opening Session at Projekt BMS, Warsaw Poland Oct 18 - Haystack Guide Specification Now Available in Chinese - Haystack Connections Magazine Now Open for Advertisers 
08/31/2017
10:27 AM
QA Graphics Provides 2D Floor Plan Graphics for Centennial Controls QA Graphics, leading provider of design services for the building automation industry, has provided 2D floor plan graphics for Centennial Controls, whom provides state of the art temperature control and building automation services for contractors. 
08/31/2017
10:26 AM
Li-Fi Communication Opportunities in Homes and Buildings, 2016 Lighting fidelity (Li-Fi) communication opportunities in homes and buildings, retail and supermarkets, automotive and transportation, industry process control, consumer electronics, aerospace and defense, and healthcare are covered in this research service, with specific focus on opportunities in homes and buildings.

SkyFoundry
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08/26/2017
10:48 AM
News from Helping Buildings Think I take great pleasure in announcing that Helping Buildings Think has been acquired by Smart Building Systems Ltd, part of the Ansor Group. As a new larger organisation, we will be expanding our consulting services, product portfolio, support, delivery and expertise in the integration and smart building space. 
08/26/2017
10:47 AM
OPC Foundation North America Seminar Tour Our goal is to provide a convenient and free opportunity to learn about open standards, OPC UA, a chance to meet with leaders in the interoperability field - in one day, in one place and at no cost. Oh, and did I say no cost to attendees? What could be better? 
08/26/2017
10:45 AM
VOLTTRON Team Recognized by PNNL Director Director notes excellence of VOLTTRON platform with 2017 Award for Exceptional Team Achievement in Science & Technology


Haystack Connect 2015
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08/18/2017
02:20 PM
New Atrius Spaces from Acuity Brands Helps Building Managers Use Occupancy Data to Evaluate and Plan Space Allocation The Atrius Spaces web application visually represents real-time usage of spaces and provides metrics based on historical data that identifies peak and average space utilization and types of spaces used within one or multiple buildings. 
08/18/2017
02:19 PM
Wattstopper Architectural Dimming and Human Centric Lighting Solutions Accepted into the 2017 IES Progress Report Legrand's powerful, intuitive, and simple to use logic modules, controls, and interfaces recognized as significant lighting industry achievements. 
08/18/2017
02:18 PM
The Future of Smart Building Solutions Delivered: Altair"s Carriots Analytics Integrates with CANDI PowerTools Carriots Analytics ignites CANDI building management solutions with actionable gateway analytics 
08/18/2017
02:17 PM
Chinese Company Guiyang Blockchain Co. Global Pioneers Digitizing Real Estate ACChain, a blockchain developer specializing in asset digitization, recently gathered blockchain technology leaders in Beijing, China for a conference. 
08/18/2017
02:15 PM
Recognitions and Collaborations Drive Manufacturers of Global Building Automation Software Market A latest report added by Big Market Research, titled, "Global Building Automation Software Market Size, Status And Forecast 2022" projects similar dynamics of the industry.

Delta Controls
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08/11/2017

11:53 AM
ASHRAE Issues 1,000th BACnet Vendor ID This milestone is a tangible example of the Society's strong position as a worldwide leader in providing resources that advance the built environment. 
08/11/2017
11:52 AM
Lynxspring Announces New Technology Solution and Distribution Agreement with UK Company Tyrrell ProductsLynxspring, Inc. and Tyrrell Products Limited today announced a new partnership and strategic relationship to distribute and provide building, industrial, energy management and IoT Solutions to the United Kingdom and the U.A.E. markets. 
08/11/2017
11:51 AM
PointGrab and Mapiq Partner to Provide Smart Building Tools to Help Organizations Work Smarter Integrated solutions deliver building intelligence data in real-time to optimize space, reduce costs, drive efficiency 
08/11/2017
11:48 AM
CxEnergy 2018 Las Vegas, NV April 23-26, 2018 Once again, CxEnergy will bring new and market-changing technologies to the MEP engineers, facility managers, energy management professionals, architects, and HVAC testing professionals, who implement energy efficiency and sustainable projects in the field.

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08/01/2017

09:58 AM
Autonomous Actions on the Intelligent Edge Editorial - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
08/01/2017
09:58 AM
Do You Know Your BACnet Network? Monitor your network to stop problems from growing. - Monica McMahen, Marketing Manager, Optigo Networks 
08/01/2017
09:57 AM
Smart, IoT, Cloud Lighting Solutions What about those Golden Nuggets of IP? - Mike Welch, VP Controls Business Development, Fulham Controls (formerly CNS) 
08/01/2017
09:57 AM
Automated to Smart to Cognitive The Past & Future of Buildings - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
08/01/2017
09:56 AM
Your Buildings' 21st Century Edge What are the takeaway lessons here regarding how edge analytics controllers will disrupt the current building industry? - Alper Uzmezler, BASSG LLC. & Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd 
08/01/2017
09:55 AM
Facilities Management Service Providers Gear Up for Digitalization and Technology Innovation - Daphne Tomlinson, Independent Consultant, Tomlinson Business Research 
08/01/2017
09:55 AM
Combining Energy and Building Management Systems to Improve Asset Performance The whole of energy and building automation is greater than the sum of both parts - Steve Guzelimian, President, & Nicholas Heydon, Australasia Channel Manager, Optergy 
08/01/2017
09:54 AM
The Edge is Here. It's Here Now. Part 2 Analytics & Learned Actions Move to the Edge - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring & Connexx Energy 
08/01/2017
09:52 AM
Keynote and Technical Session Topics for the 2017 Lynxspring Exchange & Technology Showcase Conference - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring & Connexx Energy 
08/01/2017
09:47 AM
High-Performance Building Operator Piloted in California earlier this year, the High-Performance Building Operator Program (HPBOP) will eventually be available for adoption at community colleges nationwide. More than 250 stakeholder organizations across the United States were surveyed to gain acceptance of this ground-breaking program. - Jim Caldwell, Statewide Director and Sector Navigator, Energy, Construction, & Utilities, California Community College System 
08/01/2017
09:44 AM
Custom Analytics for Diverse Buildings So, what are the key factors these stakeholders and their partners should look for when evaluating analytics platforms? - Mike Reed, Business Development Analyst, Hepta Systems 
08/01/2017
09:43 AM
3 Emerging Technology Trends in Building Automation It's an exciting time in the building automation industry as we look forward to seeing more automation implemented to make our lives easier and make facilities more efficient. - Scott Holstein, Marketing Manager, Computrols 
08/01/2017
09:42 AM
What's New With the New Deal? Below are summaries of some of the more popular articles in recent weeks. - Anto Budiardjo, Fractional Entrepreneur 
08/01/2017
09:41 AM
The Edge of VOLTTRON's Sword The pillars of this new platform are flexibility - meeting the requirements for a varied set of solution spaces, and usability - easily accessible to both users and developers. The software stack is available free on GitHub to put onto a small form factor computer and create your very own "edge device." - Brad White, P.Eng, MASc, Principal & Nigel David, BSc, MSc, PhD, Lead Researcher, SES Consulting Inc. 
08/01/2017
09:41 AM
How an Inefficient Work Order Management Process Hurts Tenants, Operators, and Owners and what to do about it (Part 2) - Alex Ortiz, Account Executive, McKinstry 
08/01/2017
09:40 AM
Are you a Digital Nomad? They truly want to break out of the corporate world and embrace a truly balanced lifestyle by leveraging technology to achieve their life goals. - Manny Mandrusiak, Executive Director, Q College and Q Academy 
08/01/2017
09:40 AM
Cryptocurrency is more than just Blockchain and Bitcoin The time to for smart buildings developers to begin working with CC is now. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc 
08/01/2017
09:39 AM
Who Are The "System Integrators"? The challenge to this discussion is that there is no clear agreement about what a System Integrator should be doing. - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED AP, Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions 
08/01/2017
09:38 AM
Building Health Wait, am I using "building" as a noun or a verb? Both! "Building Health" is a topic that is going to dominate our future. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings 
08/01/2017
09:37 AM
Streaming Dinosaur Dust We need to learn how to stream dinosaur dust in our new social self-learning online environments. The industry's info dumping "the dinosaur dump" is not working for teaching those new generations that will become the new us. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings 
08/01/2017
09:35 AM
Building Health Can Increase Productivity "Building health" is a topic that is going to dominate our future and the activating process of "building health" in our buildings is something we all need to do, talk about, and share/communicate with our building occupants, so it becomes the biggest part of the happiness, satisfaction, and productivity puzzle. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings 
08/01/2017
09:34 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 and CEO, Cochrane Supply & Engineering, and Sidney H. Blomberg, Jr. Founder, President, K & S Ventures 
08/01/2017
09:33 AM
Virtual Reality and Buildings VR allows you to get your point across by giving customers realistic views from any perspective in a hyper realistic way. - Dan McCarty, President, Owner, QA Graphics 
08/01/2017
09:33 AM
Connected Services Study We also predict that analytics will converge around four key areas: video surveillance, fire and life safety, access control and building management and HVAC systems. - Brian Ratcliff, U.S. EcoBuildings Services Director, Schneider Electric 
08/01/2017
09:32 AM
PlugFest PlugFest is an interoperability workshop where manufacturers can bring their BACnet products and test them with BACnet devices from other manufacturers. - Duffy O'Craven, BACnet International 
08/01/2017
09:31 AM
BACnet Discovery Tool Better Than Ever - Kathleen Thomas, Contemporary Controls 
08/01/2017
09:25 AM
Across My Desk snippets, blog bits, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop 
08/01/2017
09:24 AM
New Products for August A brief description of some new products for the industry.


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