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11/29/2009
03:34 PM

Control Solutions AHR Expo 2010, Booth 1357

Control Solutions, Inc., Minnesota, will be introducing its new ValuPoint Model VP4-23 BACnet MS/TP freely programmable controller with graphical programming support.

11/28/2009
12:08 PM

Cypress Envirosystems and Adura Technologies Partner to Bring Smart Control of HVAC and Lighting Systems to Existing Commercial Buildings

Compatible Solutions Deliver Energy Efficiency and Smart Grid Connectivity

11/28/2009
12:07 PM

IntelliCom Innovation Announces new features at online management portal for remote device management

The online management portal for M2M and remote device management, www.netbiter.net has several new features.

11/28/2009
12:06 PM

Reliable Controls' RC-Archive 2.0 wins 2010 Top Product Award

RC-Archive 2.0 Data Acquisition Software ( www.reliablecontrols.com/RCAR ) has won a 2010 Top Product Award from Building Operating Management (BOM) magazine.

11/28/2009
12:05 PM

Functional Devices, Inc. AHR Expo Booth 1219

Functional Devices, Inc. is pleased to announce many new products to be highlighted during the AHR Expo in Orlando, January 25-27, 2010.

11/28/2009
12:04 PM

CO2Meter.com to attend AHR Expo Booth 1263

For the second year, CO2Meter.com will display its line of indoor air quality products at the International Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration (AHR) Expo, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida, from January 25-27, 2010.

11/28/2009
12:03 PM

Contemporary Controls Upgraded BAS Remote 3.0 AHR Expo - Booth 1169

Contemporary Controls, a leading manufacturer of Ethernet technologies used in building automation, will be presenting the newly upgraded BAS Remote 3.0 at the 2010 AHR EXPO® in Orlando, Florida January 25-27 in booth #1169.

11/28/2009
12:02 PM

DimOnOff officially launches multi-technology approach

After many months of research and development, DimOnOff has managed to combine the use of 7 different telecommunication technologies into the most versatile hybrid control and monitoring system.

11/28/2009
12:01 PM

FieldServer Technologies at AHR 2010 - Booth 1323

FieldServer Technologies, the major gateway manufacturer in the building industry, is demonstrating its full range of products at the AHR Expo 2010 in Orlando, Florida Illinois in Booth 1323.

11/28/2009
12:00 PM

MatrikonOPC and Control Dynamics, Inc. offer OPC Training in Virginia

Control Dynamics, Inc., the leading supplier of process control solutions and instrumentation in the State of Virginia, is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with MatrikonOPC to provide vendor neutral OPC Training.

11/28/2009
11:59 AM

ONICON Incorporated - Booth #1037 AHR Expo

ONICON Incorporated manufactures highly accurate flow meters and Btu meters for chilled water, hot water, and condenser water and steam systems.

11/28/2009
11:58 AM

Viconics Electronics Inc. is pleased to announce that the VBZS - Viconics BACnet Zoning System has been recognized as a product innovation by receiving an honorable mention in the category of Building Automation Products.

The Innovation Awards recognize and honor manufacturers that have excelled through exceptional creativity in turning technology into useful and efficient products.

11/28/2009
11:57 AM

KNX Award 2010

KNX Association International is pleased to announce that applications can now be handed in for the KNX Award 2010, which will be granted at the light & building fair 2010 (on 13th of April at 6:30pm) in Frankfurt (Germany).

11/28/2009
11:54 AM

Control Solutions, Inc. introduces i.CanDrawIt

We at Control Solutions Minnesota have been promising graphical programming (or visual control programming) for a while.

11/28/2009
11:53 AM

American Auto-Matrix awarded BTL Certification on 31 products.

American Auto-Matrix is proud to announce, as of the end of October, 31 of their Native BACnet products now carry the distinguished BTL mark. The procurement of the BTL mark builds more confidence in American Auto-Matrix's capability to provide integratable solutions to the HVAC marketplace.

11/28/2009
11:50 AM

Bell & Gossett Wins AHR Expo Innovation Award For New Energy-Efficient Variable Speed Pump Controller

The Technologic 502 Awarded Honorable Mention

11/28/2009
11:48 AM

ISA CyberU: Training Options for When and Where it's Convenient for You

Online and CD Libraries; Live and Recorded Web Seminars; Online, Instructor-Assisted Training Courses; ISA Video and DVD Training Series

11/28/2009
11:47 AM

ZigBee Alliance and Device Language Message Specification (DLMS) User Association to Collaborate on Metering Data Compatibility

Work will expand ZigBee Smart Energy complex metering application support

11/28/2009
11:45 AM

Distech Controls Ranks on Deloitte North America Technology Fast 500 and Receives the Deloitte Technology Green 15 Award

Distech Controls, a leading provider of building automation and energy management solutions, announced today that it ranked number 433 on Deloitte's 2009 Technology Fast 500.

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11/20/2009
11:37 AM

New High Quality, Low Cost Approach For Energy Efficiency and Facility Improvement Projects Transforms Industry

New Energy Services Company a Division of DMI Corporation

11/20/2009
11:36 AM

The World's Largest Resort-Hotel-Casino Renews Its Facility Operations Agreement with Veolia Energy

Veolia Energy extends ten-year agreement with The Venetian Las Vegas to continue operating and maintaining the resort's energy and other infrastructure needs

11/20/2009
11:35 AM

3rd Annual Ultra High-rise Building Summit 2010

March 23-24, 2010 in Shanghai

11/20/2009
11:34 AM

AIA Iowa Uses Energy Efficiency Education Dashboard at New Office

AIA Iowa, a chapter of the American Institute of Architects, has moved to a new office and is using QA Graphics' Energy Efficiency Education Dashboard (EEED) to educate the public on the office's sustainable interior.

11/20/2009
11:33 AM

QA Graphics' Energy Dashboard wins Readers' Choice Award

QA Graphics is proud to announce that their product, the Energy Efficiency Education Dashboard, has won Environmental Design and Construction (ED+C) and Sustainable Facility magazines' 2009 Readers' Choice Awards.

11/20/2009
11:32 AM

Environet Moves from RLE Technologies to Geist Intelligent Facilities - Fort Collins, CO

The Environet product line, along with other building automation and asset management software applications, will be managed by the newly formed Geist Intelligent Facilities (Geist I.F.) which will be located in Fort Collins, Colorado.

11/20/2009
11:29 AM

OPC Foundation Adds Express Interface (OPC Xi) to Technology Portfolio

OPC Xi is a new interface based on Microsoft .NET Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) technology. It is specifically designed for secure reliable access to real-time, historical and alarm and event based information.

11/20/2009
11:27 AM

OPC Unified Architecture Companion Specification for Analyzer Devices Released

Developed as a logical extension of the OPC UA specifications, the OPC ADI Specification serves as an information model for analyzer devices which enables true plug-and-play multivendor interoperability.

11/20/2009
11:26 AM

VYKON JACE-602-XPR is now Available

New Embedded Building Controller provides expanded flexibility, functionality, connectivity and energy management for Building Owners and Facility Management

11/20/2009
11:25 AM

Strategic Supplier Partnership between Siemens Building Technologies, Security Solutions and Bosch Security Systems

In this partnership, Bosch will supply Siemens with a comprehensive video portfolio focusing on imaging and recording devices in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) and Americas markets.

11/20/2009
11:23 AM

Making a Case for Energy Efficiency in Existing Buildings: New Industry Publication

Energy Efficiency Guide for Existing Commercial Buildings: The Business Case for Building Owners and Managers provides the rationale for making economic decisions related to improving and sustaining energy efficiency in existing buildings.

11/20/2009
11:22 AM

25 Years of PC-Based Control

At the 1984 ISA Show, 25 years ago, Intellution introduced The Fix, the first configurable PC-based HMI/SCADA software program. Process control and automation changed forever.

11/20/2009
11:20 AM

New Mexico Project wins 2009 Design/Build Award - GEOEXCHANGE announcement

ECI is proud to announce the University of New Mexico's GridWise Project has received a Contracting Business Design/Build award!

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11/13/2009
12:51 PM

2010 AHR Expo Innovation Award Winners Announced

WESTPORT, Connecticut - November 11, 2009 - Nine companies offering a variety of exciting, new and innovative products have been selected as winners of the prestigious AHR Expo Innovation Award. The winners will be honored at a special ceremony during the industry's leading exposition in Orlando, on January 26th.

11/13/2009
12:50 PM

Johnson Controls secures facilities management win with Barclays

Exclusive service provider for UK real estate portfolio, supplier of choice for all global properties

11/13/2009
12:49 PM

High-Performance Building Standard Provides the Foundation for Green Building Codes

ATLANTA - A proposed high-performance building standard and a stronger version of Standard 90.1, both being released next year, together will provide a total green resource for local and state governments looking to set building code requirements to reduce energy use.

11/13/2009
12:48 PM

Major Ottawa Property Management Company Relies on Brivo

Installation already manages 3600 users and growing

11/13/2009
12:47 PM

EnOcean Alliance reaches milestone toward becoming an international standard

Industry's first open specification for self-powered, wireless sensors to be announced at Greenbuild 2009

11/13/2009
12:45 PM

Johnson Controls exceeds goal of 500 LEED Accredited Professionals in North America

Energy efficiency leader showcases company commitment to green buildings at Greenbuild 2009

11/13/2009
12:44 PM

Convia Selected for Empire State Building Retrofit

Developers Set Sights on Achieving Top-Level Efficiency

11/13/2009
12:43 PM

Matrox Announces World's First Single-Slot PCIe x16 Octal Graphics Card for Mission-Critical Environments

Matrox M9188 supports up to eight DisplayPort or DVI Single-Link outputs and can be combined with a second M9188 to drive up to 16 displays, all from a single workstation

11/13/2009
12:42 PM

Honeywell Announces Availability of WEBs-AX Security Enterprise

New Capabilities Add Flexibility, Enable Greater Peace of Mind

11/13/2009
12:41 PM

Johnson Controls touts energy efficiency solutions for existing buildings at 2009 Greenbuild expo

Carbon emission management, renewable energy projects to be showcased

11/13/2009
12:40 PM

EnergyGauge Summit Premier 3.22 Features LEED (Version 3) 2009 Energy Optimization Calculation

EnergyGauge Summit is easy-to-use, state-of-the-art software that offers construction-industry professionals substantial time savings while completing required energy modeling calculations for LEED projects.

11/13/2009
12:40 PM

Veolia Energy Expands its Footprint on the West Coast with a District Cooling System in Portland, Oregon

Veolia Energy has purchased the system from Marubeni Sustainable Energy, Inc., and will provide sustainable chilled water services to customers in Portland's Pearl District

11/13/2009
12:38 PM

Optimum Energy's HVAC Energy Efficiency Software for Commercial Buildings Supports LEED Credit Achievement; ENERGY STAR® Label

Energy savings from use of OptimumHVAC software contributes to higher scores for the Aventine building

11/13/2009
12:38 PM

EnerNex and NIST Invite Industry Leaders and Innovators to Join New Smart Grid Interoperability Panel

Over 100 forward-thinking organizations already participating across the country

11/13/2009
12:37 PM

Invensys Introduces Corporate Energy Management Application

Out-of-the-box application provides new visibility to help achieve energy efficiency

11/13/2009
12:36 PM

Hirsch Organizes for Digital Identity Growth

Rob Zivney Appointed VP Business Development

11/13/2009
12:34 PM

Rocky Mountain Institute releases Green Footstep - a tool to help building projects become part of the solution to global climate change

Green Footstep shows architects, engineers, and developers how much their building is contributing to global warming, and reveals design targets to achieve carbon neutrality

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11/04/2009
03:25 PM

EnOcean Singled Out for "Best Application of Energy Harvesting"

Self-powered wireless sensor modules win IDTechEx Energy Harvesting 2009 Award

11/04/2009
03:23 PM

Bosch to Host Series of Educational IP Video Webinars

The first webinar, scheduled for November 17 at 2:00 pm ET, is titled "Learn Where Intelligent Digital Recording is Headed."

11/04/2009
03:21 PM

Clasma Events to Organize Meetings for NIST Smart Grid Interoperability Standards Development and Harmonization Effort

The Clasma contract is part of a large $8.5M with EnerNex Corporation for work that will help NIST meet its responsibility to coordinate development of standards to achieve a nationwide, interoperable Smart Grid for the U.S. electric power system, as called for in the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007.

11/04/2009
03:20 PM

Minicom Rejuvenates AAA7 Agency With Consolidated KVM and Power Management

Minicom's AccessIT solution increases IT operating efficiency by providing secure, centralized, remote access and control to distributed IT locations

11/04/2009
03:19 PM

Scientific Conservation Unveils Channel Partner Program

Innovator in Automated Continuous Commissioning Solutions Signs Eight New Partners

11/04/2009
03:19 PM

Majority of Working Adults are Willing to Sacrifice Comfort to Save Energy

Johnson Controls research explores comfort's impact on workplace productivity and energy conservation

11/04/2009
03:17 PM

GreenPeak Technologies secures US$19M in Series B funding

GreenPeak Technologies, a leading fabless semiconductor company offering innovative ultra low power wireless and battery-free data communication technologies for consumer electronics and sense and control applications, today announced the closing of a Series B financing round.

11/04/2009
03:14 PM

The EtherCAT Technology Group's First North American EtherCAT Plug Fest a Great Success

The main goal of this event, which was hosted by National Instruments in Austin, Texas, was to check the interoperability of EtherCAT implementations.

11/04/2009
03:13 PM

Self-Powered Wireless Keycard Switch Unlocks Hotel Energy Savings

Batteryless, wireless control simplifies hotel energy management installations

11/04/2009
03:12 PM

AlertMe Energy Launches with Google and British Gas

AlertMe, the award-winning home energy management service, announced the launch of AlertMe Energy, giving consumers the ability to monitor their home energy usage online and act on that information to reduce their bills and carbon footprint

11/04/2009
03:11 PM

LonMark Americas Activities at AHR Expo 2010

Don't miss out on the exclusive marketing and branding opportunities we can offer you as a valued member to help you reach the largest gathering of HVACR professionals in the world in Orlando, Florida, January 25-27, 2009.

11/04/2009
03:09 PM

WattStopper announces new residential vacancy and occupancy sensors including multi-way ultrasonic sensor

WattStopper has expanded its line of residential lighting controls, incorporating an additional sensing technology and more control options.

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11/01/2009
10:48 AM

School Monitors and Improves Building Performance

Chemawa Indian School, located in Salem, Oregon, is using the Energy Efficiency Education Dashboard (EEED) to see how much power, water, and gas is being used throughout the campus, and how this usage can be improved. Sarah Erdman, Marketing Director, Quality Automation Graphics

11/01/2009
10:47 AM

Yas Island

How the Aconex online collaboration system helped keep the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on track Will Turbet, Marketing Communications Aconex

11/01/2009
10:46 AM

Monitoring the Grid

Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative uses Matrox Extio remote graphics extension technology to solve issues related to their legacy KVM solutions Camille Caron, Matrox Graphics

11/01/2009
10:45 AM

New Energy Initiatives Energize Submeter Deployment

The myriad of public and private sector energy policies, while at times complicated, provides fertile ground for submeters as energy profilers and program verification tools. This article briefly overviews several key policies now in effect, with an eye to how submeters can help facility professionals comply with the appropriate guidelines. Don Millstein, President and CEO, E-Mon, LLC

11/01/2009
10:29 AM

The Business Case for Submetering

Part 1-3 Show me the money! Daryl Cowie, Business Development Manager, Wescon Technologies

11/01/2009
10:28 AM

A New DC Power Standard

Helps Buildings of Today Meet the Needs of Tomorrow Brian Patterson Chairman, EMerge Alliance

11/01/2009
10:27 AM

What is "Smart City"?

"a new scientific research center for intelligent automation in the construction industry" Andrey A. Golovin, Executive Director of associations BIG-RU (BACnet Interest Group Russia) and KONNEX Russia, Editor in Chief of the magazine "Building Automation"

11/01/2009
10:26 AM

Energy Reporting

It was only a matter of time Gina Elliott, MBA Project Director, Smart Buildings LLC

11/01/2009
10:25 AM

Building Transformation

Green has becomes a questionable color, the new true blue of an economical plus environmental bottom line supported with real dynamic data, presented virtually, anywhere, is the proof of our transformation. Ken Sinclair Editor/Owner, www.AutomatedBuildings.com

11/01/2009
10:24 AM

Understanding Specifications (3 of 3)

"The devil is in the details" Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.

11/01/2009
10:23 AM

Integrating BAS's To Everything All The Time?

Equipment or systems integrated to a BAS and how they are integrated is a project-by-project decision based on the needs of the client and the design. Paul Ehrlich & Ira Goldschmidt, Building Intelligence Group

11/01/2009
10:22 AM

OPC UA Explained

Quickstarts and Tools for Developers Manny Mandrusiak, Vice President of OPC Marketing, OPC Foundation

11/01/2009
10:21 AM

Managed Energy, Collaborative Energy, and Autonomous Load

There are two fundamentally different approaches to Energy Interoperation: managed energy and collaborative energy. Toby Considine, Systems Specialist, Facility Services, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

11/01/2009
10:20 AM

A "BACnet System" Procurement Challenge

The fallacy of equating "standard protocol" with "standard system" Andy McMillan, President and CEO, Teletrol Systems Inc.

11/01/2009
10:19 AM

What's New with BACnet International?

Quite a bit actually. Michael R. Wilson, Account Sales Engineer, OEMctrl Marketing Chair, BACnet International

11/01/2009
10:18 AM

Lifecycle Management Approach to Building Performance Improves Cash Flow

If you are constructing a new building, renovating an existing building, or simply looking to improve operations and maintenance, the life cycle approach assists in the decision-making process by correlating these choices with the financial impact and benefits to the organization. Paul Oswald, President, Environmental Systems Inc.

11/01/2009
10:17 AM

User Centric Enterprise Dashboards for Facility Management

"a new way of data visualization to convert raw data into "Building Intelligence" Paul Ogle, VP Product Marketing and Development, Activelogix, LLC

11/01/2009
10:16 AM

Web Based Customer Communications

The web is requiring a major rethink of the old customer communication paradigms. Bob MacKie, C3

11/01/2009
10:14 AM

Energy Information Standards Alliance (EISA)

EISA is being developed for peer-to-peer needs of autonomous building systems and appliances. David Bunzel, EISA

11/01/2009
10:14 AM

Small standards for small things

Before systems can communicate, there is a lot of work building the platform they communicate from.

11/01/2009
10:12 AM

ASIS International

the organization for security professionals

11/01/2009
10:11 AM

New Products for November

A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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