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11/30/2011
01:49 PM
LONMARK at AHR Expo 2012 - Booth 3436 LONMARK will continue to build upon this momentum at AHR Expo 2012 with two full days of free educational seminars; a member focus group luncheon; general meeting and member reception; and professional certification training and testing.
11/30/2011
01:48 PM
CAN2GO will launch new line of wireless peripherals and show new Web BMS features - Booth 3929 For the third year in a row, CAN2GO has received recognition from the AHR Expo Innovation awards.
11/30/2011
01:47 PM
ISA Announces New Building Automation Systems Division The International Society of Automation (ISA) announces the formation of a new Technical Division, the Building Automation Systems Division, which was approved at the Society's annual Fall Leaders Meeting in October in Mobile Alabama, USA. The new technical division will launch January 2012.
11/30/2011
01:46 PM
Control See introduces Compound Alarm Condition The alarm notification is one of the most important functionality of any SCADA or DCS application. In case of an alarm, you want to know about it and the sooner the better. In most cases alarms are sent to your cell phone as a text message (SMS), to your pager, or a voice message sent to your phone.


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11/25/2011

04:07 PM
The KNX Stars at WorldSkills London 2011 Not only was KNX used as the protocol of choice for the very first time in the Electrical Installation category, but also hundreds of students took the opportunity to visit the KNX stand to see why KNX represents the future of intelligent building technology.
11/25/2011
04:05 PM
Cape Town Station boasts high-tech BMS Province Lighting/Automation/Switching is responsible for the highly efficient Building Management System (BMS) in operation at the refurbished Cape Town Station, the hub of the Metrorail Western Cape commuter rail network situated in the city's Central Business District (CBD).
11/25/2011
04:04 PM
FieldServer Technologies at AHR 2012 - Booth 3625 Featured this year is the new QuickServer, a cost effective, fully configurable, powerful gateway that incorporates the power of FieldServer backed by the proven FieldServer Technical Support Team.
11/25/2011
04:04 PM
CEA Forms Smart Grid Interface Standards Committee Committee to Accelerate Adoption and Growth of Smart Grid Products
11/25/2011
04:03 PM
Grid-Interop Gets Real: Top Smart Grid Interoperability Leaders Focus on Implementation For the fifth year, Grid-Interop will gather the top technical Smart Grid minds to discuss real-world implementations of interoperability and advance Smart Grid standards, architecture and community in Phoenix, Ariz., Dec. 5-8, 2011.
11/25/2011
04:03 PM
Daintree Networks Expands the Wireless Lighting Community with New ControlScope Connected Partners Leading Wireless Lighting Controls Company Adds Six Members to Partner Program

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11/16/2011

10:35 AM
The GridWise Architecture Council Announces its Annual Call for Candidates 2012! There are eight seats to be filled in this cycle. Six council members, whose term is up for the renewal, have indicated their interest to serve another 2-year term.
11/16/2011
10:34 AM
Building Automation Controls Specialist Automated Facility Solutions Expands into Virginia AFS announces the acquisition of Service Logic partner company, Joyner's Mechanical.
11/16/2011
10:34 AM
Honeywell Awarded $21.7-Million Contract at Heathrow's Terminal 2 Company's Technology to Help Improve Energy Efficiency, Customer Safety and Comfort in New Terminal
11/16/2011
10:33 AM
Women In HVACR Becomes AHR Expo's 35th Endorsing Organization Dedicated to providing a platform for women to become more successful through strategic networking opportunities with other women in the industry, Women in HVACR (www.womeninhvacr.org), will play a very active role in the 2012 AHR Expo taking place January 23-25 at Chicago's McCormick Place.
11/16/2011
10:32 AM
LonMark International Achieves Certification Milestone Certifications Enable Knowledgeable Workforce to Deliver High-Quality Integrated Solutions, Better-Tailored to Suit Customer Requirements
11/16/2011
10:31 AM
The Great Gas Race for Building Automation Sensors IMS Research's latest report "The EMEA and Americas Markets for Building Automation Controllers, Software and Sensors - 2011 Edition" forecasts double digit growth, in shipments, of air quality and gas sensors used for demand based ventilation within buildings over the next five years.
11/16/2011
10:30 AM
Trebing + Himstedt Signs Wesco as Distributor Trebing + Himstedt Signs Wesco as Distributor Trebing + Himstedt Processautomation GmbH & Co. KG announces the signing of WESCO Industrial Automation Group (A Division of WESCO Distribution) to distribute their Industrial Communication Solutions and Services for Fieldbus and Ethernet networks.
11/16/2011
10:29 AM
Reliable Controls ISO 9001 Certified We are pleased to announce that after a year of implementation efforts, reviewing, updating, and documenting our quality processes throughout the company, Reliable Controls was audited by the ISO Registrar QMI/SAI Global and have successfully achieved formal ISO 9001 certification.
11/16/2011
10:27 AM
ASHRAE Provides Guidance on the "How-To's" of Energy Audits The new publication includes time-saving tips for energy auditors, how to hire an auditor, what to ask for in a comprehensive audit report and how to build a successful energy efficiency retrofit team.

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11/12/2011

05:14 PM
American Auto-Matrix Announces AspectFT-NexusT This device is designed to integrate and manage a wide array of HVAC, monitoring, and critical building systems while giving the user the power and convenience of modern web technologies.
11/12/2011
05:13 PM
Distech Controls' EC-NetAX EnerVue Web-based Energy Management Dashboard Provides Actionable Analytics that Drive Business Decisions Easy-to-Use Application Appeals to a Wide Range of Users Responsible for Tracking and Reducing Energy Consumption in their Facilities
11/12/2011
05:12 PM
2012 AHR Expo Innovation Award Winners Selected Record Number of Companies Enter The Competition
11/12/2011
05:12 PM
Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology, China Import and Export Fair Complex Guangzhou, China, 9-12 June 2012
11/12/2011
05:11 PM
Be Inspired by All that's New at the Largest HVAC&R Event Ever! Choose from over 2,000 Exhibitors from 30 Countries
11/12/2011
05:11 PM
Incenergy Advanced Energy Management System Gives 20 Percent Energy Cost Savings to Dallas Office Tower Software makes Smaller Buildings Smarter
11/12/2011
05:10 PM
Jones Lang LaSalle Launches First Global Smart-Building Cloud-Based Portfolio Management Solution IntelliCommand provides 24/7, real-time remote access to control buildings, reduce carbon footprint and energy costs by 18 percent
11/12/2011
05:10 PM
WingTip, Canary Labs and Kepware Introduce the hBOX Wireless Historian The First Low Cost, High Performance, Store and Forward Historian Appliance
11/12/2011
05:09 PM
MechoSystems: IQ/MLC2 A Next-Generation, Networkable Motor Controller MechoSystems takes its innovative microprocessor-based motor controller even further with the launch of IQ/MLC2, a networkable, automated roller-shade solution capable of handling the most advanced daylighting and integration requirements.
11/12/2011
05:07 PM
Rampart's Avenir Communities Teams With Cisco to Build Canada's First Smart+Connected Community Together, Rampart and Cisco will direct the planning, design, construction and operations to create the new 400 acre Smart+Connected Community.

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11/04/2011

12:48 PM
Honeywell Expertise, Technology Provide "Smarts" for New UBC Research Facility One of the Most Sustainable Buildings in the World
11/04/2011
12:47 PM
Building automation to lower costs for all types of properties Automatikprodukter, Sweden fieldbus devices called FBM for transferring multiple digital and analog signals near the regulated object anywhere on the network.
11/04/2011
12:47 PM
2012 Winter Conference ASHRAE Tech Program Focuses on Current Practices Current practices related to hot industry topics, such as energy modeling, high performance buildings and integrated design, are featured in the Technical Program at ASHRAE's 2012 Winter Conference.
11/04/2011
12:46 PM
Record Attendance at the 2011 NEBB Annual Conference The National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB) held its 2011 Annual Conference in Savannah, Georgia on October 20-22, 2011.
11/04/2011
12:45 PM
U.S. Green Building Council and Environmental Defense Fund Launch Demand Response Partnership Program The DR Partnership Program will reach thousands of commercial buildings to educate, promote and drive participation in demand response programs.
11/04/2011
12:44 PM
DOE Updates National Reference Standard for Commercial Buildings to 90.1-2010 With the Oct. 19 ruling, Standard 90.1-2010 serves as the commercial building reference standard for state building energy codes under the federal Energy Conservation and Production Act.
11/04/2011
12:43 PM
New ENOCEANPARTS.COM Site Launched as One-Stop Purchasing Resource for Self-Powered Wireless Technology ProductsContractors and systems integrators are now able to select from a wide variety of interoperable products subscribing to one wireless standard enabling the optimal solution for their project.
11/04/2011
12:42 PM
Digi Offers Industry's First Sprint Certified 3G System-on-Module Sprint customers can easily develop cloud connected devices with ConnectCore 3G and iDigi Device Cloud
11/04/2011
12:41 PM
Certified OPC Training in Chicago and Toronto Certified OPC Professional courses offered in Chicago and Toronto provide automation professionals with the skills to improve plant efficiency and control.
11/04/2011
12:40 PM
Sprint's M2M Expertise: Making Technology "Wishes" Come True Sprint's Open Solutions Conference Showcases M2M "Magic Wand" - Enabling Technology like Never Before
11/04/2011
12:38 PM
Ecobuild Keynote to focus on COBie and BIM Integrated Standards-Based Environment for Building Management


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11/01/2011
10:39 AM
Turning Your Buildings into a Battery to Reduce Energy Costs Commercial and institutional buildings have inherent thermal capacity to store energy. The trick is how to integrate building operations with electric grid operations to leverage a buildings thermal mass and drastically reduce energy expense. - Phil C. Bomrad, President, & Beth Cushing, Director Marketing Communications, Clean Urban Energy, Inc.
11/01/2011
10:38 AM
Critical Mass The unstoppable momentum for open and integrated building systems. - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, LEED AP, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC
11/01/2011
10:36 AM
Controls Spring What if the controls contractor had a standard open programming language? When they are building DDC code they are actually generating the O&M manual and graphics by definition and the code is vendor independent. When the new controls contractor walks into the building, they see all the data digitally about the building. They can actually query the system. - Alper Uzmezler, BAS Services & Graphics, LLC
11/01/2011
10:35 AM
Hit Efficiency Out of the Park with Advanced Lighting Control Toronto's Rogers Centre Achieves 56 to 79 Percent Energy Savings - Tony Marano, President & CEO, Encelium Technologies
11/01/2011
10:35 AM
Educating and Engaging Occupants on Energy Efficiency Get Your Occupants on Board - Sarah Erdman, Marketing Director, QA Graphics
11/01/2011
10:34 AM
The Perfect Storm Cloud Services for the Built Environment Ecosystem - Edward H. Brzezowski, PE, LEED AP
11/01/2011
10:33 AM
Building Analytics from a Different View Why Video Cameras are the Swiss Army Knife of Building Sensors - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, LEED AP, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC
11/01/2011
10:31 AM
Energy/Jobs/GDP/Surplus/Deficit What has all that to do with building automation? - Nino Kurtalj, President, Elma Kurtalj Ltd
11/01/2011
10:30 AM
Submetering for Improved Building Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Performance Whether designed in or retrofitted, submeters are installed on the "building side" of the main utility meter to measure energy usage from the enterprise level all the way down to a single device or circuit. - Don Millstein, E-Mon
11/01/2011
10:29 AM
Merging Thermal Storage with Load Shifting for Efficient Cooling The theory behind load shifting is to use more power when it's cheap and less power when it's expensive. - Adam VanOort, President, DataNab
11/01/2011
10:29 AM
Avoid the Crisis Achieve Zero Downtime - Roy Kok, AutomationSMX
11/01/2011
10:28 AM
Turning a Metasys Supervisory Controller into a BACnet Client The supervisory controller as a BACnet client enhancement moves the BACnet-N2 Router beyond its original N2 gateway functionality, encapsulating the entire Metasys system. - Steve Jones, Managing Partner, The S4 Group, Inc.
11/01/2011
10:27 AM
What You Should Know About Protocols While Selecting a Building Management System (BMS) - Dr. Abtar Singh, Founder & CEO, Singh360 Inc
11/01/2011
10:42 AM
Open Control Language Discussion Our Ongoing Discussion
11/01/2011
10:42 AM
EMerge Alliance Update We continue to make progress toward the vision of DC power throughout buildings. - Brian Patterson, Chairman, The EMerge Alliance
11/01/2011
10:41 AM
ASHRAE 62.1-2010 and CO2-based DCV The actual determinant of space ventilation rate (Vbz in the 62.1 procedure) is population. CO2 control proponents mostly ignore that fact and prefer to focus your attention on odor and human bioeffluents. - Len Damiano, Vice President - Marketing & International Sales, EBTRON
11/01/2011
10:27 AM
BAS Interface Methods to Packaged Equipment Can We Talk? - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.
11/01/2011
10:26 AM
5 Tips to Maximize Your 2012 Marketing Dollar Use the 5 W's to ensure a maximum return on advertising dollars. - Manny Mandrusiak, Managing Creative Consultant, 4 Bravo Marketing
11/01/2011
10:25 AM
Planning for Abundance So what if things did change? What if distribution and electricity were not the be-all of commercial and domestic energy? Toby Considine, TC9 Inc
11/01/2011
10:24 AM
Where Is the BAS Industry Going? Further, without new manufacturers entering the market (which bring new, fresh ideas to BAS products) what will lead the industry to product improvements and innovations? - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis Building Intelligence Group
11/01/2011
10:22 AM
What "Open" might mean One piece of the larger open puzzle is the present restrictions around proprietary control languages. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com
11/01/2011
10:22 AM
Across My Desk Every month there is a blizzard of information contained in the emails and newsletters that cross my desk on their way to AutomatedBuildings.com. Some of this information is not in the form of any type of content we can publish but I feel I should share with you these snippets, blog bits, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop.
11/01/2011
10:21 AM
AHR Expo 2012 Education Sessions How to Make Sustainability and Energy Visible
11/01/2011
10:20 AM
New Products for November A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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10/27/2011
01:08 PM
Hong Kong welcomes BACnet standard Users discover open building automation in Asia Pacific
10/27/2011
01:07 PM
Xenon Announces T925 Wireless Cellular Controller The T925 connects remote equipment through cellular networks, eliminating the need for hardwired connections.
10/27/2011
01:07 PM
University of Colorado Center for Community Designers Receive Illuminating Engineering Society's 2011 Illumination Award for Control Innovation Center for Community Configured with Encelium's Energy Control SystemTM
10/27/2011
01:06 PM
Schneider launches Struxureware 7.0 into the DCIM market New modules for CFD and reporting and drill down functions added to DCIM suite
10/27/2011
01:05 PM
Onset Publishes Guide on Finding Hidden Energy Waste in Industrial and Commercial Buildings Statistics on utility bills or name plates on equipment, while useful, are not enough to identify the practices and equipment that are contributing to high energy use.
10/27/2011
01:05 PM
Buildings under Control Symposium is a thorough success LOYTEC Presents Groundbreaking Room Automation Solution
10/27/2011
01:05 PM
State of California Integrates Northern Superior Courts Facilities Adopt LonMark Open Systems
10/27/2011
01:04 PM
BACnet International Announces 2011 "Leaders of the Pack" Award Winners Recognized For Outstanding Contributions to the BACnet Community


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