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Alliance Applauds Approval of IEEE 1901.2 Standard
Netricity Program Will Certify
Products to the New Standard
AHR Expo Innovation Award Winners To Showcase Industry-leading
Technology Encompassing a broad cross-section of the HVACR marketplace, the winning
entries were selected in 10 categories and represent the most innovative new
products among the thousands that will be displayed at the 2014 AHR Expo.
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Connectivity with OPC UA, SNMP & BACnet
Webcast - Tuesday, December 3rd
at 10:00 AM EST
Practice Case Studies for RE Solutions and Intelligent Buildings - Register
webinars will focus on Best Practices Case Studies - one on Business Solutions
and the other on Intelligent Building Technologies.
only indoor CO2 sensor you'll ever need to buy"
SenseAir, a world-leading
manufacturer of infrared carbon dioxide sensors and controllers, has designed
the eSENSE U for exclusive sale on alpscontrols.com.
Building Inspection Solution from Flowfinity Helps LVM Deliver Critical
Information to Management With the help of Flowfinity professional services, LVM was able
to define, create, and launch a custom mobile solution for managing nationwide
retail building inspections in only a week.
Educational Webinar The recent Haystack webinar was very well received -- so well in fact that
it was over capacity and many people that wanted to attend were not able to join
us. The speakers have agreed to host a reprise session on Tue Dec 17, at 11AM
Goes Global Greenbuild for Europe and the Mediterranean region will launch in Verona,
Italy October 8-10, 2014
OPC Training in 2013 Get a jump on OPC! The week of December 9, marks the last training in 2013.
Or get started in the new year with more training courses in January and
Alliances Introduces First Registered Products for DC Power Distribution in Data
Centers at Greenbuild 2013The EMerge Alliance Registered product program is the industry's
only program designed to simplify the use and adoption of DC power products that
deliver numerous benefits enabling net-zero energy buildings.
i-Vu Pro Software Receives BTL Certification for Advanced Operator
i-Vu 6 Pro software meets the BACnet Advanced Operator Workstation Software
(B-AWS) profile, which means it can be used to configure and commission a BACnet
system, and it can also provide advanced network troubleshooting
Building Automation Alliance Members Lead in Energy Efficiency
Firms Have Energy Star, LEED
Certified Facilities; Share Expertise with Customers
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Retail Services - Delivering Next Generation Shopping Experience
DATE & TIME: December 10,
2013 at 8:00 AM (Pacific Time) This webinar offers a look at the recently
completed ZigBee Retail Services standard.
Building & Industrial Systems Launches AdvanTE3C Americas
Americas will leverage the comprehensive suite of UTC Building & Industrial
Systems technologies, including elevator, escalator, heating, ventilating and
air conditioning (HVAC), building automation and control, access control, video
surveillance, energy analysis, and fire detection, alarm and suppression to
unlock energy and operational efficiencies for customers.
Rheinland - KNX Accredited Test Lab No. 10!
Only test reports emanating from
such KNX accredited test labs are accepted as the basis for issuing the KNX
conformity certificate. Such a certificate in turn is needed to brand a product
with the KNX Trademark.
Demonstrates Complete Lighting & Energy Management Solutions at Greenbuild
EXPO 2013 New LED
drivers, DALI ballasts, and infiNET EX wireless dimmers, emphasizes Crestron
open standards based commercial lighting control solutions
Controls Brings Efficiencies to BREEAM NOR Pilot Project in
sophisticated Building Management System provided by leading manufacturer,
Distech Controls and designed, programmed and commissioned by Authorised Partner
ISI-Tech, is helping to limit energy usage and cut carbon emissions at an
impressive new office building in Trondheim, Norway.
Controls Enhances Home Energy Management with Z-Vent Computer/Smart Phone
Controlled HVAC Systems Any computer or smart phone can be used to control and manage
the opening and closing of the vents, from anywhere internet access is
Alliance Launches Residential DC Power Initiative
Application standards group is
the first to focus on homes and small businesses
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Controls Headquarters Annex Achieves LEED Platinum Certification
Green buildings are designed
using an integrated team approach to save energy, use less water, and create
less waste during construction and operation, providing an elevated level of
indoor comfort. By implementing this well-rounded, holistic approach, a green
building provides enduring social, environmental, and economic benefits.
Graphics Provides System Graphic Development Internationally
QA Graphics, leading provider of
design services for the building automation industry, is pleased to share they
have completed an international project, providing system graphic development
for MCP, a system integration company based in El Campanario, Mexicali
Controls Receives Double Honor, Ranks in Deloitte North America Fast 500 and
Canada Fast 50 Awards Attributes 358 Percent Revenue Growth to Company's Dedication to
Time Monitoring: A Microsoft Energy Case Study
Don't miss this opportunity to
learn how Microsoft is enabling an Energy-Smart Campus across 100+ buildings at
its Redmond corporate campus, realising sustainability and energy reduction
Supplier Revenues for Smart Building Applications to Grow 150 Percent Globally
by 2017 For
purposes of the report, smart building systems are deemed to be those in which
the products are unified into a single system, combining and integrating
different functions into one solution.
Solutions to Debut New ProAct365 Energy Performance Monitoring Software Solution
at Greenbuild 2013 The comprehensive new energy tracking system builds upon the company's
successful ProAct software package with robust features that allow property
managers and owners to optimize energy analysis beyond their monthly energy
Defensics earns formal recognition as an ISCI CRT Tool for ISASecure
certifications The ISA Security Compliance Institute (ISCI) announced today that the
Codenomicon ISASecure Testing Solution, consisting of the Codenomicon Defensics
and the Codenomicon Load Testing platforms, is now recognized as an approved CRT
(Communication Robustness Testing) tool for ISASecure control systems
Data Solutions with Hyper HistorianTM Wednesday, November 20th at 10:00 AM EST Webcast
Alliance takes interoperability to the next level
Generic Profiles define a new
communication convention for the data exchange in energy harvesting wireless
networks, allowing a broader range of EnOcean-based solutions
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Summit Showcases HomePlug's Bright Future in China
The first event was held in
Beijing on Monday, November 11th and the Roadshow delegation will now travel to
Shanghai for a November 13th event and then Shenzhen for a November 15th event.
HomePlug technology enables a home's electrical wires to distribute broadband
Internet, HD video, digital music and smart energy applications.
Berkeley Lab EETD - The Retrocommissioning Sensor Suitcase Brings Energy
Efficiency to Small Commercial Buildings Research published in 2009 by scientists at Lawrence
Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), demonstrated that in a large sample
of existing buildings, retrocommissioning could save as much as 15 percent of a
building's annual energy use, and pay for itself in less than a year, through
the resulting utility cost savings.
Version of Opto 22's groov Now Works with Any Automation System
mobile operator interface system works with automation systems from Rockwell
Automation, Siemens, Schneider Electric, GE, Mitsubishi, and many more.
Announces Low Cost Energy Monitoring Solution
The new kit, which bundles a
matchbox-sized HOBO State data logger with Continental Control System's
revenue-grade kWh and current sensors, gives energy engineers, auditors,
building commissioners, and others a simple and cost-effective way to log
building electric use at a fraction of the cost of meter-based solutions.
City to Lead Live Webinar on Designing the Network Infrastructure of a Smart
Building Now that
smart buildings are leaving the realm of proprietary solutions and moving to a
more open architected, interoperable, integrated, IP-centric platform, the need
to design the correct network architecture is critical.
Robotics, Maker of People-Centered Intelligent Software for Buildings, Announces
$1.14M Seed Round Building Robotics' initial product, Comfy, is the first to meaningfully
reconnect people to the heating and cooling in their work environments,
providing more comfortable spaces while saving energy.
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Controls Raises $8.25 Million for Expansion
The new funding will be used to
expand the company's energy management service offerings, accelerate development
of energy analytics and load curtailment tools and add to its sales and support
staff to serve its growing set of national chain restaurant and retail
Trends Making Smart Building Technology a No-Brainer for Real Estate
Lang LaSalle's Op-Ex Advantage report makes the investment case for automated
Controls Goes From Strength to Strength in the UK
As part of its rapid expansion
across Europe, Distech Controls has appointed integration specialists, One
Sightsolutions, as its UK distribution partner.
an ASHRAE certification while attending ASHRAE's Winter Conference and AHR
Expo ASHRAE has
certified more than 1,600 HVAC professionals. Are you eligible to join this
Inc B6080 - BACnet Interface to Web Services
Cimetrics B6080 - BACnet
Interface to Web Services Gateway/Firewall provides a means to integrate
building automation and control systems with other enterprise computing
applications using SOAP/XML technologies.
Features on Controls Central Prepare Contractors and Facility Managers for the
Winter This fall
Controls Central is already gearing up for the winter, providing customers with
a more robust website they can use to stock up on much-needed winter
wireless standard receives overwhelming approval in IEC technical
voting ISA-100.11a-2011, "Wireless Systems for Industrial Automation: Process
Control and Related Applications," has received approval from all 21
participating National Committees of the International Electrotechnical
Commission (IEC) that voted on the IEC version in a recently completed Committee
Draft for Vote (CDV) stage.
Haystack Educational Webinar As part of the ongoing effort to help industry professionals
understand project-haystack, and how it can be used to address the data
definition challenge, the Haystack community is hosting an educational webinar
at 11AM ET, on Tue Nov 12, 2013.
to explore the advantages of and address the concerns about wireless
applications in industrial automation at ISA Automation Week
Given the increasing interest
surrounding wireless technology in industrial automation--along with concerns
about the technology's security, safety and reliability--the International
Society of Automation (ISA) today announces it will conduct a Wireless
Applications educational track at its upcoming 2013 ISA Automation Week
Technology and Solutions Event, 5-7 November in Nashville, Tennessee,
Enhances i-Vu Building Automation System to Support Carrier Open and Carrier
Comfort Network Systems This new version of i-Vu allows customers to keep their existing
CCN investment while expanding their control system with Carrier's i-Vu Open
(BACnet) controls now or in the future.
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Innovation makes Cloud Era Possible The world lacks a building automation and control
ontology - Therese Sullivan, Principal, www.buildingcontext.me
is the customers not the technology that will disrupt the
industry I have
learned it is not the technology itself that causes the change but rather the
customer's willingness to adopt the technology that will drive the disruption. -
Deb Noller, CEO, Switch Automation, Inc.
Bullitt Center Building Efficiency through Positive Disruption - John Schack National
Director of Business Development, Climatec Building Technologies Group, Axcess
Living Building? - The Bullitt Center The goal of the project is to demonstrate the
possibility of a truly net-zero, self-sustaining design. - KMC Controls
a Smart Building: Part Four A smart building has an infrastructure that is dependable,
adaptable and cost-effective to maintain and operate. - Jim Sinopoli, Managing
Principal, Smart Buildings, LLC
Cities could drive BAS Opportunity Exploring the role of Building Automation in smart
cities further, these buildings require technology to interact and operate as
systems. - Jack Mc Gowan, CEM, President, Energy Control Inc.
Building Synergy Through Building Energy Management Systems and Enterprise Energy Management
Software - Alan McHale, Director, Memoori
Contractor Convergence Merging providers & reducing overhead costs - Zach Denning
Wireless Keycard Part of a 50% Utility Rebate - Enocean Alliance
Integration for Energy Efficiency Comprehensive building automation system (BAS) and energy
management solutions help reduce energy, operational, and maintenance costs by
up to 60% while optimizing occupant comfort and property value. - Dr. -Ing. Gert
Ulrich Vack, General Manager, and Einat Shlomiuk, Product Manager, SysMik
Generation Requirements for Building Automation Systems (BAS)
The world of report generation
is broad and diverse with solutions that range from fundamental toolkits that
require a greater level of integration and long term support, to more advanced
and independent solutions. - Roy Kok, VP of Sales and Marketing, Ocean Data
Facilities Management Credentials The Right Tools In Your Toolbox - Marc Walker, Sales Engineer
and trainer at Dynamic CAFM
Another Collection of Short Stories Keepin' them coming - Steven R. Calabrese, Control
your Brand with Twitter - Part 1 Use Twitter to build your personal brand in Building Automation
- Manny Mandrusiak, Managing Creative Consultant, 4 Bravo Marketing
to Grid aka B2G -
Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis, Building Intelligence
Bridges not Fences We need to change rapidly from building proprietary fences around our
projects to providing connection bridges to the Internet of Everything (IoE). -
Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings
tool to follow industry events Introducing PointView: the event social network. - Anto
Budiardjo, Founder & Chief, PointView, Inc.
Education Sessions now set for AHRExpo New York
Building Data the New
Next Disruptive Innovation in Buildings Vladi Shunturov, co-founder of Lucid Design Group,
discusses software's potential to be the first disruptive innovation in
buildings since the Otis elevator.
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.
Products for November A brief description of some new products for the industry.
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