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10/28/2007
12:53 PM

LonMark Certified Professional Testing Program Update

The LonMark Certified Professional Test is steadily gaining ground since the first test was offered at AHR 2007 in Dallas, Texas. Coupled with the strength and influence of the LonMark Sessions educational tour, which is still underway in Europe, the testing program has so far produced over 80 certified LonMark professionals.

10/28/2007
12:52 PM

E-Mon, LLC Announces Reseller Agreement With Tridium, Inc.

E-Mon to incorporate Tridium's NiagaraAX and JACE-2 technologies to extend Internet and Modbus compatible submetering into nationwide building automation and systems integrator markets

10/28/2007
12:51 PM

RC-Archive 2.0 Released

VICTORIA, BC - RC-Archive 2.0 has recently been released by Reliable Controls and offers a myriad of new features and functionality added to what is already considered by many in the building automation industry to be the pinnacle suite of BAS software.

10/28/2007
12:50 PM

Ville de Quebec Smart Street Lights Save Energy With Echelon's Technology

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 25, 2007--Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ:ELON), a leading provider of networking technology that is used to manage and reduce energy consumption, today announced that the Ville de Quebec is using Echelon's technology to reduce energy use in the city's streetlight system.

10/28/2007
12:49 PM

Domosys Releases a New Generation of DIN PowerGate

The multipurpose DIN PowerGate products can be used in various applications to simplify systems installations.

10/28/2007
12:48 PM

Beckhoff Automation Introduces the Ultra Compact CX9010 Embedded PC

EtherCAT-ready device features Windows CE Operating System and TwinCAT automation and control software

10/28/2007
12:47 PM

Constellation Energy Receives 2007 Green Power Leadership Award

U.S. DOE recognizes the company's innovative green power program developed for the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission in Maryland

10/28/2007
12:36 PM

Eagle Technology, Inc. Releases: ProTeus V Windows Vista Compliant CMMS Solution

This version supports SQL Server, SQL Express (runtime included), and Oracle databases. Over 3,000 users have selected the ProTeus V family of solutions for its simplicity, reliability, and scalability, along with its multi-lingual capability.

Delta Controls
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10/23/2007
12:07 PM

Network With Us

Contemporary Controls Publishes New Capabilities Brochure

10/23/2007
12:06 PM

Digi Provides Migration Path for Analog Modem Devices to Cellular Data Networks

New Digi DialServ provides cellular IP connectivity to remote legacy devices with built-in modems

10/23/2007
12:05 PM

Remote configuration of Rockwell PLCs

Halmstad, Sweden, Oct 23 -- IntelliCom, a leader in M2M and Remote Device Management solutions, announces the NetBiter Serial Server that provides remote configuration of Rockwell PLC's over Ethernet, LANs or the Internet.

10/23/2007
12:03 PM

Lessons Learned in Sustainable Design Highlighted in ASHRAE Roundtable

High-Performance Buildings: Lessons from the Leaders takes place 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, at ASHRAE's meeting, Jan. 19-23, New York City. Registration is required to attend.

10/23/2007
12:01 PM

Guidance for Net-Zero Energy Design Highlighted in Technical Program

ATLANTA - How low can you go when it comes to energy reduction in buildings? Try net zero. Guidance on how to get there is featured in the technical program at ASHRAE's 2008 Winter Meeting, Jan. 19-23, New York Hilton, New York City.

10/23/2007
12:00 PM

Distech Controls Sponsors Cornell University's Energy Efficient House in Solar Decathlon

Quebec, Canada, October 17th, 2007 - Distech Controls has donated LON based controllers to Cornell University for their solar powered energy efficient house project and their participation in the Solar Decathlon.

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10/17/2007
02:34 PM

Schneider Electric Finalizes Acquisition of Pelco, Worldwide Leader in Video Security Systems

Rueil-Malmaison, October 17th, 2007 - Schneider Electric completed yesterday the acquisition of Pelco, a worldwide leader in the design, development and manufacturing of video security systems.

10/17/2007
02:33 PM

Jackson Systems, LLC Launches First Contractor-Direct Zone Control eCommerce Website

The site offers over 200 technical articles and guides, and allows you to shop for control products any time once you establish an account.

10/17/2007
02:32 PM

$1.8 million Project Will Improve Energy Efficiency for Pennsylvania School District

TAC Performance Contract to Reduce Utility Costs by $100,000 Annually

10/17/2007
02:30 PM

Kepware Demonstrates OPC-UA Connectivity at Pack Expo 2007

For the Integrated Packaging Line demonstration at Pack Expo 2007, KEPServerEX delivers OPC-UA as an additional client connectivity option in addition to the OPC-DA and Native Interfaces offered today. The demonstration consists of KEPServerEX running on an embedded computer module residing in an Allen Bradley ControlLogix PLC.

10/17/2007
02:30 PM

FOA Creates Web Site To Assist Users In Planning and Installing Fiber Optic Communications Systems

The FOA is working to fill a void in the information available about fiber optics, creating a web site devoted to information useful to the end user who is considering using fiber optics in their communications systems or planning and installing a network.

10/17/2007
02:02 PM

Echelon and Hanze University Project Wins European Utility Award

The "Energy @ Home" project uses Echelon's technology, among others, to create an intelligent consumer energy management infrastructure whereby consumers can schedule home appliance use based on real-time cost of energy, helping to reduce peak demand and enhance electricity grid stability.

10/17/2007
02:02 PM

Rochester Community and Technical College Upgrades HVAC Controls Lab

Cutting-edge systems donated by Johnson Controls to enhance students' learning experience

10/17/2007
02:01 PM

Multimedia educational tool from Watt Stopper/Legrand simplifies energy code compliant lighting control design

SANTA CLARA, CA October 2007 - Watt Stopper/Legrand proudly premiers its CodeSmart Design & Specification Tool: Best Practices for Code Compliant Lighting Controls CD. A multimedia educational tool, the CD includes video presentations, PDF files, CAD files and links to related information of interest to both specifiers and building owners or managers.

10/17/2007
02:00 PM

Hit Your Mark on your next Automation Project

Accuracy, Reliability and Comfort: A Winning Combination

10/17/2007
01:59 PM

LonMark International Invites you to Visit LonWorld

LonMark International Offers Professional Testing at LonWorld - November 14-15 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

10/17/2007
01:58 PM

TeamViewer 3 / Remote support in the third generation

TeamViewer 3 remote maintenance software offers special features for Windows Vista

10/17/2007
01:57 PM

FieldServer Technologies at AHR 2008

October 10, 2007 - FieldServer Technologies, the major gateway manufacturer in the building industry, will be demonstrating its full range of products at the AHR Expo 2008 in New York City at booth 125.

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10/09/2007
11:58 AM

GridWiseT Program Opportunity Notice

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is announcing an opportunity to collaborate in the research and development (R&D) of simulation and modeling tools in support of so-called Smart Grid applications.

10/09/2007
11:57 AM

GE Sensing introduces new multivariable and ultrasonic flowmeters

PanaFlow MV uses vortex technology for measuring flow in liquid, gases and steam Panaflow ISX is easier and less costly to install in hazardous locations

10/09/2007
11:56 AM

Network Video Technologies Joins NetClear ESS Affiliate Program

New London, CT and New Holland, PA (October 8, 2007) - Berk-Tek, a Nexans Company, and Ortronics/Legrand are pleased to announce that Network Video Technologies (NVT) Inc. has been added as an approved affiliate vendor for the NetClear ESS (Electronic Safety and Security) program.

10/09/2007
11:55 AM

The Asia Business Council is pleased to announce the publication of our first book,

Building Energy Efficiency: Why Green Buildings Are Key to Asia's Future

10/09/2007
11:55 AM

Demand-Controlled Ventilation Requirements Proposed for ASHRAE 62.1

ATLANTA - Requirements for systems that use optional demand-controlled ventilation strategies are being proposed for ASHRAE's ventilation standard.

10/09/2007
11:54 AM

New Echelon SmartServer Expands Product Suite

New i.LON SmartServer Provides Web Access to Devices Anywhere at Any Time; Simplifies Energy Conservation

10/09/2007
11:53 AM

OPC Training Reduces Integration Time & Risk for Automation Professionals

Edmonton, Canada, Oct. 3 2007 - OPC Training Institute (OPCTI) is pleased to announce the launch of its hands-on OPC training classes. These training workshops provide people in the industrial automation, manufacturing, and military field with a theoretical background in OPC technology. Attendees also gain practical hands-on experience that they can immediately apply at their job.

10/09/2007
11:52 AM

ZigBee Unveils Comprehensive New Features

More Interoperable Choices Creates ZigBee Networks with Numerous Strengths

10/09/2007
11:51 AM

In-Building Wireless Webinar (WEBINAR)

Satisfying the Demand for Wireless Indoors - Part II As a follow up to our first In-Building Wireless webinar, Realcomm is pleased to offer Wireless, Part II to present detailed information on wireless technologies, systems and equipment, building applications, and proven ROI. What wireless applications should you be considering and what type of system will support those needs? How do you design the system to meet your current needs as well as future technologies?

10/09/2007
11:51 AM

Sensicast Announces SensiNet Open Platform:

Lets Automation Systems Vendors Quickly and Easily Market Their Own Wireless Sensor Network Products

10/09/2007
11:50 AM

LonMark International Offers Professional Testing at DR-Expo

LonMark International, an endorsing association of DR-Expo in Rosemont, IL, is proud to offer the LonMark Certified Professional test on Wednesday 17th October at 4:00pm.

10/09/2007
11:49 AM

Sweden boasts world's first ZigBee city

Gothenburg homes will deploy meters with Ember ZigBee-enabled meter reading unit from NURI Telecom

10/09/2007
11:48 AM

Frost & Sullivan Commends axonX for Innovative Video Based Fire and Smoke Detection Technology

Palo Alto, Calif. - September 6, 2007 - Based on its recent analysis of the North American fire and smoke detection devices market, Frost & Sullivan presented axonX LLC with the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Technology Leadership of the Year Award.

10/09/2007
11:47 AM

ZigBee Close-Up: A New Approach to Demand Response

ZigBee Close-Up: A New Approach to Demand Response October 18, 2007 at 7:00 A.M. PDT

10/09/2007
11:46 AM

Distech Controls Receives 2007 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and Technology Green 15 Awards

Canada's most prestigious technology award celebrates a decade of Canadian technology innovation, growth and entrepreneurial spirit

10/09/2007
11:46 AM

TAC to Provide Security Solutions for Meadowlands Xanadu Entertainment Complex

$3.9 Million Contract Includes Cameras and Access Control for the 4.8 Million Square Foot Facility

10/09/2007
11:45 AM

IEC's Sold-Out Broadband World Forum Europe Exhibition to Spotlight Cutting-Edge Innovations Next Month in Berlin

More than 110 vendors from around the world will arrive in Berlin to exhibit the latest information and communication technologies (ICT) advancements at the International Engineering Consortium's (IEC) Broadband World Forum Europe 2007

KMC Controls
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10/01/2007
12:37 PM

The Killer App is Here

A killer app is defined as being a product or service that is so useful that people will buy particular piece(s) of computer hardware and/or an operating system simply to gain access to the application, one that is so valuable that it transcends any concerns, risks or need to learn something new. - Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc.

10/01/2007
12:36 PM

9 Tips

On How To Obtain The Best Value In System Cabling - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings

10/01/2007
12:35 PM

Redefining Wireless for Building Systems

......is it rather "no-new-wires"? The Viconics Sales Team

10/01/2007
12:33 PM

Turning The Vision of Buildings 2.0 Into Reality

The vision of the Buildings 2.0 white paper states, we "must define tangible tools for Buildings 2.0 to evolve" and it is with this in mind that he communicates this experience. - Bradley Hemphill Pr.Eng B.Sc.Eng, Electrical Engineering Solutions

10/01/2007
12:32 PM

Connecting ARCNET to Ethernet Infrastructures

Case Study Contemporary Controls' AI-SRVR is the Solution for Distance Issues in Multi-Building Installations - Debra Biela, Marketing Communications Specialist, Contemporary Controls

10/01/2007
12:31 PM

Pressure Independent Valves

Case Study Pressure Independent Valves Make Cost Effective Alternative to Reverse Return System for US Census Bureau - Lisa Hickey, BELIMO Americas

10/01/2007
12:30 PM

Truth About Megapixel

his is the second in a series of three articles separating fact from fiction with regard to the fast-growing megapixel camera technology - Megapixel Network Cameras, Can They Really Save Bandwidth and Storage? - Paul Bodell, Officer, Vice President Sales & Marketing, IQinVision

10/01/2007
12:29 PM

Johnson Controls Metasys Enhancement Prevents Building Disasters

Complete One Step Backup for a JCI Metasys Operator Workstation (OWS) and Network Control Module (NCM) using the new MetaBAK product insures reliability. - David Hagemann, Custom Computer Systems

10/01/2007
12:28 PM

The Soft Side of Automation

Integrating Window Shades into Automation Systems - David Parrett, Electronic Solutions, Inc. a Hunter Douglas Company

10/01/2007
12:27 PM

Turning Buzz into Bucks

Now is the time to get involved; learn what the buzz is all about and better understand the opportunities being presented to you with demand response. - Ken Sinclair, Editor Owner AutomatedBuildings.com

10/01/2007
12:25 PM

Electric Duct Heaters - Application & Control

Avoid application errors and controllability issues when designing EDH control systems - Steven R. Calabrese, Automated Logic Chicago

10/01/2007
12:24 PM

BAS and EGB and the State of the Industry

Thomas Hartman, P.E. The Hartman Company - It's clear that in the last year our clients and society in general have moved much further in their expectations for sustainable buildings than this industry has moved in our ability to effectively implement them.

10/01/2007
12:23 PM

New Products from Viconics Inc./BETA Partner Program

Trevor S Palmer, Marketing Manager, Viconics Inc. - Essentially we have enhanced the VT7000 series communicating thermostats with new features and applications.

10/01/2007
12:22 PM

Building Automation and Sustainability Conference - Phoenix

Ken Sinclair - This was the first time ever that BACnet International and the Engineered Systems magazine joined forces to put on the three day show.

10/01/2007
12:20 PM

New Products for October

A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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09/28/2007
11:30 AM

IEC's Broadband World Forum Europe Probes Minds of Top-Level Executives in Exclusive Plenary Panel

The International Engineering Consortium (IEC) will present an exclusive plenary panel at its Broadband World Forum Europe 2007 discussing technological innovations that result from the conversion of voice and data transmission.

09/28/2007
11:29 AM

Alabama Schools Sign Performance Contract with TAC

TAC to Update Lighting, Building Controls to Lower Energy Costs

09/28/2007
11:28 AM

Sensicast Announces SensiNet Green Wireless Sensor Solution for String-Level PV Solar Monitoring

Partners with Live Data Systems to Build First "Net Zero Electric" Commercial Building in the U.S.

09/28/2007
11:27 AM

Dust Networks Announces Embedded Wireless Sensor Networking Solution for New WirelessHART Standard

SmartMesh IA-510 Accelerates Time-to-market for WirelessHART Solutions

09/28/2007
11:26 AM

RealTech Middle East 2007 Advisory Council Includes Commercial Real Estate Industry Giants

Carlsbad, CA - Industry leaders, Realcomm and Fleming Gulf, have named illustrious council to advise on first annual RealTech Middle East 2007 Conference, October 28th and 29th, 2007 at the Habtoor Grand Resort & Spa in Dubai.

09/28/2007
11:25 AM

Sensicast's New "SensiNet Green Solutions" Deliver Innovations for Sustainable Enterprises Through Enhanced Energy Monitoring and Efficiency

Smart Sensors provide wireless intelligence for energy management, cost savings, and sustainable business operations.

09/28/2007
11:23 AM

The University of Southern Maine Uses Infometrics to Commission New Building, Ensure Ongoing Efficiency

September 25, 2007 - The University of Southern Maine is the latest campus to reduce energy consumption with the help of the Infometrics ongoing commissioning service.

09/28/2007
11:22 AM

Controls Group North America Focuses on Smart Growth and the Next Generation Workforce at Annual Fall Members Meeting

ST. LOUIS, MO, September 13, 2007 - Controls Group North America hosted their annual Fall Members Meeting September 13th-September 15th at the Hilton St. Louis Airport. The meeting commenced with the CGNA Board of Directors Meeting, followed by a general session and semi-annual committee meetings.

09/28/2007
11:21 AM

American Electric Power selects Orsus' Situator for wide-scale deployment in 200 facilities across 11 states

Situator transforms routine and emergency plans into actionable, adaptive tasks and procedures and integrates them with virtually any security and safety system.

09/28/2007
11:19 AM

Distech Controls Fills Positions in Sales and Technical Support and Announces Vice Presidents of Sales.

To support an important worldwide sales growth over the last year, Distech Controls has hired seven new members in the Sales and Technical Support teams.

09/28/2007
11:18 AM

National Instruments "Connected with" Kepware

National Instruments LabVIEW connects to hundreds of PLCs through collaboration with Kepware

09/28/2007
11:17 AM

Orsus launches Situator v5 - All new Situation Management software

New features include newly developed multi-site management capabilities, guard tour management functionality, an advanced debriefing tool, a new SDK and more.

09/28/2007
11:16 AM

Frost & Sullivan Applauds GridPoint for Green Excellence in Technology

A Smart Grid Solution to Achieve Environmental Sustainability

09/28/2007
11:15 AM

Ember and Computime offer fast, easy, affordable ZigBee platform

BOSTON, Sept. 19, 2007 - Ember, a provider of ZigBee networks for smarter, more energy efficient buildings and homes, and Computime announced they have teamed to offer OEMs a fast, easy and affordable way to bring ZigBee products to market. ZigBee is a global wireless industry standard designed for remote monitoring, control and sensor networks.

09/28/2007
11:14 AM

Zensys Announces Z-Wave Software Upgrade Offering Unrivaled Support for Battery-to-Battery Communication

5.0 Software Upgrade Further Extends Lead of Z-Wave in Wireless Home Control

09/28/2007
11:12 AM

Low Range Differential Pressure Sensors are Ideal for Airside Applications

Moorpark, CA - Kavlico an operation of Schneider Electric and a global business unit of Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST) is pleased to announce the introduction of their next-generation MEMS-based P992/P993 Low Range Differential Pressure sensors. These devices are perfectly suited for a variety of HVAC applications including; Variable Air Volume (VAV) systems, filter pressure monitoring, duct airflow, static pressure monitoring, gaseous leak detection, pneumatic controls, as well as medical equipment applications.

BACnet International
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09/16/2007
02:45 PM

Linear's New AP-5 Multipurpose Wireless Access Controller is Ideal for Mixed Gate and Door Entry Applications

AP-5 includes programmable access relays with high-performance receiver for wireless access control installations

09/16/2007
02:44 PM

Constellation NewEnergy Announces Agreement With EnergyConnect, Inc.

Collaboration reflects a commitment to make use of existing building automation systems to create smarter, more energy responsive buildings.

09/16/2007
02:43 PM

TAC Com-Trol Integrates TAC Crysalis Products with Square D's PowerLogic Monitoring Devices

Integration Expands the Capabilities of the Crysalis Family of Commercial Refrigeration, HVAC and Lighting Controls

09/16/2007
02:42 PM

Analog Devices, Inc. Selects Domosys' Power Line Technology

Under this agreement Domosys will port its leading PowerBUS RHINO technology to ADI's new products and co-develop with ADI reference designs to enable electrical Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) solutions around the world.

09/16/2007
02:40 PM

GreenBits Blog Provides Insight Into Building Industry Trends and ASHRAE

In a new blog from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Peterson shares information about ASHRAE happenings and industry trends from his perspective as president of the Society.

09/16/2007
02:40 PM

Kepware purchases iSNMP products and Patent

Kepware Technologies announces the purchase of all COI Software assets including the iSNMP related products and PATENT for Integrating Network Management with Process Control.

09/16/2007
02:38 PM

Matrox EpicA Enables Multiple Monitors with Fujitsu Siemens Computers Products

By combining Matrox EpicA technology with these well established products, users gain access to larger screen real estate allowing for greater visibility and efficiency.

09/16/2007
02:38 PM

Multi-Tech Shipping Cellular Routers for Industrial Control and Management

Includes Wi-Fi Models

09/16/2007
02:36 PM

NetBiter.net is launched - A free central server for management of remote field units

The NetBiter webSCADA devices interface field equipment and connect to the central server to submit critical equipment data, such as logged parameter data and alarms.

Cimetrics
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09/08/2007
02:35 PM

Lantronix Introduces First USB-to-Ethernet Device Server to Support Synchronized Audio/Video Data Transfer

UBox 2100 enables virtually any USB 2.0 device to be networked and shared over the Internet

09/08/2007
02:33 PM

Back2Basics Webinar Series: MDF ROOM HVAC SYSTEMS

Join us for this 1-hour webinar to discover how to take an industry standard approach to selecting the optimum HVAC system for your application.

09/08/2007
02:32 PM

Berk-Tek Introduces World's Smallest Round Augmented Category 6 Compliant UTP Cable

This cable is designed and guaranteed to meet the electrical component requirements of proposed TIA-568-B.2-10 standard for Augmented Category 6 supporting IEEE 10GBASE-T out to 100 meters.

09/08/2007
02:31 PM

Marmitek introduces the SD MemoryCam2!

Guard your property and keep a record of those who entered your premises.

09/08/2007
02:31 PM

4th Building Automation and Sustainability Conference & Expo

September 25-27th, 2007 - Wyndham Phoenix- Phoenix, AZ

09/08/2007
02:30 PM

CEDIA highlights flood of new home automation products based on Ember's ZigBee technology

Ember-enabled products from CentraLite, Colorado vNet, Control4, Eaton and Remote Technologies Inc. establish ZigBee as the home automation wireless standard

09/08/2007
02:29 PM

ControlThink Introduces Z-Wave Enabled Platform for Mass Market

Windows SideShow Enabled Remote Controls

09/08/2007
02:28 PM

ZigBee Expo Comes to Europe

Inaugural European Event - 4&5th October - Prague

09/08/2007
02:27 PM

Tridium Announces the Release of JACE-6

The Latest Addition of its next generation, high performance Java Application Control Engine Provides customers greater power, increased speed and more memory.

09/08/2007
02:25 PM

OEB releases results of pilot project testing Time-of-Use pricing structures

The Final Report of an Ontario Energy Board (the Board) pilot project released today shows that Time-of-Use (TOU) prices motivated the consumers who participated to shift some of their electricity use away from peak hours.

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09/01/2007
10:48 AM

An Open Letter to the Clinton Climate Initiative

It isn't just a few who want this Initiative to succeed. All of society wants it to succeed and is watching us to see if we can work together well and hard enough to be certain it will! - Thomas Hartman, P E, The Hartman Company

09/01/2007
10:47 AM

Commissioning Forever

"The system of nature, of which man is a part, tends to be self-balancing, self-adjusting, self-cleansing. Not so with technology." E.F. Schumacher, Small is Beautiful - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Sinopoli and Associates

09/01/2007
10:46 AM

Four steps to make money from DR

Understand - Internalize - Plan - Execute - Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc.

09/01/2007
10:45 AM

Energy... how do you turn Buzz into Business?

The simple answer to that question is that automation is the "enabling technology" for demand response. - John J. "Jack" Mc Gowan, CEM, Energy Control Inc.

09/01/2007
10:44 AM

Weather On Demand

A New Way for Building Automation to Leverage Real-time Weather Information - Roy Kok, VP Sales and Marketing, Kepware Technologies

09/01/2007
10:43 AM

Demand Response Case Study

Trojan Battery invested over $500,000 for summer demand response and their utility reimbursed them. Now Trojan gets lower rates that are saving the company thousands on its electric bill every month. - Denis DuBois, Editor, Energy Priorities

09/01/2007
10:42 AM

Are you ready for changing 21st Century energy markets?

Energy resources will continue to become increasingly scarce, however, their scarcity and attendant price escalation drives technological improvements in building, operating and maintaining the facilities that use those resources. - Peter M. Schwartz, Principal, Peter Schwartz & Associates, LLC

09/01/2007
10:41 AM

Why Building Automation Should Be More Like Football

Good players win games. Can your building "win" with the system that's currently installed? If not, take advantage of every opportunity to upgrade outdated systems. - Tim Kensok, Director of Business Development, AirAdvice, Inc.

09/01/2007
10:40 AM

Designing a Daylight Harvesting System

(Part 2 of 2) It is a rule in lighting control that the higher the number of control zones in a space, the more flexibility and control accuracy will be gained, at the expense of cost and more sophisticated commissioning. - Craig DiLouie, Principal, ZING Communications, Inc. & Communications Director Lighting Controls Association

09/01/2007
10:39 AM

Truth About Megapixel

This is the first in a series of three articles separating fact from fiction with regard to the fast-growing megapixel camera technology. - Paul Bodell, Officer, Vice President Sales & Marketing, IQinVision

09/01/2007
10:38 AM

Parking Lot Gets Smart with ZigBee

The automation process requires placing "smart" detection sensors next to the parking spaces throughout the parking lot. - Alex Leonov, Marketing Manager, MeshNetics

09/01/2007
10:37 AM

Delivering Sustainability

Sustainability is a complex issue and Intelligent Building technologies are a large part of the solution. - Paul Ehrlich PE, President, Building Intelligence Group LLC

09/01/2007
10:36 AM

Demand Response

Information Is Power - Patrick Mazza, Research Director, Climate Solutions

09/01/2007
10:35 AM

The "BUZZ" about ADR

So what's all the BUZZ about Automated Demand Response (ADR)? - Ed Richards, President and CEO, Richards-Zeta Building Intelligence, Inc

09/01/2007
10:34 AM

Rapidly Changing Fundamentals of Demand Response

Today's demand response products are more finely honed instruments that give decision makers the tools to design and implement a proactive energy strategy that helps manage risk every hour of the day. - Peter Kelly-Detwiler, Senior Director of Energy Technology Services, Constellation NewEnergy

09/01/2007
10:32 AM

NewEnergy Alliance

The Alliance will help empower and create immediate revenue opportunities for all who wish to directly participate in demand response with their products, services and technologies. - Leighton Wolffe, Principal, Wolffe Technology Consultants

09/01/2007
10:31 AM

Multi-Site Demand Response Technology Moves Into the Retail Space

Using a multi-site demand response program to control utility costs will be particularly effective if the design of the buildings take into account the need to accommodate this strategy.- Bob Coppenhaver, Director Product Management and Marketing, Novar

09/01/2007
10:30 AM

Automated Demand Response and BACnet

Buildings that have BACnet-based building control systems are particularly well positioned to participate in DR programs. - Jim Butler, CTO, Cimetrics Inc.

09/01/2007
10:28 AM

Next Generation Demand Response

the Readily Available Green Energy Solution - Steve Schaefer, Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing, EnergyConnect Inc.

09/01/2007
10:27 AM

Graphical User Interfaces

When web design and building automation graphical user interfaces converge - Alper Uzmezler, Systems Integrator, Building Automation Systems Services

09/01/2007
10:26 AM

Opportunity Overload?

"The opportunities surrounding Demand Response (DR) cannot be underestimated. These opportunities are available today for building system contractors, integrators and owners." - Ken Sinclair, Editor Owner AutomatedBuildings.com

09/01/2007
10:25 AM

Pressure Transmitters - Selection & Placement

Understand the concepts behind sizing and locating static and differential pressure transmitters - Steven R. Calabrese, Automated Logic Chicago

09/01/2007
10:23 AM

Intelligent-Building-Dictionary.com

Chuck Ehrlich - This is just what we have all been looking for, a dictionary that defines all those annoying acronyms and initialisms we all use but nobody is sure what they stand for.

09/01/2007
10:22 AM

AMI doesn't make much difference without fundamental process change

Toby Considine - Few changes in the utility industries have generated more interest and discussion than Automated Meter Information (AMI).

09/01/2007
10:21 AM

Realcomm's NextGen Best Practices Tours

offer unique access to some of the world's most innovative projects under way in Asia and the Middle East. Each tour consists of a select group of commercial real estate professionals with the common goal of witnessing the amazing development taking place around the world.

09/01/2007
10:20 AM

A Beginner's Guide to oBIX (even if you're not a developer!) - Part 2 & 3

Gareth Johnson - In the last installment of this basic oBIX guide, I discussed reading and writing objects in oBIX. This week I'm going to discuss objects in more detail and oBIX Operations.

09/01/2007
10:17 AM

New Products for September

A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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