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10/29/2008
12:25 PM

Independent Testing Uncovers Serious Fire Safety Concerns with Many Communications Cables from Offshore Manufacturers

CCCA Proposes New Certification Program

10/29/2008
12:24 PM

TUVRheinland Releases Automizer Test System for ZigBee Smart Energy Testing and Certification

New Customizable Testing Process Reduces Testing Time by Nearly 50%

10/29/2008
12:23 PM

LONMARK International Launches New Onsite Professional Certification Training Program

October 27, 2008 - San Jose, CA - LonMark International (LMI), a non-profit trade association recognized as the industry authority for certification, education and promotion of interoperability standards for the benefit of manufacturers, integrators and end users has recently launched its Onsite Professional Certification Training Program.

10/29/2008
12:22 PM

LIVE from DUBAI - Nov. 6: World's Most Intelligent Buildings

Best Practices for Intelligent, Sustainable Properties

10/29/2008
12:20 PM

GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms To Deliver Kepware Communications Protocols With Industry-Leading Proficy HMI/SCADA Software

Portland, ME, October 27, 2008 - Kepware Technologies, the leader in Communications for Automation, announces that GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms, based in Charlottesville, VA, has entered into a resale agreement with Kepware, to expand their drivers and OPC servers offering for the Proficy HMI/SCADA - iFIX and Proficy HMI/SCADA - CIMPLICITY products.

10/29/2008
12:19 PM

Minicom's DS Vision 3000 Wins Best AV Distribution System Award

Jerusalem, Israel - Minicom Advanced Systems, the world leader in Digital Signage player-to-screen connectivity, is proud to announce that The Digital Signage Group has chosen the DS Vision 3000 as the winner of the best Connectivity Peripheral in the product category of the 4th annual DIGI Awards at the Digital Signage Show in New York, October 15th.

10/29/2008
12:18 PM

Critical Trends, Technologies and Techniques To Be Addressed at 2009 AHR Expo

70 Educational Sessions, Certification Programs Offered

Lynxspring
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10/24/2008
02:13 PM

CABA releases Bright Green Buildings Report

The intent of this new report is to provide documented evidence and build tools that can be used to educate and influence end-users, building owners, architects and contractors that a "greener building" can be achieved using intelligent technology, and provides a tangible and significant return on investment.

10/24/2008
02:11 PM

BSRIA's first ever EU Legislation and Impact on Buildings study

The comprehensive study covers key European countries, providing an analysis of current and future requirements, and the impact that the legislation will have on HVAC products.

10/24/2008
02:10 PM

Comprehensive Thermostat Recycling Laws Pass in California and Pennsylvania

National Trend of Shared Responsibility for Safe Handling of Mercury Products Continues

10/24/2008
02:09 PM

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Partners with EnergyConnect for Demand Response Services

Nation's Capital Airport Implements Innovative Demand Response Platform to Relieve Strain on Power Grid and Generate New Source of Revenue

10/24/2008
02:09 PM

Opto 22 SNAP I/O(tm) Receives ODVA Certification

Intelligent Remote I/O Passes EtherNet/IP(tm) Conformance Testing

10/24/2008
02:07 PM

Reliable Controls MACH-ProCom and MACH-ProSys are officially BTL Listed

The MACH-ProCom and MACH-ProSys controllers meet or exceed the BACnet Testing Laboratories (BTL) requirements for the BACnet Building Controller (B-BC) designation.

10/24/2008
02:06 PM

The OPC Foundation and Kepware Partner to Manage OPC-UA Codebase in a New Joint Relationship

The benefits of this approach will foster rapid adoption through the licensing of proven technology, quality control of an industry-wide solution and guaranteed interoperability at the communications level.

10/24/2008
02:05 PM

New Fluke SmartView 2.0 thermal imaging software features industry-first 3D capability

Easier-to-use, makes analysis and reporting simple

10/24/2008
02:04 PM

Kavlico Pressure Sensors are Ideal for Next Generation Modulated Furnaces

The model P992 is ideally suited to measure airflow, while the P356 measures propane or natural gas flow.

Delta Controls
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10/21/2008
12:41 PM

Goucher College Purchases Renewable Energy from Constellation NewEnergy to Help Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Goucher College announced it will purchase renewable energy from Constellation NewEnergy to match a portion of its electricity usage at its Baltimore-based campus and support the college's mission of environmental sustainability.

10/21/2008
12:40 PM

Site Controls Helps Retailers Deal with a Difficult Economy with a Self-Funding, Pay-As-You-Go Energy Management Service Package

Comprehensive facilities automation equipment and services solution reduces energy costs with no up-front investment

10/21/2008
12:39 PM

New Arch Rock Framework Moves ZigBee Application Profiles onto IP

'Compact Application Protocol' (CAP) Expands Scope of ZigBee-based Applications Beyond 802.15.4 Radio Networks to Any IP-enabled Device

10/21/2008
12:39 PM

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Honeywell's Leadership in Renewable Energy

Profiling Model and Scorecard Help Customers Pinpoint the Solution with the Greatest Impact on the Bottom Line

10/21/2008
12:38 PM

Johnson Controls Acquires Software Company Gridlogix

Acquisition allows deeper integration of IT into building management

10/21/2008
12:36 PM

Wyless and Tridium Announce Strategic Partnership

Uxbridge, London - 20 October, 2008 - Wyless, the international wireless data communications company, and Tridium, the global leader in application software frameworks, automation infrastructure technology and device-to-enterprise integration solutions, have announced a strategic partnership.

10/21/2008
12:35 PM

Fluke Challenge video game lets you grab a thermal imager and blast through maintenance problems

Game demonstrates how thermal imagers pay off on the job

10/21/2008
12:35 PM

Tridium Releases Latest Software Update for the NiagaraAX Framework

NiagaraAX 3.4 adds new support for 64 Bit Windows, Redhat Linux (X86), My SQL and IPV6 as well as other enhancements and features

10/21/2008
12:34 PM

First Annual Gulf Real Estate Fundamentals Conference 2008

November 18 &19, 2008 - Kingdom of Bahrain

10/21/2008
12:33 PM

Amprobe Test Tools Introduces 18 New Products

Broad range of meters for humidity, temperature, air flow, sound, light, gas detection, distance, RPM, pressure and cable wiring measurements

10/21/2008
12:32 PM

CABA to Launch Re-Designed Web site

The launch of our new Web site coincides with CABA's 20th anniversary celebration, which begins next month.

10/21/2008
12:32 PM

Spinwave Systems and A.N.E.C. Announce Newly Integrated System for Monitoring Data Center Energy Usage and Performance

Wireless sensor network and powerful data collection engine provide continuous monitoring to reduce energy costs, ensure server reliability, and reduce downtime.

10/21/2008
12:31 PM

The Western European IBC(e) systems market reaches 2.723 billion euros in 2007

Following their acquisition of the well-respected intelligent building controls market research consultancy Proplan, BSRIA have just published their first market report under the BSRIA Proplan brand.

10/21/2008
12:29 PM

RMS Networks Announces Alliance with Minicom

Minicom will be hosting RMS in a series of focused webinars in the upcoming months. The first of the series entitled "Enable Your Network with rVue" is scheduled for Noon on November 14th.

10/21/2008
12:28 PM

BOMA's BESt

Go green with BOMA Canada's new certification

10/21/2008
12:28 PM

Echelon Product News: single-wire control and power solution takes LED lights, buildings systems to new level

Pyxos High-Power Link applications, and resulting features and benefits

10/21/2008
12:27 PM

Hirsch Electronics Enters Distribution Business

Industry Demand for DoD CAC Readers Leads to Pact with SCM Microsystems

10/21/2008
12:25 PM

WINA, the Wireless Industrial Networking Alliance, Launches New Website

WINA's website opens the lines of communication for the Association's work on wireless solutions by industry and by application, and has the capability to keep members of industry informed about standards developments and upcoming technical conferences through forums, discussion boards, and webinars.

10/21/2008
12:24 PM

ASHRAE Partners with Industry Leaders in Building Sustainable Headquarters

ATLANTA - ASHRAE's newly renovated Headquarters effectively serves as a laboratory without walls to extend the Society's knowledge and information worldwide.

10/21/2008
12:23 PM

LonMark Awards at AHR 2009 - submit your nominations!

LONMARK International's 'Best of the Year' Awards recognize projects, products, individuals, and programs that are leading the industry in innovation and accomplishment.

10/21/2008
12:22 PM

Orsus has deployed Situator at the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) - a facility where security is at its highest

Situator converges thousands of duress buttons, cameras, access control and alarm points enabling operators to manage a high load of data and improves risk management

10/21/2008
12:21 PM

IFMA, ASHRAE Collaborate on Energy Efficiency Issues

ATLANTA (Oct. 7, 2008) With buildings accounting for 40 percent of primary energy use in developed nations, it is becoming increasingly important to find ways to build and operate them in an energy efficient manner. In recognition of this, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers and the International Facility Management Association are entering into an agreement that increases cooperation between the two groups.

Analytika
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10/07/2008
12:45 PM

Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF) Opens for Membership

The purpose of the forum is to develop a global open standard for the network interface of network video products.

10/07/2008
12:44 PM

Gilbarco Veeder-Root and Tridium partner on Intelligent Device Management

Comprehensive system for fuel, power and fixture management

10/07/2008
12:43 PM

Opto 22 Upgrades SNAP I/O(tm) Adding Distributed Control to Allen-Bradley ControlLogix and CompactLogix Architectures

New Features Bring Intelligence to Remote I/O Options-with No Programming

10/07/2008
12:41 PM

Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship Goes Carbon Neutral

"This tournament presented us with an opportunity to continue addressing global climate change on both a local and national level, and we look forward to continuing our efforts to effectively reduce greenhouse gas emissions through innovative energy solutions."

10/07/2008
12:40 PM

Johnson Controls appoints DHC Automation & Controls as ABCS

Partnership will augment Johnson Controls' presence in Ottawa, ON

10/07/2008
12:39 PM

MATE Intelligent Video and DVTel To Demonstrate Seamless Integration at Security Essen 2008

MATE's advanced video analytics solutions seamlessly integrate with DVTel's intelligent Security Operations Center (iSOC) to provide the market with a single interface for powerful intelligent video management.

10/07/2008
12:38 PM

New Ethernet/IP / Modbus-TCP Ethernet Adapter for ABB machinery drives expands OEMs' design options

Industrial Ethernet expands Low-voltage Drives portfolio

10/07/2008
12:37 PM

Constellation Energy Announces New Solution for Businesses to Track and Mitigate Environmental Impacts

Pace's ecolink service selected to provide innovative carbon footprint solution for Constellation Energy customers

10/07/2008
12:36 PM

Sustainable Urban Design the Focus of ASHRAE Winter Conference '09 in Chicago

The Wednesday Welcome includes 18 hands-on, applications-type programs, held from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., centering around the Technical Program theme of Sustainable Urban Design.

10/07/2008
12:35 PM

New ISA Building Automation Systems Course Debuts in Two Weeks at ISA EXPO

This new training course will help you gain an understanding of the specific issues involved with Building Automation Systems.

10/07/2008
12:34 PM

GridWeek(TM) 2008 Attracts Record Numbers for Smart Grid Conference

125+ Speakers and 700 Registered Attendees Convene to Advance the Smart Grid

10/07/2008
12:34 PM

GreenPeak expands its advanced sales, support and integrator network in the USA

Demand for GreenPeak innovative extreme low power wireless networking technologies drives rapid expansion

10/07/2008
12:32 PM

New Ember Tools Enable Sophisticated ZigBee Applications on a Single-Chip

This high performance toolset together with EmberZNet PRO networking software make the Ember EM250 the only true system-on-chip platform supporting the ZigBee PRO Feature Set that can accommodate even the largest, highest performing ZigBee applications.

10/07/2008
12:31 PM

ASHRAE Seeks to Engineer Tomorrow...Today in Windy City

With a focus that resources must be conserved and environments respected even in urban settings, the ASHRAE Conference takes place Jan. 24-28 at the Palmer House Hilton. Held in conjunction with the meeting is the ASHRAE co-sponsored AHR Expo, Jan. 26-28, McCormick Place.

10/07/2008
12:29 PM

IQinVision ASIS follow-up

ASIS 2008 News of the Show

10/07/2008
12:29 PM

Johnson Controls Selects Pennsylvania College of Technology for Collaborative HVAC Training Program

Program attracts and grooms building technicians; guarantees jobs for graduates

10/07/2008
12:27 PM

Dedicated Lighting for IP Cameras

Raytec's RAYMAX IP and RAYLUX IP are the World's first dedicated IP lighting solutions designed to deliver Infra-Red or White-Light illumination for IP cameras.

10/07/2008
12:26 PM

Berg Insight says 50 million people would benefit from wireless home healthcare monitoring

However there are still very few commercial products that enable distance monitoring of medical equipment such as glucose level meters or blood pressure monitors via mobile networks.

KMC Controls
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10/01/2008
10:56 AM

The NewEnergy Paradigm

Quite simply, my belief is that energy in buildings has much more to do with automation that it does with any of the other technologies that seem to be in the spotlight continuously. - Jack Mc Gowan, CEM, Energy Control Inc.

10/01/2008
10:55 AM

Buildings and ET

The mantra of energy management in the 21st century has to be Buildings, Buildings and Buildings - Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc.

10/01/2008
10:54 AM

The Enemy Within

Project engineers must be ready to give up the detailed design work with which they are familiar and provide the flexibility, support, and oversight to others so they can ensure ultra-efficient performance is achieved and maintained over time. - Thomas Hartman, P E The Hartman Company

10/01/2008
10:52 AM

Using Structured Cable Solutions For BAS

The largest opportunity to reduce capital costs of installation in building technology systems is the installation of the system's cable and cable pathways. - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings

10/01/2008
10:52 AM

OPC Security

Seven Years, Seven Fears - Eric Murphy, BSc, PEng, MatrikonOPC

10/01/2008
10:50 AM

Save 18% on Energy Costs

with One 15-Minute Change - Christina Inge, Marketing Manager, Spinwave Systems, Inc.

10/01/2008
10:48 AM

Wireless Sensor Networks Move Onto The Internet

IP allows different kinds of links to be connected together as a single network, with routers steering each message to its desired destination, crossing different kinds of links along the way. - Brian Bohlig, Vice President of Marketing, Arch Rock Corporation

10/01/2008
10:47 AM

DDC For HVAC Systems

DDC knowledge has become critical in the current HVAC market, but the only sources of information have been highly technical until now. - Barbara Ragusa, LAMA Books

10/01/2008
10:47 AM

Building BACnet

2008 BACnet International Conference and Award Ceremony - Andy McMillan, President and CEO, Teletrol Systems Inc. & President BACnet International

10/01/2008
10:46 AM

Privacy, Price and the Cost of Control

As we seek to extend Demand / Response to more systems in the house, we run into what we might call Knowledge Problems, problems of diversity and understanding. Toby Considine, Technology Officer, Facility Services, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

10/01/2008
10:44 AM

Sequences of Operation

Part (1 of 2) An objective look at specified descriptions of control - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corporation

10/01/2008
10:42 AM

Selecting the Building Automation or Systems Integration Contractor

The process that we use involves a formal "Request for Proposals" (RFP), allowing us to gather information and evaluate it in an impartial manner. - Paul Ehrlich & Ira Goldschmidt, Building Intelligence Group

10/01/2008
10:42 AM

Key questions every building automation integrator should ask about OPC technology

Manny Mandrusiak, Director of MatrikonOPC. Marketing - The basic requirement of the OPC architecture is to get data from Point A to Point B. Of course every user of the OPC system will place a different priority on the requirements.

10/01/2008
10:40 AM

A Look at the Demand Response Horizon

Leighton J. Wolffe, Vice President of Alliances and Strategy, Constellation NewEnergy - The next frontier for DR is to move beyond curtailment to leveraging the power of building automation systems that exist within or across collections of buildings such as a university or corporate campus. This future frontier will involve a more holistic or enterprise level approach to energy, referred to as Enterprise DR.

10/01/2008
10:40 AM

Intelligent Buildings

Mike Williams Managing Director C.Eng. FCMA, MCIBSE, MSyI, CDC - Within an intelligent building all elements (such as lighting; heating; security, CCTV and alarm systems; access control; audio-visual and entertainment systems; ventilation, filtration and climate control, etc), talk to one another over a common platform and have the ability to respond to the real-time needs of occupants.

10/01/2008
10:39 AM

Convergence of Green and Intelligent Buildings Study

Ron Zimmer, President & CEO, CABA - The intent of our research is to provide documented evidence and build tools that can be used to educate and influence end-users, building owners, architects and contractors that a greener building can be achieved using intelligent technology, and that this greening will provide a tangible and significant return on investment.

10/01/2008
10:38 AM

OV Ready Intelligent Video Ready Protocol

Ed Troha, Director Global Marketing, ObjectVideo & Oren Feldmann, VP Marketing and Sales EVT - OV Ready is an XML-based intelligent video network protocol that standardizes ObjectVideo analytic rule, alert and configuration communications.

10/01/2008
10:36 AM

Sneak Preview Education Sessions AHR Expo 2009 Chicago

Here is a tentative schedule for your BAC Sessions for the AHR Expo this January

10/01/2008
10:35 AM

New Products for October

A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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