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Energy Utilizes BuildingIQ to Increase Customer Engagement with mPowered
Optimization Program BuildingIQ's Predictive Energy Optimizationtm integrates energy efficiency
and autoDR for commercial customers to deliver significant load reductions
without impacting comfort
Announces Universal Fire and Smoke Damper Actuators
New actuator offers time-saving
KEVO revolutionizes the door lock using smartphone and Touch-To-Open
available for pre-order, Kevo is the first deadbolt intelligent enough to
communicate with a smartphone and unlock with a simple touch.
Federation and Alabama Technology Network announce seminar to explore
implementation of recently released Cybersecurity Framework
The Automation Federation and
the Alabama Technology Network will sponsor an informative, free seminar on 21
February 2014 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA to examine the details surrounding the
implementation of America's Cybersecurity Framework.
Energy Disclosure Session Offered by ASHRAE at AHR Expo
ASHRAE's 2014 Winter Conference
takes place Jan. 18-22, 2014, New York City, N.Y. Held in conjunction with the
2014 Winter Conference is the International Air-Conditioning, Heating,
Refrigerating Exposition, Jan. 21-23, 2014.
Cyber Security Solution that Enhances Protection of Building and Energy
Management Systems Now Available LYNX CyberPROTM is Industry's First Cyber Protection Solution
for Building Automation, Energy Management Systems and Building
Electric to Present on SCADA Protection Strategies During ISA Automation Week
2013 Falcon to
Share Expertise on how to Protect SCADA Systems Against Costly Power Outages and
Connected Home Summits in China HomePlug Alliance is pleased to announce the 2013 Connected Home
Summits that will take place in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen the week of
Controls to Launch European Distribution Network at MCE
Reliable Controls, leading
designer, developer, and manufacturer of Internet-connected building controls,
is set to exhibit at the 2014 Monstra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) tradeshow,
which will be hosted in Milan, Italy on March 18- 21.
Smart Revolution is Coming to a Building Near You
New report envisions connected
and sustainable cities anchored by automated buildings and infrastructure
Informatique Enter into a Strategic Partnership with Canary Labs
Historian software marketed with
PcVue's HMI/SCADA for North America
Automation Market (Lighting, Safety and Security, Entertainment, HVAC, Energy
Management) Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast,
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Crack Semiconductor Joins ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute Leader in Asymmetric Cryptography Solutions Supports ISA100 Wireless
Distech Controls Appoints New Business Development Manager Distech
Controls is pleased to announce that Ralph Lammers has been appointed
Business Development Manager Northern & Eastern Europe to
consolidate Distech Controls' continued expansion across Europe and
especially in the UK.
Reliable Controls Updates SMART-Sensor EnOcean Acesspoint Firmware This
update provides significant added functionality to the SSEA, the most
notable change involving the ability to transmit as well as receive,
opening the door for communications with many additional devices.
Schneider Electric Launches New StruxureWare Power Monitoring Expert Software Software features allocation, web services enablement and productivity toolkit for an enhanced energy management experience
ISA-Infocomm 111 meeting in Nashville, Tennessee... Nov 6, 2013 The committee will hold a face-face meeting in Nashville, Tennessee in conjunction with ISA Automation Week.
Automated Logic Employee Recognized for BACnet International Contribution Robin
received the Bulldog Award, which recognizes individuals for their
dedication and loyalty to BACnet International and the BACnet standard.
OpenADR 2.0 Workshop in Portland, OR Two-Day Training Conducted by QualityLogic, Hosted by PECI
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Belimo ZIP Economizer - Voted #1 Product Offering for Indoor Air Quality The ZIP Economizer has been voted #1 in the 2013 Comfortech Product Showcase Awards in the category of Indoor Air Quality.
KNX approved as Chinese Standard (GB/T 20965) The approval of KNX as Chinese Standard (GB/T 20965) confirms the importance of the KNX technology on the Asian continent.
Continental Control Systems Featured Product Highlights at Solar Power International 2013 WattNode Electric Power Meters - Now Offered with ANSI C12.1-2008 Certification
Android App from VuWall Technology Offers New Control Option for Matrox Mura-powered Video Walls Free VuWall2 Mobile app provides an easy way to manage video wall content
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The Lantronix xPort Embedded Ethernet Device Server Full Networking in a Tiny Package
ASHRAE, AHR Expo Return to New York City for 2014 Winter Conference The 2014 Winter Conference takes place Jan. 18-22 at the New York Hilton.
Integrators Seek Differentiation in Building Automation Market With
competition growing in the building automation market, systems
integrators are placing increasing emphasis on product choice and
adding value to traditional systems to better position themselves
toward enhancing customer satisfaction, according to new findings from
a report from IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS).
Enmetric Systems Attracts VC Attention to Plug-Load Building Management Space Enmetric
Systems, a Belmont, California-based company whose platform helps
companies and large organizations monitor and reduce energy use from
plugged-in devices, recently announced that it has closed a $1.5
million follow-on financing round led by venture capital firm Navitas
Capital and included Azure International, Lakewest, Inc., and other
Newest Release of Automated Logic's WebCTRL Offers Customer Control from the Convenience of a Tablet In
addition to its proven desktop support, version 6 now offers customers
the ability to control their WebCTRL systems from the convenience of
iOS-, Android- and Windows-based tablets.
INVIEWlabs Acquires Reliant Programming and Web Services Creating the Ultimate Programming, Content Creation and IT Service Siroky
described the acquisition as a natural progression for both companies.
The acquisition provides INVIEWlabs with the resources to deliver
comprehensive software solutions.
S4 Open Device type template Generator By
adding this utility to the support CD, the S4 Group continues to
empower its Integrator Partners and Distributors to be self-sufficient
and add value to the integration process.
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QA Graphics Hires HVAC Graphics Specialist QA
Graphics, leading provider of BAS design services for the building
controls industry, is pleased to announce the hiring of Ben Hansen.
J.M. Electrical Expands Service Offering Through Partnership with Spirax Sarco New England technicians are now factory authorized by Spirax Sarco for commissioning and start-up of control products
Digital Lighting Management development team granted patent for technology that improves building performanceWattStopper's
systems development team was recently awarded a United States Patent
for the simplicity and flexibility at the heart of the company's
flagship Digital Lighting Management (DLM) lighting control system.
Energy-efficiency Focused Educational Sessions & Products Will Take Center Stage at 2014 AHR Expo Programs Will Help HVACR Professionals Address Governmental Energy-saving Initiatives
Register Today For PlugFest 2013! Registration Ends October 18, 2013 November 19-21, 2013, Atlanta, GA
Microsoft to Host Realcomm's CoRE Tech 2013 at Redmond Campus Realcomm
Conference Group is pleased to announce that the 4th Annual CoRE Tech
conference will be hosted at the Microsoft campus in Redmond,
Washington on November 6 and 7, 2013.
ICONICS Releases its New Quality AnalytiX SPC Software Solution Quality AnalytiX: Bringing SPC to Everyone!
InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance Members Recognized with Awards for Excellence, Leadership Alliance Firms, Leaders Earn National, Regional, Local Awards
Controls Launches The EnTouch 360 Managed Service Platform to Assist
National Chains In Lowering Their Energy and Maintenance Costs The
service increases energy efficiency and lowers energy costs for
national chains without requiring additions to existing operations
FieldServer Technologies at AHR 2014 FieldServer
Technologies, the major gateway manufacturer in the building industry,
is demonstrating its full range of products at the AHR Expo 2014 in New
York City January 21-23 in Booth 235 at the Javits Convention Center.
AFDtek Releases Cost Effective Energy Dashboard Product AFDtek
has released a cost effective Energy Dashboard product that will
simplify the process of adding a public display to an Energy Management
ControlTrends Awards 2nd Annual ControlTrends Awards Final Call for Nominations
Reliable Controls Wins EcoStar Award for Integrated Watershed Management Reliable
Controls is the 2013 recipient of the Capital Regional District's
EcoStar Community Environmental Award, recognized for work in the
category of Integrated Watershed Management.
Continental Control Systems' WattNode Revenue Modbus Meter Receives ANSI C12.1-2008 Certification The
meter is the first of Continental Control Systems' ANSI C12.1-compliant
WattNode Revenue line to complete the certification process through a
nationally recognized testing laboratory (NRTL).
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Defining a Smart Building: Part Three Three
key elements: networks and security, fire alarm and occupant
satisfaction. - Jim Sinopoli, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings, LLC
SkySpark Analytics Adds Integration to Energy Star Portfolio Manager "data-driven facilities management" - John Petze, C.E.M., Partner, SkyFoundry
The Impact of LED Lighting on the BEMS Industry The
result will be the emergence of new players, new technologies and new
application delivery mechanisms. - Allan McHale, Director, Memoori
The Move Beyond Building Automation Systems to a More Secure Energy Infrastructure - Brad Witter, EVP Technology and Operations, Blue Pillar, Inc.
Blueprint Your Building's Energy Consumption at the Circuit Level A powerful new tool for the Energy Engineer - Paul W. Ogle, Sr., VP, Activelogix LLC
In-Building Cellular Enhancement A Smart Building Paradox - Bob Butchko, National Business Development, RF Connect LLC
Building Automation Dilemmas Integrate or Replace? â€“ The Mystery Revealed - Zach Denning, Engineering Sales, Western Allied Mechanical
Monitoring Only and DCIM Systems for Critical Equipment "take
your time and understand ALL the pieces of the investment and the PRO's
and CON's of all systems you are considering." - Todd A. Finnegan,
Principal, eSite Systems, LLC
Data-Driven Management for Building Portfolios A
central database can allow facilities management to make smart,
data-driven decisions. - Casey Birmingham, Project Manager & Pankaj
Rajput, Intern/Mechanical Engineer, The Falcon Group
The Tridium Evolution The End of the R2 Legacy - Zach Denning, Engineering Sales, Western Allied Mechanical
Ten Innovations That Made Life Easier in the HVAC Controls Biz - Part Two of Two - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.
Need a Map to those Bridges? If systems can understand what they discover, they can integrate themselves. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc
Upgrading Aging Building Automation Systems A
well-designed upgrade can provide the ability for enhanced operability
and reduced energy use, easily paying for the upgrade cost. - Paul
Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis, Building Intelligence Group
The Journey To Achieve "Automatically Smart" To achieve it we must start to think differently now. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings
BAScloudVPN Service The
BAScloudVPN remote monitoring service can provide simple, secure,
remote access for System Integrators to check in remotely and see what
is happening at a job site. - Bennet Levine - Research &
Development Manager, Contemporary Controls
"BACnet - The Global Standard for Building Automation and Control Networks" Published
by Momentum Press, available from the publisher directly or from
Amazon, Barnes & Noble, etc. - H. Michael Newman, Manager, Building
Automation and Control System Integration, Cornell University, Ithaca,
2013 ControlTrends Awards The
2013 ControlTrends Awards will be held January 21st, 10:30AM to 1:30PM
at the BB King Blues Club in Times Square, New York. - Ken Smyers,
Co-Founder, ControlTrends Awards
Project Haystack Announces Educational Webinar The webinar will be presented at 11AM ET, on Tue Nov 12, 2013.
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.
Document the Building Energy Using Systems A mashup of uncharted thoughts about how to get to there from here.
Automatically Smart Discussions on Linkedin I
posted last month's editorial Automatically Smart on several Linkedin
Groups to make folks aware of the September issue with hopes of
generating some dialog and I was successful with 34 comments on our
group and several more on other groups.
New Products for October A brief description of some new products for the industry
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