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GWAC - Abstracts Chosen for Transactive Energy Conference Set for December 2014 in Portland, OR Methods
and systems to modernize the power grid, buildings and other facilities
with transactive energy practices will be discussed at the 2014
Transactive Energy Conference, which will take place Dec. 10-11 at the
World Trade Center in Portland, Ore.
Distech Controls Launches Addition to Smart Room Control Solution Introduces ECx-Light-4DALI lighting expansion module
BuildingIQ Energy Management Platform Delivers Approximately $700,000 in Energy Savings to Clients in Q3 2014 Company
rounds out Q3 with management of 2 million square feet of commercial
building space and is selected for the Green Proving Ground Program
DGLogik, Inc. Introduces Project Assist for DGLux5 Easily
creating an intuitive application to monitor your building data CAN
happen in the nick of time with DGLux's new wizard - Project Assist.
1st EnOcean Alliance Fall Academy Industry experts discuss the future of smart buildings, the Internet of Things and new business models
Aconex Launches Dynamic Manuals for Mobile Handover New Product Extends Project Lifecycle Support to Post-Handover Asset Information
Aconex Launches Connected BIM for Project-Wide Model Collaboration New Solution on Aconex Platform Signals Breakthrough in BIM Project Delivery
Tridium Launches New Niagara Analytics Framework Only Analytics tool native to NIagara leverages power of Niagara FrameworkTM to transform data into actionalbe information
Smart Homes and Buildings Market to See 29.5% CAGR Globally by 2020
Says a Research Report Available at Big Market Research Rising environmental concerns, increasing cost of energy and stringent government regulations are propelling the market growth.
Daintree Networks Names 'Energy Champion' Award Winners Jim
Sinopoli, Smart Buildings, Named Energy Champion-Thought Leader; Ken
Hagaman, Anixter, and Ted Pinnow, United Stationers, Pronounced Energy
Champion-End User Co-Winners
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Distech Controls Broadens Open-to-Wireless Offering Introduces 902 MHz frequency to better serve markets worldwide
Save the Date for Home Connect, November 20-21, 2014 Hear from 40 Leading Experts and Innovators That Will Show You How To Enable Success in The Connected Home!
sixth anniversary special announcement for Smart Grid webinars and
relaunch of site for webcast recordings and presentations I
am pleased to inform you that as of this month I have completed 6 years
since I have been moderating Smart Grid webinars and seminars for the
electric sector as a free public service.
Kepware Updates Flagship Product to Support Big Data Analytics and Advance Industrial Internet of ThingsKEPServerEX version 5.16 introduces collaboration with Splunk Inc., new Local Historian Plug-In, and expanded Power Suite
Open Standards-Driven Solutions Key to Future-Proof Smart Buildings State
of Building Energy Management survey uncovers compelling results
including lack of awareness of the Internet of Things (IoT)
HomePlug Alliance Showcases Next-Generation Product Interoperability at Broadband World Forum 2014 HomePlug
technology is an ideal solution for distribution of broadband
applications such as Internet, OTT video, multi-room IPTV, online
gaming, audio, as well as smart home applications.
The University of Toronto Selects Cypress Envirosystems for their 2014 Green Ribbon Award Cypress
Envirosystems today announced that it has been selected by the
University of Toronto for its prestigious Green Ribbon Award
highlighting extensive work in improving the efficiency of buildings
throughout its campus with the Wireless Pneumatic Thermostat (WPT).
Legrand and WattStopper to Present Considerations for Electrical Design in High-Performance Buildings at VERGE 2014 Presence will include a case study discussion on best practices, research and product previews
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Reliable Controls Releases RC-GrafxSet Reliable
Controls is pleased to announce the release of RC-GrafxSet, graphical
images and services software that allows users to quickly generate
professional, 3D system graphics for RC-Studio and RC-WebView using an
agile, online graphic developer subscription library.
Senior Executives from Industry and Government to Address Key Technology Challenges at 2015 ARC Industry Forum Forum Presentations Will Focus on Applying New Disruptive Technologies in Industrial Applications
New Workshop for Implementing Automated Demand Response Programs Training for Utilities, DR Designers, Program Implementers Conducted by OpenADR Alliance Training Partner QualityLogic
Albireo Energy Acquires Electronic Control Systems and Green Total Solutions Albireo Energy Expands Geographic Footprint to the Western Region of the U.S.
Global Pharmaceutical Manufacturer saves $152,173 in annual energy costs in a single R&D building. GPM had a global objective of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption by 20% from 2012 levels, by 2020.
The Internet of Things in Smart Buildings 2014 to 2020 This
Independent Study makes an Objective Assessment of the Market for
Internet of Things Technologies, Networks and Services in Buildings
2014 to 2020.
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EnTouch Controls Leading Industry with OpenADR 2.0 Certification Company Provides Demand Response Services to Restaurants and Retailers
QualityLogic Announces Cloud-Based Test System for OpenADR Products QualityLogic
Inc. (www.qualitylogic.com), the developer of the OpenADR Alliance
Certification Test Harness, today announced the Cloud-Based Test System
for OpenADR Virtual End Nodes (VENs) or clients, which will provide
users with access to a Cloud server implementation of a certified
Virtual Top Node (VTN).
Buildings, Energy & Sustainability Taken to the Next Level at CoRE Tech 2014 CoRE
Tech is the leading conference on technology, innovation and automation
for Corporate Real Estate, Facilities, Energy and Sustainability
Project Haystack Announces Haystack Connect 2015 Conference Event Connects Community and Ecosystem Driving Smart Data, Smart Devices, Smart Buildings and Smart Business.
The International Society of Automation announces acquisition of Automation.com The
International Society of Automation (ISA) announces today its
acquisition of Automation.com, a media company currently owned by
Minnesota-based Automation Resources, Inc.
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IP Video Surveillance and VSaaS Market Expected to Reach $57.3 Billion by 2020 - Allied Market Research North America is expected to experience highest share in IP Surveillance market by 2020.
Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks 2014 Survey Wireless
Sensor Networking (WSN) is saving industrial companies hundreds of
millions of dollars through saved assets, optimized resources, longer
equipment lifetimes and faster/cheaper installation.
Microgrid Version of Distributed Energy Resource Software Is Now Available This
new version, released on October 1, 2014, improves on previous DER-CAM
versions by bringing new capabilities focused on some of the key issues
pertaining to microgrids and to their planning process.
Enmetric Systems Enters Into Supply Agreement with Johnson Controls to Supply "Best in Class" Plugload SolutionThe
agreement will allow Johnson Controls to sell its plug load solution to
thousands of facilities managers and building efficiency professionals
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CABA Launches "Connected Consumer Roadmap: Driven by the Internet of Things" Research Study Using
a two-phased research approach, including an extensive consumer survey
and in-depth industry interviews, the study will consider retail
ecosystems that go beyond the connected home.
Echelon finalises sale of its smart grid business to S&T AG for $4.9 m S&T
AG, a European IT solutions provider has purchased Echelon's Smart Grid
Modernisation business, which will be operated through Networked Energy
Services Corporation (NES), an S&T subsidiary based in the US.
DOE Updates National Reference Standard for Commercial Buildings to 90.1-2013 In
an announcement in the Sept. 26, 2014 edition of "The Federal
Register," DOE attributes the greater energy savings to improvements in
ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2013, Energy Standard for Buildings
Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, related to several areas,
including better lighting, fans, commercial refrigeration, boilers.
NEBB Advanced Building Systems Commissioning Certified Professional Seminar & Exam December 8-12, 2014
Small Business Administration Approves Mentor-Protege Agreement between Schneider Electric and Utility System Solutions, Inc.Agreement will provide federal agencies an unmatched team to solve their energy dilemmas and meet their small business goals
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Pushing the Envelope Building Analytics beyond HVAC - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, LEED AP, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC
Predictive Maintenance The ideal preventive maintenance program would prevent all equipment failure before it occurs. - Jim Lee, CEO, Cimetrics Inc.
Where do Whole-Building Analytics Fit in the Energy Professional's Toolkit? The
need for building energy analysis is growing, the talent pool of
building energy experts is limited. New whole-building energy
performance assessment tools are one way technology innovators are
trying to fill the gap. - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext
Making Energy Intelligence Systems Work The
important thing to remember is that the building operator, the
sustainability team and the management team must all work together to
make it happen. - Matthew Stavis, Vice President, Software Sales,
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month October
1st marks the beginning of the 11th annual Cybersecurity Awareness
Month. Yes this is the 11th year. - Marc Petock, Vice President,
Marketing, Lynxspring & Connexx Energy
Intelligent Live Recommissioning (ILR) The
process of supervising the operation of a building and constantly
making adjustments. - Charles Holleran, VP Engineering, SHIFT Energy
How to Avoid Stranded Investments in Intelligent Buildings The
DALI (Digital Addressable Lighting Interface) lighting control
specialist, explains why it makes commercial sense to adopt a more
flexible, open approach to the control and management of lighting
systems today. - Mike Welch, Managing Director, Control Network
A Proactive Energy and Technology Integration Strategy Pioneering
a low cost, high value approach to proactive energy and technology
integration in the existing buildings space. - Tony Campbell, RPA|HP,
LEED AP, Principal, Stanley & Mathews Associates
Collaboration Driven Development and Testing Unique
requirements drove an incremental development effort and, of course,
the corresponding integration and test activities. - Steve Jones,
Managing Partner, The S4 Group, Inc
What Does Apple's NFC-Enabled iPhone 6 Really Mean for Access Control & Identity Management? Not
very much it would seem, as the NFC chip inside the new iPhone 6 smart
phones is for now restricted to ApplePay only. - Allan McHale,
State of the Union- Intelligent Buildings Today's
building automation and operational technology offers a strong
foundation for the future and is essential for conducting business. -
Marc Petock, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring & Connexx Energy
Think About Light Automation Now There's
clearly a lot to think about with lighting automation, and that's
before you tackle how it integrates with other automation elements. -
Paul Murphy, Intecho Ltd
Autonomous Systems and Cloud Diagnostics We need standard ways to name things and their relationships to spaces in buildings. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc
Operator Error Overriding the BAS - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.
Diagnose Your Sales Dilemma Diagnosing the root cause of slow sales is always the right prescription - Manny Mandrusiak, 4 Bravo Marketing
Upgrading VAV Boxes It
is not surprising when dealing with existing buildings to find a
variety of VAV terminals. - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela
Lewis, Building Intelligence Group
Education for your vocation We
all need to keep at the task of self-education to keep up with our
rapidly evolving industry. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com
Education for Your Vocation The Task of Self-education - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com
OPC Unified Architecture is
designed for information integration between industrial automation and
building automation systems. - Thomas J. Burke, OPC Foundation President
Our Repair Lab There
are some manufacturers that are not thrilled that ISA is continuing to
support and repair systems that they have discontinued production and
support years ago. - Julio Rodriguez, National Sales Manager for Parts
and Repair Services, International Systems of America, LLC
EasyIO World Event, Madrid Some of the highlights and takeaways from the conference. - Ken Smyers, ControlTrend.org
Automated Diagnostics & Analytics for Buildings - a Book Review
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.
New Products for October A brief description of some new products for the industry.
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