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09/28/2009
04:48 PM

Meshed Smart Meters Enable Local Smart Grids

A European directive in 2006 required governments to ensure that customers have meters that provide overall and time-of-use consumption levels.

09/28/2009
04:46 PM

RLE Technologies Releases Dashboard Builder

Dashboard Builder offers a library of widgets and displays for users to choose from including historical trends, energy use, operational efficiencies, and critical metrics.

09/28/2009
04:45 PM

White Paper Released by Tridium Highlights How Everyday Things Can be Woven into the Fabric of the Web

The whitepaper discusses the state of device networks and how IP and Web technologies can become enablers to tap the huge potential of smart devices.

09/28/2009
04:43 PM

Opto 22 to Offer N-TRON Network Switches & Wireless Access Points

Opto 22, developer and manufacturer of the award-winning SNAP PAC System(tm) family of programmable automation controllers, I/O, and accessories, has announced an agreement with Mobile, Alabama-based N-TRON Corporation to market and sell the company's extensive line of industrial Ethernet network switches and wireless access points.

09/28/2009
04:43 PM

WattStopper Launches New Online Energy Savings Calculating Tool

WattStopper launches the first free, web-based energy savings calculating tool that allows users to calculate the potential energy savings available with occupancy sensors.

09/28/2009
04:42 PM

Lyrtech launches the Intelligent Occupancy Sensor, using innovative technologies from Texas Instruments and ObjectVideo

Lyrtech Inc., a company specialized in digital signal processing technology, announced today the official release of its Intelligent Occupancy Sensor (IOS), a new, high-performance intelligent occupancy sensing solution that offers a low cost, vision-based platform to detect, track and count objects or people.

09/28/2009
04:40 PM

2010 Niagara Summit Call for Presentations

Hundreds of attendees will gather in Las Vegas (May 2nd-4th at the Red Rock Resort) and come together to exchange and share experiences on automation infrastructure technology, device-to-enterprise integration and find out about the latest advances on how devices integrate, connect and create interoperable environments.

09/28/2009
04:40 PM

Next generation security solutions and customer testimonials showcased by Johnson Controls at ASIS 2009

Company reports increased earnings, market share and customers in security market

09/28/2009
04:38 PM

Complexity Made Simple: XProtect Corporate 3.0

Smart Wall and Mapping Give Dynamic, Interactive Control

Alerton
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09/21/2009
11:40 AM

Cisco Continues Global Smart Grid Momentum

Company Launches Smart Grid Ecosystem with More Than 25 Partners and Announces Customer Technical Advisory Board, Grid Security Services

09/21/2009
11:39 AM

If You Can't Stand the Heat...Manage the Humidity

ASHRAE Heads to Florida for 2010 Winter Conference

09/21/2009
11:38 AM

Bosch Releases ONVIF-ready H.264 IP Cameras

Compression technology improves image quality, reduces storage costs and bandwidth consumption

09/21/2009
11:36 AM

Quality Automation Graphics Consolidates to QA Graphics

Quality Automation Graphics and its two sister companies, 4 Touch and Interactive Green Design, are located in Ankeny, Iowa, offering services nationwide.

09/21/2009
11:35 AM

Free Webinar: Benefits of the Energy Efficiency Education Dashboard

Wednesday, September 30; 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. CST

09/21/2009
11:34 AM

Comark Corporation Receives UL864 9th Edition Recognition on its 42" Interactive LCD/Computer

Largest UL864 9th Edition LCD available on the Market

09/21/2009
11:33 AM

New Introductory BIM Guide Released by ASHRAE

ATLANTA - A newly released guide from ASHRAE on building information models and building information modeling (BIM) serves as a resource for professionals considering BIM tools and applications for their businesses.

BACnet International
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09/15/2009
11:34 AM

Introducing GrafxSet 2.0 - 3D Building Automation Graphics

Reliable Controls is pleased to announce the release of GrafxSet 2.0 Graphic Developer's Subscription Library

09/15/2009
11:33 AM

Ziphany leads the way for the first Forward Capacity Market, establishing its role as independent Demand Designated Entity.

Ziphany's software developers and IT experts are working with ISO New England (ISO-NE) to ensure the reliable support of its upcoming Forward Capacity Market (FCM) which goes live on June 1, 2010.

09/15/2009
11:32 AM

IQinVision Expands Line of System Support Tools with IQmanager

Software utility simplifies HD network camera management

09/15/2009
11:31 AM

Neiman Marcus Deploys SCIwatch Automated Continuous Commissioning Solution From Scientific Conservation

Premier Retailer Avoids System Outages and Trims CAPEX and OPEX Expenditures with New Software-as-a-Service Solution

09/15/2009
11:29 AM

Matrikon Announces New Matrikon Analytics Product Line

The first product released, Matrikon Analytics Excel Reporter, makes creating Excel reports from live and historical data easy.

09/15/2009
11:28 AM

Kepware is Delivering an OPC Toolkit that Isn't

Delivering Patent-Pending, Proven OPC and Native Interoperability that Anyone Can Use

09/15/2009
11:27 AM

Minicom Launches Power on Cable - a Unique Single Port Power Control Solution

IT Administrators can use Power on Cable to power on/off and reboot a remote device seamlessly during a secure KVM session

Cimetrics
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09/06/2009
03:46 PM

AVTEP Joins MatrikonOPC Integrator Partner Program as a Gold Level Partner

AVTEP Ltd, a top Russian integration company, has chosen MatrikonOPC as the key OPC vendor that it will partner with for all its data connectivity solutions.

09/06/2009
03:45 PM

Breakthrough: figawa, KNX and ZVEI agree on common Open Metering System Specification

The Open Metering System (OMS) is Europe's only system definition representing a uniform approach for all media (electricity, gas, heat and water, including sub-metering).

09/06/2009
03:43 PM

CCTV/Video Surveillance sector is the star performer in the European Security Systems market

The latest publication from BSRIA in their extensive series of studies "Intelligent Controls in Buildings" is their updated report - Security Systems - The European Market 2008 to 2013".

09/06/2009
03:39 PM

EnOcean Emerges as Lighting Control Wireless Standard

80% of the Wireless Lighting Solutions at Lightfair 2009 EnOcean-based

09/06/2009
03:38 PM

Optimum Energy Selected by AlwaysOn as a GoingGreen Top 100 Winner

Recognized for game-changing technology and market value in the category of Energy Management, Smart Grid and Energy Efficiency

09/06/2009
03:37 PM

First BACnet Workstations Awarded BTL Mark

Expands Testing Capabilities Across Range of BACnet Device Profiles

09/06/2009
03:36 PM

Johnson Controls completes solar heating systems for seven El Paso Pools

Part of energy savings performance contract designed to save $20.3 million over 10 years

09/06/2009
03:35 PM

Michaels Partners with Site Controls to Reduce Energy Costs and Carbon Emissions

North America's largest arts and crafts specialty retailer deploys energy management solution at over 900 locations, lowering electricity consumption by more than 25%

09/06/2009
03:34 PM

Mettler Toledo Teams with Kepware for Communications

Kepware to Develop Scale Communications and Deliver Mettler Toledo Drivers to all Kepware OEMs

09/06/2009
03:33 PM

Minicom Boosts Remote Power Capabilities of its Open Platform Access Management Solution

Integration with Eaton Corporation's ePDU products provide IT managers with seamless power control of mission critical servers.

09/06/2009
03:31 PM

Con Edison Issues New Request for Smart Grid Stimulus Funding

Partners with City of New York, The Boeing Company, Columbia University & Others to Make Metro Region a Smart Grid Leader

Activelogix - Periscope
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09/01/2009
11:03 AM

Brivo ACS Webservice Deployed in Project Upgrade

1,300-unit California residential complex improves security, residents' satisfaction - Bruce J. Doneff, Public Relations, Brivo Systems LLC

09/01/2009
10:56 AM

Bringing BIG Building Automation to The Small Building Market

Today's new building owners have more sophisticated needs and wants. They are looking for big building automation features for their "mid-market" facilities. Trevor Palmer, Director of Marketing / International Sales, Viconics

09/01/2009
10:55 AM

Energy Dashboards Inform and Educate

Green Education Tool - Sarah Erdman, Marketing Director, Quality Automation Graphics

09/01/2009
10:54 AM

Pneumatic Energy Savings Control

Wireless on off auto pneumatic switching control - George Fincher, President - Sales and Marketing, Energy Controls Co.

09/01/2009
10:53 AM

Smart or Dumb Meters

Hundreds of thousands of so called 'smart' meters have been fitted with no interface or even real time display. - Mark Hunter, ION Controls

09/01/2009
10:52 AM

The Price of Energy

You cannot understand price unless you understand the product you are buying. - Toby Considine in Markets and Innovation, Smart Grid, Standards

09/01/2009
10:51 AM

How Do We Measure The Performance Of A Building?

The fact is that most buildings are too complex to be evaluated on just energy consumption. - Jim Sinopoli, PE, LEED AP, RCDD Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC

09/01/2009
10:50 AM

Hey, Don't Take My Word For It...

Green Intelligent Buildings Conference - Fall 2009 - Robert Beverly, Editor, Engineered Systems

09/01/2009
10:49 AM

Building Cloud Connections

The identification and use of these valuable industry cloud connectors is essential to propel our industry forward at warp speed so it can radically change to survive. - Ken Sinclair Editor/Owner www.AutomatedBuildings.com

09/01/2009
10:49 AM

Understanding Specifications (1 of 3)

A breakdown of your typical temperature controls spec - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.

09/01/2009
10:48 AM

OPC Technology finds its' place on the map

on the journey to the Smart Grid - Manny Mandrusiak, Vice President of OPC Marketing, OPC Foundation

09/01/2009
10:47 AM

The Coming Evolution of BAS Design

A good BAS design starts with a well thought-out sequence of operation and point list. - Paul Ehrlich & Ira Goldschmidt, Building Intelligence Group

09/01/2009
10:46 AM

Smart Buildings and Market Information Enable Collaborative Energy

Collaboration requires able partners; smart grids require smart buildings able to make intelligent decisions about energy use. - Toby Considine, Technology Officer, Facility Services, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

09/01/2009
10:44 AM

BACnet....from the Outside In

Clues to the BACnet Puzzle - Andy McMillan, President and CEO, Teletrol Systems Inc.

09/01/2009
10:43 AM

The Multi Protocol Router

The Router converts the disparate protocols and raises them to XML and serves out control pages using TCP/IP protocol. Many services such as trending, alarming, security, webpage design and many others are part of the onboard tool box. - David Oshoway, President, Energetic Concepts Ltd.

09/01/2009
10:42 AM

Smart Building Product Ratings

With a product rating we think that stakeholders will find the design, sourcing and integration of building systems simplified. - Jim Sinopoli, Principal, Sinopoli and Associates

09/01/2009
10:41 AM

Energy Storage

As we learned in high school science class, there are a number of types of energy (potential, kinetic, chemical and thermal) and each can be stored. - Mark M. MacCracken, CEO, CALMAC Manufacturing Corporation

09/01/2009
10:40 AM

Wailing of Wireless Woes

While the World Waits

09/01/2009
10:39 AM

"Digital Signage is a Vortex"

"The digisphere enables human success through connectivity in all these areas."

09/01/2009
10:37 AM

New Products for September

A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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