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09/28/2010
09:32 AM

QA Graphics Hosts Free Webinar: Energy Efficiency Education for Sustainable Schools

The webinar will be presented on: October 14 at 9:00 a.m. CST October 19 at 12:00 p.m. CST October 27 at 3:30 p.m. CST

09/28/2010
09:31 AM

Envision: Charlotte Announced at Clinton Global Initiative

Duke Energy, Cisco and Charlotte Center City Partners today announced the creation of Envision: Charlotte, a first-of-its-kind public-private collaboration to make commercial buildings in Charlotte's urban core more energy efficient.

09/28/2010
09:30 AM

ZigBee Alliance Surpasses 100th ZigBee Certified Product Milestone

More companies joining Alliance to offer ZigBee control in products across more industries as ZigBee family of standards expands

09/28/2010
09:29 AM

Tridium Expands U.S. Manufactured Product Offerings

JACE-600 controller, I/O 16 and I/O 34 modules added to products produced in America

09/28/2010
09:28 AM

Glenborough, LLC selects Tridium's NiagaraAX Framework

Real-Estate Investment and Management Company Takes Energy-Efficiency Strategy to the Next Level

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09/21/2010
05:51 PM

Trend's BACnet-based TouchView Combines Sensor and Controller into One Effective Solution

It includes preloaded applications that support common uses and can be configured on the screen without the need for 963 Supervisor, making the TouchView controller very easy to use.

09/21/2010
05:50 PM

General Electric Adopts Advanced Telemetry's 'EcoView Residential' Energy Management System

GE chooses EcoView Residential - a feature rich, cost-effective, flexible and scalable wireless energy monitoring dashboard that helps lower homeowner energy usage, utility bills and carbon emissions

09/21/2010
05:49 PM

Henry County School District Gains Control of Costs, Energy Usage

The Henry County School District located in Abbeville, Ala., is executing close to $1 million in energy saving facility enhancements under a performance contract with Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management.

09/21/2010
05:48 PM

Minicom Introduces New Version of Remote Access Management Solution at INTERFACE 2010

Ideal for cloud environments, AccessIT Enterprise Edition enables large organizations to organize and manage the many remote access protocols that make up today's data centers

09/21/2010
05:48 PM

ELUTIONS launches new SCADA platform: ControlMaestro 2010

Major new features have been developed to improve productivity, reduce operating cost, and to increase the efficiency and the performance of the platform.

09/21/2010
05:47 PM

Millennial Net Deepens Commitment to Sustainability by Joining the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education

Through its membership in AASHE, Millennial Net will be able to assist higher education institutions in advancing their sustainability initiatives.

09/21/2010
05:46 PM

CE Certification for Reliable Controls MACH-Pro Series

Effective immediately the Reliable Controls MACH-Pro series of BACnet building controllers and expansion modules will be shipping with the CE mark.

09/21/2010
05:45 PM

Parking Garage Energy Reduction With Advanced Lighting Control System

Encelium Technologies offers an advanced energy management system to drive commercial parking lighting energy saving.

09/21/2010
05:44 PM

Arctic AMR launched for intelligent communication in metering

Arctic AMR is the latest plug and play device launched by Viola Systems to make any meter Smart Grid capable.

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09/17/2010
12:03 PM

Invensys Hosts OpsManage'10

- Microsoft and Cognizant co-sponsor global series of events - Focus on achieving Operational Excellence using an open Enterprise Control System

09/17/2010
12:01 PM

ASHRAE holds all the sustainability cards, Winter Conference to be held in Las Vegas

The 2011 Winter Conference takes place January 29-February 2 at the Las Vegas Hilton. The International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Expo, held in conjunction with the Winter Conference, will run January 31-February 2.

09/17/2010
12:00 PM

McDonald's Joins LONMARK International as Sponsor Member, Gains Seat on Board of Directors

McDonald's turns to LONMARK International to implement testing and certification program for automated food service equipment.

09/17/2010
11:59 AM

FieldServer Technologies Gateway aboard Latest U.S. Navy Advanced-Tech Destroyer

The ships will include an automated fire suppression system which is an advanced automated damage-control system that combines sensors, cameras and automated firefighting capabilities to ensure that the Zumwalt class ship has the fastest possible response time to life- and ship-threatening events.

09/17/2010
11:58 AM

AirAdvice Releases Third Generation of Flagship Energy Efficiency Product for Commercial Buildings

Version 3.0 Delivers Advanced Modeling, Improved Portfolio Manager Integration and Customer-Driven Usability Improvements

09/17/2010
11:57 AM

Schneider Electric Adds Installation Flexibility Option to Powerful Meter

Makes Branch Circuit Power Monitoring More Accessible to Data Centers

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09/15/2010
09:25 AM

QA Graphics Welcomes Travis Sanderson

Travis has joined QA Graphics' interactive design team as the lead developer. In this role he will work with the design team to develop a variety of interactive applications.

09/15/2010
09:24 AM

General Electric Adopts Advanced Telemetry's 'EcoView Residential' Energy Management System

GE chooses EcoView Residential - a feature rich, cost-effective, flexible and scalable wireless energy monitoring dashboard that helps lower homeowner energy usage, utility bills and carbon emissions.

09/15/2010
09:23 AM

The HomePlug Powerline Alliance Conducts Second Annual "Plugfest" for High Speed Powerline Networking Chipsets

Testing of HomePlug AV Chips Ensures Interoperability and Compliance with HomePlug AV and IEEE 1901 International Powerline Networking Standards

09/15/2010
09:20 AM

ISA Automation Week 2010: Technology and Solutions Event

4-7 October 2010 - Westin Galleria Hotel, Houston, TX USA

09/15/2010
09:19 AM

The Excel Environment Reporting Solution for Industry

SyTech releases XLReporter Team edition

09/15/2010
09:18 AM

Vancouver, Cisco and Pulse Energy Collaborate to Meet City's Environmental and Energy Goals Technology Projects Aim to Transform Energy Management for Residents, Businesses

Beginning in 2010, the three parties will work to advance Vancouver's green-energy vision by implementing technologies for building-energy management, home-energy management, urban carbon-footprint reduction and data center efficiency.

09/15/2010
09:17 AM

Georgia Data Center Uses Energy Education Dashboard to Display Sustainable Practices

The application is displayed on an interactive touchscreen located in the data center's lobby to show staff and visitors of Georgia Data Center how efficient the building's performance is and what "green" features are utilized throughout the building.

09/15/2010
09:16 AM

Control See adds OPC Scheduler to its U.C.ME-OPC software!

This new version introduces scheduling functionality to the existing functionality - Alarm notification (via SMS, Pager, Email, Voice and Fax), Remote control (via SMS and Phone) and Alarm analysis.

09/15/2010
09:15 AM

New Opto 22 Webinar Focuses on Energy Management

"How to Use Energy Monitoring to Improve the Bottom Line" Explores Ways Facilities Can Better Manage Utility Consumption and Costs

09/15/2010
09:13 AM

Johnson Controls Announces Fall Promotions for York, Coleman and Luxaire Brands

The enhanced program, which begins Sept. 1 and runs through Nov. 15, 2010, gives participating York, Coleman and Luxaire Liberties dealers flexibility to choose from a combination of four incentives.

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09/01/2010
12:01 PM

"Open"

It can be argued that the word "Open" is the most fundamental key word that has driven the BAS industry over the last decade and will continue to drive it in the future. - Nirosha Munasinghe MBusIT BSc BE (Hons) (Melb), Product Development Manager, Open General

09/01/2010
12:00 PM

From the Silo to Open Collaborative Facility Internetworks

Today we have to anticipate a new kind of network in the facility - The Facility Network. That particular network has to be developed before the building automation subsystem details. - Nino Kurtalj, President, Elma Kurtalj Ltd

09/01/2010
11:58 AM

A Rose

I'm talking about the endless list of buzzwords that have occupied these pages over the past years and represent technologies and initiatives that have-and have not-transformed our industry and environments. - Anto Budiardjo, Clasma

09/01/2010
11:57 AM

Does Owning the Meters Make You Smarter?

Only if you do smart things with them. If we own the smart meter or collection of sub-meters we no longer need to deal with other people politics. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com, Publisher

09/01/2010
11:57 AM

Seeing is Believing

Stay Cutting Edge with Visual Representation - Sarah Erdman, Marketing Director, QA Graphics

09/01/2010
11:56 AM

Control Issues

Controls and building management systems have for too long been relegated to the final stages of building commissioning. And they have remained largely misunderstood by most building stakeholders, to the detriment of building performance and overall energy efficiency. But the industry is set to take control, as Sean McGowan reports. Ecolibrium, - AIRAH official journal.

09/01/2010
11:55 AM

Certifications

Why you need to know about the Certified Automation Professional, - Jacob Jackson, CAP, CTS, LEED AP, MCP, Assurity Design Group

09/01/2010
11:54 AM

Why is it that control systems don't work?

Focus on thorough control design and installation, coupled with good training and tools for continuous commissioning and monitoring. These are the keys to the delivery of high performance building operation platforms. - Paul Ehrlich & Ira Goldschmidt, Building Intelligence Group

09/01/2010
11:53 AM

The Power to Control Home Lighting and Appliances comes to your handheld device

Web services are the future of empowering personal power savings. - Manny Mandrusiak, Vice President of OPC Marketing, OPC Foundation

09/01/2010
11:52 AM

Smart Buildings share schedules with Business and Smart Grids

Using WS-Calendar for scheduling things - Toby Considine, T9

09/01/2010
11:51 AM

eu.bac

eu.bac combines the collective potential of Europe's home and building automation industry. - Jean-Yves Blanc, President of the eu.bac

09/01/2010
11:50 AM

Smart Grid Dictionary, 2nd Edition

The 1st Edition had a comprehensive list of North American regulatory agencies, industry associations, and standards organizations, and the 2nd Edition includes European and Asian entities. - Christine Hertzog, Managing Director, Smart Grid Library

09/01/2010
11:49 AM

Implementing Intelligent Building Solutions

Energy is the most expensive component of a building, manage it like an asset. Buildings run and operate in real-time; manage them in real-time. - Marc Petock, Vice President, Global Marketing & Communications, Tridium, Inc.

09/01/2010
11:48 AM

Video Analytics Increase Building Intelligence

The IOS, unlike conventional room sensors, utilizes intelligent video analytics, which, besides being significantly more accurate, provide the ability to count the number of people within an area at any given time. This occupancy function allows building managers to very specifically determine how the space is supported by automated systems. - Lyrtech, Inc. & ObjectVideo, Inc.

09/01/2010
11:48 AM

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.

09/01/2010
11:47 AM

CABA Research and Information

550 white papers and research reports

09/01/2010
11:42 AM

New Products for September

A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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