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09/29/2011
10:36 AM
WSN in the real world - A Workshop 28th October, 2011 - ZigBee Alliance Fall 2011 Members Meeting This free public workshop will provide attendees the opportunity to exchange wireless sensor network information on standards, markets and projects, with a particular focus on the European market.
09/29/2011
10:35 AM
Lutron Electronics Joins BACnet International Sees BACnet Helping Company Growth and Development of New Products
09/29/2011
10:34 AM
GridWise Architecture Council Meeting Phoenix, Arizona, October 20-21, 2011
09/29/2011
10:33 AM
Encelium Technologies' Gary Meshberg to Speak at IESNYC's ControlThis! 2011 Industry Veteran's Educational Seminar to Address "The Commissioning Process: IESNA DG29"
09/29/2011
10:32 AM
ISA Launches New Standards Committee on Building Automation ISA111, Unified Automation for Buildings, will development standards and guidelines to communicate the necessary information to enable building subsystems to be managed and to interact so that an individual building, a local collection of buildings such as a campus, or a geographically diverse collection of buildings appear to a user to be a single, coordinated, cohesive building automation system.
09/29/2011
10:32 AM
ZigBee Alliance Completes ZigBee Building Automation Standard Industry's only BACnet approved wireless mesh standard for commercial buildings
09/29/2011
10:31 AM
FieldServer Technologies becomes newest Gold Level Sponsor of BACnet International FieldServer has served the BACnet community for over a decade with proven BACnet Gateways enabling thousands of devices in the Building Automation and Industrial Automation industry to interface to BACnet.
09/29/2011
10:31 AM
EnOcean and EnOcean Alliance Members Leviton, Thermokon, Can2Go and Intesis Sponsor Empowerhouse Team in 2011 Solar Decathlon Competition Challenges Students to Design, Build, and Operate a Solar-powered House
09/29/2011
10:29 AM
ISA Announces Wireless Technology and Applications Track at ISA Automation Week 2011 This track will give in-depth coverage of successful applications of wireless technologies in many important industries, through tutorials, panels and information-packed presentations.

Lynxspring
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09/25/2011

11:59 AM
Making the Case Study for Smart Connected Sustainable Real Estate Webinar, Thursday Sept. 29, 2011, 12:30 - 2:00 pm EDT
09/25/2011
11:58 AM
ASHRAE is Supporting Sponsor of Solar Decathlon 2011 ASHRAE is proud to once again shine a light on the key role solar energy will play in the development of net-zero energy buildings as a supporting sponsor of the Solar Decathlon 2011.
09/25/2011
11:58 AM
Alternative to ASHRAE Standard 62.1 Ventilation Rate Procedure Proposed Public comment is being sought on the proposed allowance of an additional default value to the ventilation rate procedure in ASHRAE's indoor air quality standard.
09/25/2011
11:58 AM
HomePlug Technology Conference adds Sponsors and Speakers The HomePlug Technology Conference and Member Meeting - November 8-10, 2011, San Francisco, California, USA
09/25/2011
11:57 AM
ASHRAE, AHR Expo Return to Chicago for 2012 Winter Conference Registration is open for ASHRAE's 2012 Winter Conference in Chicago where attendees have the chance to discuss and examine the latest topics in the building industry, such as high performing buildings and integrated design, as well as participate in technical tours; attend ASHRAE Learning Institute courses; earn professional credits; and obtain ASHRAE certifications.
09/25/2011
11:56 AM
CABA Speakers Bureau NOW RECRUITING Calling all speakers!

Alerton
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09/20/2011
11:53 AM
QA Graphics Expands 3D Equipment Graphic Library for HVAC Industry Eleven new models have been added to the collection, including chillers, rooftop units, an air handling unit and several electrical components, totaling over 55 graphics in the library, including air compressors, boilers, cooling towers, air handing units, rooftop units, generators, pumps, electrical and other miscellaneous components.
09/20/2011
11:52 AM
eSight Energy & Yorkland Controls Co-Exhibitors at Greenbuild 2011, Toronto October 4 to 7 Booth 6049S, Toronto Convention Centre
09/20/2011
11:52 AM
LonMark Invites you to ICEBO 2011 11th annual International Conference for Enhanced Building Operations
09/20/2011
11:51 AM
Facility Decisions Conference & Expo Announces Educational Session Schedule for October 2011 Event Focus on Building Automation for Facility Managers
09/20/2011
11:51 AM
ISA100 Wireless Standard Receives IEC Approval First industrial wireless standard developed with direct end-user participation and support
09/20/2011
11:50 AM
Bangkok RHVAC 2011 and Bangkok E&E 2011 12 to 16 October 2011, the Department of Export Promotion (DEP) - Ministry of Commerce of Thailand will be organizing Bangkok RHVAC 2011, one of Asia's most important technology and innovation showcases for the refrigeration, heating, cooling, and ventilation products.
09/20/2011
11:48 AM
Spinwave Systems expands line of wireless Data Center Sensors Spinwave has recently introduced a new sensor line with significantly more range than earlier models.

BACnet International
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09/15/2011

11:43 AM
QA Graphics Introduces Partner Program QA Graphics has worked with a number of system integrators, architects, engineers, building contractors, and others involved in the building industry, developing a variety of products and services to fit their needs. The new partner program will allow clients to take advantage of this collection of capabilities as a whole.
09/15/2011
11:42 AM
New Cool Tool from ASHRAE - Helps Predict Consistent Thermal Comfort An updated tool from ASHRAE provides a user-friendly interface to predict thermal comfort, based on the Society's standard for thermal environmental conditions.
09/15/2011
11:42 AM
BACnet International Announces PlugFest 2011 12th Annual BACnet Interoperability Workshop Registration Open
09/15/2011
11:41 AM
2012 AHR Expo - Chicago Where All the New HVAC&R Technology Meets the Marketplace
09/15/2011
11:41 AM
New Opto 22 Mechanical Relay Modules Switch Up To 12X the Power in the Same Amount of Space New Modules Offer Standard, Simpler Way to Switch Higher Loads in Energy Management and Power-Related Applications
09/15/2011
11:40 AM
Save on installation costs with combined CO2/temperature measurement E+E Elektronik has added an additional passive temperature measurement function to the tried-and-tested EE85 CO2 transmitter for precise measurement of CO2 concentrations and temperatures in HVAC applications.
09/15/2011
11:39 AM
Trend's TL1: A Powerful Integration Tool The TL1 is a Trend network device that utilizes Niagara AX software to allow a Novar Logic One system to interface, communicate and integrate with a Trend system.
09/15/2011
11:39 AM
LonMark International Appoints Barry Haaser as Executive Director LonMark International, a non-profit international association recognized for the certification, education, and promotion of interoperability standards for control networking today announced Barry Haaser, from Lakeview Group, will serve as the organizations new executive director.


Cimetrics
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09/10/2011
12:27 PM
Tantalus Expands Commercial and Industrial Metering Solutions Collaboration with GE enables electric utilities to maximize C&I service with powerful Smart Grid communications
09/10/2011
12:26 PM
Honeywell Software Driver Creates "Intelligent" Buildings by Integrating Digital Video into Building Systems Powered by Tridium's Niagara Framework, Rapid Eye Driver Increases Overall Value of Video Surveillance for Facility Managers and Building Owners
09/10/2011
12:26 PM
Tridium to Preview Latest Release of Niagara Enterprise Security Solution at ASIS 2011 Release 2.2 adds new features for Photo ID support, Threat Management and Video Surveillance that meet today's security and building integration challenges
09/10/2011
12:25 PM
Aircuity to Provide Improved Energy Efficiency in the Biotechnology Building at California Polytechnic State University Aircuity's OptiNet System will help Reduce Facility's Energy Costs while Supporting the University's Sustainability Goals
09/10/2011
12:24 PM
Willis Energy Services builds on Conservation and Demand Management expertise by entering into Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Toronto Willis Energy Services has experience and expertise in the design, development and delivery of conservation and demand management programs and technical capabilities to identify, investigate, and implement energy saving projects.
09/10/2011
12:23 PM
Connexx Energy Solutions Selects Niagara Framework for Smart Grid and Building Information Connectivity Connexx Energy Inc. and Tridium Inc. today announced an alliance that will enable Smart Grid Systems to acquire building information for their applications via the Niagara Framework.
09/10/2011
12:22 PM
Alerton's Wireless Version of VLD-362 Pinpoints Energy Savings with Occupancy-based Sensing The VLD-362W (wireless) features an integrated wireless receiver that communicates to different combinations of sensors for occupancy sensing and detecting whether doors and/or windows are open or closed.
09/10/2011
12:21 PM
ISA Announces Energy Track at ISA Automation Week 2011 The Energy Track offers a spectrum of presentations on recent advances in automation for buildings, industrial plants and power plants.
09/10/2011
12:20 PM
Trend's IQeco Product Family Expands Released today were updated versions of the IQeco39, IQecoVAV P and IQecoVAV P A controllers and three new IQeco controller variants: IQeco31, IQeco35 and IQeco38.
09/10/2011
12:20 PM
ZigBee Alliance Passes 300 ZigBee Certified Products Milestone Market demand, growing family of ZigBee standards triples demand for smarter, greener interoperable wireless control solutions
09/10/2011
12:19 PM
Alerton Building Suite 3 Includes Energy Dashboard and More; Supports LEED, Green Initiatives The third major release of its flagship front-end software for building automation systems and energy management, Alerton Building Suite 3 combines Alerton's proven Envision for BACtalk(R) and WEBtalk(TM) software as well as the engineering tools VisualLogic(R) and BACtalk Builder.
09/10/2011
12:18 PM
DataNab Building Monitor Software Reduces Entry Price for Centralized Monitoring DataNab's new Building Monitor software provides end users and system integrators with a low-cost solution to enable custom, centralized web-based control and monitoring.

Activelogix - Periscope
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09/01/2011

10:34 AM
Open Programming Language for Building Automation If you buy-in to systems that are proprietary, you also buy-in to a restricted source of humans with the expertise to provide those services. This means that owners and consultants are locked-out of making on-going changes and improvements, not to mention future vendors. - David Fisher, President, PolarSoft Inc.
09/01/2011
10:33 AM
Roadmap to Open Programming Language Continued This article continues to develop a road map to an open control programming language standard by examining the difference between IEC 61131-3 standard and the proposed open instruction set architecture. - Nirosha Munasinghe MBusIT BSc BE (Hons) (Melb), Product Development Manager, Open General
09/01/2011
10:33 AM
Open access to vendor control languages Or more control, less vendors. - Nino Kurtalj, President, Elma Kurtalj Ltd
09/01/2011
10:32 AM
An Open, Standardized Control Language In this article we will look at the Sedona Framework and how it tackles each of these requirements making it an ideal solution to fulfill the vision of an open, standardized control language. Brian Frank, Founder, SkyFoundry
09/01/2011
10:31 AM
The Challenge to Legacy Building Management Systems Improved or advanced BMS systems will need to have "middleware" software tools and be able to standardized data from a variety of sources and systems into an open database structure. - Jim Sinopoli, PE, RCCD, LEED AP Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC
09/01/2011
10:30 AM
Bringing energy efficiency to 65% of the commercial market Addressing the barrier to entry of light commercial and mid-market buildings - Louis-Nicolas Hamer, P.Eng, LEED AP Vice-President, SCL Elements Inc. / CAN2GO
09/01/2011
10:30 AM
The Stats on Stats While we think of the thermostat as one of the simplest components of an HVAC system, there are actually many decisions that need to be made by both the home or building owner and the contactor. - Tom Jackson, CEO, Johnson Systems
09/01/2011
10:29 AM
The "Moon Shot" for Building Energy Performance The goals have been set and the bar is high, as we enter a transitional period where voluntary actions related to building energy performance will soon be mandatory. - Jim Sinopoli, PE, RCCD, LEED AP, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC
09/01/2011
10:29 AM
How to save money with presence detectors? Part 1 - Techniques - Andrey Golovin, Executive Director of BIG-RU and KNX Russia
09/01/2011
10:28 AM
The New Visibility & Interactions in the Building Automation Industry What changes in the last few years have led to the New Visibility & Interactions in the Building Automation Industry? - Control Engineering Asia
09/01/2011
10:27 AM
Back to the Future with BACnet Wireless Interoperable Wireless - for Real - Andy McMillan, President and GM Philips Teletrol
09/01/2011
10:23 AM
The Disadvantages to Social Media Marketing Social Media is a fantastic tool if used properly, but it takes time and dedication. - Manny Mandrusiak, Managing Creative Consultant,4 Bravo Marketing
09/01/2011
10:22 AM
Standards Update Abstraction and Schedule Communication Toby Considine, TC9 Inc
09/01/2011
10:21 AM
Embracing Change Are we embracing the necessary changes enthusiastically and fast enough to keep control of our industry? - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com
09/01/2011
10:20 AM
Cisco Remains Committed Cisco remains committed to the IP enablement of the building systems world in an effort to create more productive, efficient, and future-ready infrastructure (built environment) for the 21st Century and for the generations to come. - Rick Huijbregts, Vice President, Smart + Connected Communities Cisco Canada
09/01/2011
10:20 AM
Enterprise Energy Applications for Smart Grid There has been a lot of discussion about the intersection between Smart Grid and Smart Buildings, where is this market right now? - Anno Sholten, Connexx Energy
09/01/2011
10:19 AM
Z-Wave For Large Buildings There are over 65,000 Z-Wave devices in this one hotel. A key reason Z-Wave was chosen for this job was the simplicity of installation and commissioning. - Mark Walters, Chairman, Z-Wave Alliance
09/01/2011
10:19 AM
Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology With special focus on building and home automation plus electrical engineering, Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology is a unique trade fair catering to the rising needs for intelligent building solutions in the Chinese building market. - Lucia Wong, Group Manager, Trade Fairs of Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd
09/01/2011
10:18 AM
Smart Grid Dictionary 3rd Edition The Smart Grid Dictionary presents business-oriented definitions to explain concepts in terms that are approachable for the general population and useful for industry veterans. - Christine Hertzog, Managing Director, The Smart Grid Library
09/01/2011
10:16 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.
09/01/2011
10:16 AM
Overview of open control language discussion Linkedin A request for industry input on the BACnet Linkedin Group resulted in over 30 comments with some great input.
09/01/2011
10:14 AM
New Products for September A brief description of some new products for the industry.  


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