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09/27/2013
12:04 PM
"Leaders of the Pack" Honored at Facilities Management Conference The "Leaders of the Pack" awards were given by BACnet International to recognize the achievements of individuals and companies involved in the BACnet International community.
09/27/2013
12:04 PM
ASHRAE/IES Publish First Standard Focused on Commissioning Process A newly published standard focused on the commissioning process will help ensure a fully functional, fine-tuned facility.
09/27/2013
12:03 PM
Family of BACnet Testing Laboratories' Listed Products Broadened New Products Subjected to Rigorous Verification by Testing
09/27/2013
12:02 PM
2013 ControlTrends Awards Nomination Ballot The top five nominations in each 2013 ControlTrends Awards category will go on to compete for the 2013 ControlTrends Awards.
09/27/2013
12:02 PM
New Wi-Fi Thermostat with Occupancy Detection from EnTouch Controls Simplifies HVAC Management for Restaurants and Retail OutletsNew EnTouch Pro Delivers Complete Facility Management from Any Computer, Tablet or Smartphone
09/27/2013
12:02 PM
Continental Control Systems Introduces New CTRC Rogowski Coil Current Transformer Easy to Install, Flexible Transformers Enable Current Measurement on Conductors in Tight Spaces, Large Bus Bars, and Irregular-Sized Conductor Bundles
09/27/2013
12:01 PM
Contemporary Controls News IP Router Provides Secure Remote Access Over the Internet and New BAScloudVPN Service Offers Secure Remote Internet Communication
09/27/2013
11:59 AM
Continental Control Systems Products at WEEC 2013 WattNode Electric Power Meters - Now Offering ANSI C12.1-2008 Certification


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09/20/2013

01:20 PM
Addressing Fieldbus Transducer Blocks for ISA100 Wireless Devices Fieldbus Foundation continues support of ISA100.11a
09/20/2013
01:19 PM
Controls Group North America (CGNA) launches new website for leading distributor Member, Temperature Control Systems Launched on September 13th, 2013, the new website will host a variety of features that include demonstrations, newsletters, credit applications, training, and more.
09/20/2013
01:18 PM
ASHRAE Seeks Presenters, Posters for HPB 2014 Conference Presenters and posters are being sought for ASHRAE's High Performance Buildings Conference will take place April 7-8, 2014, Hyatt Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, Calif.
09/20/2013
01:17 PM
KNX Award 2014 The KNX Award rewards the smartest KNX projects in home and building control around the world, which stand out as regards innovation and technical progress.
09/20/2013
01:16 PM
Strategic innovations director appointed at Penn State's GridSTAR Center Penn State's GridSTAR Center will partner with Scitor Corp. on smart grid education and research at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard (The Navy Yard). As a part of this collaboration, Erfan Ibrahim has been appointed to the position of strategic innovations director for the GridSTAR Center.
09/20/2013
01:15 PM
Urjanet Supports New ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager Tool Customers of Cloud-Based Energy Data Service Can Benchmark Easily with EPA Platform
09/20/2013
01:15 PM
Meeting of international building automation experts Buildings under Control Symposium 2013, October 15 to 16 in Vienna, Austria
09/20/2013
01:14 PM
AFDtek Releases Energy Dashboard Product The AFDtek Energy Dashboard is available in standard configurations for BACnet, Johnson Controls Metasys or OPC connectivity. Included are several standard dashboard pages for the display of energy usage, energy usage comparison, photovoltaic panel performance and local weather.

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09/17/2013
11:24 AM
City of Boston Selects Schneider Electric as Sustainability and Energy Partner Boston's Climate Plan at core of selection of Schneider Electric's StruxureWare software solution
09/17/2013
11:23 AM
ECI's McGowan Named an Association of Energy Engineers Fellow John J. "Jack" McGowan will be awarded recognition as an Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) Fellow at a ceremony during the World Energy Engineering Congress in Washington D.C. on September 25, 2013.
09/17/2013
11:22 AM
Solution Dynamics Expands Industrial Energy Management Services with eSight Solution Dynamics will now accommodate clients interested in eSight energy management software by providing the product and the ability to have their utility data managed by Solution Dynamics to identify where new savings can be made.
09/17/2013
11:21 AM
Automation Federation participates in fourth NIST Cybersecurity Framework Workshop The workshop, held at the University of Texas at Dallas and involving leading cybersecurity experts across America and the world, moves NIST one step closer to finalizing the draft and preparing it for official release in October.
09/17/2013
11:21 AM
CoR Advisors September Webcast Operating Leaner, Greener Facilities - Friday, September 27, 2013, 12:30-2:00 p.m. EDT
09/17/2013
11:19 AM
The City of Boston Invests in EEMS The EEMS will help the City find energy savings opportunities on its $57M yearly energy expense for its 250 facilities and 64,000 streetlights.


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09/14/2013

11:40 AM
Eagle Technology Launches Asset Management Application on Johnson Controls' Panoptix Application Marketplace Eagle's Intelligent Facility Software Provides Cost Savings to Building Owners
09/14/2013
11:39 AM
Where Will the Most Innovative Corporate Real Estate, Facilities, Energy, Sustainability, HR & IT Executives be on Nov. 6-7? Join us for CoRE Tech, a unique gathering of the world's most proactive, visionary corporate real estate, facilities, energy, sustainability, HR and IT executives who've elected to come together in order to focus on innovative automation and technology strategies that will enable them to move their respective corporate real estate organizations into the 21st century.
09/14/2013
11:38 AM
43 Percent of Energy Leaders Plan to Invest More in Efficiency Next Year, According to Schneider Electric Survey Survey Results Provide Insight into Goals, Investments, Future of Energy Management
09/14/2013
11:38 AM
ControlTrends Awards 2nd Annual ControlTrends Awards - Nomination Time
09/14/2013
11:37 AM
LonMark International Releases New Smart Lighting Controller Profile New profile requires less memory, lowering the cost of smart lighting products
09/14/2013
11:37 AM
P&G's Latest Innovation: Smart Buildings, Smart Energy Use Jones Lang LaSalle's IntelliCommand helps P&G achieve 10 percent energy cost savings
09/14/2013
11:36 AM
Asian Market for Building Automation Equipment to Exceed $1 billion by 2015 Growth in the Asian market for building automation equipment is being driven by several key factors, including a recovering manufacturing industry; increasing urbanization in China, India, and Southeast Asia; and a growing commitment towards the use of green building solutions.
09/14/2013
11:35 AM
Global Water Meter Market Posts Larger Growth Than Initially Projected The global market for water meters enjoyed greater revenue growth than expected last year, thanks to a move toward the use of high-value products, according to a newly released report entitled "The World Market for Water Meters" from IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight.
09/14/2013
11:34 AM
LonMark International Announces Series of Free Education Webinars Topics Include: Streetlighting, Renewable Energy and Open System Solutions
09/14/2013
11:33 AM
QA Graphics Provides Bridge Data Manager for SystemWorks LLC QA Graphics' Bridge Data Manager is a data logger tool that can collect and log data from virtually any source to track performance data for comparing, trending, validating, commissioning, and reporting on that data.
09/14/2013
11:33 AM
GreenPeak has found its home at IBC GreenPeak Technologies, a leading ZigBee semiconductor company, today announced it will demonstrate a full suite of innovative Smart Home showcases at IBC 2013.
09/14/2013
11:32 AM
Bringing Energy Efficiency to High Performance Computing Berkeley Lab researchers organized the Energy Efficient High Performance Computing Working Group (EE HPC WG) in 2008 to promote energy-efficient computing best practices and to drive improvements in energy performance of HPC systems.


Haystack Connect 2015
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09/01/2013

10:29 AM
The Global Market for Smart Building (BEMS) to Smart Grid Software Interfaces Connecting BEMS in Smart Buildings to Smart Grid to deliver DR and DE is a niche market that is needed now. - Allan McHale, Director, Memoori
09/01/2013
10:28 AM
Defining a Smart Building: Part Two System Integration, AV & Water - Jim Sinopoli PE, LEED BD+C, RCCD, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC
09/01/2013
10:27 AM
S4 Open Appliance Product Enhancements BBMD, Multistate Objects, & Smart Data Points - Steve Jones, S4 Group
09/01/2013
10:26 AM
Your Building Might Be Smarter Than You Think Systems that are part of an integrated ecosystem or that have open application programming interfaces enabling integration are important elements of an intelligent building. - Jason Reasor, Solutions Manager, CommScope
09/01/2013
10:25 AM
Top 10 Smart Building Myths - Busted Misperceptions Debunked - Smart buildings are a no-brainer and more affordable than most building owners and investors realize. - by Leo O'Loughlin, Senior Vice President of Energy and Sustainability Services, Jones Lang LaSalle
09/01/2013
10:24 AM
Temperature Measurement with Smart Controllers The sluggish thermal response of these controllers results in a measurement "delay" or lag of 5 to 10 minutes - Al Walker, President, Walker Technologies
09/01/2013
10:23 AM
Which Switch? How does a really big property owner get started with handling building data in the Cloud? - Deb Noller, CEO, Switch Automation, Inc.
09/01/2013
10:23 AM
ZigBee and the Smart Home A single room could have multiple sensors - temperature, security, motion, lighting, etc., all connected by a central box which then talks to the local appliances as well as to the internet, allowing monitoring and control by web connected devices. - Elly Schietse, General Manager, GreenPeak, Belgium
09/01/2013
10:22 AM
ZigBee and the "Really Smart" Home The Real Smart Home consists of sentrollers - sensors, controllers and actuators like motion sensors, temperature sensors, smoke detectors, humidity sensors, leakage detectors, light sensors, etc., are all connected to the internet. Cloud based apps receive this data and compares it with expected or desired values, and then transmits a signal to the home actuators which control the various systems. - Cees Links, Founder and CEO of GreenPeak Technologies
09/01/2013
10:21 AM
Life Cycle Costing and Intelligent Buildings 2013 Increasingly, end users in the intelligent buildings industry, such as architects, building owners, tenants, and builders are seeking ways to improve the cost efficiency of buildings and building-related systems and components. Life-cycle costing is one measure used to evaluate cost effectiveness and takes into account all costs of acquiring, owning, and disposing of a building or building system. LCC is particularly useful when making comparisons to maximize net savings. However, research has indicated that the understanding of the benefits of LCC is low. - Ron Zimmer, President & CEO, CABA
09/01/2013
10:20 AM
Is Your Building Smart Like Your Phone? ...and the answer is "No" - Andy McMillan, President, BACnet International
09/01/2013
10:19 AM
Ten Innovations That Made Life Easier in the HVAC Controls Biz - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.
09/01/2013
10:18 AM
Marketing in the world of Smart Buildings The critical part in marketing these products is making the terminology clear enough for customers and purchasing agents to understand. - Manny Mandrusiak, 4 Bravo Marketing
09/01/2013
10:18 AM
Application and Control of Air-to-Air Energy Recovery Units Used properly energy recovery is an important tool for managing ventilation and energy efficiency. - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis, Building Intelligence Group
09/01/2013
10:17 AM
Who R We? or Annoying Acronyms R Us It may be not so much Who R We? as what do we call ourselves? - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com
09/01/2013
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.
09/01/2013
10:16 AM
BAPI Blu-Test Bluetooth Temperature/Humidity Probe I was fortunate enough to get my hands on a Blu-Test Probe and use it for a few days re-commissioning some air handlers. - Abel B Ramirez II, Controls Freak Community
09/01/2013
10:15 AM
Controls Central Launched on October 10, 2010, the site offers HVAC/R contractors and commercial building facility managers an enhanced way to shop for parts of any kind. - Dominic Porte, Product Manager, Controls Central
09/01/2013
10:14 AM
New Products for September A brief description of some new products for the industry.


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