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12:09 PM

Connectivity Week

Energy Information Technology for Sustainability - Santa Clara, CA - June 8-11, 2009

12:08 PM

BriefCam Raises $2.6M in Round A Funding To Expand Sales & Marketing in CCTV Surveillance Industry

Funding Round led by Aviv Venture Capital and a Group of Industry Professionals

12:07 PM

New ZigBee Health Care Profile: Helping People Live Healthier and Independent Lives

New standard provides a flexible framework to meet Continua Health Alliance requirements for remote health and fitness monitoring.

12:06 PM

iDigi Energy Makes it Fast, Easy and Inexpensive to Connect Smart Grid Devices

Energy solution bundle includes hardware, hosted software and services necessary to accelerate Smart Energy deployments.

11:58 AM

ASHRAE Launches Commissioning Certification Program

Just as the commissioning process helps buildings and their systems operate optimally, ASHRAE's newest certification recognizes those with optimal knowledge of the entire building commissioning process. The program is ideal for individuals given a commissioning role who may not have a building HVAC&R background.

11:56 AM

North American Interoperability Workshop Rallies Support for OPC UA

The OPC Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2009 North American Interoperability Workshop engaged the largest number of vendors committed to the development of OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) to date.

11:55 AM

Record Turnout for Detroit PROFINET Training Class

The PTO (formerly the PROFIBUS Trade Organization) is proud to announce that its 2009 PROFINET Training Class schedule started with record attendance at its March 11, 2009 Training Class.

11:53 AM

OPC Foundation Certification Test Lab Opens in North America

This new lab joins the first OPC Test Lab opened in Erlangen, Germany in 2008.

11:51 AM

Control Concepts Security Selects NiagaraAX Framework for New IP-based Security Solution

iNTREO Security is an advanced, web-based access control and intrusion detection system that provides credential-based access control, event and alarm monitoring, time and attendance, video surveillance and building automation integration via a standard web browser from anywhere at any time. It is ideal for a single building or large multi-site applications.

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11:47 AM

Delta Controls Receives 2009 Best Practices Award from Frost & Sullivan

Delta has been at the forefront of delivering universal BACnet platforms to its customers with a unified infrastructure that improves building efficiency, maximizes cost savings, and reduces greenhouse gas emissions.

11:45 AM

Sustainability push leads to tangible product innovations

One of these is an array of non-invasive sensing and wireless technologies from Cypress Envirosystems. Some of their products, like the Wireless Gauge Reader, literally snap-on to existing dial gauges to capture and transmit the readings wirelessly.

11:44 AM

Oracle, Enspiria Solutions, Energy Capital Partners, CalAmp, KMC Controls, Lutron, and PCN Technology Sign on to Demand Response and Smart Grid Effort

The Demand Response and Smart Grid Coalition (DRSG) announced today that seven more companies have joined the group to help it in its efforts to raise awareness among policymakers, utilities, and stakeholders of how demand response and smart grid technologies and practices will modernize the national electricity system and optimize the way that customers use electricity.

11:42 AM

The ETG Expands EtherCAT Conformance Initiatives

The EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) gives top priority to EtherCAT device conformance and interoperability.

11:41 AM

2010 AHR EXPO (International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition

Monday, January 25, 2010 Wednesday, January 27, 2010 - Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida

11:40 AM

MatrikonOPC offers new OPC HDA Test Tool

HDA Explorer is a free stand-alone tool for verifying historical data through HDA, testing HDA OPC Servers, and troubleshooting connectivity to HDA OPC Servers.

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11:46 AM

REMINDER: LonMark's Professional Certification Training Comes to Arlington, Virginia

In conjunction with the Green Intelligent Buildings Conference on March 25-26 in Arlington, VA, LONMARK International offers the LONMARK Professional Certification Training & Testing on March 24, 2009!

11:44 AM

Video Monitoring Helps in Tough Economic Times

According to a new white paper by Steve Rubin, president and CEO of Longwatch, video monitoring can help companies survive through layoffs, plant closings, and idling of plants.

11:43 AM

Operon Systems is "Connected with Kepware"

Operon Systems Partners with Kepware as Their Primary Supplier of Plant Floor Device Connectivity

11:43 AM

Honeywell Introduces Economizer Savings Tool and Selectable Dry Bulb Temperature Sensor to Reduce Energy Consumption

Savings Tool, Coupled With Temperature Sensor, Provides Building Owners, Property Managers and Contractors Actionable Energy-Saving Data

11:41 AM

IntelliCom launch online management portal for remote devices offers monitoring, control, trending and alarm management of your remote devices anywhere in the world, whenever you want.

11:40 AM

EISK16 Ethernet Switch Provides 16 Ports in an 8-Port Sized Box

The Contemporary Controls' high-density EISK16 switch, which occupies minimal DIN-rail space (1.6" or 41 mm) for small areas, is now available.

11:39 AM

New Robotic Advertising Media Debut at AE Ventures ESX Show

MobileRobots Inc Autonomous Kiosks Talk with Visitors, Head to High-Traffic Areas and Distribute Collateral

11:38 AM

Wonderware Selects Echelon and ConneXSoft as Endorsed Partners to Address Facility & Energy Management Markets

This expansion reflects a significant commitment by Wonderware to develop more open and integrated solutions for facility and energy conservation management applications.

11:37 AM

Register Now to Save Your Seat for Twelve Expert Technical Training Courses

ISA is once again bringing 12 of our most popular technical training courses to Philadelphia, PA, 31 March - 4 April.

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03:25 PM

GridWise Architecture Council elects new members

Three noted energy and information technology experts have been elected to the GridWise Architecture Council, a group sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy to advance interoperability among the many entities that interact with the nation's electric power system.

03:24 PM

New Intelligent Controller/Thermostat Controls Temperature, Humidification, and Dehumidification

Saves Energy, Reduces Installation and Maintenance Costs

03:23 PM

Introduction to Human Machine Interface (HMI) for Industrial Automation

The human-machine interface (HMI) is the software application running in the operator consoles that permits operators to visualize the process.

03:22 PM

New world studies on Air Conditioning and Heating markets

BSRIA are pleased to announce that March will see the release of their latest World Studies on Air Conditioning and Heating markets.

03:21 PM

KNX continues its global success story - Daikin (Japan) becomes the 150th KNX member.

The community of manufacturers and users of KNX technology is constantly expanding: in 2008, the worldwide standard for home and building control experienced very strong growth once again.

03:18 PM

Innovative Humidity Control Product!

Viconics' VH7200 series is designed to provide a lower total installed cost automation solution and an alternative to a split-controller (transmitter/controller) combination.

03:14 PM

ZigBee and RF4CE Set New Course for Consumer Electronics Remote Controls

Agreement results in one global open standard for RF remote control as a superior alternative to infrared control.

03:11 PM

Domosys Corporation Sells its Power-Line Communications Technology to Analog Devices, Inc.

Domosys ceases operations immediately.

03:10 PM

Echelon Launches LonWorks 2.0 Platform for Smart Networks

New Platform Enables More Powerful and Economical Smart Networks in Buildings, Factories, Cities and Homes.

03:09 PM

Canary Labs Announces InfoLink Process Historian

InfoLink combines trending and historian functions, data analysis, HMI graphics, on-line drawings and manuals, and aerial views into a single package that starts at $3,500, a fraction of the cost of other process historians.

03:08 PM

Universal Powerline Association & HomeGrid Forum sign agreement to support wireline networking standard

UPA and HomeGrid Forum Execute Agreement for Cooperative Joint Research, Development, and Commercialization Interoperable, & Compliant Networking Technologies.

03:07 PM

BACnet Gets Down to Business at ASHRAE Conference

From a new standard to activities taking place internationally, BACnet continues to seek improvement in tying together building equipment and systems manufactured by different companies.

03:06 PM

Tridium Europe/Middle East/Africa Announces 2009 Niagara Forum

Tridium announced that it will host its bi-annual Niagara Forum Europe on March 30-31, 2009 at Beaumont House, Old Windsor, England.

03:05 PM

Amcor PET Packaging is "Connected with Kepware"

Kepware Technologies, the leader in communications for automation, announces successfully implementation at Amcor PET Packaging, the leading manufacturer of PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic packaging for the global beverage, food and non-food industries, with over 60 manufacturing sites in 12 countries.

03:03 PM

LonMark's Professional Certification Training Comes to Arlington, Virginia

In conjunction with the Green Intelligent Buildings Conference on March 25-26 in Arlington, VA, LONMARK International offers the LONMARK Professional Certification Training & Testing on March 24, 2009!

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10:40 AM

The Smart Grid: Opportunities and Challenges

Workshop The 2009 MIT Energy Conference - Accelerating Change in Global Energy - March 6, 2009 - Jack Mc Gowan, CEM, President & CEO, Energy Control Inc.

10:38 AM

Sustainable Design of Building Automation Systems

A sustainable BAS is achievable with proper initial design considerations that include the use of open protocols, standardized Network Management tools and open access to product and training. - Patrick Winkelman, Vice President Sales Americas, Distech Controls, Inc.

10:37 AM

Connecting BACnet Devices to an IP Infrastructure

This paper reveals how all BACnet devices can effectively share a common IP network - thereby enhancing the power and convenience of BACnet. - George Thomas, President, Contemporary Controls

10:37 AM

Steam Trap Energy Savings

New Wireless Steam Trap Monitor installs in minutes to detect costly leaks, with payback of about one year. - Harry Sim, CEO, Cypress Envirosystems

10:35 AM

A Facility Dashboard for the Rest of Us

Users of the facility - residents, office-workers, students, visitors, etc. - are those that have the greatest potential for impacting operational building efficiency, based on their individual behavior. - Greg Barnes, VP of Business Development, co-founder & Paul Ogle, VP Marketing, Product Management, Activelogix, LLC

10:34 AM

Video Integrates with SCADA System

to Improve Security at Madison,Wisconsin Water Utility - Al Larson P.E., Principal Engineer, Madison Water Utility, Madison, WI

10:33 AM

Integrated Lighting Control 101

Integrated lighting control allows a building to take advantage of all possible lighting strategies. - Gina Elliott, Smart Buildings

10:32 AM

HVAC Contractors

The Channel of Choice for Scaleable Energy Services - Tim Kensok, Vice President, Market Development, Air Advice

10:31 AM

Evaluating Airflow Measurement Technologies

Sources of the differences between expected and actual performance of HVAC instruments. - Leonard A. Damiano, EBTRON, Inc

10:30 AM

A Capital Idea!

The info and ideas flying around our Green Intelligent Buildings conference can help your business, but they can help your career, too. - Robert Beverly, Editor, Engineered Systems

10:29 AM


Turning Short-term Stimulus into Long-term Value - Andy McMillan, President and CEO, Teletrol Systems Inc. & President BACnet International

10:28 AM

Energy Interoperability Standards

Smart Buildings, Smart Grid - Toby Considine, Technology Officer, Facility Services, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

10:27 AM

AHR Expo Blows Through the Windy City

A local guy's experiences at the Big Show - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.

10:26 AM

BAS and Advanced, Integrated Lighting Control

New technologies including the use of wireless communications, networking and open standards are making the deployment of advanced lighting control practical in both new and existing building projects. - Paul Ehrlich & Ira Goldschmidt, Building Intelligence Group

10:25 AM

Mastering middleware for sustainability

When you know how much energy you use, it's much easier to determine where savings can be achieved. - Ken Sinclair, Editor,

10:23 AM

Plug into Profit 09

In May this year the Universal Powerline Association launches its premiere Global Event, Plug into Profit 09. It is designed as a forum for people who want to benefit from the growing powerline communication universe. - Daniel A. Drolet Sr, Chairman of Universal Powerline Association, EVP, Director of Business Development PCN Technology

10:09 AM


Education and Training needs for the designers, contractors and managers of high performance and integrated buildings. - Jim Sinopoli, Principal, Sinopoli and Associates

10:08 AM

Ultra High Performance HVAC

Our OptimumHVAC software is a "shovel ready" energy efficiency solution - Gary Gigot, Marketing Executive, Optimum Energy LLC

10:07 AM

The OPC Advantage in a Down Economy

Member companies of the OPC Foundation devote considerable time and resources to developing robust interfaces to all the protocols used within the Building Automation industry, and then in keeping with the core values of OPC technology, make them off-the-shelf products. - Tom Burke - President, and Manny Mandrusiak - Vice President of OPC Marketing, OPC Foundation

10:05 AM

5th Annual Conference on Total Building Commissioning

April 15-17, 2009, Chicago, IL - Ray Bert, Associate Executive Director, AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)

10:04 AM

ZigBee Smart Energy Forum

Energy Providers from Numerous Countries Gain Insight on Industry Leading ZigBee Technology

10:02 AM

ZigBee Resource Guide

Applications of ZigBee for energy conservation and energy management are described.

10:01 AM

March New Products

A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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