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08:39 PM

Moving Toward A Sustainable Building Industry

A sustainable building industry will not only require new technologies, but also a vastly improved process for designing, constructing, and operating buildings.
Thomas Hartman, P E, The Hartman Company

08:38 PM

Batteryless Radio Technology

For any control application in buildings
Andreas Schneider, Executive VP, EnOcean GmbH

08:38 PM

AHR Expo 2007 Dallas

This is our 8th year of Educational Sessions at AHR Expo 2007 Dallas
Ken Sinclair

08:26 PM

BuilConn Middle East

in Dubai and Riyadh
Anto Budiardjo, President & CEO, Clasma Events Inc.

08:25 PM

When Form Meets Function

Aesthetically Attractive Digital Solutions for Today’s Buildings
Jason Leslie, Sales/Marketing Euro Touch Kiosks

08:24 PM

CABA Promotes Building Life-Cycle Cost Analysis

Organization to Introduce Assessment Tool in 2007
Rawlson O'Neil King, Communications Director, Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA)

08:22 PM

Connolly Middle School

Wins Governor’s Award for Energy Efficiency Using Distech Controls Solution - Case Study
Caroline Cadieux, Marketing Manager, Distech Controls, Inc.

08:21 PM

Smart Buildings

Jim Sinopoli, Principal, Sinopoli and Associates, and author of the book "Smart Buildings"
Smart buildings offer facility managers a much greater set of tools to save money, energy and personnel.

08:20 PM

Dubai Tour

RealComm Advisory - Dubai Tour Vol. 5 No. 47 11.22.2006 Dubai - The Largest Development Project in the World!

08:19 PM

BuilConn Singapore

The first BuilConn in Asia focused on bringing together players from around the region, and come they did. From Singapore, Indonesia, India, Australia, Philippines, Malaysia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, UAE and China, key stakeholders came and met with vendors and speakers from the region as well as Europe and North America.

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04:53 PM

Reliable Controls is pleased to announce UL864 certification

November 28, 2006 UL864 certification allows Reliable Controls® products to be used to control the flow of fire-based smoke within a building.

04:52 PM

Building Intelligence Tour at AHR 2007: Intelligent Building System Design

This year’s event is designed to be a more focused session that will provide details on how to plan and implement an Intelligent Building.

04:51 PM

Hirsch Expands Operations in EMEA Region

High Demand for Hirsch Security Systems Results in Additional Investment from Corporate

04:50 PM

ELUTIONS launches new Wizcon Supervisor 9.3

Major new features enable tighter integration to the enterprise Information Systems infrastructure and to video-based security systems

04:49 PM

ELUTIONS launches new WLC – Wireless Logic Controller

New all-in-one M2M device enables wireless communication, monitoring and control for enterprise automation, featuring remote Over-The-Air Soft Logic user programmability

04:48 PM

HCM Announce UL Verification of 10-Gigabit Ethernet UTP Cable

Manchester, NH, November 2006 – Hitachi Cable Manchester (HCM), a leader in the manufacture of copper and fiber optic communications cables, announces the Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. verification of HCM’s Supra 10GTM cable.

04:46 PM

Minicom Digital Signage Distribution System for Wal-Mart de Mexico

Jerusalem, Israel - Minicom Advanced Systems Ltd., a global leader in the manufacture of digital signage distribution systems, has announced that its VDS player-to-screen multimedia distribution system has been installed as part of a digital signage network for 300 Wal-Mart de Mexico department stores.

Reliable Controls
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09:44 PM

Converged Technology Systems Creating “Smart” Buildings

Spicewood, TX – Smart buildings are a significant trend in both technology and real estate development.

09:43 PM

ETHERNET Powerlink reaches new levels of performance with Gigabit Ethernet

With Gigabit Ethernet, ETHERNET Powerlink enables automation systems to reach ten times the hitherto level of performance.

09:42 PM

Advanced Tools for Enhancing Building Performance

FREE WEBCAST - Wednesday, December 13, 2006

09:41 PM

2007 AHR Expo Innovation Award Winners Announced

WESTPORT, CT…November 21, 2006- A record nine companies with a variety of exciting and new products varying from humidity sensing fans to a remote environmental surveillance system have been selected as winners of the prestigious AHR Expo Innovation Award.

09:38 PM

ASI Controls Releases Ethernet Expansion Board for ASIC/2-8540 Configurable Controller

San Ramon, CA, November 20th, 2006 – ASI Controls today released the ETH-8540 Ethernet Expansion board for the ASIC/2-8540 configurable controller. The ETH-8540 is a plug in module that provides direct, board-level Ethernet connectivity on an ASIC/2-8540 configurable controller.
AHR Expo 2007 (booth #1639)

09:37 PM

Operators Unite To Build New Mobile Market

GSM Association pushes for a global standard for Near Field Communications

09:36 PM

FieldServer Technologies at AHR 2007

FieldServer Technologies, the major gateway manufacturer in the building industry, will be demonstrating its full range of products at the AHR Expo 2007 in Dallas, Texas at booth 1633.

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10:43 PM

Echelon News

Echelon and Altera Partner to Bring Low Cost Power Line Networking To Home Appliances
Echelon Technology Makes Transforming Residences into "Intelligent" Homes as Easy as Plugging in a Power Cord
New Digital Home Alliance Launched to Bring Home Control Solutions to Consumers

10:42 PM

Net-Zero-Energy Building Using Solar-Assisted Systems

November 2006 - When a company decided to build its new headquarters nine times larger than the original, energy efficiency was a challenge

10:41 PM

New Wireless Automation Level Network Solutions from Siemens

Buffalo Grova, Ill., Nov 2, 2006 Wireless building automation technologies provide new options that solve challenging installation scenarios and remove physical or financial constraints to hard wiring. Leading the industry with their successful debut of the first Wireless Field Level Network, Siemens Building Technologies, Inc., announced today the introduction of a Wireless Automation Level Network (WALN), offering unprecedented system design and implementation flexibility.

10:39 PM

Archronix to Debut Open Standards based ArcX Wireless Lighting and Ethernet Gateway at EHX

At its first EHX event, Archronix Corporation will debut its innovative ArcWay ZigBeeTM-Web Services for Devices (WSD) Gateway along with its ArcLight ZigBeeTM Lighting Solution at the Electronic Home Expo this fall in Long Beach, California. These products greatly simplify home automation installation and control.

10:38 PM

Tridium Delivers Increased Performance and Flexibility with Release of NiagaraAX®3.1

Latest software release includes new enhancements and expanded feature functions that offer users additional flexibility and increased performance

10:37 PM

Wawa Food Markets Selects Tridium’s Niagara Convergence Retail Application as its Enterprise Automation Platform

Niagara to be deployed in 550+ convenience stores to lower energy costs, reduce maintenance costs, and maximize operating efficiencies

10:36 PM

Honeywell Announces 2007 Momentum Conference

Commercial Contracting and Distributing Community Will Gather In Phoenix February 4-7 To Connect With Industry Experts, Latest HVAC Technologies

10:35 PM

ASHRAE, Canada Green Building Council Partner to Advance Sustainability

ATLANTA – The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) will work together to advance buildings that are healthy, productive, environmentally responsible and economically viable.

10:34 PM

HCM Announce UL Verification of 10-Gigabit Ethernet UTP Cable

Manchester, NH, November 2006 – Hitachi Cable Manchester (HCM), a leader in the manufacture of copper and fiber optic communications cables, announces the Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. verification of HCM’s Supra 10GTM cable.

10:30 PM


Alliance Testing Program Ensures Quality from Beginning to End of Supply Chain

10:29 PM

TAC Announces Powerful New Graphical Tools for TAC Vista™ 5 Building Management System.

MALMÖ, Sweden – Nov. 16, 2006 - TAC, a leading provider of open, integrated systems for building automation, has announced the availability of the TAC Vista 5 building management system. It features powerful graphics tools that create a totally new experience for building owners and operators.

10:25 PM

Hirsch Announces Velocity 3.0 Security Management System

Newest Version of Integrated System Offers Enhanced Security and IT Features

10:21 PM

BACnet news from Russia (BIG-RU)

The BIG-RU association (BACnet Interest Group Russia) - "Federation" Tower construction site.
BIG-RU - Hi-Tech House 2006 Expo in Moscow.
ASHRAE Journal (Nov issue) - article "BACnet in Russia"

10:19 PM

The HomeToys Christmas Catalog Hits the Net

An eclectic collection of goodies that you won't find in a department store. No Traffic, Free Parking, Easy Browsing and No Crowds to deal with at

10:18 PM

Kuwait Smart Buildings Exhibition

March 12th– 14th, 2007 at Kuwait Mövenpick Hotel – Free Zone.

10:17 PM

Building Automation 2007 Conference

Call for Papers Now Being Accepted.... Expanding our Automation Focus to include Energy!

10:16 PM

Jennic Launches ZigBee Large Network Evaluation Product

Jennic has announced the commercial launch of the first large ZigBee network evaluation product. It allows customers to rapidly evaluate and deploy wireless sensor networks of 100 nodes or more in real-world industrial, office, and home environments.

10:14 PM

Ember announces ZigBee RF evaluation kit

Simplifies testing of wireless performance in real-world conditions

10:12 PM

Ember teams with Analog Devices to enable high-performance ZigBee applications

Blackfin processor customers can quickly and easily “ZigBee-enable” their products

10:09 PM

Networkable Systems, Solutions and Education - Bring it on!

IIPSEC 2007 is just around the corner –Now in its 5th year IIPSEC has established itself as the definitive cutting edge technology event.

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04:05 PM

November New Products

A listing of some recent new products for the industry.

04:04 PM

DDC Open Systems + Load Profiling online seminars from AEE

3D LOAD PROFILING Using Interval Meter Data Instructed by Lindsay Audin, C.E.M., C.L.E.P., C.E.P., IES

04:03 PM

Ember and Microchip Technology offer fast and easy ZigBee™ Solution

Ember’s EM260 ZigBee system fully integrated with PIC16 and PIC18 microcontrollers

04:02 PM

Multi-Tech Announces Wi-Fi® Module for Embedded Applications

SocketWireless® Wi-Fi® Product is Part of Universal Socket Connectivity Initiative

04:01 PM

Agent Video Intelligence’s Latest Enterprise Video Analytics Platform Delivers Enhanced Feature Sets, Improved Core Functionality

New Agent Vi 3.0 Adds Support for Loitering Detection, Object Counting, Object Removal and Tailgating Detection; Provides Enhanced PTZ Support

04:01 PM

Watt Stopper/Legrand’s new 2000 watt dimmer makes home lighting control easy and convenient

SANTA CLARA, CA – October 2006: Watt Stopper/Legrand’s new 2000 Watt Dimmer offers high capacity dimming for homes using Miro Wireless lighting control systems.

04:00 PM

CONNECTIONS(TM) EUROPE: Strategies for Digital Living Markets Announces Speakers & Event sponsors

Dallas, TX October 31 - CONNECTIONS(TM) Europe today announced the event sponsors and speakers for its upcoming inaugural event, November 14-16, 2006, at the Adlon Kempinski in Berlin, Germany.

03:58 PM

Int'l Industrial Control & Automation Technology Exhibition and Conference "Automation Technology Egypt 2007"

8th to 11th March 2007. Cairo – Egypt.

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10:56 AM

Help Wanted

Building Systems Architect Paul Ehrlich, P.E. Building Intelligence Group

10:55 AM

A Solution

For Properly Calibrating Pressure Sensors For Pharmaceutical Plants Terry Troyer, Product Engineering Manager, Setra Systems

10:55 AM

Technical Summary

Pressure Independent Technology Prevails in Cost Comparison with Standard 2-way Control  Lisa Hickey, Belimo

10:54 AM

The Roadblocks and How to Overcome

Benefits need to be made clear to the financial community and a big change needs to occur across the whole world construction community, for and on behalf of the Clients. The necessary way for energy efficiency is through control. Paul Mason, Designer, i2design international

10:53 AM

Energy Management Systems you remember when building automation or direct digital control products were called “energy management systems”? John J. "Jack" Mc Gowan, CEM, Energy Control Inc.

10:52 AM

THE Building Technology Conference

A White Paper Outlining an Industry Driven and Sponsored Event Thomas J. Lohner, P.E. Vice President, TENG Solutions

10:51 AM

BACnet Web Services in Action

If you are a little curious and you want to see a BACnet Web Service up and running then this article is for you. Chris Gurtler, SCADA Engine

10:50 AM

ARCNET/Ethernet Router Right on Target for Building Management System

Contemporary Controls’ Metasys Router Helps to Transform Data into Useful Information - Case Study Debra Biela, Marketing Communications Specialist Contemporary Controls

10:49 AM

Global Connectivity

ConnectivityWeek which started in Palm Springs in May of this year has grown into several international forums/events which are creating global connectivity on several levels. Ken Sinclair

10:48 AM

BuilConn Singapore

Anto Budiardjo, President & CEO, Clasma Events Inc.
As with the first events in the US and Europe, this Singapore event will focus on gathering the players and thought leaders in the new world of convergence.

10:47 AM

Cisco Connected Real Estate practice in Asia Pacific Region

Aik Peng Tan, Senior Manager, Cisco Integrated Solutions Group
After the success of the BuilConn events in US and Europe, Cisco was excited to learn that the event was coming to Asia.

10:46 AM

Smart, High-Performance Buildings

Michael Brambley, Staff Scientist in Energy Technology Development, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
When I use the term smart buildings, I define it as building systems that collect data, process it in the traditional sense of performing numerical analyses, then interpreting the results of those analyses to reach conclusions about the status of the building or the system, and finally automatically implementing appropriate actions in response.

10:44 AM

Sky High: Rising Energy Costs and the Growing Demand for High Performance Buildings

Denis Du Bois, MIT Enterprise Forum
MIT Enterprise Forum event on November 8 will be about new technologies and real-world energy strategies for commercial buildings.

10:44 AM

NetZero "Building as Power Plant"

Edward H. Brzezowski, P.E., LEED AP Director of Engineering The Ferreira Group is doing some very interesting work with Net Zero Buildings.

10:42 AM

BuilConn: Cisco's Connected Real Estate Roundtable Working Paper

The first ever Connected Real Estate Roundtable in Palm Springs on the vision of integrated IP-based building systems has been captured in a working paper by Stanford University by Tobias Maile & Martin Fischer.


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