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11:30 AM

IEC's Broadband World Forum Europe Probes Minds of Top-Level Executives in Exclusive Plenary Panel

The International Engineering Consortium (IEC) will present an exclusive plenary panel at its Broadband World Forum Europe 2007 discussing technological innovations that result from the conversion of voice and data transmission.

11:29 AM

Alabama Schools Sign Performance Contract with TAC

TAC to Update Lighting, Building Controls to Lower Energy Costs

11:28 AM

Sensicast Announces SensiNet Green Wireless Sensor Solution for String-Level PV Solar Monitoring

Partners with Live Data Systems to Build First "Net Zero Electric" Commercial Building in the U.S.

11:27 AM

Dust Networks Announces Embedded Wireless Sensor Networking Solution for New WirelessHART Standard

SmartMesh IA-510 Accelerates Time-to-market for WirelessHART Solutions

11:26 AM

RealTech Middle East 2007 Advisory Council Includes Commercial Real Estate Industry Giants

Carlsbad, CA - Industry leaders, Realcomm and Fleming Gulf, have named illustrious council to advise on first annual RealTech Middle East 2007 Conference, October 28th and 29th, 2007 at the Habtoor Grand Resort & Spa in Dubai.

11:25 AM

Sensicast's New "SensiNet Green Solutions" Deliver Innovations for Sustainable Enterprises Through Enhanced Energy Monitoring and Efficiency

Smart Sensors provide wireless intelligence for energy management, cost savings, and sustainable business operations.

11:23 AM

The University of Southern Maine Uses Infometrics to Commission New Building, Ensure Ongoing Efficiency

September 25, 2007 - The University of Southern Maine is the latest campus to reduce energy consumption with the help of the Infometrics ongoing commissioning service.

11:22 AM

Controls Group North America Focuses on Smart Growth and the Next Generation Workforce at Annual Fall Members Meeting

ST. LOUIS, MO, September 13, 2007 - Controls Group North America hosted their annual Fall Members Meeting September 13th-September 15th at the Hilton St. Louis Airport. The meeting commenced with the CGNA Board of Directors Meeting, followed by a general session and semi-annual committee meetings.

11:21 AM

American Electric Power selects Orsus' Situator for wide-scale deployment in 200 facilities across 11 states

Situator transforms routine and emergency plans into actionable, adaptive tasks and procedures and integrates them with virtually any security and safety system.

11:19 AM

Distech Controls Fills Positions in Sales and Technical Support and Announces Vice Presidents of Sales.

To support an important worldwide sales growth over the last year, Distech Controls has hired seven new members in the Sales and Technical Support teams.

11:18 AM

National Instruments "Connected with" Kepware

National Instruments LabVIEW connects to hundreds of PLCs through collaboration with Kepware

11:17 AM

Orsus launches Situator v5 - All new Situation Management software

New features include newly developed multi-site management capabilities, guard tour management functionality, an advanced debriefing tool, a new SDK and more.

11:16 AM

Frost & Sullivan Applauds GridPoint for Green Excellence in Technology

A Smart Grid Solution to Achieve Environmental Sustainability

11:15 AM

Ember and Computime offer fast, easy, affordable ZigBee platform

BOSTON, Sept. 19, 2007 - Ember, a provider of ZigBee networks for smarter, more energy efficient buildings and homes, and Computime announced they have teamed to offer OEMs a fast, easy and affordable way to bring ZigBee products to market. ZigBee is a global wireless industry standard designed for remote monitoring, control and sensor networks.

11:14 AM

Zensys Announces Z-Wave Software Upgrade Offering Unrivaled Support for Battery-to-Battery Communication

5.0 Software Upgrade Further Extends Lead of Z-Wave in Wireless Home Control

11:12 AM

Low Range Differential Pressure Sensors are Ideal for Airside Applications

Moorpark, CA - Kavlico an operation of Schneider Electric and a global business unit of Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST) is pleased to announce the introduction of their next-generation MEMS-based P992/P993 Low Range Differential Pressure sensors. These devices are perfectly suited for a variety of HVAC applications including; Variable Air Volume (VAV) systems, filter pressure monitoring, duct airflow, static pressure monitoring, gaseous leak detection, pneumatic controls, as well as medical equipment applications.

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02:45 PM

Linear's New AP-5 Multipurpose Wireless Access Controller is Ideal for Mixed Gate and Door Entry Applications

AP-5 includes programmable access relays with high-performance receiver for wireless access control installations

02:44 PM

Constellation NewEnergy Announces Agreement With EnergyConnect, Inc.

Collaboration reflects a commitment to make use of existing building automation systems to create smarter, more energy responsive buildings.

02:43 PM

TAC Com-Trol Integrates TAC Crysalis Products with Square D's PowerLogic Monitoring Devices

Integration Expands the Capabilities of the Crysalis Family of Commercial Refrigeration, HVAC and Lighting Controls

02:42 PM

Analog Devices, Inc. Selects Domosys' Power Line Technology

Under this agreement Domosys will port its leading PowerBUS RHINO technology to ADI's new products and co-develop with ADI reference designs to enable electrical Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) solutions around the world.

02:40 PM

GreenBits Blog Provides Insight Into Building Industry Trends and ASHRAE

In a new blog from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Peterson shares information about ASHRAE happenings and industry trends from his perspective as president of the Society.

02:40 PM

Kepware purchases iSNMP products and Patent

Kepware Technologies announces the purchase of all COI Software assets including the iSNMP related products and PATENT for Integrating Network Management with Process Control.

02:38 PM

Matrox EpicA Enables Multiple Monitors with Fujitsu Siemens Computers Products

By combining Matrox EpicA technology with these well established products, users gain access to larger screen real estate allowing for greater visibility and efficiency.

02:38 PM

Multi-Tech Shipping Cellular Routers for Industrial Control and Management

Includes Wi-Fi Models

02:36 PM is launched - A free central server for management of remote field units

The NetBiter webSCADA devices interface field equipment and connect to the central server to submit critical equipment data, such as logged parameter data and alarms.

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02:35 PM

Lantronix Introduces First USB-to-Ethernet Device Server to Support Synchronized Audio/Video Data Transfer

UBox 2100 enables virtually any USB 2.0 device to be networked and shared over the Internet

02:33 PM

Back2Basics Webinar Series: MDF ROOM HVAC SYSTEMS

Join us for this 1-hour webinar to discover how to take an industry standard approach to selecting the optimum HVAC system for your application.

02:32 PM

Berk-Tek Introduces World's Smallest Round Augmented Category 6 Compliant UTP Cable

This cable is designed and guaranteed to meet the electrical component requirements of proposed TIA-568-B.2-10 standard for Augmented Category 6 supporting IEEE 10GBASE-T out to 100 meters.

02:31 PM

Marmitek introduces the SD MemoryCam2!

Guard your property and keep a record of those who entered your premises.

02:31 PM

4th Building Automation and Sustainability Conference & Expo

September 25-27th, 2007 - Wyndham Phoenix- Phoenix, AZ

02:30 PM

CEDIA highlights flood of new home automation products based on Ember's ZigBee technology

Ember-enabled products from CentraLite, Colorado vNet, Control4, Eaton and Remote Technologies Inc. establish ZigBee as the home automation wireless standard

02:29 PM

ControlThink Introduces Z-Wave Enabled Platform for Mass Market

Windows SideShow Enabled Remote Controls

02:28 PM

ZigBee Expo Comes to Europe

Inaugural European Event - 4&5th October - Prague

02:27 PM

Tridium Announces the Release of JACE-6

The Latest Addition of its next generation, high performance Java Application Control Engine Provides customers greater power, increased speed and more memory.

02:25 PM

OEB releases results of pilot project testing Time-of-Use pricing structures

The Final Report of an Ontario Energy Board (the Board) pilot project released today shows that Time-of-Use (TOU) prices motivated the consumers who participated to shift some of their electricity use away from peak hours.

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10:48 AM

An Open Letter to the Clinton Climate Initiative

It isn't just a few who want this Initiative to succeed. All of society wants it to succeed and is watching us to see if we can work together well and hard enough to be certain it will! - Thomas Hartman, P E, The Hartman Company

10:47 AM

Commissioning Forever

"The system of nature, of which man is a part, tends to be self-balancing, self-adjusting, self-cleansing. Not so with technology." E.F. Schumacher, Small is Beautiful - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Sinopoli and Associates

10:46 AM

Four steps to make money from DR

Understand - Internalize - Plan - Execute - Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc.

10:45 AM

Energy... how do you turn Buzz into Business?

The simple answer to that question is that automation is the "enabling technology" for demand response. - John J. "Jack" Mc Gowan, CEM, Energy Control Inc.

10:44 AM

Weather On Demand

A New Way for Building Automation to Leverage Real-time Weather Information - Roy Kok, VP Sales and Marketing, Kepware Technologies

10:43 AM

Demand Response Case Study

Trojan Battery invested over $500,000 for summer demand response and their utility reimbursed them. Now Trojan gets lower rates that are saving the company thousands on its electric bill every month. - Denis DuBois, Editor, Energy Priorities

10:42 AM

Are you ready for changing 21st Century energy markets?

Energy resources will continue to become increasingly scarce, however, their scarcity and attendant price escalation drives technological improvements in building, operating and maintaining the facilities that use those resources. - Peter M. Schwartz, Principal, Peter Schwartz & Associates, LLC

10:41 AM

Why Building Automation Should Be More Like Football

Good players win games. Can your building "win" with the system that's currently installed? If not, take advantage of every opportunity to upgrade outdated systems. - Tim Kensok, Director of Business Development, AirAdvice, Inc.

10:40 AM

Designing a Daylight Harvesting System

(Part 2 of 2) It is a rule in lighting control that the higher the number of control zones in a space, the more flexibility and control accuracy will be gained, at the expense of cost and more sophisticated commissioning. - Craig DiLouie, Principal, ZING Communications, Inc. & Communications Director Lighting Controls Association

10:39 AM

Truth About Megapixel

This is the first in a series of three articles separating fact from fiction with regard to the fast-growing megapixel camera technology. - Paul Bodell, Officer, Vice President Sales & Marketing, IQinVision

10:38 AM

Parking Lot Gets Smart with ZigBee

The automation process requires placing "smart" detection sensors next to the parking spaces throughout the parking lot. - Alex Leonov, Marketing Manager, MeshNetics

10:37 AM

Delivering Sustainability

Sustainability is a complex issue and Intelligent Building technologies are a large part of the solution. - Paul Ehrlich PE, President, Building Intelligence Group LLC

10:36 AM

Demand Response

Information Is Power - Patrick Mazza, Research Director, Climate Solutions

10:35 AM

The "BUZZ" about ADR

So what's all the BUZZ about Automated Demand Response (ADR)? - Ed Richards, President and CEO, Richards-Zeta Building Intelligence, Inc

10:34 AM

Rapidly Changing Fundamentals of Demand Response

Today's demand response products are more finely honed instruments that give decision makers the tools to design and implement a proactive energy strategy that helps manage risk every hour of the day. - Peter Kelly-Detwiler, Senior Director of Energy Technology Services, Constellation NewEnergy

10:32 AM

NewEnergy Alliance

The Alliance will help empower and create immediate revenue opportunities for all who wish to directly participate in demand response with their products, services and technologies. - Leighton Wolffe, Principal, Wolffe Technology Consultants

10:31 AM

Multi-Site Demand Response Technology Moves Into the Retail Space

Using a multi-site demand response program to control utility costs will be particularly effective if the design of the buildings take into account the need to accommodate this strategy.- Bob Coppenhaver, Director Product Management and Marketing, Novar

10:30 AM

Automated Demand Response and BACnet

Buildings that have BACnet-based building control systems are particularly well positioned to participate in DR programs. - Jim Butler, CTO, Cimetrics Inc.

10:28 AM

Next Generation Demand Response

the Readily Available Green Energy Solution - Steve Schaefer, Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing, EnergyConnect Inc.

10:27 AM

Graphical User Interfaces

When web design and building automation graphical user interfaces converge - Alper Uzmezler, Systems Integrator, Building Automation Systems Services

10:26 AM

Opportunity Overload?

"The opportunities surrounding Demand Response (DR) cannot be underestimated. These opportunities are available today for building system contractors, integrators and owners." - Ken Sinclair, Editor Owner

10:25 AM

Pressure Transmitters - Selection & Placement

Understand the concepts behind sizing and locating static and differential pressure transmitters - Steven R. Calabrese, Automated Logic Chicago

10:23 AM

Chuck Ehrlich - This is just what we have all been looking for, a dictionary that defines all those annoying acronyms and initialisms we all use but nobody is sure what they stand for.

10:22 AM

AMI doesn't make much difference without fundamental process change

Toby Considine - Few changes in the utility industries have generated more interest and discussion than Automated Meter Information (AMI).

10:21 AM

Realcomm's NextGen Best Practices Tours

offer unique access to some of the world's most innovative projects under way in Asia and the Middle East. Each tour consists of a select group of commercial real estate professionals with the common goal of witnessing the amazing development taking place around the world.

10:20 AM

A Beginner's Guide to oBIX (even if you're not a developer!) - Part 2 & 3

Gareth Johnson - In the last installment of this basic oBIX guide, I discussed reading and writing objects in oBIX. This week I'm going to discuss objects in more detail and oBIX Operations.

10:17 AM

New Products for September

A brief description of some new products for the industry.


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