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01:55 PM

ZigBee Alliance Adds Cellnet to Board of Directors

Addition Adds New Expertise for Energy Solutions

01:55 PM

LonWorks and ABB Take Serial Communications of Drives to New Level - Again!

ABB advances serial control communications and control capabilities to new level with latest LonWorks interface for HVAC drives

01:54 PM

Nation’s Largest Public Power Company - Tennessee Valley Authority - Powers Up With IBM’s Software

Power Company selects IBM’s Maximo Technology to Support Multiple Nuclear and Non-nuclear Generation Sites, Facilities and Transmission Operations

01:53 PM

New Construction of Adventum™ Indoor/Outdoor Tight Buffer Fiber Optic Cable (Patent Pending)

Berk-Tek, a Nexans Company, one of the leading copper and fiber optic cabling manufacturers, announces a new indoor/outdoor fiber optic drop cable, specifically for security and FTTx, including MDU/MTU, applications.

01:52 PM

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Tridium’s Innovative Integration Technology for the Building Automation Systems Industry

Frost & Sullivan selected Tridium, Inc. as the recipient of the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Industry Innovation & Advancement of the Year Award in the North American building automation systems market.

01:51 PM

TI Makes ZigBee(TM) Available for Mass Market with Free Software Stack

New Versions of ZigBee Development Kits and ZigBee 2006 Stack Now Available; Z-Stack Includes Support for TI's MSP430 Ultra-Low-Power MCUs

01:50 PM

CONNECTIONS The Digital Living Conference and Showcase

Feature Keynote Address by John Orcutt of HP

01:49 PM

Taking ZigBee to Market & Applications

May 22-24, 2007 Donald E Stephens Convention Center Rosemont, IL

01:49 PM

Cisco & Constellation Sponsors BuilConn

May 22-24, 2007 Donald E Stephens Convention Center Rosemont, IL

01:48 PM

Fiber Optic Association To Hold Two FTTx Summits in Northeast

"Fiber To The Home Summit Meetings" Coming To New England And Mid-Atlantic States In June

01:46 PM

Bob Heile, Chairman, ZigBee Alliance, to Keynote Wireless China

7th Annual Wireless China Industry Summit

01:45 PM

New BAS Product Offering from American Auto Matrix

Matrix BACnet IP Single Port MS/TP Router

01:44 PM

Remote configuration of Siemens S7 PLCs

IntelliCom announces the NetBiter® Serial Server that provides remote configuration of Siemens S7 PLC’s over Ethernet, LANs or the Internet.

01:43 PM

ZigBee Alliance Open House - Paris, France

May 3, 2007, Paris, France

01:42 PM

Reliable Controls MACH-Stat and MACH-Stat-ND product lines officially UL916 Certified and Listed

Reliable Controls is pleased to announce that the full product lines of MACH-Stat and MACH-Stat-ND controllers have been officially certified and listed under UL916 open energy management equipment by the Underwriters Laboratory (UL).

01:41 PM

Webinar: Manage your facility's energy consumption and control costs!

Selecting an Advanced Energy Management System

01:40 PM

First Nationwide Mercury Thermostat Collection Program for Homeowners

Five-State Pilot Expands Nationwide to Reduce Mercury Emissions to Environment

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04:40 PM

LonMark Sessions 2007 Kicks off in April!

57 cities, 24 countries, 6000 expected visitors and a host of presentations from industry experts - the LonMark Sessions 2007 is ready to go.

04:40 PM

The ODVA Recently Publishes the Network Infrastructure for EtherNet/IPTM Document

EtherNet/IPTM Document Provides an Introduction to the Network Infrastructure used in EtherNet/IPTM Networks

04:38 PM

ZigBee Part of Inaugural GridWeek on Smart Energy

Date: April 23-26, 2007 Venue: Ronald Reagan Building Washington DC Information:

04:38 PM

ISONAS Security Systems Introduces PowerNet IP Reader-Controller at ISC West in Las Vegas

Panel-free Door Readers the first with built-in Power Over Ethernet

04:37 PM

CABA/CMHC Innovative Buildings Case Studies

Wanted: Success Stories For Integrated Systems

04:36 PM

Echelon Wins Energy Award from the California Energy Commission

Company's Green Headquarters Showcases 30% Energy Savings in Demand Response Program

04:35 PM

Does your company suffer from Who's Got What Where syndrome?

Web-Gloo, The Ultimate Information Convergence Solution

04:33 PM

Interoperable DDC Systems + Performance Contracting AEE online seminars

SPECIFYING INTEROPERABLE DDC SYSTEMS Instructed by Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED AP New Program Starts May 9
PITFALLS & PROFITS IN PERFORMANCE CONTRACTING Instructed by Dr. Shirley Hansen New Program Starts May 14

04:32 PM

National GridWeek 2007

Advancing Grid Modernization: A National Agenda Date: April 23-26, 2007 Location: Ronald Reagan International Trade Center Washington, DC.

04:30 PM

HCM Introduces NanoCoreTM Gel-Free Loose Tube Fiber Optic Cables

Manchester, NH, March 7, 2007 Hitachi Cable Manchester (HCM) is pleased to introduce its NanoCoreTM line of fiber optic cables. The line includes three new constructions of plenum-rated gel-free loose tube fiber optic cables.

04:29 PM

Sharing Industry Knowledge

Viconics Inc. has launched a product specific web site and forum called ( The focus of the web site is to develop closer relationships with installers and end-users in the field.

04:28 PM

Reliable Controls partners with FDI

Reliable Controls is pleased to announce a new OEM partner, Functional Devices Inc. (FDI) of Russiaville, Indiana. FDI manufactures the RIB (Relay In a Box) line of pre-packaged multi-purpose relays which are very popular with our authorized dealer network.

04:27 PM

Tendril Launches Next-Generation Network Operating platform to Dramatically Simplify Process of Building, Deploying and Managing ZigBee Applications

Tendril's Strong Silicon Partnerships Provide Foundation for Its Tightly Integrated Platform

04:25 PM

Distributed Gen & HVAC Controls online short courses from AEE

HVAC CONTROLS SHORT COURSES: Introduction to HVAC Controls & Advanced HVAC Control Strategies

04:19 PM

CCS and Ember partner to lower ZigBee development costs for Microchip-based devices

CCS introduces new Wireless Development Kit Ember Edition for PIC family of microcontrollers

04:18 PM

Ember's USB Link lowers ZigBee development cost

BOSTON and SAN JOSE (ESC Silicon Valley 2007), April 3, 2007 - Ember, a provider of ZigBee networks for smarter, more energy efficient buildings and homes, today announced a new USB-based programming tool that is easy to use and lowers the cost of developing ZigBee wireless applications.

04:14 PM

Distech Controls Launches Innovative Product for Fan Coil Unit Controller Applications.

Brossard, Quebec, Canada, March 28th, 2007 - Distech Controls, a leading provider of open control building automation solutions, announced the launch of its new configurable ECC-PFCU series, fan coil unit controllers.

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10:21 AM

Buildings 2.0

Buildings 2.0 is a vision that intricately intertwines buildings with Internet technologies. It is a vision that the future of buildings is one which is controlled, managed and connected to the Internet, in a way that goes far beyond simply placing a web server to the control system or in the use of IP.
Anto Budiardjo, President & CEO, Clasma Events Inc.

10:20 AM

What does it Really Take to be an Intelligent Building?

To get our industry to meet its commitment to owners, occupants and the rapidly evolving energy and environmental performance expectations of our society, we need the connectivity we incorporate into intelligent buildings to add valuable function.
Thomas Hartman, P E, The Hartman Company

10:20 AM

Smart Building to Smart Grid

Success Stories at GridWeek
John J. "Jack" Mc Gowan, CEM, Energy Control Inc.

10:19 AM

Capex Happiness

Squeezing the Redundancy Out of the Construction Budget
Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Sinopoli and Associates

10:18 AM

Is purchasing costing you plenty?

The hidden overhead cost of the equipment ordering process
Al De Wachter, President, ICS Inc

10:17 AM

Thought and Reflections on the Status of our Industry

Several meetings held in the winter of 2006 and in conjunction with the AHR exposition provided some valuable and interesting insights into what our industry values and potentially some guidance or steps to follow to transform our industry.
Thomas J. Lohner, P.E., Vice President, TENG Solutions

10:16 AM

Intelligent Buildings Roadmap

"The industry needs to get together to integrate or at least educate all of the people that are involved. The owner cannot integrate the industry, the architect cannot integrate the industry, the industry must integrate itself and take the lead"
Paul Ehrlich PE, President, Building Intelligence Group LLC

10:15 AM

Achieving Energy Savings with Building Automation Systems

Unfortunately, just installing a BAS is often not enough to guarantee energy savings.
Kristin Kamm, Sr. Associate Research, E SOURCE

10:14 AM

Using Your HVAC System to Improve IAQ

Recognizing the Importance of Controlling Key Airflow Rates
David S. Dougan, President EBTRON, Inc.

10:10 AM

The Next Generation in Thermal Analysis

for Reliability, Constant Thermal Monitoring
Bob Kern, Product Manager. Power Service Concepts ExerTherm

10:09 AM

GridWise Alliance

Steve Hauser, Executive Director GridWise Alliance and Vice President of Strategy for GridPoint
We believe, for example, that electrical loads (e.g., equipment and appliances) must actively participate in the day-to-day and even minute-to-minute) operation of the electric grid in the future.

10:08 AM

Formation of a perfect storm

Anto Budiardjo, President & CEO of Clasma Events Inc.
The world of convergence in 2007

10:07 AM

Airbee Wireless

Raj Sundaresan Director and CEO, Airbee Wireless
Airbee Wireless is a leading end-to-end provider of intelligent embedded software solutions for low-power RF mesh networking.

10:06 AM

New LonTalk over IP router

Dr. Samuel Smith, President of Adept Systems
It's not just the least expensive but also the smallest (only uses 35 mm of Din rail) LON over IP router on the market.

10:05 AM

ENFORMA Building Diagnostics Software

Vernon A. Smith, PE, Architectural Energy Corporation
Automated Performance Assessment for Central Plan HVAC Systems

10:04 AM

Integration to Legacy Facility Management Systems

Keith E. Gipson, CTO, Impact Facility Solutions
In most customer's portfolios of buildings, 70-90% of the systems are more than six years old (Y2K upgrade) with some up to fifteen years old...or more!

10:03 AM

Buildy is Back in 2007

Frank Capuano, Strata Resource Inc
The Industry Award in a Time of Innovation and Convergence

10:02 AM

Market Conditions Drive Grid Integration

Bruce McLeish, Senior Vice President of Products and Pricing, Constellation NewEnergy, Leighton Wolffe, Principal, Wolffe Technology Consultants
Constellation Energy has chosen to be a Platinum Sponsor at GridWeek in order to use this forum to help advance our customer choice agenda and the common goals of renewable energy, new energy technologies, and distributed resources.

10:01 AM

Practical Controls: A Guide To Mechanical Systems

Steve Calabrese, Project Engineer, Automated Logic, Chicago
A relative newcomer on the scene of HVAC control systems publications, Practical Controls: A Guide To Mechanical Systems endeavors to teach, in an easy-to understand manner, the role of controls in mechanical (HVAC) systems. This 469-page hardcover book is published by The Fairmont Press (2003), and contains 24 chapters, 90+ diagrams and illustrations, and an 18 page glossary.

09:59 AM

BuilConn Middle East 2007

Bradley Hemphill Pr.Eng Electrical Engineering Solutions
No where else In the world does the the scale of construction come close to that of the Middle East.

09:58 AM

New Products for April

A brief description of some recent new industry products.


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