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Wireless Communications Alliance WCA CenterStage presents: What Do We Mean By "IoT"? Sept 11th 2014, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
ZigBee Certified Products Surpass 1,000 Continual growth in ZigBee Certified products signals the growing demand for the Internet of Things
J2 Innovations We are excited to announce the upcoming release and launch of FIN 3.0 (FIN Builder / FIN Stack / FIN Mobile)!Together FIN Stack, FIN Builder and FIN Mobile are "FIN 3.0". The next generation of Building Automation Software.
Berkeley Lab Develops Kit to Help HVAC Contractors Bring Energy Management to Small Commercial Buildings These small buildings account for 44 percent of all commercial buildings energy use.
Albireo Energy Appoints Rick LeBlanc to Board of Directors Albireo Energy Adds Industry Executive to Board; Will Contribute To Strategic Direction of National Energy Services Company
Leading Building Industry Groups Agree to Streamline Green Building Tool Coordination and Development Move
will coordinate Standard 189.1, the International Green Construction
Code and LEED to offer comprehensive system of regulatory and voluntary
leadership tools for jurisdictions
Advanced Lighting and Controls from Acuity Brands Help Texas Hospital Achieve First LEED Platinum Certification in the WorldThe
new lighting system addresses the unique needs of the hospital's
facilities - including multiple dimming options for nighttime lighting
and automatic illumination in hallways and patient rooms when emergency
buttons are activated.
Updates to Opto 22's groov Improve Interface Development and Expand Mobile Device Support Web-based
mobile operator interface software groov 2.2 improves screen design
tools and options, expands real-time trending, and adds custom views
for mobile devices.
KNX at EuroSkills 2014 KNX,
as the only provider of a globally-standardized bus technology, is
therefore proud to announce that the European WorldSkills competition
will be based on the KNX technology.
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Frost & Sullivan: Energy Efficiency Initiatives and Advanced Features to Transform the Building Automation Market Intelligent
controls, fault detection, and remote correction on the cloud encourage
building owners to invest in these systems to address mounting energy
New Standard Would Give IL Customers the Right to Easily Access Their Energy Data EDF and CUB release first-of-its-kind 'Open Data Access Framework"
Connected management mega-trend drives the global wireless M2M market According
to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the global
number of mobile network connections used for wireless
machine-to-machine (M2M) communication will increase by 21.0 percent in
2014 to reach 213.9 million at the year-end.
Sontay Partners with Synapsys Solutions Sontay,
the field controls and peripheral expert, and Synapsys Solutions, UK
leader in developing and supplying innovative communication interfaces
for the built environment, have joined forces to create Trend and
BACnet interfaces for the SonNet wireless system.
Samsung Buys SmartThings for Reported $200 Million Samsung snapped up SmartThings, an open-platform connected home company.
Alerton Hires Dwayne Wright as Sales Director Wright to lead sales for Honeywell‚€™s Alerton building automation systems business
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BACnet! 20 years of sustainable investment in building automation
Demand Response at the Core of Energy Savings for Large Office Building in Chicago Currently, 77 West Wacker is enrolled in the PJM demand response capacity market through a demand response service provider.
Demand Response World Forum 2014 The
Demand Response World Forum 2014, October 13-15 in Costa Mesa, CA,
brings together professionals from around the world to explore the
latest auto-DR technologies and strategies for meeting the changing
energy landscape of the 21st Century.
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LonMark International Plans for Continued Growth in Latin America with new Affiliate Organization LonMark
Cono Sur to Support New Members, Technology Adoption and Certified
Professionals in Chile, Argentina Uruguay, Paraguay, Peru, Brazil,
Colombia, Venezuela and Bolivia
Electro Industries Releases BACnet and LonWorks Protocol Solutions for EIG's Power Meters Electro
Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announces the release of versatile,
simple-to-use, add-on BACnet or LonWorks protocol gateways for its
advanced Shark and Nexus series power and energy meters.
Schneider Electric Unveils EcoStruxure Solution for Healthcare Facilities New, fully-integrated solution helps create more efficient, reliable and safer healthcare facilities
Integrating Lighting and Intelligent Technology, Leading the Trend of Design and Application "China
Lighting Expo 2015" and 'China Intelligent Building and Smart Home Expo
2015" will be held on April 22 - 24, 2015 at China International
Exhibition Center (CIEC), Beijing, PR China.
GridWise Architecture Council Transactive Energy Workshop September 10 - 11, 2014
Lynxspring Named to Ingram's Magazine's Corporate Report 100 for Fifth Consecutive Year This
represents the fifth consecutive year the company has received this
recognition and places it as one of only a handful of companies who
have been selected five years running.
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How do you Spell IoT for Smart Buildings? The
backdrop today is the huge IT-sponsored IoT marketing and awareness
campaign, which would have you believe that Smart Building Analytics
are an IT invention. - Therese Sullivan, www.buildingcontext.me
Why industry collaboration could be key to enhanced energy efficiency By
raising the profile of new technologies and acknowledging the
advantages behind them, the design, installation, maintenance and
benefits of energy efficient solutions can only improve and spread. -
Chris Monson, Manager, Trend Controls UK.
Distech Controls Appoints Vice President, Products and Marketing Industry veteran Trevor Palmer joins management team
New Course on Building Demand Response and Coming Smart Grid Offered by ASHRAE Fall Online Course Series
Check out the online certificate courses in instrumentation and automation from the University of Kansas Advance Your Career - Certify Your Competence - Training without the Travel
BuildingIQ Surpasses 15 Million in Square Footage Under Management in Q2 2014 Company
increases recurring revenue, builds customer base, creates over $600
thousand of free cash flow for clients and inks new partner Direct
The S4 Group Announces Successful Interoperability Testing with Open Automation Software The
interoperability testing performed by S4, in cooperation with Open
Automation Software, confirmed that the S4 Group's S4 Open: OPC-N2
Router very effectively retrieves data from legacy Metasys building
automation systems without interrupting ongoing operations and delivers
it into the Open Automation Software suite where it is then either
redistributed to other IT systems or presented to enterprise users.
2015 AHR EXPO Monday, January 26 ‚€“ Wednesday, January 28, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
Using BacNET for Building Automation and Control Applications Join
us soon for a webinar in which we discuss the BacNET protocol, and how
it can be used to create building automation HMI and SCADA applications
using InduSoft Web Studio.
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Sizing the Smart Wireless Lighting Controls Market & Growth to 2018 LED
will be dependent upon smart wireless controls, if it is to open up the
vast retrofit market in the commercial and industrial building space. -
Allan McHale, Director, Memoori
Cyber Security. Points That Need to be Part of the Conversation - Marc Petock, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring & Connexx Energy
The Future is Coming.. Fast Strap in, and hold tight. - Rav Panchalingam, Director of Research & Development, Bitpool
DGLux5 Training Hop Aboard the Future Express - Therese Sullivan, www.buildingcontext.me
Maintaining High Performance Control Systems The
performance level of a building is directly related to the performance
level of its control systems. You cannot manage a high performance
building without high performing control systems. - Jim Sinopoli PE,
RCDD, LEED AP, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC
You and Your Collaboratory Creating Open Cloud Services "pay attention to the mistakes of the past and the minds of the future." - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com
Seeking Youth for the IOT Journey of our Industry This
is a request for online input to help map out a process for gathering
thoughts, suggestions, and action of how we can attract young minds to
our industry. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings (Article published
Open Standards-Driven Solution True
use of open standards provides interoperability between devices from
different manufacturers and disparate systems, creating headroom for
technology evolution, as well as well price competition among vendors.
- Danny Yu, CEO, Daintree Networks
Energy Management Association (EMA) EMA
is a new and innovative association that is dedicated to advancing the
quality of energy management products and services for the benefit of
the building owner. - Andrew Heitman, EMA President
Learning by Listening Our
system collects and stores only information directly related to
control, optimization and monitoring of the BMS system. - Michael Nark,
Event and conference going in 21st Century Our
mission is to help people Automated Logic Corporation be aware of
events in their industry, help them find the best events, and to
maximize the benefits of going to them. - Anto Budiardjo, CEO
Why is Digital Signage Important to Building Automation? For
the first time ever it's now affordable for the average business to
utilise digital signage, digital wayfinding and content automation
software. - Gajendra Ratnavel, CEO, L Squared Digital Signage
Autonomy as a Transformer of the Building The
playing field has been tipped toward autonomous systems optimizing
energy based on transactive principals - and that can only be good. -
Toby Considine,TC9 Inc.
HVAC Brand Awareness through Twitter A quick exercise in how to use Twitter to build brand awareness - Manny Mandrusiak, 4 Bravo Marketing
The Importance of Mechanical Details The devil is in the details - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.
Impact of ASHRAE 90.1 on Controls and BAS Design Optimized
controls are now required for HVAC systems and lighting controls (for
interior, exterior, and parking structures) as well as control over
certain plug loads. - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt& Angela Lewis,
Building Intelligence Group
Our Assets R U Your
understanding of where on the adoption curve the technology around you
and part of you is provides the value you bring to your company and our
industry. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com
Focus on People to Advance Technology My
observation is that your understanding of where on the adoption curve
the technology around you and part of you is provides the value you
bring to your company and our industry. - Ken Sinclair,
Digital Signage Working together, separately with the IoT.
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.
New Products for August A brief description of some new products for the industry.
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