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The Building Commissioning Association (BCA) Signs On As AHR Expo's Latest Endorsing Association Westport,
Connecticut December 29, 2014 - Reinforcing its ongoing commitment to
foster greater energy efficiency throughout the HVACR industry, the AHR
Expo Management has announced that the Building Commissioning
Association (BCA) has become the 38th organization to endorse the
world's largest HVACR event.
2015 CES - GreenPeak announces Smart Home - Senior Lifestyle System Sensor/Cloud
based Senior Lifestyle System monitors residents' lifestyle and sends
alerts via Social Media and smart phone if something goes amiss ----
Unobtrusive and safe - No cameras, no need to wear a device.
InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance Leader Addresses Cybersecurity for Intelligent Buildings at Realcomm Events Fred Gordy of McKenney's Inc. Advises IT Professionals on Preventing BAS Hacking
ONICON Acquires Greyline Instruments Greyline
designs and manufactures ultrasonic flow meters and level sensors that
utilize Doppler, transit time, and area velocity technologies.
First year of building benchmarking reveals huge benefits for Chicago The
City of Chicago has found out the results of its first-ever assessment
of energy use in the city's largest commercial and municipal buildings,
based on reporting from 348 nonresidential buildings representing 260
million square feet of space and approximately 11 percent of citywide
energy use in buildings.
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Benefits of Contemporary Controls BACnet BASautomation Products to be Exhibited at AHR 2015 While
in Chicago at AHR 2015 make sure to stop by Booth 3531 in the Building
Automation and Control Showcase to see and learn about our portfolio of
open building automation and control solutions that are cost-effective
and durable enough to withstand demanding loads from challenging
Setra Systems Introduces the Model SRIM2 The
SRIM2 is the next-generation of Setra's highly popular SRIM1; a Room
Pressure Monitor designed for the most critical environments.
Zinwave to launch new unified connectivity solution for wireless, Wi-Fi and IP communications Branded
as "UniTivity", the new solution will integrate Zinwave's unique
wideband active DAS technology with IP capabilities to deliver an
end-to-end system that supports cellular, Wi-Fi, location based
services (LBS), and IP communications on a single, converged
AHR Expo Welcomes HVACR Education & Training Organizations that Address Workforce Needs of Industry CARE & PAHRA Join HVACR-WDF as New Endorsing Associations
There's Still a Chance to Win the Delta Controls Countdown Quiz Until December 23rd, test your knowledge of Delta Controls products by taking the Product Countdown Quiz.
Medical Center saves 1.3 million dollars in annual energy costs while improving patient comfort Every
dollar that a nonprofit health care organization saves on energy is
equivalent to generating new revenues of $20 for hospitals or $10 for
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EnOcean Alliance shows the world of cross-vendor wireless building intelligence at AHR Expo 2015 Network
of interoperable energy harvesting wireless solutions breaks down
system barriers for an integrated HVAC and lighting control optimizing
energy efficiency and comfort
Global BEMS Market Set to Approach $7 Billion By 2020 Even
Europe, which currently accounts for almost half the current Building
Energy Management Systems (BEMS) market, is growing at around 10%,
while North America has been growing faster, and the rest of the world
substantially faster still.
Lynxspring Solutions Showcased at 2015 AHR EXPO Lynxspring
to Showcase Latest Version of JENEsys, the Company's Operating System
for Commercial Buildings; LynxCyberPRO, a Cyber Protection Solution for
Building Automation and Energy Management Systems and JENEsysONE, the
Company's Application Specific Programmable Equipment Controller
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Take the Delta Controls Countdown Quiz and You Could Win $500 for Your Favorite Charity and $500 for You This December 1st through 19th, test your Delta Controls knowledge with the 15 question Controls Countdown Quiz.
HP and EcoSteer: delivering industrial energy management to multi-site deployments Energy
and environmental software platform provider, EcoSteer Limited,
announced today its partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard (HP).
Under this agreement HP will sell EcoSteer software as a component of
its Internet of Things (IoT) Applications portfolio.
2015 AHR Expo Monday, January 26 - Wednesday, January 28, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
Daintree Networks Named 2014 Red Herring Top 100 Global Winner Daintree
Networks, the leader in open wireless smart building solutions for
enterprise control and energy management, has been selected as a winner
of the Red Herring Top 100 Global award, recognizing the leading
private companies from North America, Europe, and Asia today and
celebrating these startups' innovations and technologies.
EnerNOC Acquires Leading Customer Engagement Software Provider for Utilities Acquisition
of Pulse Energy Creates Best-in-Class Platform for Utilities to Engage
Customers from the Largest Enterprises to the Smallest Businesses
HVACR Manufacturers' Optimism Continues to Grow for 2015 Economic Prospects 70% Plan to Introduce New Products at AHR Expo
OpenADR Alliance's Barry Haaser Appointed to Department of Commerce Committee The
OpenADR Alliance, a nonprofit corporation created to foster the
development, adoption, and compliance of the Open Automated Demand
Response (OpenADR) smart grid standard, today announced Barry Haaser,
managing director, was appointed to the Renewable Energy and Energy
Efficiency Advisory Committee reporting to The Secretary of Commerce
Continental Control Systems to Highlight Enhanced Electric Power Meters and Current Transformers at Solar Canada 2014 A
key highlight will be the company's WattNode Revenue meters, which are
compliant to ANSI C12.1 and will be fully compliant to ANSI C12.20,
ensuring the highest possible precision for applications demanding
revenue-grade accuracy and revenue-grade requirements.
Daintree Networks Partners with CLTC to Advance Lighting Controls UC
Davis' California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) and Daintree team
up to increase adoption with open standards-based lighting control
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Considering Collaboration Platforms for Your Whole-Building Hub "Lots
of people are trying to 'solve' email. Maybe the solution will be that
everyone who uses email will die off." Ben Evans, Analyst, Andreessen
Horowitz - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd
Knowledge Sharing to Drive Learning Only
if you can hire good people, train them well, and ensure they continue
to learn throughout their career will we see industry, from the
operators to the engineers, achieve the potential we all know is there.
- Brad White, P.Eng, MASc, Principal, SES Consulting, Inc.
I'll Have IoT with That Please IoT
is emerging as the third wave in the evolution of intelligent
buildings. - Marc Petock, Vice President, Marketing Lynxspring &
Bringing Energy and Building Management to Main Street The
largest growing segment of the BMS market is the small and medium
business, or Main Street. - Mike Ippolito, Chief Product Officer,
Universal Devices Inc.
Emerging Technology to Watch Building
owners will assess potential value and return. - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD,
LEED AP, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC
If Buildings Could Tell Us What's Wrong Fault
Detection and Diagnostics Moves into the Buildings Sector -
Environmental Energy Technologies Division of Lawrence Berkeley
When Should You Consider Migrating Your Building Automation System (BAS)? Your facility is always changing; your BAS needs to keep up. - Todd A. Finnegan, President, ACS Services, LLC
Avoiding Some of the Pitfalls of the Internet of Things How to deploy remote access to building control devices without compromising your client's security - Chris Topham, Abtec
Access Control Upstages Video Surveillance in the Quest for Driving Growth Access
Control, for so long the poor relative of Video Surveillance, this year
has come out of the shadows and upstaged it by delivering a higher
growth rate and we forecast that it will continue to increase its
growth rate over the next five years. - Allan McHale, Director, Memoori
Can wireless building automation contribute to an IoT? EnOcean
has been active for more than 10 years in what is now popularly called
the IoT. - Jim O'Callaghan, President of EnOcean Inc.
Automated Shading Systems Maiman
is passionate about fostering daylight integration and systems
integration within the built environment. - William L. Maiman,
Marketing Manager, MechoSystems
Subscription Pricing for SkySpark Analytics The
ability to pay for software usage on a subscription basis offers a
number of benefits to both end users and our reseller partners. - John
Petze, C.E.M., SkyFoundry
The 2014 ControlTrends Awards Next
comes the voting period, which begins December 15, 2014, and will
continue until January 15, 2015. - Ken Smyers, ControlTrend.org
Top 5 Collaboration Tools With
an internet full of collaboration tools, which ones are right for you?
- Manny Mandrusiak, Managing Creative Consultant, 4 Bravo Marketing
Plans & Specifications - A Primer Part Two - The Specs - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.
Pressure Independent Control Valves The
concept of pressure independent control is that you should be able to
have the same amount of flow through a device regardless of the inlet
pressure. - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis, Building
Understanding The Impact Of The Internet Of Things The "I of Me" - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com
Dinosaur Dump Evolves to AskAuto - FAQ Education is not an affair of "telling" and being told, but an active constructive process to bridge the skills gap.
If This Then That The new cloud control language as a service?
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.
CCC mtg Required Reading Required
Reading For Connection Community Collaboration Meeting Chicago. This
meeting will be fast moving and expects attendees to have an
understanding of the evolving connection communities' needs.
New Products for December A brief description of some new products for the industry.
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