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Urjanet to Host "Energy Data - The New Profit Lever" Webinar with eSight Energy and Verdantix Wednesday,
Aug. 6 at 2 p.m. EST. - Webinar registrants will learn how improved
energy management is delivering significant bottom line improvements
and why high-quality, reliable energy data is foundation of all energy
usage and cost reduction initiatives.
Bonneville Power Administration Joins USNAP Alliance BPA tracks ANSI/CEA-2045 standard driven by environmental and economic goals
Opto 22 Celebrates 40 Years of Automation Innovation Independent
industrial automation manufacturer expands from original solid-state
relay (SSR) business to providing complete industrial control systems.
Energy Management Association to Conduct Seminar & Exam for New Class of EMPs The
Energy Management Association (EMA) announced today that it will
conduct a seminar and exam for a new class of Energy Management
Professionals (EMP) on September 8-9, 2014 in Arlington, VA.
AHR Expo, ASHRAE & AHRI Seeking the Most Innovative HVACR and Plumbing Products Entries Now Being Accepted for the 2015 AHR Expo Innovation Awards
Smart Building Conference brand to expand with four events in 2014-15 Focus on best practice and delegate experience in London, Berlin, Milan and Amsterdam
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Register today for one or more of ISA's expert-led control systems training Register today for one or more of these vital courses - ranging from the fundamentals to advanced control!
New Software, Firmware and API Now Available for Matrox Maevex H.264 Encoders/Decoders Matrox
Maevex API plus new features including recording and failsafe give AV
integrators and OEMs a complete, cost-effective, multi-functional
Realcomm Summer Webinars That You Can't Afford To Miss! July 31 to August 28th - Free Registration
NexRev Inc. Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary Plano-based Controls Manufacturer and Systems Integrator Achieves 20-Year Milestone
Kepware Demonstrates Commitment to Communications Standards and Leading Hardware Providers with Updates to Flagship Product KEPServerEX version 5.15 introduces new Omron NJ Ethernet Driver and updated BACnet/IP Driver with object support
GreenPeak Technologies' Smart Home chips support new networking protocols like Thread Networking protocol agnostic radio chips provide a safe path into the future for Smart Home systems developers and end-users
Frost & Sullivan: Connected World of the Future Enhances Value Proposition of Smart Building Systems Communicating the benefits of smart building systems vital for wide-spread adoption
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ProSoft Technology expands its PLX30 family of gateways ProSoft
Technology's PLX30 gateways now are available with two separate
Ethernet ports that allow protocols to reside on separate subnets. This
capability enables users to pass information between two subnets
without changing the end device's IP address.
Japan-based CSSC-CL announces ISASecure EDSA certifications for Hitachi and Yokogawa Industrial Control Devices The
Control Systems Security Corporation Chartered Lab (CSSC-CL) announced
that it has certified control systems from Hitachi and Yokogawa to the
ISASecure Embedded Device Security Assurance (EDSA) certification.
Daintree Networks Continues Upward Momentum with Record-breaking First Half Escalating
success driven by Daintree's open standards-based solutions for
building energy management and full support for California Title 24 and
ASHRAE 90.1 compliance
Intelligent Building Automation Technologies Market Worth $74.8 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets Intelligent
Building Automation Technologies Market research report majorly focuses
on market drivers, restraints, trends, challenges, and opportunities.
Call for Papers - 2nd International Conference and Workshop on Transactive Energy The
GridWise Architecture Council, with support from PNNL, BPA, Smart Grid
Northwest (formerly Smart Grid Oregon) and Portland General Electric,
is pleased to convene the Second International Conference, Exhibits and
Workshop on Transactive Energy in Portland, Oregon, on December 10
& 11 2014. The theme for this year's conference will be "Energy
Intelligence - The Coming Value Revolution."
CABA - Continental Automated Buildings Association Your Information Source for Home & Building Automation; North America's Home & Building Automation Association
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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, Publisher, AutomatedBuildings.com
Advisory Public Review Draft Proposed Addendum a to Guideline 13-2014, Specifying Building Automation Systems First Public Review (June 2014) (Draft shows Proposed Changes to Current Guideline)
2015 AHR EXPO Monday, January 26 - Wednesday, January 28, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
Belimo Webinar on Communicating with the Energy Valve Free Webinar: July 15th at 11:00 EST on: Communicating with the Energy Valve: WebView, Data Analysis Tool, and BACnet
in collaboration with the Institution of Engineering and Technology,
conducts its 60th International Instrumentation Symposium in London Innovation in instrumentation, process measurement and control showcased
University of Kansas Online Certificate Courses in Instrumentation and Automation Online students get the same training as in the face-to-face seminars with no travel or time away from the workplace.
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Zinwave wideband distributed antenna systems (DAS) enhances network coverage in sports stadiums and arenas Zinwave distributed antenna system (DAS) is becoming system of choice for high density buildings
Control4 Acquires ZigBee Home Automation Biz from Card Access Card Access sells ZigBee home automation products and intellectual property to Control4 (CTRL).
ISA Training Monthly August Feature - Automation Engineering Survival Training - Integrator Version (AESTIV)
Reliable Controls Headquarters Annex Gains LEED Points Uses BACnet to Operate With 50% Less Energy
EnOcean Alliance defines intelligent commissioning of smart buildings Specification of a standardized process for remote commissioning of EnOcean-based devices in building automation networks
920IP: Low-power, IPv6 Networking for Home Energy Management by ZigBee Alliance Standard brings benefits of multi-hop mesh networking to ECHONET Lite devices
Cylon Energy Inc. acquire American Auto-Matrix Cylon
Energy Inc. announced its acquisition of American Auto-Matrix, an
American-based Building Automation Systems Critical Environments
Controls manufacturers located in Export, PA. This acquisition is part
of Cylon's continued expansion in the American building automation
MobileHMI: Changing the Standards for Fault Detection With
operating needs and challenges accelerating all the time, ICONICS'
MobileHMI provides a mobile solution with role-based dashboards
designed to meet the needs of executives and managers across the
intelligent buildings space.
ICONICS Wins 2014 Microsoft CityNext Partner of the Year Award The
company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft Corp.
partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation
of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.
Eutectics Finance Launches New Clean Energy Financing Platform For Contractors and Building Owners New efficiency and solar finance platform features easy application, quick approval
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Addressing The Skills Gap It's
time we as industry begin to focus our efforts on investing in the
people necessary to properly apply all the great technology we have in
order to deliver quality solutions that provide real value to end
users. - Paul Oswald, President,Environmental Systems, Inc (ESI)
An Innovative Open Standard Layered Approach to Building Management Web
service is a required element for the ever-increasing group management
service systems, in which multiple buildings are managed in a group. -
Jung In Choi, CEO, Byucksan Power US, Los Angeles CA
Enterprise IT at IBCon 2014 It
was exciting and informative to see Microsoft, Cisco, Google, and Intel
on the same stage discussing the transformation taking place in this
industry. - Chip Pieper, VP Sales & Marketing, Environmental
Systems, Inc. (ESI)
The Road to the Smart City A
starting point in transforming a city to a smart city is to look
inward. - Jim Sinopoli PE, LEED BD+C, RCCD Managing Principal, Smart
Open Standards Ease the Way for Smart Buildings The
open standard allows the manager to have bargaining power and the
ability to mix and match their preferred fixtures with the wireless
control network that meets their needs. - Mandeep Khera, VP Marketing
and Channels, Daintree Networks
IP Technology Fuels Growth of Video Surveillance Market One
of the many benefits of IP video surveillance technology, compared with
traditional analog video equipment, is that digital video is compressed
and ran across standard Ethernet networks using IP which is the same
protocol used in corporate networks and the internet. - Kirk Clousson,
Product Marketing Manager, Contemporary Controls
The Convergence of LED Lighting and Wireless Control will Help Deliver a Building Internet of Things (BIoT) - Allan McHale, Director, Memoori
Plans & Specifications Inconsistencies Between and Within - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.
Occupancy Control Using
integration, it is possible to use the sensors that are part of a
lighting control system as an input for the BAS to better operate the
HVAC system. - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis,
Building Intelligence Group
Our Industry's Collaboratory attending IBcon Vegas 2014 This is a powerful combination, today's knowledge with yesterday's experience. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com
A Resource for the Internet of Things (IOT) for Automated Buildings as published by Facilities Management - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com
Small Data and the Internet of Everything It
is now Small Data's turn to change our world. Today's Internet of
People is merging with the Internet of Things to create the Internet of
Everything. - Cees Links, CEO, GreenPeak
Developing an Effective Selection Process The
list of companies offering Energy Management Systems (EMS) continues to
grow. For the real estate owner/operator, it has become an exhaustive
task to identify, organize and analyze the different options for a
final, incisive decision. - Tom Shircliff and Rob Murchison,
Intelligent Buildings, LLC
A Lesson in Collaboration Another
way to look at this is that the collaboratory is continuous
commissioning for our business plan! - Steve Jones, The S4 Group, Inc
A Closer Look at ANSI/INFOCOMM 4:2012 ANSI/InfoComm
4: 2012, Audiovisual Systems Energy Management, defines and prescribes
processes and requirements for ongoing management of power-consumption.
- David Labuskes, CTS, RCDD, Executive Director & CEO, InfoComm
New Developments Within the OpenADR Alliance There
continues to be an increasing availability of OpenADR 2.0 certified
products, which is a clear indicator of how effectively the OpenADR
standard addresses the market need for demand response programs. -
Barry Haaser, Managing Director, OpenADR Alliance
IBcon Vegas IBcon
Vegas was a truly an amazing event with the users of smart intelligent
buildings meeting with the providers of same and having meaningful
dialog. Great questions and great answers by all.
Sound Bites, Surprises and Solid Advice from the Smart Building Integrator Summit (SBIS) at IBcon 2014 Their
common message was that open-architected, interoperable building
automation systems (BAS) are at the nucleus of the next phase of
human-to-machine connectivity. - Therese Sullivan,
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 July A brief description of some new products for the industry.
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