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08/18/2017
02:20 PM
New Atrius Spaces from Acuity Brands Helps Building Managers Use Occupancy Data to Evaluate and Plan Space Allocation The Atrius Spaces web application visually represents real-time usage of spaces and provides metrics based on historical data that identifies peak and average space utilization and types of spaces used within one or multiple buildings. 
08/18/2017
02:19 PM
Wattstopper Architectural Dimming and Human Centric Lighting Solutions Accepted into the 2017 IES Progress Report Legrand's powerful, intuitive, and simple to use logic modules, controls, and interfaces recognized as significant lighting industry achievements. 
08/18/2017
02:18 PM
The Future of Smart Building Solutions Delivered: Altair"s Carriots Analytics Integrates with CANDI PowerTools Carriots Analytics ignites CANDI building management solutions with actionable gateway analytics 
08/18/2017
02:17 PM
Chinese Company Guiyang Blockchain Co. Global Pioneers Digitizing Real Estate ACChain, a blockchain developer specializing in asset digitization, recently gathered blockchain technology leaders in Beijing, China for a conference. 
08/18/2017
02:15 PM
Recognitions and Collaborations Drive Manufacturers of Global Building Automation Software Market A latest report added by Big Market Research, titled, "Global Building Automation Software Market Size, Status And Forecast 2022" projects similar dynamics of the industry.

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08/11/2017

11:53 AM
ASHRAE Issues 1,000th BACnet Vendor ID This milestone is a tangible example of the Society's strong position as a worldwide leader in providing resources that advance the built environment. 
08/11/2017
11:52 AM
Lynxspring Announces New Technology Solution and Distribution Agreement with UK Company Tyrrell ProductsLynxspring, Inc. and Tyrrell Products Limited today announced a new partnership and strategic relationship to distribute and provide building, industrial, energy management and IoT Solutions to the United Kingdom and the U.A.E. markets. 
08/11/2017
11:51 AM
PointGrab and Mapiq Partner to Provide Smart Building Tools to Help Organizations Work Smarter Integrated solutions deliver building intelligence data in real-time to optimize space, reduce costs, drive efficiency 
08/11/2017
11:48 AM
CxEnergy 2018 Las Vegas, NV April 23-26, 2018 Once again, CxEnergy will bring new and market-changing technologies to the MEP engineers, facility managers, energy management professionals, architects, and HVAC testing professionals, who implement energy efficiency and sustainable projects in the field.

Lynxspring Exchange 2017
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08/01/2017

09:58 AM
Autonomous Actions on the Intelligent Edge Editorial - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
08/01/2017
09:58 AM
Do You Know Your BACnet Network? Monitor your network to stop problems from growing. - Monica McMahen, Marketing Manager, Optigo Networks 
08/01/2017
09:57 AM
Smart, IoT, Cloud Lighting Solutions What about those Golden Nuggets of IP? - Mike Welch, VP Controls Business Development, Fulham Controls (formerly CNS) 
08/01/2017
09:57 AM
Automated to Smart to Cognitive The Past & Future of Buildings - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
08/01/2017
09:56 AM
Your Buildings' 21st Century Edge What are the takeaway lessons here regarding how edge analytics controllers will disrupt the current building industry? - Alper Uzmezler, BASSG LLC. & Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd 
08/01/2017
09:55 AM
Facilities Management Service Providers Gear Up for Digitalization and Technology Innovation - Daphne Tomlinson, Independent Consultant, Tomlinson Business Research 
08/01/2017
09:55 AM
Combining Energy and Building Management Systems to Improve Asset Performance The whole of energy and building automation is greater than the sum of both parts - Steve Guzelimian, President, & Nicholas Heydon, Australasia Channel Manager, Optergy 
08/01/2017
09:54 AM
The Edge is Here. It's Here Now. Part 2 Analytics & Learned Actions Move to the Edge - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring & Connexx Energy 
08/01/2017
09:52 AM
Keynote and Technical Session Topics for the 2017 Lynxspring Exchange & Technology Showcase Conference - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring & Connexx Energy 
08/01/2017
09:47 AM
High-Performance Building Operator Piloted in California earlier this year, the High-Performance Building Operator Program (HPBOP) will eventually be available for adoption at community colleges nationwide. More than 250 stakeholder organizations across the United States were surveyed to gain acceptance of this ground-breaking program. - Jim Caldwell, Statewide Director and Sector Navigator, Energy, Construction, & Utilities, California Community College System 
08/01/2017
09:44 AM
Custom Analytics for Diverse Buildings So, what are the key factors these stakeholders and their partners should look for when evaluating analytics platforms? - Mike Reed, Business Development Analyst, Hepta Systems 
08/01/2017
09:43 AM
3 Emerging Technology Trends in Building Automation It's an exciting time in the building automation industry as we look forward to seeing more automation implemented to make our lives easier and make facilities more efficient. - Scott Holstein, Marketing Manager, Computrols 
08/01/2017
09:42 AM
What's New With the New Deal? Below are summaries of some of the more popular articles in recent weeks. - Anto Budiardjo, Fractional Entrepreneur 
08/01/2017
09:41 AM
The Edge of VOLTTRON's Sword The pillars of this new platform are flexibility - meeting the requirements for a varied set of solution spaces, and usability - easily accessible to both users and developers. The software stack is available free on GitHub to put onto a small form factor computer and create your very own "edge device." - Brad White, P.Eng, MASc, Principal & Nigel David, BSc, MSc, PhD, Lead Researcher, SES Consulting Inc. 
08/01/2017
09:41 AM
How an Inefficient Work Order Management Process Hurts Tenants, Operators, and Owners and what to do about it (Part 2) - Alex Ortiz, Account Executive, McKinstry 
08/01/2017
09:40 AM
Are you a Digital Nomad? They truly want to break out of the corporate world and embrace a truly balanced lifestyle by leveraging technology to achieve their life goals. - Manny Mandrusiak, Executive Director, Q College and Q Academy 
08/01/2017
09:40 AM
Cryptocurrency is more than just Blockchain and Bitcoin The time to for smart buildings developers to begin working with CC is now. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc 
08/01/2017
09:39 AM
Who Are The "System Integrators"? The challenge to this discussion is that there is no clear agreement about what a System Integrator should be doing. - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED AP, Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions 
08/01/2017
09:38 AM
Building Health Wait, am I using "building" as a noun or a verb? Both! "Building Health" is a topic that is going to dominate our future. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings 
08/01/2017
09:37 AM
Streaming Dinosaur Dust We need to learn how to stream dinosaur dust in our new social self-learning online environments. The industry's info dumping "the dinosaur dump" is not working for teaching those new generations that will become the new us. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings 
08/01/2017
09:35 AM
Building Health Can Increase Productivity "Building health" is a topic that is going to dominate our future and the activating process of "building health" in our buildings is something we all need to do, talk about, and share/communicate with our building occupants, so it becomes the biggest part of the happiness, satisfaction, and productivity puzzle. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings 
08/01/2017
09:34 AM
Master Systems Integrators (MSI) They make sure all systems communicate properly, coordinate all project participants, collaborate with building owners to ensure systems information will be accessible and usable, and they develop software layers responsible for integration, aggregation, and communication of the building systems. - Scott Cochrane, President and CEO, Cochrane Supply & Engineering, and Sidney H. Blomberg, Jr. Founder, President, K & S Ventures 
08/01/2017
09:33 AM
Virtual Reality and Buildings VR allows you to get your point across by giving customers realistic views from any perspective in a hyper realistic way. - Dan McCarty, President, Owner, QA Graphics 
08/01/2017
09:33 AM
Connected Services Study We also predict that analytics will converge around four key areas: video surveillance, fire and life safety, access control and building management and HVAC systems. - Brian Ratcliff, U.S. EcoBuildings Services Director, Schneider Electric 
08/01/2017
09:32 AM
PlugFest PlugFest is an interoperability workshop where manufacturers can bring their BACnet products and test them with BACnet devices from other manufacturers. - Duffy O'Craven, BACnet International 
08/01/2017
09:31 AM
BACnet Discovery Tool Better Than Ever - Kathleen Thomas, Contemporary Controls 
08/01/2017
09:25 AM
Across My Desk snippets, blog bits, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop 
08/01/2017
09:24 AM
New Products for August A brief description of some new products for the industry.

Alerton
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07/31/2017
11:07 AM
CxEnergy 2018 Heading to Las Vegas! CxEnergy, the only conference and expo dedicated exclusively to building commissioning and energy management, is returning to Las Vegas, NV in 2018. CxEnergy 2018 will be held April 23-26 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel Las Vegas, and sponsors, exhibitors and supporting organizations are already signing up. 
07/31/2017
11:05 AM
One-half of consumers willing to share data and device control for discounts on electricity Parks Associates announced new research today showing that approximately 50% of U.S. broadband households are willing to share data and device control for discounts on electricity.

PlugFest
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07/21/2017
02:15 PM
QA Graphics Reveals New Virtual Reality Graphics Providing opportunities to go beyond a stagnant photo, yet still contain 3D photorealistic design. 
07/21/2017
02:14 PM
Sontay Introduces BACnet Compatible Wireless Receiver Sontay, the expert in field control devices, is making seamless integration with Building Management Systems (BMS) easier and quicker with the launch of the RF-RXS-B SonNet Wireless BACnet Receiver. 
07/21/2017
02:14 PM
Lynxspring Announces New Technology Solution and Distribution Agreement with Australia Company Conserve It Lynxspring, Inc. and Conserve It Pty Ltd today announced a new partnership and strategic relationship to distribute and provide Building, Industrial, Energy Management and IoT Solutions to the Australian, New Zealand and Asia Pacific markets. 
07/21/2017
02:13 PM
Douglas Lighting Controls Introduces Next Generation Lighting Control Unit The LCU Controller is located in a relay panel and acts as the main processor of the Dialog Lighting Control System, which includes wall switches, dimmers, daylight and occupancy sensors, control cards and other peripheral devices. 
07/21/2017
02:11 PM
Schneider Electric Study Highlights Facility Managers' Willingness to Adopt New Digital Technologies to Improve Building Performance While the study found that more than 90 percent of respondents thought connecting systems to the internet will ensure smart, productive, profitable operations and allow service providers to deliver better value and maximize energy and sustainability, facility managers are still split between taking a proactive versus reactive approach to building maintenance. 
07/21/2017
02:08 PM
Schneider Electric Crowdsourcing Challenge Drives Collaboration and Innovative Design Solutions for Healthcare Sector

Cimetrics
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07/12/2017

11:05 AM
Wattstopper Fixture Integrated Outdoor Sensors to Support Philips Lighting SR Platform The sensors, which will launch under Legrand's Eliot program, will be the first in the market to add occupancy detection to a connected outdoor fixture. 
07/12/2017
11:03 AM
Fairhair Alliance creates specifications to enable the IoT in commercial buildings The first three draft specifications from the Fairhair Alliance have been reviewed by external organizations, with a positive response that validates Fairhair's scope and direction 
07/12/2017
11:03 AM
Schneider Electric's Proficient Program Delivers Resources to Build Smart, Connected Facilities Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced it has expanded its Proficient Program to provide access to resources to help building professionals design and build smart, high performance facilities that utilize the latest building technologies. 
07/12/2017
11:00 AM
Carrier Releases Infinity Touch Control Skill for Amazon Alexa The enhancement is part of Carrier's on-going effort to improve customer experience in the rapidly expanding smart home category. 
07/12/2017
10:59 AM
New Anybus gateways make Modbus devices talk BACnet or KNX HMS Industrial Networks now releases two new gateways connecting factory automation equipment to building automation systems - Anybus Modbus to KNX gateway and Anybus Modbus to BACnet gateway.

Activelogix - Periscope
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07/01/2017
09:49 AM
"Building Health" Is "Building" a noun or a verb? Yes!, both. Editorial - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
07/01/2017
09:49 AM
Project Management on Building Automation System Projects Having a project manager who can effectively lead and motivate your project teams, rather than simply dole out work tasks, is invaluable. - Andy Martin, Owner, BlueRithm 
07/01/2017
09:48 AM
Beyond 72 Degrees and Sunny Inside Why the conversation about indoor environments is changing. - Dan Diehl, CEO, Aircuity. 
07/01/2017
09:47 AM
Smart Buildings #SpaceAsAService & the Human Deficit - Antony Slumbers / @antonyslumbers Digital Transformation Strategist 
07/01/2017
09:46 AM
Smart Buildings Follow The Light to Health & Wellbeing If we all feel more awake during the day and sleep better at night, then we can all be healthier, calmer, more productive and therefore better at our jobs. - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
07/01/2017
09:46 AM
Healthy and Productive Buildings Digital Blanket enables visibility of building health factors on a real-time basis to its occupants. This includes air quality, temperature, humidity, ventilation, occupancy, noise, security, etc. - Bala Chitoor, Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer, FutureIP Labs 
07/01/2017
09:45 AM
Reconstructing Buildings into Platforms and Services Nordic Smart Building Convention 2017 - Daphne Tomlinson, Independent Consultant, Tomlinson Business Research
07/01/2017
09:43 AM
Overhauling a Work Environment Into The Digital Era Patrik Etelavuori, Head of Concepts and Innovations - Facilities, Tieto 
07/01/2017
09:42 AM
3 Key Considerations of Smart Building System Integration A good solution demonstrates immediate operational savings and ROI; a great solution continues to do so well into the future. - Peter Rake, Systems Integrator, Switch Automation 
07/01/2017
09:41 AM
My Take on the IT & OT Debate in Buildings This article is about the relationship between IT and OT in the context of buildings, specifically the systems that automate and manage HVAC, lighting, physical security, and other electro-mechanical systems. - Anto Budiardjo, CEO, PointView, Inc 
07/01/2017
09:41 AM
The Edge Is Here. And It's Here Now! The Edge, simply put, is a means to collect and process data at the device level rather than in the cloud, at the enterprise or remote data center. - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing Lynxspring & Connexx Energy 
07/01/2017
09:40 AM
The Most Promising Union Niagara 4 Port for the Dell Edge Gateway - Larry Andriunas, President, Kodaro LLC 
07/01/2017
09:39 AM
Operations and Information Technology Closing the Gap for Real Estate - Brian Turner, President, OTI 
07/01/2017
09:39 AM
Who You Gonna Call? - Digital Twins! A digital twin is a dynamic software model of a physical thing or system. - Anno Scholten, President, Connexx Energy 
07/01/2017
09:38 AM
4 Smart Ways to Make Your Workplace More Productive Most scholarly research agrees that the key workplace design factors impacting the performance of knowledge workers include noise, lighting, temperature, and spatial arrangements. - The Comfy Team 
07/01/2017
09:37 AM
Highlights from Realcomm-IBcon San Diego The Fear-of-Missing-Out was intense. - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd 
07/01/2017
09:36 AM
Currency of Collaboration is Data BuiltSpace is an open platform, we see the opportunity to bring in other manufacturers and service providers of all types so that they can digitize the processes with their customers and suppliers in our common platform. - Rick Rolston, CEO, BuiltSpace Technologies Corp. 
07/01/2017
09:35 AM
"Modular Technology" We have standardized a hardware connection system that allows for swappable, interchangeable components that easily integrate with electronics already on the market. - Michael Morscher, COO, BluCloud & Daniel McCormack, CEO, BluCloud 
07/01/2017
09:35 AM
Master Systems Integrators They make sure all systems communicate properly, collaborate with building owners to ensure systems information will be accessible and usable, and they develop software layers responsible for integration, aggregation, and communication of the building systems. - Scott Cochrane, President and CEO, Cochrane Supply & Engineering 
07/01/2017
09:34 AM
2017 Lynxspring Exchange and Technology Showcase With the continued advances in building automation systems, the new generation of IoT devices and equipment, and the new ways value is being driven today; we decided to hold it again this year. - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer and Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring 
07/01/2017
09:33 AM
Financing Building Controls Industry leaders in controls, lighting, and HVAC have chosen this solution to accelerate sales by offering monthly payment options to their customers. - Matt Worth, VP & GM, Noesis 
07/01/2017
09:32 AM
Healthy Buildings There is a roadmap for monitoring building operation relative to occupant productivity. "9 Foundations to a Healthy Building" - Pete Scarpelli, Operating Advisor, Pegasus Capital Advisors 
07/01/2017
09:32 AM
Living Like the Jetsons The idea that the home is no longer just a house, but now an information hub is completely awesome, and very much in tune with the millennial culture. - Manny Mandrusiak, Executive Director, Q College and Q Academy 
07/01/2017
09:31 AM
From the Clouds to the Fog New options in computing and small-scale intelligence introduce patchy fog and mist (or just fog) into the technical conversation. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc. 
07/01/2017
09:30 AM
Should You Sole-Source a BAS? As with many BAS issues, the answer to this question is "it depends." - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED AP, Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions 
07/01/2017
09:30 AM
The Change Are we fully sensing the change IoT is bringing to our industry? Maybe the best way to answer that question is to look at how we are changing the way we are sensing. - Ken Sinclair, Publisher, AutomatedBuildings 
07/01/2017
09:29 AM
Bridging the Skill Gap How do we Find, Train and Retain Our Future Smart Building Professionals. - Ken Sinclair, Publisher, AutomatedBuildings 
07/01/2017
09:28 AM
Sensing the Change "Sensing the Change" is a double entendre, a particular way of wording that is devised to be understood in two ways, having a double meaning. - Ken Sinclair, Publisher, AutomatedBuildings 
07/01/2017
09:20 AM
Streaming Dinosaur Dust We need to learn to stream dinosaur dust in the new social self learning online environments. The industry's info dumping of large pieces which I call "the dinosaur dump" is not working for teaching those new generations that will become the new us. 
07/01/2017
09:19 AM
Everything is Connected - Reflections from IBCON 2017 San Diego The real estate industry is being disrupted big time, and everyone who wants to survive has to get onboard. - Patrik Etelavuori, Head of Concepts and Innovations - Facilities, Tieto 
07/01/2017
09:19 AM
Building Health Resources We have provided connection to resources that will allow you to qualify and quantify the value of Building Health as a very important part of the productivity puzzle. 
07/01/2017
09:18 AM
Across My Desk snippets, blog bits, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop 
07/01/2017
09:16 AM
New Products for July A brief description of some new products for the industry.


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