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11/13/2018
02:27 PM
Schneider Electric announces EcoStruxure Building updates and new venture fund Next Generation of EcoStruxure Building to Drive Employee Engagement, Building Efficiency, and Sustainability Schneider Electric boosts its innovation ecosystem with 'Schneider Electric Ventures' to identify, nurture and support bold ideas 
11/13/2018
02:25 PM
BACnet International & AHR Expo 2019 There are two 'must dos' when you attend the AHR Expo: #1. Visit the BACnet International Booth #2. Attend a BACnet International Educational Session (Room B314) 
11/13/2018
02:25 PM
Smart Building Companies Announce Survey Results on the Role of a Master Systems Integrator Intelligent Buildings LLC, in collaboration with Navigant Research, Anixter International Inc., Lynxspring, Inc. and SkyFoundry, LLC, today announced the findings from their recent survey which gathered opinions from the Systems Integrator market as it relates to smart buildings and illuminates the distinctions between traditional Systems Integrators and Master Systems Integrators. 
11/13/2018
02:24 PM
Project Haystack Announces Sponsors of the 2019 Haystack Connect Conference Project Haystack (www.project-haystack.org) a 501(c) non-profit organization focused on developing common standards to streamline the interchange and interoperability of data among IoT devices, smart equipment and systems, today announced the first nine sponsors of the 2019 Haystack Connect Conference. 
11/13/2018
02:23 PM
OPC Foundation extends OPC UA including TSN down to field level The OPC Foundation launches an initiative to further enable OPC UA adoption throughout industrial automation by extending standardization and harmonization activities for OPC UA including TSN enabled Ethernet networks

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11/05/2018
12:12 PM
HVACR Economic Outlook Survey, Sponsored by AHR Expo and ASHRAE Journal Last year's confidence in the industry's economic outlook is forecasted to carry into 2019, with 87% of respondents anticipating positive business prospects heading into the new fiscal year. 
11/05/2018
12:12 PM
CopperTree Analytics acquires BuildPulse, creating a powerful and comprehensive building and energy data analytics company The resulting company shall operate under the CopperTree Analytics brand and will service clients worldwide from their Surrey, B.C. and Seattle, Washington offices. The combination of the two companies will create one of the industry's most powerful and comprehensive building and energy data analytics offering. 
11/05/2018
12:11 PM
Project Haystack November 2018 Updates There are several exciting Project Haystack activities and events taking place during the next several months. We wanted to make sure you were aware of all of them and look forward to your support and participation! 
11/05/2018
12:10 PM
Are you leveraging IIoT and the edge? Given the hype about IIoT and the edge, the ARCARC Advisory Group Report Advisory Group asked over 300 end users across the globe to get a feel as to the current and future state of the market. 
11/05/2018
12:09 PM
EnOcean announces consumer packaging for smart home/lighting This packaging logo will allow consumers to immediately identify battery-free, maintenance-free wireless switches and lighting products using EnOcean's energy harvesting sensors for more environmentally-friendly lighting, LED control, and smart building in the Internet of Things. 
11/05/2018
12:08 PM
CABA's "Monetization of Intelligent Buildings" Research has now been Released The CABA Board of Directors and the CABA Intelligent Buildings Council (IBC) have just completed the CABA "Monetization of Intelligent Buildings" Landmark Research Study.

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11/01/2018
11:17 AM
Edge-ifcation - Editorial Comments by - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
11/01/2018
11:16 AM
Project Haystack Update There are several exciting happenings and events taking place with Project Haystack. - John Petze, Executive Director, Marc Petock, Secretary, Project Haystack 
11/01/2018
11:15 AM
Bridging the Gap from Paper to Integrated, Metered IoT Building Management - Daniel Scalisi, COO, SmartCSM 
11/01/2018
11:14 AM
Microsoft's Azure Digital Twins Platform Could Disrupt Cloud Computing for the Building IoT - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
11/01/2018
11:14 AM
Facility IT and the Future Workforce A changing workforce can only be serviced by new thinking about facilities, that's Facility IT. - Anto Budiardjo, Facility IT Evangelist 
11/01/2018
11:13 AM
EDGE-YOU-CATION: The Never Ending Story (Part 2) Teach a student 'about one thing' and they will learn it. Teach a student 'how to learn' and they will teach you. - Leo SaLemi, Professor and Program Coordinator, Building Automation, George Brown College, Toronto 
11/01/2018
11:12 AM
A City Full of Unconnected Building Networks is Not Smart The responsibility is not with the vendors competing in a free market but with the standards agencies to set guidelines that are best for the sector as a whole. - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
11/01/2018
11:11 AM
Niagara Edge 10 Beta Customers Give the GO Sign to Wide Rollouts - Therese Sullivan, Customer Marketing Leader, Tridium Inc. 
11/01/2018
11:10 AM
What is Edge Computing? Edge computing is the movement of decentralised intelligence that reduces core computing environmental needs, reduces volumes of data that has to be moved and brings machine learning to the edge. - Parikshit Joshi, Lead - IoT and Data Science, Simform 
11/01/2018
11:09 AM
DX Digital Transformation (DX) is the acceleration of business and operational activities, processes, competencies and models to fully leverage the opportunities that digital technologies deliver and their outcomes. - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring Inc. 
11/01/2018
11:09 AM
26 BAS Controls Technical Interview Questions (Part 2 of 2) In conversations with controls professionals over the last month, Phil Zito (Building Automation Monthly and BAS Trainer) and I have assembled a list of questions to help jump-start ideas for you. Skip Freeman, Senior Technical Recruiter, BASI Solutions, LLC and Phil Zito, Founder & CEO, Building Automation Monthly 
11/01/2018
11:07 AM
Cheating "Death by 1000 cuts" The technological approach to a more sustainable future will most likely lie in harmonizing BACnet and IoT underneath a BACnet umbrella, utilizing Haystack and the likes to get things to talk together in a better way and to make it easier to apply analytics as well. Part 1 of 2 Nicolas Waern, CEO, Go-IoT 
11/01/2018
11:06 AM
Edge-ifcation - Moving the Murky Muddled Middle to the Edge It's the age-old question: centralize or de-centralize? It seems the new edge generation of technology is answering the question. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
11/01/2018
11:06 AM
Building Automation Is on a Journey to the Edge When I cannot find the words to express myself. I create my own. Here is another one: edge-ification, the process of moving intelligence and control to the edge. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
11/01/2018
11:05 AM
Edge-ifcation Meets Maker Movement The movement is a contemporary, technology-based subculture that is an extension of the DIY ( Do It Yourself ) movement. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
11/01/2018
11:04 AM
Use Customer Engagement to Sell The art of Vlogging by customers promotes your products for you. - Manny Mandrusiak CD. Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant, Vancouver Island Works Project 
11/01/2018
11:01 AM
BAS Specifications: Can Too Much Be a Bad Thing? - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED AP, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions 
11/01/2018
11:01 AM
The Future of BACnet The BAS industry is at a turning point, with IP connectivity shifting the way we see our brick and mortar buildings. Pook-Ping Yao and Monica McMahen, Optigo Networks 
11/01/2018
11:00 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, Cochrane Supply & Engineering, and Derek Drayer, President, RoviSys Building Technologies. 
11/01/2018
10:59 AM
Smart Outcomes for AHRExpo 2019 Come to check out our live demonstrations and see how Optergy workflow works; you can even connect your own laptop if you like. - Steven Guzelimian, President, Optergy 
11/01/2018
10:58 AM
Facility IT Interview with John Petze This interview is one is a series of interviews by Anto Budiardjo on the subject of Facility IT. Anto Budiardjo, Fractional Entrepreneur 
11/01/2018
10:58 AM
Otis Elevators on IoT and Smart Buildings How Technology Is Changing the Way We Move. - Chris Smith, VP, Service Innovation, Otis Elevator Company 
11/01/2018
10:57 AM
Smart Building Apps for Facilities Managers FMs need to be able to collaborate with their teams and solve on-site issues with third parties just as easily as if they were in the same room or at the office. - Dennis Krieger, Director of Engineering Services, Switch Automation 
11/01/2018
10:53 AM
Deploying Data Analytics at the Edge Continuing our EDGE-ucation series - When we talk about the "edge" or more correctly "computing at the edge," we are referring to performing essential data acquisition and computation functions as close to the data source as possible. - John Petze, SkyFoundry and Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings 
11/01/2018
10:52 AM
AHRExpo 2019 Atlanta Preview Atlanta Preview 
11/01/2018
10:51 AM
"Edge-ifcation" Moving the murky muddled middle to the Edge. 
11/01/2018
10:50 AM
Edge-ifcation Meets Maker Movement The movement is changing how we think about education, our relationship with technology and the underlying way we understand the world. 
11/01/2018
10:47 AM
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, Tweets, LinkedIn posts, and URL links that are about to fall off my desktop. 
11/01/2018
10:46 AM
New Products - November A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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10/27/2018
03:34 PM
Data Takes the Stage at Lucid's Connected Building Summit 18 Industry Leaders Share how to Improve a Building's Operations and Business 
10/27/2018
03:34 PM
How to Protect Smart Buildings from Hackers! KNX Secure Roadshow Clears the Way Worldwide. Over 30 events in Europe, Asia, Australia and Latin America 
10/27/2018
03:26 PM
Cochrane Supply & Engineering Announces Initial Keynote Speakers to Headline Controls-Con 2019 Ken Sinclair, Kevin Smith, Jim Young, and Scott Cochrane Added to the Conference Lineup 
10/27/2018
03:23 PM
BSRIA launches White Paper on wearables & wellbeing in buildings - the story so far BSRIA is delighted to have launched its White Paper on wearables & wellbeing in buildings - the story so far. As a leading international industry body concerned with building services, BSRIA has always taken a keen interest in "new and emerging technologies" and their potential impact on the built environment.

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10/22/2018
12:25 PM
Project Haystack Announces Dates for 2019 Haystack Connect Conference Project Haystack (www.project-haystack.org), a 501(c) non-profit organization focused on developing common standards to streamline the interchange and interoperability of data among IoT devices, smart equipment and systems, has announced the dates and venue for their fourth, biennial Haystack Connect Conference. 
10/22/2018
12:25 PM
AEE Event Calendar Update for 2019 Please update your Event Calendar with AEE's 2019 trade show schedule. 
10/22/2018
12:24 PM
The World's #1 Program on Corporate Real Estate, Facilities, Technology & Innovation Realcomm is pleased to present the CoRE Tech 2018 program! Nowhere in the world will you find a more forward-thinking and robust program that is focused on Corporate Real Estate and Facilities at the intersection of Technology, Automation and Innovation. 
10/22/2018
12:23 PM
ASHRAE Announces Technical Program for 2019 Winter Conference The technical program has been announced for the 2019 ASHRAE Winter Conference, to be held in Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 12-16, at the Omni Hotel Atlanta at CNN Center and the Georgia World Congress Center. The conference technical program, which offers over 100 sessions, is now available in the ASHRAE 365 app and corresponding event website. 
10/22/2018
12:22 PM
Reliable Controls Authorized Dealer, Lucon, Recipient of Platinum Awards for Green Building Reliable Controls is pleased to announce that Authorized Dealer, Lucon Automation Co Ltd., is the winner of a platinum award from the 2018 Asia Pacific Intelligent Green Building Alliance (APIGBA) in the category of Excellent Intelligent Green Building Systems. 
10/22/2018
12:22 PM
Fulham Releases Bluetooth Bridge to Retrofit Any 0-10v LED Luminaire for Bluetooth Mesh Wireless Control Bluetooth Bridge First in New Line of BLE-enabled Products that Interoperate with Any Bluetooth Device or Infrastructure 
10/22/2018
12:21 PM
Tridonic's Innovative net4more IP-connected Lighting System Enables Transition of Data to Useful Information Tridonic featuring its net4more system at the debut of the Connected Tech Expo 2018 in Las Vegas which is co-located with LightShow West 
10/22/2018
12:19 PM
2019 AHR Expo Education Program & Speaker Line-Up Show is the industry's best opportunity to take advantage of free seminars, professional certifications and continuing education courses under one roof 
10/22/2018
12:15 PM
Intelligent Lighting Controls - Global Market Outlook (2017-2026) According to the publisher, the Global Intelligent Lighting Controls Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 18.3% during the forecast period. Factors such as increase in the demand of intelligent lighting control in the commercial buildings and rising awareness of energy management are fueling the market growth.

Lynxspring
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10/12/2018

01:32 PM
CxEnergy 2019 Heading to Orlando, FL! Early Exhibitor & Sponsorship Sales Brisk, Prospectus Now Available 
10/12/2018
01:31 PM
Aquicore Launches New "Optimal Start Time" Tool as Part of its Smart Asset Operations Platform for Commercial Real EstateAquicore's newest tool provides intelligent recommendations for optimizing daily start time for equipment to decrease energy consumption and reduce utility costs 
10/12/2018
01:30 PM
Reliable Controls Releases RC-Reporter 3.6 This fully customizable, server-based application allows you to analyze the trend and runtime data from any BACnet, Internet-connected building, and generate professional performance reports, quickly and accurately. 
10/12/2018
01:29 PM
Project Haystack Connections Magazine Fall 2018 Call for Contributions Project Haystack is excited to announce that the next issue of Connections Magazine is in development and will be published in early January 2019. 
10/12/2018
01:29 PM
LDALI-MS2 Multi-sensor shortlisted for the Lux Awards LOYTEC electronics is excited to announce that the LDALI-MS2 multi-sensor is in the running for the Lux Awards 2018 and managed to get on the shortlist in the category "Controls Product of the Year". 
10/12/2018
01:26 PM
Smart City Lighting Intelligent lighting has become the foundation for smart cities. 
10/12/2018
01:25 PM
Vodafone & Current by GE announce intelligent environment pilot program Innovative visualisation software transforms raw data into actionable information designed to help Vodafone's London office workers to speed up common tasks in the pilot area, like finding available conference rooms, break-out space, VC pods and desks. 
10/12/2018
01:21 PM
ASI Controls Announces U.S. Manufacture of new USB-IO Device The announcement is part of a larger commitment toward more U.S. based manufacturing

Reliable Controls
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10/01/2018
11:45 PM
"Edge-You-Cation" - Editorial Comments by - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
10/01/2018
11:45 PM
5 Questions Every Hiring Manager MUST Get Answers To (Part 1 of 2) Unsuccessful hires cost money, lost time, stunted growth, and disengagement. - Skip Freeman, BASI Solutions, LLC 
10/01/2018
11:25 PM
Education the Never Ending Story We need to take an "Agile'" approach to education and teach students what they need to know "now" and not wait for 2 to 4 years before they can apply that knowledge.€“ Leo SaLemi, Professor, Program Coordinator, George Brown College 
10/01/2018
11:24 PM
Your Bias is Showing The essence of Cognitive Bias is to make skewed decisions based on pre-existing factors such as personal experience or preference rather than on the data and other hard evidence. - Paul Campbell, Director of Analytics, Phoenix Energy Technologies 
10/01/2018
11:23 PM
Advocating For A Hands-On Approach to BAS Training Quality training can be found through several entities. These include manufacturers, contractors, apprenticeship centers, trade schools, community colleges, and online learning services. - Jon Vietti, Owner, DDC Support Services 
10/01/2018
11:22 PM
The Need for Open-Software, Open-Hardware Why and How - Calvin Slater 
10/01/2018
11:21 PM
The New Dialogue in Smart Buildings Today, most have embraced the fact that technology is changing the game and is the cornerstone of operating buildings as an economic model. - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring Inc 
10/01/2018
11:19 PM
Keeping Up with the Data Demands of the Millennial Generation's Smart Buildings - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
10/01/2018
11:18 PM
BAS Physical Architecture Why Is It Important To The Design? - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED AP, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions 
10/01/2018
11:17 PM
Open Software, Open Hardware, and Open Minds I scare myself several times a day, every day, learning all that I can while trying to keep an open mind. - Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings 
10/01/2018
11:16 PM
Building Better Bots for Buildings Why are we talking about building bots and not building controls? Because the building automation industry is rapidly becoming the ears, eyes, arms, voice, and legs that are sensing, listening, seeing, and carrying out the commands of self-learning and AI thought bots. - Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings 
10/01/2018
11:15 PM
Edge-You-Cation Learning about our journey to the Edge - Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings 
10/01/2018
11:14 PM
A Facility IT Interview with Keith Gipson This interview is one from a series of interviews by Anto Budiardjo on the subject of Facility IT. 
10/01/2018
11:12 PM
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, Cochrane Supply & Engineering, and Preston Blackwell, Controls Operations Manager at Enervise. 
10/01/2018
11:11 PM
Edge-You-Cation Learning about our journey to the Edge 
10/01/2018
11:10 PM
Open Software, Open Hardware, and Open Minds I scare myself several times a day, every day, learning lots while trying to keep an open mind, attempting to grow younger which is only possible in my open mind. 
10/01/2018
11:09 PM
Across my Desk snippets, blog bits, tweets, linkedIn posts, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop 
10/01/2018
11:06 PM
New Products - October A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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