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01/15/2019
03:34 PM
Introducing OptiPoint BACnet Thermostats that Feature Convenience with the Power of Building Automation These thermostats offer control of a building's heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) system from inside a facility, or from any BACnet-compliant building management system (BMS), including ALC's powerful WebCTRL building automation system. 
01/15/2019
03:25 PM
The new BACnet building controller is the latest controller to be added to the OptiFlex family, Automated Logics next generation of flexible, scalable building controls. New LON HD-PLC Bridge Delivers Megabit Speeds Over Several Kilometers of Power Lines for Next-Gen LonMark Applications 
01/15/2019
03:15 PM
Project Haystack Organization Publishes Winter 2019 Issue of Connections Magazine The Project Haystack Organization, a collaborative community addressing the challenge of utilizing semantic modeling and tagging to streamline the interchange of data among different systems, devices, equipment and software applications, today announced the publication of their fifth issue of Haystack Connections Magazine with 62 pages of interviews, articles and tools, from companies around the world including Bedrock Detroit, Nube iO, BTIB, Lynxspring, BuildingFit and Tridium, to name a few. 
01/15/2019
03:12 PM
Cimetrics Announces Secured by Cimetrics Cybersecurity Framework Boston based Cimetrics Inc. today announces the launch of Secured by Cimetrics, a comprehensive framework designed to address BAS (Building Automation System) cybersecurity threats in the age of the Internet of Things (IoT). 
01/15/2019
03:09 PM
Introducing the OptiFlex BACnet Building Controller for Flexible, Scalable, Multi-equipment Control The new BACnet building controller is the latest controller to be added to the OptiFlex family, Automated Logic's next generation of flexible, scalable building controls. 
01/15/2019
03:06 PM
CxEnergy 2019 Plenary to Explore Impact of 5G Technology on Industry Steve Schmerber of CommScope Tapped to Address Attendees 
01/15/2019
03:04 PM
Peter Schmidlin, Belimo Chief Innovation Officer to Present on Smart Connected Devices The presentation is on Smart Connected Actuators Making Systems Transparent.

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01/08/2019

01:49 PM
Creating Digitally Mindful Spaces The possibilities of meaningfully integrating digitally mindful experiences into our lives. - Dr. Lawrence Ampofo, Director & Founder, Digital Mindfulness 
01/08/2019
01:47 PM
Reliable Controls Releases RC-Hospitality Reliable Controls is pleased to announce the release of RC-Hospitality, a simple, flexible, and sustainable guest-room integration solution. 
01/08/2019
01:45 PM
CopperTree Analytics Releases Kaizen Energy, a Powerful New Building and Portfolio Energy Information System Kaizen Energy is an Energy Information System (EIS) platform with portfolio-level and building-level energy management capabilities that include support for multiple metering options, powerful energy modelling, flexible organizational perspectives and comprehensive reporting. 
01/08/2019
01:42 PM
Sensaphone to Introduce Stratus EMS Remote Monitoring System at the 2019 AHR Expo Sensaphone Introduces the Stratus EMS Remote Monitoring System for HVAC Environments and Equipment 
01/08/2019
01:41 PM
Zigbee Alliance and Thread Group Achieve a Major Milestone for IoT Interoperability with Release of Dotdot over Thread Specification and Streamlined Certification Programs Dotdot over Thread gives product developers low-power IP connectivity and the interoperability of a widely adopted IoT language, supported by a growing ecosystem of solutions providers 
01/08/2019
01:40 PM
TE Connectivity products help create the connected future at AHR Expo 2019 Featuring connector, relay and sensor portfolios that can help empower new HVACR equipment and control designs 
01/08/2019
01:40 PM
BACnet International and Zhijiang College Sign Cooperation Agreement The agreement, signed on November 12, 2018 in Shaoxing, China, provides a way for Zhijiang College to fulfill its desire of providing education relating to the BACnet protocol in the region. 
01/08/2019
01:38 PM
Sensirion at AHR Expo 2019 in Atlanta (Hall C, Booth 5361) Unveils Innovative New Particulate Matter Sensor The SPS30 particulate matter (PM) sensor marks another technological breakthrough in environmental sensing by enabling accurate measurements throughout its lifetime. 
01/08/2019
01:38 PM
Metasys 10.0 redefines modern building management Significant enhancements and powerful integrations deliver safer and smarter building operations 
01/08/2019
01:37 PM
WISER Systems Adds Real-Time 3D Tracking & Mobile User Interface to its Wireless IoT Location System WISER's ultra-wideband (UWB) mesh locator solution delivers real-time asset visibility by displaying asset locations and movement histories on a facility map or floor plan, delivering precise location without the need for expensive or permanent infrastructure, even in the most complex environments. 
01/08/2019
01:35 PM
Ainstein to Demo New Building Automation Capabilities during CES 2019; To Automate Meeting Room Utilization for Texas InstrumentsAdditional Applications Include Efficient Lighting, Temperature Control, and Foot Traffic Management Based on Real-Time Room Occupancy

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01/01/2019
10:56 AM
"Open 2019" - Editorial Comments by - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
01/01/2019
10:51 AM
Building Management Systems for Small and Medium-size Buildings Small and Medium size Buildings (SMB) are characterized by three important metrics: building size, business size, and energy consumption. Jakub Gorski, Director of Product Management, Global Control 5 Sp. z. o.o. 
01/01/2019
10:49 AM
Cheating "Death by 1000 cuts" Part 2 of 2 Enabling an open innovation platform for the Real Estate sector - Nicolas Waern, CEO, Go-IoT 
01/01/2019
10:49 AM
The Best Talent will Demand the Smartest Buildings By creating a healthy, comfortable, collaborative, and functional workplace, employers become more attractive when trying to attract the best talent. - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
01/01/2019
10:48 AM
Ensuring Innovation at Every Level of the Building ...uses non-proprietary hardware and can incorporate many legacy technologies, eliminating significant upfront costs when setting up the system. - Kurt Gokbudak, Consultant Solution Architect, Schneider Electric 
01/01/2019
10:47 AM
Caught My Attention Owners, operators, facilities managers all play an important role in ensuring that employees who work in their buildings are healthy, happy and active. - Marc Petock, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Lynxspring, Inc. 
01/01/2019
10:45 AM
Let's Talk BAS Cybersecurity for the vast majority of BAS players: vendors, the channel, and even operation staff, cybersecurity could be described as "out of mind," in other words, ranked #oo. - Anto Budiardjo, Editor, New Deal for Buildings 
01/01/2019
10:45 AM
The Anatomy of an Edge Controller - Part 2 of 4 The reality is, none of these devices contain any parts that are truly proprietary or unavailable to the public. - Calvin Slater 
01/01/2019
10:42 AM
Why does BACnet matter for building owners? Your (non-technical) breakdown on the benefits of BACnet - Monica McMahen, Director of Marketing, Optigo Networks 
01/01/2019
10:41 AM
BAS is About to Get Bumpy!!! The BAS backbone is quickly CHANGING to IP, and as it does, the industry needs to add IT-managed services to their capabilities to handle it. - Scott Cochrane, President and CEO, Cochrane Supply & Engineering 
01/01/2019
10:40 AM
Smart Buildings, Smart Workforce, Smart Cities These are the building blocks of all future economies. AI & IoT-led facilities management holds the key to help buildings leapfrog to this modern, smart, experience-driven era. - Prabhu Ramachandran, Founder and CEO of Facilio Inc. 
01/01/2019
10:38 AM
Integration & Tagging at Bedrock Detroit In early November, as Holiday decorations and the seasonal ice rink were starting to go up in Downtown Detroit, in a meeting arranged by Cochrane Supply's Monika Lubas, Therese Sullivan, Tridium's Customer Marketing Leader, traveled to the top of one of Woodward Avenue's renovated 19th Century buildings to meet Joe Pattenaude, Director of Building Systems at Bedrock, a full-service real estate firm specializing in acquiring, developing, leasing, financing, and managing commercial and residential buildings. Here is the conversation that ensued. - Therese Sullivan, Tridium's Customer Marketing Leader and Joe Pattenaude, Director of Building Systems at Bedrock 
01/01/2019
10:37 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 is President and CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering and Josh Reding, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Sunbelt Controls 
01/01/2019
10:37 AM
Critical time in the building automation and IoT space. We are tracking specific pain points by industries and finding ways to implement IoT to help solve low-value, repetitive tasks for organizations. - Kendall Anderson, Marketing and PR Manager, FSG Energy 
01/01/2019
10:32 AM
What's important in sales in 2019? Listen to your customers and learn to sell to their needs. When you're able to do that you become more than just a salesperson, you're viewed more as a consultant, and in my mind, that's the ultimate tier for anyone in sales. - Skip Freeman, Senior Technical Recruiter, BASI Solutions, LLC and Aaron Hanna, Controls Sales, Mason and Barry 
01/01/2019
10:31 AM
2018 ControlTrends Awards Tell us about the Seventh Annual ControlTrends Awards. - Ken Smyers, ControlTrends.org 
01/01/2019
10:29 AM
AHR Expo 2019 Every year we hear of success stories that came together right on the Show floor. - AHR Expo Management 
01/01/2019
10:27 AM
"Open"ing Up Our Buildings AHR Expo 2019 Preview Brad offers his thoughts on how open systems are poised to change the BAS world and offers a preview of what attendees can expect. - Brad White, P.Eng, MASc, President, SES Consulting Inc. 
01/01/2019
10:26 AM
The Rise of Convenience Consumers want to be now able to shop from wherever they are, and whenever they want, to get what they need. - Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant, Vancouver Island Works Project 
01/01/2019
10:25 AM
The "Edge of Change" "Emotion" is the noun used to describe the creation and depiction of a mindful interactive relationship - the conversation if you will - between the inhabitants and their physical building.- Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
01/01/2019
10:24 AM
Edge of Change We need your input as we are now at the "Edge of Change" and you are part of this change.- Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
01/01/2019
10:23 AM
Open 2019 Open 2019 is mostly about opening our minds to the Edge of Change that is already upon us. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
01/01/2019
10:21 AM
Across My Desk snippets, blog bits, tweets, linkedIn posts, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop 
01/01/2019
10:20 AM
Open 2019 "Open 2019" is mostly about opening our minds to the Edge of Change that is upon us. 
01/01/2019
10:19 AM
"Edge of Change" We need your input as we are now at the "Edge of Change" and you are part of this change. 
01/01/2019
10:18 AM
New Products for January A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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12/21/2018

01:11 PM
Reliable Controls Releases RC-WebView 3.12 RC-WebView is an easy to use, browser-based building management solution that allows operators and administrators to efficiently manage any BACnet, internet-connected building. 
12/21/2018
01:07 PM
Brad White presents EVIDENCE to House of Commons of Canada In conclusion, I firmly believe that there's a tremendous economic opportunity in further developing Canada's energy efficiency sector not only in terms of the local impact that energy efficiency projects can have in supporting local investment and jobs and in reducing energy costs and emissions but also in the opportunity to export this expertise around the world. 
12/21/2018
01:05 PM
Qorvo at CES in Las Vegas - Smart RF Partner for the IoT Qorvo's products span applications across the IoT, delivering compatibility with multiple protocols and supporting short, local and wide area networking.

Delta Controls
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12/15/2018
11:55 AM
Reliable Controls Releases World's First Controller with the BACnet Lighting Device (B-LD) Profile Reliable Controls is delighted to announce that the release of the MACH-ProLight (MPL) advanced lighting controller is the first controller to be tested and certified by the BACnet Testing Laboratory to achieve the BACnet Lighting Device (B-LD) profile. 
12/15/2018
11:55 AM
AHR Expo Donates $20,500 to the Atlanta Police Athletic League through Innovation Awards Program The AHR Expo, the world's largest HVACR event, to be held in Atlanta January 14-16, 2019, is giving back to the Atlanta community with a donation of $20,500 from its Innovation Awards program to the Atlanta Police Athletic League. 
12/15/2018
11:52 AM
Enocean Market innovation at CES 2019 EnOcean presents the first self-powered Bluetooth sensor for intelligent lighting control
12/15/2018
11:51 AM
CAS BACnet Wireshark Storm Tool - A FREE Utility for BACnet Testing Chipkin Automation Systems Inc. has developed the CAS BACnet Wireshark Storm Tool to help automation professionals test BACnet server devices for issues that occasionally occur on sites but are hard to replicate in the lab. 
12/15/2018
11:50 AM
Automate 2019 Show and Conference Comes to Chicago April 8-11 Broadest Automation Event in North America to Explore How to "Win the Future" with Real-World Solutions and Technology Advances
 

Lynxspring
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12/07/2018

12:31 PM
CAS BACnet Wireshark Storm Tool - A FREE Utility for BACnet Testing Chipkin Automation Systems Inc. has developed the CAS BACnet Wireshark Storm Tool to help automation professionals test BACnet server devices for issues that occasionally occur on sites but are hard to replicate in the lab. 
12/07/2018
12:30 PM
Call for Speakers and Technical Program Topics Announced for Haystack Connect 2019 This fourth biennial conference and exhibition will provide a unique, open forum for professionals involved in automation, control and the Internet of Things to learn and share the latest technologies and techniques for connecting systems and utilizing device data in applications including intelligent buildings, energy management, remote monitoring, and other IoT devices and applications. 
12/07/2018
12:29 PM
TLC Engineering for Architecture is CxEnergy Gold Sponsor Presenting on "The Interdependence of MEP and Envelope Commissioning" & " Is an Audit & Retro-Cx an Rx for Energy Savings?" 
12/07/2018
12:28 PM
Lynxspring to Demonstrate Technology and Solutions Empowering the Edge and the Cloud at AHR Expo 2019Ly Lynxspring will be exhibiting in the Building Automation & Control Showcase in Hall C, Booth #C5352. 
12/07/2018
12:23 PM
Facilio raises USD 6.4 million Series A funding led by Tiger Global and existing investor Accel Strong performance, clear vision and a sharp go-to-market strategy underpin VC's choice to fund Facilio

Reliable Controls
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12/01/2018
10:50 AM
The "Edge of Change" - Editorial Comments by - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
12/01/2018
10:49 AM
The Smart Building Method A New Perspective on a Fragmented Industry - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
12/01/2018
10:48 AM
Facilities as Strategic Assets Navigating the digital transformation of Building Products and Services - Dan Diehl, CEO, Aircuity, Paul O'Malley Associates, LLC, Lou Ronsivalli, Principal, GioVantage Strategies, LLC 
12/01/2018
10:48 AM
Goodbye Work Orders. Hello Real-Time Maintenance Analytics! - Rick Rolston, CEO, BuiltSpace Technologies Corp. 
12/01/2018
10:47 AM
The Anatomy of an Edge Controller The reality is, none of these devices contain any parts that are truly proprietary or unavailable to the public. - Calvin Slater 
12/01/2018
10:46 AM
The Edge of Change The need to stay connected with other corporate communities - Leo SaLemi, Professor and Program Coordinator Building Automation, George Brown College 
12/01/2018
10:45 AM
Setting the Stage for the Smart Building Now - Steven Guzelimian, President, & Nicholas Heydon, Australasian Channel Manager, Optergy 
12/01/2018
10:44 AM
The Built Environment in 2019 In 2019, we will be driven by what I refer to as the "4 D's": digital transformation, data, dialogue, and disruption. - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing ,Lynxspring Inc. 
12/01/2018
10:42 AM
Our Journey to the Edge It's not just about the technology - Monica Holbrook, System Architect, Climatec LLC 
12/01/2018
10:42 AM
Cybersecurity and Facility IT How should we look at cybersecurity risks in the age of Facility IT? - Anto Budiardjo, Facility IT Evangelist 
12/01/2018
10:41 AM
The Smart Building Method A New Perspective on a Fragmented Industry - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
12/01/2018
10:40 AM
Impact of Lighting Control Schemes on occupant satisfaction and energy - Sara Gilani, Postdoctoral Fellow, William O'Brien, Associate Professor, Carleton University 
12/01/2018
10:39 AM
The Right Tools in the Right Hands By tracking and analyzing building data and key performance indicators in real time, we have been proven to cut operational costs, improve tenant relations, increase energy efficiency and boost asset value. - Logan Soya, Founder, CEO, Aquicore 
12/01/2018
10:38 AM
Facility IT Interview with Nicolas Waern This interview is one is a series of interviews by Anto Budiardjo on the subject of Facility IT. - Anto Budiardjo, Fractional Entrepreneur 
12/01/2018
10:37 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 David Crosley, General Manager of Waibel Energy Systems. 
12/01/2018
10:36 AM
Energy Harvesting for the IoT "Battery-free by EnOcean" seal. What's it all about? - Troy Davis, Sales Director, EnOcean Inc. 
12/01/2018
10:34 AM
AHR Expo 2019 Preview Next Generation HVAC Controls: Open Hardware - Open Software - Brad White, P.Eng, MASc, President, SES Consulting Inc. 
12/01/2018
10:32 AM
BAS Design Drawings A CAD-Intensive Design is Expensive! - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED AP, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions 
12/01/2018
10:32 AM
Mobile is the way to Go! The moral of this article is that no matter the business, big or small, it needs to be where its customer base is looking for it to continue to grow. - Manny Mandrusiak CD. Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant, Vancouver Island Works Project 
12/01/2018
10:31 AM
Edge-ifcation in the Era of Connection Together we are starting an interesting, important discussion and - to one degree or another - participating in the necessary disruption that is driving that transformation. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
12/01/2018
10:30 AM
Building Automation: Edge Computing Meets the Maker Movement Our November offering speaks to and is a mash up of our digital transformation. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
12/01/2018
10:29 AM
Changing Collaborative Connection Communities We are all part of several connection communities, but reorganization our existing ones and the creating our new ones is now foremost on all our minds. -Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
12/01/2018
10:28 AM
CTA Preview of Voting Ballot I wanted to see a complete preview of all my options before I got to the business of casting my votes. 
12/01/2018
10:27 AM
The Edge of Building Emotion @AHRExpo 2019 My mind is consumed with "The Edge of Change" this month's theme, This is the building emotion edge-ifcation that we will share @AHRExpo 2019 Atlanta. 
12/01/2018
10:26 AM
changing collaborative connection communities This is all important discussion needed in the necessary disruption that is driving our changing collaborative connection communities. 
12/01/2018
10:25 AM
Edge-ifcation in the "Era of Connection" Now we are in the fourth, an era of connection between our physical, digital, and biological worlds; a new phase of massive creative potential, where everyone has the power to share anything with anyone. This era brings with it an avalanche of new, creative ideas and opportunities. 
12/01/2018
10:23 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. 
12/01/2018
10:22 AM
New Products - December A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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