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03/11/2017
11:30 AM
Higher Education Smart Campus Summit In conjunction with Realcomm | IBcon 2017, you are cordially invited to attend the Higher Education Smart Campus Summit, which will be held on Tuesday, June 13 from 1:30pm - 5:30pm at the San Diego Marriott. 
03/11/2017
11:29 AM
Reliable Controls Announces RoHS2 Compliancy Reliable Controls is further demonstrating its commitment to the environment by ensuring its products and processes are free of hazardous substances. The company is officially declaring RoHS2 Compliance on its MACH-Pro line of products, SMART-Sensors, and any future products. 
03/11/2017
11:28 AM
Reliable Controls Awarded BACnet 2017 Project of the Year The award is given to a merit-worthy project posted to BACnet International's Success Stories website. This award recognizes the Air Mobility Training Centre (AMTC), CFB Trenton, in Ontario, Canada. 
03/11/2017
11:27 AM
Kinestral Technologies announces Foxconn subsidiary manufacturing deal to produce #HalioGlass Kinestral Technologies, Inc., announced today that it has partnered with G-Tech Optoelectronics Corporation (GTOC), a subsidiary of the Foxconn Technology Group, to begin mass production of Halio, the world's most responsive smart-tinting glass. 
03/11/2017
11:26 AM
Greenvity Wideband PLC Chips Provide True Energy Savings for Next Generation of Smart Meters Wideband Power Line Communication technology provides high speed, reliable and extended range for demand response and real-time control 
03/11/2017
11:25 AM
NVIDIA Jetson TX2 Enables AI at the Edge IoT Platform for Manufacturing, Industrial, Retail Made Possible by NVIDIA's AI-Powered Jetson


BACnet International
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03/07/2017

02:45 PM
Opto 22 announces strategic partnership with IBM and acceptance into the IBM Watson IoT partner ecosystem, providing developers a full stack end-to-end toolset for rapidly developing and deploying industrial IoT applications Automation manufacturer Opto 22 and information technology company IBM join forces to bridge the gap between existing industrial assets and infrastructure, and the digital world of mobile, cloud, and information technology. 
03/07/2017
02:44 PM
Magnum Energy Releases Next Generation BACnet Gateway Device for Enhanced Visibility and Improved Operation of Buildings Provides building automation, facility managers and organizations with connected building solutions through cost effective, scalable wireless controls. 
03/07/2017
02:43 PM
Switch Product Announcement Switch Automation's biggest product release to date, that features a completely refreshed UI and functionality updates. 
03/07/2017
02:43 PM
Reliable Controls Opens Training Centre in Singapore Reliable Controls is delighted to now have a base of operations in this part of the world, with expectations to expand the Reliable Controls Authorized Dealer network across Asia Pacific. 
03/07/2017
02:42 PM
Metasys 8.1 building automation system from Johnson Controls delivers new graphics and enhanced security for secure, encrypted communicationsThe new Metasys 8.1 building automation system from Johnson Controls delivers new graphics, enhanced security and other features to mitigate risk, reduce cost and maximize investments. 
03/07/2017
02:41 PM
Sontay Makes Product Selection Simple The new A5 guides cover a range of applications and situations including natural ventilation, data centres, air handling units (AHUs), chilled beams and water detection. 
03/07/2017
02:40 PM
Under the Patronage of the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs (MOMRA), Dar Al Riyadh and Nispana Jointly Announce the First Saudi Smart Cities Conference 2017 With the economic diversification plans in place, key government authorities across kingdom are emphasizing on providing the best quality of life for their citizens, which means seamless transportation, state-of-the-art healthcare facilities, round the clock security, affordable housing and most importantly creating citizen centric cities. 
03/07/2017
02:39 PM
Panasonic Building Automation Systems Benefits by Strong Momentum in Smart Building Market Introduces new product innovations to advance industry 
03/07/2017
02:39 PM
Digital Lumens Launches SiteWorx A Cloud-based Platform for Lighting Control and Building Intelligence As-A-Service New Sensor-Based IoT Applications Make Smart Buildings, Enterprise-Wide Business Intelligence More Achievable

Cimetrics
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03/01/2017

11:45 AM
"Engaging Satisfaction & Wellness." Editorial - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
03/01/2017
11:44 AM
The Transformation of the Building Performance Software Business The building performance software industry has at least 350 established suppliers delivering across six main different market segments that can be further sub-divided into 16 segments. - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
03/01/2017
11:44 AM
BASSG Open Sources Project Builder Plus Paves Fast Track to Haystack Tagging - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd 
03/01/2017
11:43 AM
Beyond Smart Grid the Internet of Energy Things Grows Up - Jack Mc Gowan, CEM, Principal, The Mc Gowan Group 
03/01/2017
11:42 AM
From Building Automation to IoT The Long Winding Road towards Truly Intelligent Buildings - Memoori 
03/01/2017
11:42 AM
Four Questions to Ask Before Getting Started on a Building Analytics Project - Jon Schoenfeld, Director of Energy and Analytics, Kodaro 
03/01/2017
11:41 AM
Analytics Creates Transparency Is That Good for Your Business? - James Lee, CEO & President, Cimetrics Inc. 
03/01/2017
11:41 AM
Learn More About the Sedona Alliance Primarily developed for the building automation industry, Sedona Framework is not restricted to this one industry. - The Sedona Alliance 
03/01/2017
11:40 AM
Wellness Keeping employees in an office setting healthy and well is critically important, and smart buildings are making it easier to achieve than ever. - The Comfy Team 
03/01/2017
11:40 AM
Performance Design for the Built Environment Performance designers aim to deliver buildings that enhance productivity, attentiveness, and the well-being of users within the space. - Amarpreet Sethi, Performance Designer, DLR Group 
03/01/2017
11:39 AM
Haystack Connect 2017 Program Preview Need reasons to attend Haystack Connect 2017 - one of the most important is the high-quality technical program - sessions by industry experts that get to the real issues and solutions in connecting smart devices and their data into solutions. - Robin Bestel, Conference Manager, http://www.haystackconnect.org 
03/01/2017
11:38 AM
If You Spec It, They Will Come Out of date and over spec'd designs are failing to address the major problems of most control systems. - Brad White, P.Eng, MASc, Principal, SES Consulting Inc. 
03/01/2017
11:38 AM
Third Generation of Periscope Tools Built to analyze/visualize data from smart devices and systems found in and around buildings. - Greg Barnes, Vice President, Activelogix, LLC 
03/01/2017
11:37 AM
Resolve Problems Faster By Commissioning Your Network Commissioning your network shows you issues you didn't even know were there. - Ryan Hughson, Manager of Building Solutions, Optigo Networks 
03/01/2017
11:36 AM
2017's ever-changing Workplace 2017 belongs to the contractors and freelancers. It is their virtual world now. - Manny Mandrusiak, Executive Director, Q College and Q Academy 
03/01/2017
11:36 AM
Will ASHRAE's 2016 90.1 Increase the Demand for DDC Controls? The latest 2016 version of 90.1 has expanded its scope to include remodels/additions to existing buildings. - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED APEngineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions 
03/01/2017
11:34 AM
Productivity and Satisfaction Deployment Neither satisfaction or productivity are easy to define and involve obtaining deep knowledge of each asset's personal self-esteem, well-being, stress, innovation level, and contribution to corporate purpose. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings 
03/01/2017
11:34 AM
dotdot Is a universal application language for the IoT. - Tobin Richardson, President and CEO, zigbee alliance 
03/01/2017
11:33 AM
Alper Uzmezler Explains Expansion into Edge Devices and ML Anka Labs' goal is to breathe new life into buildings through the deployment of edge analytics controllers and related innovations. - Alper Uzmezler and Therese Sullivan 
03/01/2017
11:32 AM
Nordic Smart Building Convention The event will touch upon themes like Human Centered Design, Disrupting The Old Business Model, "Dumb" Buildings vs. Smart Buildings, Creating The Platform, How To Connect To "Normal" People, Designing Buildings Post-Occupancy, Engaging Users and Reconstructing Buildings Into Services. - Isla Vainio & Sjoerd Postema HUB13 
03/01/2017
11:31 AM
McGowan's Reflection on Hall of Fame Award Thinking about this reminds me of an interview I once heard with Joe Walsh, legendary guitarist with the Eagles. He said that while his career unfolded, it seemed like series of disconnected moves jumping from one job, or opportunity, to the next. Yet when he gained perspective and looked back at it, it looked like a finely crafted novel. - Jack Mc Gowan, CEM, Principal,The Mc Gowan Group 
03/01/2017
11:31 AM
Your Homework for http://www.iotday.org April 9 Share your thoughts with the world on how IoT will help engage wellbeing, satisfaction, and productivity in Buildings.
03/01/2017
11:30 AM
Wellness Resources part of March theme "Engaging Satisfaction & Wellness." 
03/01/2017
11:29 AM
History of Awful Mated Buildings We have been here before with Awful Mated Buildings and the digital divide. 
03/01/2017
11:29 AM
Across My Desk snippets, blog bits, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop. 
03/01/2017
11:27 AM
Energy and Control Expert John J. 'Jack' McGowan, CEM Inducted into Hall of Fame Mc Gowan has four decades of wide-ranging technical and management experience spanning sectors, but with one common theme: controls. 
03/01/2017
11:26 AM
New Products for February A brief description of some new products for the industry.

Activelogix - Periscope
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02/28/2017
11:37 AM
Dell Accelerates IoT Adoption with New Edge Gateway for Small Spaces Dell, the broadest Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure solutions provider, introduces the new Dell Edge Gateway 3000 Series that offers customers flexibility, connectivity and real-time intelligence from harsh environments and small spaces. 
02/28/2017
11:36 AM
March 2017 BACnet NE user group event The purpose of the BACnet User Group is to bring together the local BACnet user community on a quarterly basis to share tips, techniques and pains on the use of the BACnet products and technologies. 
02/28/2017
11:34 AM
Haystack Connect 2017 - Technical Program Preview There are, technically, a lot of reasons to attend Haystack Connect 2017

The S4 Group
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02/23/2017

10:14 AM
Reliable Controls Releases RC-Archive 3.6 RC-Archive continuously downloads building data logs into an industry standard SQL database, delivering a robust record of performance from any Internet-connected, BACnet facility. 
02/23/2017
10:12 AM
QA Graphics Creates Photorealistic Renderings to Impact Project Close Ratio QA Graphics recently partnered with CEC Facilities Group to provide a larger range of services that utilizes QA Graphics' many talents. 
02/23/2017
10:11 AM
Popular Diversa Sensor Line Latest Addition to Universal Lighting Technologies Product Offering The Diversa line includes Ceiling Mount Sensors, Switch Mount Sensors, Corner Wall Mount Sensors and Power Packs. 
02/23/2017
10:11 AM
Universal Lighting Technologies to Partner with KSA Lighting & Controls Agency in Chicago Marketplace As an authorized agent, KSA will provide Universal's advanced LED and ballast retrofit and replacement solutions. 
02/23/2017
10:10 AM
2017 AHR Expo in Las Vegas Breaks Three All-Time Records For Overall Show Attendance, Size The 2017 Show's nearly 11.5 acres of exhibit space was occupied by 1,968 exhibitors, 259 of which participated in the AHR Expo for the first time. A notable 20,047 exhibitor personnel staffed the exhibits in Las Vegas, representing a majority of the U.S. geographic landscape, as well as 32 outside countries. 
02/23/2017
10:07 AM
Saudi Smart Cities Conference 2017 The first annual Saudi Smart Cities conference is a platform bringing together over 1000+ participants from ministries and governmental bodies from across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


SkyFoundry
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02/17/2017
11:51 AM
Haystack Connect Early Bird Registration Discount Extended to February 28 Haystack Connect 2017 brings together systems integrators, technology providers, A&E firms, OEMs and end users who are leading the way to create advanced smart-device applications that utilize the power of data to create a more efficient, sustainable built environment and streamline the interoperation of the systems and devices that permeate our modern world. 
02/17/2017
11:47 AM
Daikin Applied Advocates Air Intelligence with New Name for Intelligent Solutions Portfolio Intelligent Solutions bring Intelligent Equipment and Intelligent Systems under the same umbrella 
02/17/2017
11:46 AM
Legrand Provides Six Ways to Reduce Energy Usage in Commercial Facilities Many energy saving technologies come with large monetary outlays and often require longer term planning. But there are also a host of solutions that can quickly, easily and inexpensively deliver significant savings. 
02/17/2017
11:44 AM
Activelogix Introduces Third Generation of Periscope for Energy, Sustainability and Facility Professionals New Design Enables User-Centric Configuration of HTML5 Visualizations in Minutes

Haystack Connect 2015
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02/10/2017
03:33 PM
Saelig Introduces Improved Raspberry Pi-based Fanless CANbus Controller Compact, Maintenance-Free CANbus Controller uses Raspbian OS It includes many extra features that expand the usefulness of the Raspberry Pi computer for industrial applications, such as a CANbus interface. 
02/10/2017
03:31 PM
Las Vegas Proves Big Winner for ASHRAE, AHR Expo and Industry The 2017 ASHRAE Winter Conference took place Jan. 28-Feb. 1 at Caesars Palace with the ASHRAE co-sponsored AHR Expo held Jan. 30-Feb. 1 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. 
02/10/2017
03:30 PM
2017 AHR Expo Another Great Success BACnet International was thrilled to support and be among 57 of its member companies exhibiting at the AHR Expo last week in Las Vegas, NV. 
02/10/2017
03:30 PM
College of DuPage Offers New Building Automation Systems Certificate The new Building Automation Systems Certificate program at College of DuPage will prepare students for a growing field that merges traditional heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration knowledge with computer and IT skills. 
02/10/2017
03:29 PM
Early Bird Registration Discount Extended for Haystack Connect 2017 The Haystack Connect 2017 Conference will once again, bring together systems integrators, technology providers, A&E firms, OEMs and end users who are leading the way to advance smart-device applications and the power of data that is helping to create more efficient, sustainable built environment and streamline the interoperation of the systems and devices that permeate our modern world. 
02/10/2017
03:27 PM
Strategies in Light 2017: EnOcean exhibits self-powered wireless LED controls At booth #107, EnOcean will be demonstrating wireless LED controls for intelligent lighting control in sub 1 GHz, enabling simple commissioning, intelligent local control, and seamless integration with building automation systems.

Lynxspring
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02/06/2017

01:16 PM
Acuity Brands Next Generation Building Management Solutions from Distech Controls and DGLogik Drive Smarter Building Capabilities Acuity Brands, Inc (NYSE: AYI) businesses, Distech Controls and DGLogik, exhibited at the 2017 AHR Expo to showcase innovative controls and Internet of Things (IoT) tools that integrate with Acuity Brands' digital LED lighting products to enable smarter capabilities for building automation. 
02/06/2017
01:13 PM
Automated Logic Updates Online HVAC Controls Specification Tool, CTRLSpecBuilder With the new upgrades, the CTRLSpecBuilder tool now has an enhanced user interface along with updated verbiage to support industry-emerging technologies such as fault detection and diagnostics, automated demand response and other advanced energy saving strategies. 
02/06/2017
01:12 PM
Acuity Brands Taps Cochrane Supply to Expand Footprint in IoT Building Controls and Automation Services Under terms of the agreement, Cochrane Supply will distribute Distech Controls' HVAC and Building Management Solutions, including its ECLYPSE Connected BACnet/IP and Wi-Fi HVAC controller series and ENVYSION web-based design and visualization interface. 
02/06/2017
01:11 PM
Matrox Introduces PowerStream Plus: The Evolution of AV-over-IP Management Intuitive software and API offer complete network reach and control over all Maevex encoders and decoders 
02/06/2017
01:10 PM
Automated Logic Introduces Wireless Sensors Designed to work with WebCTRL controllers and the WebCTRL building automation system, these sensors monitor a building's conditions to optimize the use of HVAC and lighting systems within the building. 
02/06/2017
01:09 PM
Automated Logic Introduces New High Speed BACnet Router for the WebCTRL Building Automation System Routers are integral to customer IT infrastructures and building automation systems. 
02/06/2017
01:08 PM
LG Unveils New Multisite Controls Suite, Ushering in the Connected Building of the Future Groundbreaking New Controls Give Owners Complete Flexibility and Visibility to Improve Building Efficiency, Performance 
02/06/2017
01:08 PM
Barix Brings Linux Open Source Programmability to New Barionet I/O Device To be introduced at ISE 2017, the Barionet 1000 universal I/O device is allows developers to freely customize IP control and automation applications for commercial and residential environments.

Delta Controls
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02/01/2017
11:56 AM
Productivity & Satisfaction Deployment Editorial - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
02/01/2017
11:56 AM
The Other "I" in IoT Interoperability is a major contributor to the difference of "being on the Internet to being the Internet of Things." - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing Lynxspring & Connexx Energy 
02/01/2017
11:55 AM
Master Systems Integrators Tomorrow's Solutions in Today's Projects - Jason Houck, Chief Information Officer, Mike Reed, Business Development Analyst, Hepta Systems 
02/01/2017
11:54 AM
Clouds, Fog and the IoT - Isolation or Collaboration? Elena Pasquali examines whether IoT equals the Internet of Connected Things. - Elena Pasquali, Managing Director, EcoSteer Limited 
02/01/2017
11:54 AM
If Data Is The New Gold, Then Data Scientists Are The New Gold Miners If data is the new gold, then smart technology provides the mine. - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
02/01/2017
11:53 AM
Fishing for Actionable Intelligence in our Rapidly Growing Data Lakes We are collecting data with a current need in mind; we are collecting for future purposes, and we are collecting it just to have it, in case we find a way to use it later. - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
02/01/2017
11:52 AM
The Label Maker...is You Appreciating How Metadata Makes AI Possible - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd. 
02/01/2017
11:52 AM
What Will I Learn at Haystack Connect 2017? This year's conference theme is "Where Data Gets Real," and the program for the event will maintain the high standards that have been set for the previous two conferences. - John Petze, Executive Director, Project-Haystack.org 
02/01/2017
11:51 AM
Alexa - Make My Building Run Better! All devices installed in a building, such as boilers, chillers, generator sets, electric sub-meters, pumps, VAV controllers, fire panels, etc. should be smart and have their own individual cloud points-of-presence and applications, just as consumer devices do. - Varun Nagaraj, President, CEO, Sierra Monitor Corporation 
02/01/2017
11:51 AM
Partnerships, Collaborations, Gadgets Market Smart connected gadgets market is set to grow significantly over the next decade. - Vishakha Kashiv, Sr. Digital Marketing Engineer, Big Market Research 
02/01/2017
11:50 AM
The Integrity of Building Analytics Analytics for building systems, regardless of whether the services are cloud-based or on-site solutions, should be accompanied by constant observation of the data and the analytics themselves. - Levi Epperson, Operations Manager, Ezenics, Inc. 
02/01/2017
11:49 AM
Increase the Value of Your Commissioning Process 'Business shapes the tools, then the tools reshape the business' is one way to describe technology disruption. It is true that when you put the latest controls technology into the hands of a commissioning agent, the Smart Building design-construction cycle gets a much-needed makeover, as explained by Altura Associates. - Matt Schwartz, PE, Sr. Associate & Greg Shank, Principal, Altura Associates 
02/01/2017
11:48 AM
Main Benefits of Model Predictive Control MPC is not a single strategy, but a class of control methods with the model of the process explicitly expressed in order to obtain a control signal by minimizing an objective function subject to some constraints. - Jiri Cigler, Feramat Cybernetics, Jan Siroky, Research Team Leader, Energocentrum Plus 
02/01/2017
11:47 AM
Bridging the MS/TP Gap Getting visibility into all levels of your BAS system including your MS/TP networks is crucial for proper troubleshooting of BACnet systems. Optigo Networks and Contemporary Controls - Dan Ronald, VP Product Development, Monica McMahen, Marketing Manager, Optigo Networks 
02/01/2017
11:47 AM
Who Manages The Building Data? There would seem to be a very good case for bringing all the facility data into a unified database architecture and putting into practice standard methodologies and processes to manage the data. - Jim Sinopoli, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings, LLC 
02/01/2017
11:46 AM
From Data to Insights What We're Doing, How, and Why - Stephen Dawson-Haggerty, CTO, Comfy 
02/01/2017
11:44 AM
Get More From the AHR Expo As a technologically advanced Society we need to leverage the tools that are put in front of us, and what social media does is provides trade show vendors with the opportunity to maximize every moment that they are at the show to gain customers, and increase brand awareness. - Manny Mandrusiak, Executive Director, Q College and Q Academy 
02/01/2017
11:44 AM
Higher Service Autonomy and the New IoT What would you do with a building service that can tell your system that the building occupants are angry, or happy, or frustrated? - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc 
02/01/2017
11:43 AM
The Future of BAS Manufacturers I believe that analytics and artificial intelligence needs to trickle down into the firmware of DDC controllers to have the maximum impact. - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED AP, Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions 
02/01/2017
11:42 AM
Our Assets Are People, Not Technology If you can hire good people, train them well, and ensure they continue, throughout their career, to learn, we will see industry, from the operators to the engineers, achieve the potential we all know is there. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings 
02/01/2017
11:41 AM
CxEnergy 2017 This year the event takes place April 24-27 at The Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate in Orlando, FL and we expect over 500 attendees. - Ray Bert, Executive Director, AABC Commissioning Group 
02/01/2017
11:40 AM
Raspberry Pi Starter Kit The starter kit includes everything you need to use your Raspberry Pi to power a real-world application that can control industrial pumps, motors, switches-all kinds of real-world devices. - Matt Newton, Director of Technical Marketing, Opto 22 
02/01/2017
11:39 AM
Multi-Dwelling Units are a Testbed for User-Focused BMS Innovation With the physical demands of commercial systems and the user engagement needs of residential buildings, MDUs present a unique proving ground for IoT innovations from BMS suppliers that meet the needs of both operators and occupants. Adam Hise, Senior Associate, Harbor Research 
02/01/2017
11:39 AM
Our Industry Assets are People This opinion piece appeared in the AHRExpo Daily handout newspaper at show in Vegas. 
02/01/2017
11:38 AM
Energy and Control Expert John J. 'Jack' McGowan, CEM Inducted into Hall of Fame Mc Gowan has four decades of wide-ranging technical and management experience spanning sectors, but with one common theme: controls. 
02/01/2017
11:37 AM
Across My Desk - snippets, blog bits, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop 
02/01/2017
11:36 AM
New Products for February 
A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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