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09/13/2018
01:32 PM
BSRIA exhibiting & presenting at Chillventa International Exhibition 2018 BSRIA is delighted to be exhibiting and presenting at the Chillventa International Exhibition, being held from Tuesday 16th - Thursday 18th October in Nurnberg Convention Center Ost. 
09/13/2018
01:30 PM
Smart City Lighting Offering a fast ROI and ongoing operational benefits, there are strong reasons for cities to adopt lighting control systems. 
09/13/2018
01:30 PM
Fulham Expands Line of Vizion LED Universal DC Retrofit Engines New generation of higher performance LED Retrofit Engines with universal voltage and 0-10 dimming delivers with more light and less power. 
09/13/2018
01:29 PM
CAS BACnet Wireshark Report Tool - A Free Utility for Automation Professionals Chipkin Automation Systems Inc. has developed the CAS BACnet Wireshark Report Tool to help automation professionals to quickly locate intermittent issues and errors within a large Wireshark log with BACnet traffic. 
09/13/2018
01:28 PM
Schneider Electric partners with Penn Medicine on the IoT Enabled Hospital of the Future Penn Medicine's the Pavilion will feature EcoStruxure for Healthcare as the digital infrastructure backbone for the hospital of the future. Schneider Electric will supply building management systems, energy and power management for the hospital. 
09/13/2018
01:28 PM
Tridium announces technology collaboration with Dell and Intel to provide IIoT software solution, consulting support for manufacturersSubsequent solution offerings to target telecom, energy sectors 
09/13/2018
01:27 PM
Project Haystack Connections Magazine Fall 2018 Call for Contributions We hope the Haystack community from around the world will take this opportunity to contribute an article, a use case, or news item to be included in the Fall 2018 Connections Magazine. 
09/13/2018
01:26 PM
Switch Automation Launches Smart Building App to Streamline Facillities Management Intuitive smart building app integrates with the Switch Platform, enabling real-time facilities management on-the-go 
09/13/2018
01:25 PM
UC Berkeley Extension Service Corrected: HVAC Systems & Design Consideration Offered Fall 2018 HVAC System Design Considerations, a core course for the UC Berkeley Extension/Golden Gate Chapter co-sponsored HVAC/R certificate program (http://www.unex.berkeley.edu/cert/hvac.html) will be offered this fall. This is a practical course to help students select the correct mechanical systems and components for various building types and applications.

Delta Controls
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09/01/2018
10:35 AM
September - Building Better Bots Mindful and Open Editorial - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
09/01/2018
10:34 AM
We've Got It Backwards The Future Needs to Be More Human (and Less Machine) - Toby Ruckert, Founder and CEO, UIB 
09/01/2018
10:34 AM
Hiring Elite Controls Talent - Part 4 Your Secret to Employee Retention: CLAMPS - Skip Freeman, BASI Solutions, LLC 
09/01/2018
10:32 AM
Let's Talk Facility IT I am talking about the use of information technology to ensure that the building systems are performing and delivering on the needs of the organization who pay for and rely on the facility. I call this Facility IT. - Anto Budiardjo, Fractional Entrepreneur 
09/01/2018
10:32 AM
SaaS for CRE Like Having a FitBit for Your Building - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
09/01/2018
10:30 AM
The Building Systems Integrator Commodity or Strategic Partner? - Brian Turner, CEO, Buildings IOT 
09/01/2018
10:29 AM
Open Hardware, Open Software, and Building Bots "Making Buildings Aware of What They Need To Be Aware Of" - Nicolas Waern, CEO, Go-IoT 
09/01/2018
10:29 AM
Is Your Building Running a Fever? Buildings are most comfortable and use the optimal amount of energy when they are configured and managed correctly. - Keith Gipson, Chief Technology Officer, Phoenix Energy Technologies 
09/01/2018
10:28 AM
Building Better Bots with Machine Vision "Your Building Control is watching you" ......mindfully. Creating tomorrow today with Open Software, Open Hardware, and Open Minds - Calvin Slater 
09/01/2018
10:27 AM
Sharing of Custom Sedona Kits, Components and Tools This makes programming quicker and certainly easier as components are enhanced, become more powerful, and offer completely new capabilities to users. - Zach Netsov, Product Specialist, Contemporary Controls 
09/01/2018
10:26 AM
Elevating Smart Building Design to Create Attractive Spaces In the digital era, we need to rethink what brings people together in spaces. - Brad White, P.Eng, MASc, President, SES Consulting Inc. 
09/01/2018
10:26 AM
Back to BASics Sequences of Operation - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED AP, Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions 
09/01/2018
10:25 AM
ifetime Learning for Smart Things Everywhere Thousands of AI systems in each building will require tools to manage the rapid evolution algorithms. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc 
09/01/2018
10:24 AM
Study Part 4- Explaining SEO In this article, we are going to focus on Search Engine Optimization (SEO), or how to rank high in Search Engines. - Manny Mandrusiak CD.Vancouver Island Works Project 
09/01/2018
10:24 AM
Building Better Building Bots Mindfully In our future, all our inputs and outputs will evolve to either be bots, or be commanded by bots. - Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings 
09/01/2018
10:23 AM
Building Whisperers People will rely on voice for more tasks throughout their day because voice removes friction. - Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings 
09/01/2018
10:21 AM
Building Whisperers Aid Digital Transformation of Buildings What are building whisperers? Those who adopt a sympathetic view of the motives, needs, and desires of the building's relationship with its humanistic purpose based on rapidly evolving views and understandings.- Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings 
09/01/2018
10:20 AM
The Issues of Security Automation has never been easier and has never occurred on such a scale. It's the right time to ask these questions because automation will shape the future. - Peter Chipkin, Chipkin Automation Systems Inc. 
09/01/2018
10:20 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 Tom Davis, at ERMCO, Inc 
09/01/2018
10:19 AM
DOAS By Machine Learning Introduce the application of machine learning to Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems (DOAS) - Mahmoud Elmeligy 
09/01/2018
10:18 AM
BACnet Protocol Stacks - Cimetrics BACstac To simplify the task of interfacing to BACnet, our software team created a set of BACnet libraries: BACnet Protocol Stack - BACstac. The Cimetrics BACstac customer list includes many well-known brands in the HVAC, lighting control and physical access control industries worldwide. - Svetlana Lyons, Project Manager, Cimetrics, Inc. 
09/01/2018
10:17 AM
"Talent for Tomorrow" We need to attract more people into the field and provide them with the training and education needed to be successful in their career. - Rod Rushing, Vice President and President, Building Solutions, North America, Johnson Controls 
09/01/2018
10:16 AM
It's All in a Name (Super) MSIs are Masters of their Domain - Scott Cochrane, President and CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering 
09/01/2018
10:16 AM
Life After a Startup J2 Innovations - the Journey - Scott Muench, Vice President of Marketing & Business Development, J2 Innovations 
09/01/2018
10:15 AM
Keeping up with Energy Managers and keeping them up to date. - Ed Armstrong, Executive Director, Energy Management Association 
09/01/2018
10:13 AM
Eclipse Volttron Workshop 2018 The big news is that the project will be managed by the Eclipse Foundation. - Nigel David, BSc, MSc, PhD, Lead Researcher, SES Consulting Inc. 
09/01/2018
10:12 AM
"Building Whisperers" Those who adopt a sympathetic view of the motives, needs, and desires of the Building's relationship with its humanistic purpose based on rapidly evolving views and understandings. 
09/01/2018
10:11 AM
Building Better Building Bots Mindfully These bots will be the interface to our valuable cargo "the housed humans" in our buildings. 
09/01/2018
10:10 AM
Across My Desk snippets, blog bits, tweets, linkedIn posts, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop 
09/01/2018
10:08 AM
New Products for September A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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08/31/2018

02:32 PM
Energy controls platform available in open source - PNNL technology is now part of the Eclipse Foundation VOLTTRON is an innovative open source software platform that helps users rapidly develop and deploy new control solutions for a myriad of applications in buildings, renewable energy systems and electricity grid systems. 
08/31/2018
02:31 PM
Shanghai Smart Home Technology 2018 opens on 3 September to illustrate the latest applications of artificial intelligence The fourth edition of Shanghai Smart Home Technology (SSHT) will be held concurrently with Shanghai Intelligent Building Technology (SIBT) from 3 - 5 September. 
08/31/2018
02:30 PM
Get the most out of your attendance at the 2019 AHR Expo The 2019 AHR Expo is the industry's largest HVACR event, hosting thousands of industry professionals and more than 2,100 exhibiting companies each year. The 2019 Show will return to Atlanta for the first time since 2001, with Show dates set for January 14-16. 
08/31/2018
02:29 PM
Tempered Networks and Delta Controls Partner to Make it Simple to Connect, Collect, and Protect Smart Building Controls Eliminating Network Complexity and Attack Vectors Integrated smart building networks seamlessly bridge the IT/OT divide for Delta Controls' enteliWEB platform, enabling 97% faster network provisioning while reducing IT spend up to 50%

Lynxspring
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08/24/2018

02:54 PM
All New Buildings in Toronto, Montreal & Vancouver to be "Net-Zero Carbon" by 2030, as 19 Global Cities Make Bold CommitmentRegulations and planning policy will also target existing buildings to make them net-zero carbon by 2050 to ensure cities deliver on the highest goals of Paris Agreement. 
08/24/2018
02:52 PM
QMotion Provides Preview of New Shading System Solutions at CEDIA 2018 New QMotion solutions that will be introduced at the show include the Qbasic+ and Teleshade with Qadvanced Intelligent System (QIS). In addition, QMotion with Vantage Controls, will display how integrated shading and lighting systems provide innovative natural and artificial light control for Human Centric Lighting strategies. 
08/24/2018
02:52 PM
Energy Controls Platform Available in Open Source PNNL technology is now part of the Eclipse Foundation 
08/24/2018
02:50 PM
Reliable Controls Firmware Manager Accepts the BACnet Chairman Gavel Reliable Controls is pleased to announce that Michael Osborne, the company's Firmware Manager, has accepted the appointment of BACnet Chair. Developed under the auspices of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), BACnet is an American national standard, a European standard, a national standard in more than 30 countries, and an ISO global standard. BACnet has been an international standard since 2003, and has 877 listed products from 180 manufacturers, with over 1,000 vendor IDs from 50 different countries. 
08/24/2018
02:50 PM
Johnson Controls GLAS smart thermostat now available for pre-order with expanded Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant voice-control capabilities Beautiful in form and function, GLAS creates a seamless smart home and voice-control experience, working with Amazon Alexa, the Google Assistant and Microsoft Cortana 
08/24/2018
02:49 PM
New OptiFlex Flexible, Scalable Integration Platform for the WebCTRL Building Automation System Up to 50,000 data points, no hardware gateways 
08/24/2018
02:47 PM
Lynxspring Announces Availability of 4G LTE Onyxx Cellular Router The Onyxx CE121 4G LTE Cellular Router is designed not only for speed, performance and reliability, but for secure bi-directional communication and the exchange of data for today's intelligent buildings, energy management systems, smart equipment, meters, pumps and valves in any energy, utility, commercial or industrial application. It can also be used for remote automation and as a drop-in to connect equipment at locations for temporary installations, data validation and conformation. 
08/24/2018
02:45 PM
Controlco Begins Distribution Partnership with Polish Controls Leader and Niagara Community Member Global Control 5 National distributor will carry iSMA, Intelligent Solution Managing Automation brand of hardware and software

Reliable Controls
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08/17/2018
12:11 PM
Aircuity Announces Release of Educational Vodcast With Tips for EH&S on Implementing Smart Labs Design Key points identified for university EH&S professionals 
08/17/2018
12:10 PM
Aircuity Announces Newly Released Features of the Aircuity 2.0 Platform This most recent release also included both new features and enhancements made to the Aircuity Engineering Tool; the proprietary software used by engineers to design the Aircuity system. 
08/17/2018
12:09 PM
Shanghai Intelligent Building Technology 2018 to focus on the development of Building IoT Shanghai Intelligent Building Technology will open its doors in September to reveal the latest technical achievments that China has to offer across the Building IoT sector. The fair has earned significant support from industry peers over the years and is due to host over 250 renowned companies from around the world. With more than 28,000 visitors expected, this year's fair is set to be its busiest edition ever. 
08/17/2018
12:08 PM
Lynxspring Announces Two New Business Development Managers Join Their Technology Solutions Partner Team Joining Lynxspring are Guerry Matthews, who will be responsible for business development in the US eastern region, and Danny Kelsey, who will be responsible for business development in the southwest region of the US.

BACnet Symposium
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08/10/2018
02:25 PM
Fulham and EnOcean Collaborate to Add Self-Powered Easyfit Switches to Bluetooth LED Lighting Ecosystem Joint Effort Results in Use of Bluetooth Mesh to Connect Self-powered Wireless BLE Switches with New Family of Wirelessly Controlled LED Drivers 
08/10/2018
02:25 PM
ASI Controls Proves Powerful Things Come in Small Packages ASI Announces US-Made BTL B-BV Certified BACnet Programmable VAV Controller 
08/10/2018
02:24 PM
Schneider Electric's Innovation Summit North America, Nov. 13-14 in Atlanta Hosted by Schneider Electric leadership, Innovation Summit North America will bring together more than 1200 experts, Schneider Electric customers and industry thought leaders for an exploration of the digital forces that are shaping our future. 
08/10/2018
02:23 PM
CxEnergy 2019 Issues Call for Abstracts Event's Popular Technical Program is Industry Leader in Commissioning & Energy Management Continuing Education 
08/10/2018
02:23 PM
Analysts Confirm Half a Billion Zigbee Chipsets Sold, Igniting IoT Innovation; Figures to Reach 3.8 Billion by 2023 802.15.4 Mesh Networks Dominate Connectivity in the IoT with Zigbee Alliance Standards Forecasted to be in 85% of Units Shipped Over the Next Five Years 
08/10/2018
02:22 PM
IDEC Announces Support for the BACnet/IP, the World's Leading Building Automation Protocol IDEC's MicroSmart FC6A Plus PLCs can be configured as BACnet/IP Servers for connection to BACnet/IP Clients. 
08/10/2018
02:21 PM
BSRIA Smart Building Consultant to Address Major Conference in China in September 2018 The theme is: seeking a sustainable future in a smart world. 
08/10/2018
02:19 PM
Registration Open for BACnet PlugFest 2018 Interoperability event in its 19th year connecting BACnet vendors

Cimetrics
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08/03/2018
11:19 AM
Schneider Electric Announces Next Generation of EcoStruxure Building, the Open IP Architecture for IoT Devices in BuildingsEcoStruxure Building's open, end-to-end IP architecture enables quick connectivity of IoT devices for faster commissioning and changes, and provides for edge control and collaboration between building systems and third-party systems and devices. 
08/03/2018
11:18 AM
Brian Turner Announces Launch of Buildings IOT This corporate entity houses three subsidiaries - Controlco, Kodaro LLC and OTI - that continue to serve different aspects of the building automation industry. 
08/03/2018
11:17 AM
Hotels get smarter with Signify's New Lighting IoT System for Hotel Room Mgt. The smart hotel of the future got a step closer today with the launch of Interact Hospitality from Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting. 
08/03/2018
11:15 AM
BACnet International Announces International Testing Symposium Opportunity to learn about tools and technologies for BACnet testing

Activelogix - Periscope
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08/01/2018
09:38 AM
"Building Whisperers" Editorial Comments by - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
08/01/2018
09:38 AM
Honeypots Honeypots are one of the latest tools being used to lure in unsuspecting hackers into a trap. These systems are designed to mimic original data hubs, but instead, capture the methods being used to track better and block system attacks. - Peter Chipkin, President, Chipkin Automation Systems Inc. 
08/01/2018
09:37 AM
Where to Get a Building Automation Degree In this article, we highlight a select few universities that are at the forefront of building automation system (BAS) curriculum. - Scott Holstein, Marketing Manager, Computrols 
08/01/2018
09:36 AM
Where is SedonaDev.Org? The SedonaDev.Org website no longer exists. - George Thomas, President, Contemporary Controls 
08/01/2018
09:36 AM
Technology and The Five Pillars of Asset Management After years of applied learning, speaking with tens of thousands of industry members and making this my passion, I've developed a framework that splits Asset Management into five identifiable pillars that can help future technologists navigate the asset management landscape. - Logan Soya, CEO and Founder, Aquicore 
08/01/2018
09:34 AM
Research Suggests Stress Can Increase Productivity Sparking New AI Debate - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
08/01/2018
09:33 AM
Analytics at Edge By incorporating "analytics at the edge," facility management operations can rapidly accelerate processes, reduce data storage and data transfer costs and improve system resilience and performance. - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer & Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring 
08/01/2018
09:32 AM
Is our industry Building-IoT ready? How Amazon, Google, and Apple will change building automation for years to come. - Pook-Ping Yao, CEO, Optigo Networks 
08/01/2018
09:32 AM
EnOcean Wireless Ambient Light Energy Harvesting CO2, Temperature and Humidity Sensor - Mike Schell, VP Marketing & Business Development,AirTest Technologies Inc. 
08/01/2018
09:31 AM
2018 Voice Buyer's Guide: Smart Building Edition - Ken Herron, Chief Marketing Officer, UIB 
08/01/2018
09:30 AM
When Will Smart Buildings Make Hearts Sing? The world is awaiting the Smart Building that can make an emotional connection to those living and working inside. - Therese Sullivan, BuildingContext Ltd 
08/01/2018
09:29 AM
Making Buildings talk to People Where to start? - Nicolas Waern, CEO, Nordic IoT company Go-IoT 
08/01/2018
09:28 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 Continual Energy, Inc. 
08/01/2018
09:27 AM
Changing of the (BTL) Guard Open Positions for BACnet Experts - Andy McMillan, President of BACnet International 
08/01/2018
09:27 AM
Back To BASics Point Selection - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED AP, Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions 
08/01/2018
09:26 AM
Study Part 3- Why Good Images Matter We know for a fact that good images that are properly labeled win more clicks in searches. - Manny Mandrusiak CD. Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant, Vancouver Island Works Project 
08/01/2018
09:26 AM
Choosing a Light or a Black Mirror When we consider how buildings can manipulate our emotions, we also are considering how our emotions can manipulate buildings. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc 
08/01/2018
09:25 AM
Building Emotion Connects the Physical, Virtual, and Emotional Worlds A new virtual medium to purportedly communicate between the dead inanimate building and living humans. - Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings 
08/01/2018
09:22 AM
Edge-Bots That Will Learn Emotion It was great to get feedback on the excitement of the potential mash-up of a fixed physical asset and its emotional contents creating the new identity Building Emotion. - Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings 
08/01/2018
09:21 AM
Building Emotion at AHR Expo The 2019 Show will be held in Atlanta, hosting more than 2,100 exhibitors and attracting crowds of more than 60,000 industry professionals from every state in America and 165 countries worldwide. The Show provides a unique forum for the entire HVACR industry to come together and share new products, technologies, and ideas. - Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings 
08/01/2018
09:20 AM
"Building Emotion Edge-Bots" It was great to get feedback on the excitement of the potential mash-up of a fixed physical asset and its emotional contents creating the new identity Building Emotion. 
08/01/2018
09:20 AM
Building Emotion @ AHRExpo.com Atlanta The 2019 Show will be held in Atlanta, hosting more than 2,100 exhibitors and attracting crowds of more than 60,000 industry professionals from every state in America and 165 countries worldwide. The Show provides a unique forum for the entire HVACR industry to come together and share new products, technologies, and ideas. 
08/01/2018
09:19 AM
Across My Desk snippets, blog bits, tweets, linkedIn posts, and url linkes that are about to fall off my desk top. 
08/01/2018
09:18 AM
New Products for August A brief description of some new products for the industry.


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