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10/12/2017
02:10 PM
Project Haystack Organization Publishes Fall 2017 Issue of Connections Magazine The Project Haystack Organization (www.project-haystack.org), 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 they have published the third issue of their Connections Magazine. 
10/12/2017
02:09 PM
Carrier Releases Updated and Improved Version of its Hourly Analysis Program Software Carrier is pleased to announce the release of the latest update of its heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) system design and energy modeling software, Hourly Analysis Program (HAP) v5.10, that serves as the premier tool for HVAC engineering professionals involved in the design and analysis of commercial building systems. 
10/12/2017
02:09 PM
Buildings of the Future: it's time to rethink the bottom line The availability of measurement models that accurately reflect return-on-investment (ROI) is often the biggest hurdle in the design, construction and maintenance of Buildings of the Future. 
10/12/2017
02:08 PM
Cortet by CEL Releases new E100 Gateway for Next Generation Smart Lighting Control New Gateway and associated Cortet Certified lighting accessories enable fixture and luminaire manufacturers to design, develop, sell and service complete IoT connected commercial smart lighting solutions. 
10/12/2017
02:07 PM
Automated Logic's New WebCTRL EnergyReports Tool Next generation energy analysis and reporting 
10/12/2017
02:06 PM
Dell Technologies Unveils New IoT Strategy, Division and Solutions to Accelerate Customer Adoption New IoT Era Heralds Return to 'Distributed Computing'

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10/06/2017

10:35 AM
Green Building Expo - November 1st, 2017 9.a.m. - 6.p.m. EST Welcome to Green Building Expo, Canada's premier virtual trade show for green buildings! 
10/06/2017
10:33 AM
Belimo SelectPro Now Offers A Sensor Module Belimo Americas announces the release of SelectPro version 3.5 which now includes a sensors module offering a complete range for measuring temperature, humidity, pressure, CO2, and Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) in pipe, duct, and outdoor applications. 
10/06/2017
10:27 AM
New Lynxspring Edge-to-Enterprise Business Initiatives Announced at the 2017 Lynxspring Exchange and Technology Showcase Embracing open software and hardware platforms, Lynxspring develops, manufactures and distributes innovative edge-to-enterprise solutions and technology for today's intelligent buildings, energy management, equipment control and specialty machine-to-machine and IoT applications. Lynxspring's technologies and products simplify connectivity, integration, interoperability and data accuracy and exchange from the edge to the enterprise.

Schneider Electric
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10/01/2017
10:40 AM
People-Powered Transformation Editorial - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
10/01/2017
10:39 AM
Haystack Connections Third Edition Look for New Edition of Haystack Connections October 1st - Therese Sullivan, Founder, BuildingContext Ltd, Editor, Haystack Connections 
10/01/2017
10:39 AM
Creating a Technology Road Map A plan for how that data will move beyond actionable insight to actual results is the modern requirement for these projects. - Mike Reed, Business Development Analyst, Hepta Systems 
10/01/2017
10:38 AM
BlueRithm Introduction - a modern software system for managing installation and commissioning projects - Andrew Martin, Owner, BlueRithm 
10/01/2017
10:37 AM
Starrett-Lehigh Building How Wireless Controls are Enabling Occupant Comfort and Energy Savings at the Starrett-­Lehigh Building in New York City - Dawn Fontaine, Ripple Effect Communications 
10/01/2017
10:37 AM
Partnerships & Investments in Startups Gain Momentum as Smart Building Players Boost Innovation - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
10/01/2017
10:36 AM
October is Cyber Security Awareness Month Perhaps the most enduring lesson we can learn is not to wait for when it happens, but be ready for when it does. - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing Lynxspring & Connexx Energy 
10/01/2017
10:35 AM
Analytics is Only Half the Story A truly optimized building is a delicate balance of well designed, and maintained system through the use of digital analytics tools and a cadre of available engineers to address matters before they become major issues. - Anto Budiardjo, Fractional Entrepreneur 
10/01/2017
10:35 AM
Don't Limit Your Microgrid to One-Resource-Behind-One-Meter If you are looking to increase net asset value by improving NOI radically, you need to drive down your energy costs, and the only way to get there is to orchestrate the best mix of assets and technologies into a financially programmable microgrid. - Adam Maher, Senior Vice President, CleanSpark 
10/01/2017
10:34 AM
More Power to Zigbee 3.0: The Power of Green Power Wi-Fi, Zigbee and Thread 'unmeshed' - Cees Links, GM of Qorvo Wireless Connectivity Business Unit Formerly CEO & Founder of GreenPeak Technologies 
10/01/2017
10:32 AM
The OT Master Systems Integrator Today For building owners and operators, I think they're getting the most value out of MSIs who have controls experience but who have also spent the past few years really learning about the challenges that the IT side of the buildings are facing in the IoT. - Brian Turner, President, OTI 
10/01/2017
10:32 AM
Where are Global Energy Initiatives Taking Us? The next quantum leap in building energy efficiency will come from optimizing at a systems level. The Systems Efficiency Initiative was formed in 2015 to move the whole industry. - Clay Nesler, VP Global Energy and Sustainability, Johnson Controls & Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd, Contributing Editor 
10/01/2017
10:31 AM
Nordic Smart Building Convention 2018 We like to look at the whole lifecycle, from the initial planning and construction up to the point where the end-users start occupying the buildings. Everything that is being discussed has a strong emphasis on the people and of course the environment. - Sjoerd Postema, Visionary Events Producer, HUB13 
10/01/2017
10:30 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, CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering and Brian Oswald, Managing Director for CBRE | ESI. 
10/01/2017
10:29 AM
Assistance on Sensor Selection and Network Design We have a multi-disciplinary team. We focus on aggregating data to make it understandable, but we do have an extended network of partners to help with the evaluation of sensors and implement the deployment. - Yodit Stanton, CEO, OpenSensors 
10/01/2017
10:27 AM
View Builder View Builder provides a simple "point and click" environment to assemble custom views - you don't have to be a software developer to create actual live, interactive Apps. - John Petze, Principal, SkyFoundry 
10/01/2017
10:27 AM
People-Powered Transformation All of us are engaging in a transformation for the greater good. People-Powered Transformation will occur when and as fast as we allow it, but only when all the people it touches embrace that coming change. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
10/01/2017
10:26 AM
The evolution of the Master System Integrator (MSI) What do Master System Integrators (MSI) do? They make sure all systems communicate properly, they 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. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
10/01/2017
10:25 AM
Getting There From Here This "Getting There from Here" discussion deals with the shift in thinking and action that we all must make to deal with the rapid change that is upon us. Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
10/01/2017
10:24 AM
Blogging for Business Leverage content marketing to increase your sales - Manny Mandrusiak, Executive Director, Q College and Q Academy 
10/01/2017
10:23 AM
New BAS Developments Exciting or Good Marketing? - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED®AP, Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions 
10/01/2017
10:22 AM
Across My Desk - snippets, blog bits, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop 
10/01/2017
10:21 AM
Trends Towards Wearables and Wellbeing They also provide the potential to help provide a personalised environment suited to the individual wearer. If the wearer's personal preferences are known then the local environment can be adjusted to the 'optimal' temperature, humidity etc. A smart watch can even potentially signal that the wearer is tired and in need of more ventilation. 
10/01/2017
10:21 AM
Education Sessions AHRExpo Chicago January 22-23, 2018 - Our 19th year of Free Education Sessions, Overall theme of all sessions; Productivity the Power of People 
10/01/2017
10:19 AM
New Products for October A brief description of some new products for the industry.


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09/29/2017
12:18 PM
Reliable Controls Authorized Dealer Wins Green Building Award Reliable Controls is pleased to announce that Authorized Dealer, Lucon Automation Co Ltd., is the winner of the gold medal for Excellent Intelligent Green Building System, from the Taiwan Intelligent Building Association (TIBA). 
09/29/2017
12:17 PM
New Gigabit IP Routers and VPN Routers Introduced Our new line of Gigabit IP routers now allows for faster speeds and higher data throughput. The EIGR-V VPN router allows for wired, secure VPN connection to remote sites. 
09/29/2017
12:16 PM
BSRIA speaking & exhibiting at Smart Buildings Show 2017 BSRIA is delighted to be speaking, exhibiting and supporting the Smart Buildings Show 2017 taking place on Wednesday 8th & Thursday 9th November at the Barbican, London. 
09/29/2017
12:14 PM
PcVue Presents the Future of SCADA at Internet of Things West and the SCADA Technology Summit Internet of Things West is an event covering advanced connectivity and cloud-based control of devices, equipment, facilities and enterprise operations. The SCADA Technology Summit is focused on the latest advancements in SCADA and Industrial Control Systems (ICS) technologies that provide control, connectivity, security and data acquisition to critical infrastructure and industrial environments. 
09/29/2017
12:13 PM
BELIMO SELECTPRO NOW OFFERS A SENSOR MODULE SelectPro is a quick tool for accurately sizing and selecting valves, actuators, sensors and replacement solutions. SelectPro's features include; export builder, reference documents, contact profiles, quote generator, and media download capability.

Alerton
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09/25/2017

04:04 PM
BSRIA launches white paper on 'trends towards wearables & wellbeing in buildings - a threat or opportunity for the HVAC industry?' Wearables include everything from smart watches, which can record and transmit a huge range of different types of information about the wearer and his or her health to smart glasses, smart jewellery and even smart clothing. As well as helping the wearer to interact more effectively with his or her environment, wearables open a range of new opportunities for building systems, along with some important challenges. 
09/25/2017
04:03 PM
Honeywell Digital Video Manager Connects Organizations to Smarter Security and Surveillance Latest release of video technology taps Internet of Things, building connectivity and open standards to improve operator efficiency, drive deeper insights and speed response times 
09/25/2017
04:02 PM
IndigoVision marks new era of security intelligence at ASIS International 2017 with their most innovative product launch to date. This is their most innovative software release to date, marking a new era of security intelligence with the addition of Control Center Mobile, CyberVigilant, and IndigoVision's Artificial Intelligence powered by BriefCam. 
09/25/2017
04:00 PM
Controls Group North America (CGNA) Turns Things Upside Down in Chicago! Controls Group North America (CGNA) met in Chicago on September 7-8, for their 2017, Fall Synergy Conference. "Engagement" was the theme of a very focused and elite event to connect and "engage" the Member Distributors and Preferred Vendors of the top controls group in the industry. 
09/25/2017
04:00 PM
Samsung Electronics Joins the OPC Foundation to Accelerate Enabling Interoperable Industrial IoT Edge Platform Samsung Electronics, as one of the biggest manufacturers in the world, becomes a Corporate Member for a goal of interoperable Industrial IoT edge platform powered by the OPC UA framework in its manufacturing infrastructures. 
09/25/2017
03:59 PM
See the Latest HVACR Innovations, Products and Technologies at the Highly-Anticipated 2018 AHR Expo in Chicago Showcase features hundreds of products and technologies for contractors, engineers, facility managers, OEMs and other HVACR industry professionals

BACnet International
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09/13/2017

03:50 PM
Reliable Controls ISO 9001/14001:2015 Certified Reliable Controls is pleased to announce that after auditing by the ISO registrar, SAI Global, the company has successfully achieved formal certification to the new 2015 version of the ISO 9001/14001 standard.

09/13/2017
03:46 PM
Reliable Controls Appoints VP Sales and Marketing, Asia-Pacific Reliable Controls is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Giles to Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Asia-Pacific. 
09/13/2017
03:45 PM
Legrand Integrates On-Q RF Lighting Control Systems With Qmotion Motorized Shades Legrand Lighting Control System Allows Owners to Control QMotion Shades via Upcoming Firmware Version 3.0 Release 
09/13/2017
03:44 PM
Amazon Alexa Skill for Tridium Niagara The new Niagara SmartHub skill developed by baudrate.io allows Alexa to access Niagara-based automation systems. 
09/13/2017
03:44 PM
Department of Citywide Administrative Services Successfully Tests New Digital Thermostat Technology Saving New York CIty Time, Cost and Energy DCAS demonstrates retrofits for inefficient buildings allowing operators to better track energy usage, through smart-building monitoring systems 
09/13/2017
03:42 PM
Online Sensor Training Offered by Belimo University This training provides an understanding of the features and benefits of sensors, their functions within an energy management system, and best practices for installation of sensors in common applications.

Cimetrics
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09/01/2017
11:04 AM
"Getting There from Here" The shift of thought and action we need to make - Editorial - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
09/01/2017
11:04 AM
Secrets to Selling Service Contracts Are you cutting your sales short? - Monica McMahen, Marketing Manager, Optigo Networks 
09/01/2017
11:03 AM
Best Practices for Building Analytics If your analytics engine is built correctly now, it will enhance workflows and support cost savings while being able to expand quickly as Responsive Analytics takes over in the not-so-distant future. - Jon Schoenfeld, Director of Energy and Analytics, Kodaro 
09/01/2017
11:02 AM
The Wouda, Couda, and OODA of Building Performance Data Engineering As part of the Project Haystack open-source community, I'm learning that small can equal big, and less can be more, and that 'big data' engineers and 'building performance data engineers' have important but different roles in the coming era of the IoT and machine learning. - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd, Managing Editor, Haystack Connections 
09/01/2017
11:01 AM
The 2017 Lynxspring Exchange and Technology Showcase Promises to Provide a Unique Convergence of Technology Demonstrations, Education, Networking and Some Fun Too! - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring & Connexx Energy 
09/01/2017
11:01 AM
The Building Controls Sector Could Learn A Lot From Personal Computing As vendors, service providers, building owners and facility managers make their own conclusions, they would be wise to study the model set by the computer industry. - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
09/01/2017
11:00 AM
BACnet Simplifies Controls Upgrade at Beaverton City Library "Sedona programming has the same look and feel as Niagara thereby simplifying control sequence programming." - Kathleen Thomas, Contemporary Controls 
09/01/2017
10:59 AM
Cube's Ultimate Guide to Upcoming Trade Shows Whether you're attending or exhibiting, a controller, the CEO or the Engineer, we've all been caught off guard by an upcoming tradeshow. - Hector Hernandez, CEO, Founder CUBE-USA 
09/01/2017
10:58 AM
So you think you know the future of IoT? IoT WILL have an overwhelming impact on the Building Automation controls industry and you should know more about it. - Hector Hernandez, CEO, Founder CUBE-USA 
09/01/2017
10:57 AM
One of America's "Most-Wired Hospitals" Relies on the Alerton Ascent Building Management System to Help Save nearly $360,000 per year in Energy Costs. - Scott Pinder, Alerton 
09/01/2017
10:56 AM
Beyond Demand Response Intelligent Load Control for Dynamic Load Shaping Building Loads - Srinivas Katipamula and George Hernandez Pacific Northwest National Laboratory 
09/01/2017
10:55 AM
Retrofitting a BAS The Devil's In The Details - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED AP, Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions 
09/01/2017
10:54 AM
Get your Digital Six Pack Strengthen your digital marketing core to save money, and improve measurable results. - Manny Mandrusiak, Executive Director, Q College and Q Academy 
09/01/2017
10:54 AM
Getting there from here The shift in thought and action we need to make. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
09/01/2017
10:53 AM
Autonomous actions on the Intelligent Edge Intelligent Edge Computing is bringing more power to machine learning and providing the foundation for a distributed architecture that will make machine collaboration more prevalent than ever before. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
09/01/2017
10:52 AM
Autonomous Actions on the Intelligent Edge Powerful low-cost edge controllers using open source software are changing the industry landscape. Intelligent Edge Computing changes machine learning's location, bringing more power with an autonomous personality even closer to the edge while providing the foundation for a decentralized architecture creating machine distributed collaboration. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
09/01/2017
10:51 AM
Cardinal IoT Cardinal IoT is built on Amazon Web Services' (AWS) open platform. The solution includes three critical "things," the first of which starts with the end devices, which in this case are wireless, self powered sensors that exist at the "edge." - Cory Vanderpool, Director of Business Development, Magnum Energy Solutions 
09/01/2017
10:50 AM
Goals, Challenges, and Design Solutions In this facility, we're integrating edge control, connected products, and applications, analytics and services to enhance the facility's automation and energy management capabilities. We have devices at the control layer that all feed up to the application layer to give us a view into specific systems and the entire facility ecosystem. - Tony Johnson, Site Leader, Schneider Electric 
09/01/2017
10:49 AM
Time Series Data Streams Stay focused on the cloud applications - this is where the development work is still needed. - Edward H. Brzezowski, P.E., Vice President, Technology, Edison Energy 
09/01/2017
10:49 AM
Automated Fault Detection and Diagnostics (AFDD) Our industry is becoming much more virtual, meaning that in addition to buying pumps, motors, etc. and other physical equipment that can easily be specified, more and more software is coming into the marketplace that helps manage different aspects of the operations of a building. - Don Kasper, VP Operations, Ecorithm 
09/01/2017
10:48 AM
PointGrab and Mapiq Integrate their Smart Building Technologies to Help Organizations Work Smarter and More Efficiently PointGrab and Mapiq recently announced a technology partnership that will deliver building intelligence data in real-time to optimize space, reduce costs and drive efficiency. - Itamar Roth, Chief Business Officer, PointGrab & Sander Schutte, CEO, Mapiq 
09/01/2017
10:47 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 Joe Napieralski, Co-Founder and Director of Development, Smart Building Services LLC. 
09/01/2017
10:47 AM
Project-Haystack There has been a tremendous amount of activity by the community that has made 2017 a highly successful year for Project-Haystack. - John Petze, Executive Director, Project-Haystack.org 
09/01/2017
10:45 AM
How Can Lighting Manufacturers Grow their Business and Expand their Profits If you produce and sell luminaires and/or lamps, you have an immediate opportunity to add a Smart Lighting Control (SLC) system to your portfolio to increase your top line sales. - Erik Davidson, Director of Marketing & Product Management, Cortet by CEL 
09/01/2017
10:45 AM
Education Sessions AHRExpo Chicago January 22-23, 2018 - Our 19th year of Free Education Sessions, Overall theme of all sessions; Productivity the Power of People 
09/01/2017
10:44 AM
The Evolution of the Master System Integrator (MSI) A new breed of folks called MSI are rapidly evolving to help us with the process of "Getting There from Here." 
09/01/2017
10:43 AM
A new generation of smart autonomous sensors is coming Smart sensors add a higher layer of sophistication to the efficiency of IoT communication processes, and according to Ahmad they have the ability to transform many industrial sectors and everyday environments. - Marga Verdu 
09/01/2017
10:42 AM
Across My Desk - snippets, blog bits, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop 
09/01/2017
10:41 AM
New Products for September A brief description of some new products for the industry.


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