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WattStopper's retrofit panel solution leverages existing building control investments to deliver high performance Offering
all the capabilities of the innovative Digital Lighting Management
(DLM) technology platform, which now includes wireless
building-to-building connectivity, the solution also preserves existing
President Bill Clinton to Speak at the 37th World Energy Engineering Congress Dates: October 1- 3, 2014 - Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC
ISH Shanghai & CIHE Shanghai International Trade Fair for Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning
Ground-Breaking Building Technology Book Includes Chapter by Transformative Wave's President, Danny Miller "Battling
Entropy in Rooftop HVAC Systems with Advanced Fault Detection &
Diagnostics" is included in The Fairmont Press recently published book:
"Automated Diagnostics and Analytics"
ISA responds to cybersecurity workforce development report The
International Society of Automation (ISA) has responded to a widely
circulated report from the Pell Center for International Relations and
Public Policy that calls for a unified US national strategy to address
the serious workforce development needs presented by the
multi-dimensional threats of cyber attacks.
Lynxspring Nominated In Several CTA Award Categories We
are pleased to announce that Lynxspring has been nominated in several
categories for the 2014 Control Trends Awards. Established two years
ago, the Control Trends Awards recognize the people and products that
make the HVAC, Controls, and Building Automation Industry what it is
today. Nominations, finalists, and the ultimate winners are voted on by
you, members of our industry.
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Crestron Fusion 10 Enterprise Building Management Software Offers "Analytics Your Way" New and custom analytics reports, plus simpler installation, configuration, and operation highlight enhancements
Focus Is On "What's New" at 2015 AHR Expo Hundreds of New Products/Solutions to be Showcased in Chicago
Embedded, Smart, Wireless, the great key features of the new Engineering Tools Software: ETS5 The new ETS5: one tool for ALL media
Sustainable Solutions at Walbrook Building Distech
Controls, an innovation leader in energy management solutions, has
supplied its ECL-PTU Series of LonWorks programmable controllers for
Walbrook Building in London, to help control the fourth floor's air
conditioning and lighting system, and keep energy costs as low as
possible in line with the building's BREEAM rating of "Excellent".
EMA Calls for Renewal of "Vital" Energy Efficiency Tax Credit EMA President Says Future "Uncertainty" is an "Impediment" to Launching Projects
Smarter Living Smarter Building Following
the success of its London debut in 2013, the Smart Building Conference
returns to the UK to the QEII Conference Centre on 7 October 2014.
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Continental Control Systems Products at WEEC 2014 At
WEEC 2014, Continental Control Systems will showcase the latest
enhancements to its line of revenue-grade electric power meters.
Cimetrics' Solution for Large Research University Large
Research University in the Midwest saves $683,932 in annual energy
costs while improving comfort, sustainability, and competing with other
large universities in reducing energy intensity.
NEBB - "Delivering High Performance Buildings and Systems: Solutions for Sustainable Spaces" Advanced Building Systems Commissioning Certified Professional Seminar December 8-12, 2014
Veolia to manage operations of Saddleback College's central cogeneration plant, ensuring plant performance and reliability Following
a competitive bid process, Veolia was selected to operate and maintain
the central plant, including power generation equipment, the chilled
and hot water systems and the high-voltage distribution system. Veolia
will also provide 24/7 remote monitoring and emergency response.
ISA100 Wireless Standard Gains Final IEC Approval The
International Society of Automation (ISA) announces today that
ANSI/ISA-100.11a-2011, "Wireless Systems for Industrial Automation:
Process Control and Related Applications," has been unanimously
approved by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) as an
international standard and will be published by year end with the
designation IEC 62734.
CoRE Tech 2014 - November 10-11 CoRE
Tech is the leading networking and educational conference for the
corporate real estate and faicilities industry that focuses exclusively
on the topics of innovation, technology and automation.
Eagle Technology and SkySpark, A Partnership for Better Building Management The
partnership between SkyFoundry and Eagle Technology can bring peace of
mind to building owners through prevention and early detection.
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KMC Introduces Zone Equipment Control (ZEC) VAV Zoning Made Easy
Daintree Networks Captures Six Product and Company Innovation Awards Daintree
takes top honors at Golden Bridge Awards with Grand Pillar Award; other
recipients include AMD, Cisco Systems Inc., Wipro and others
New Solution Offering: Device Level Energy Management Solutions Join us for a Webinar on October 8 at 3:00PM ET/2:00 CT
Opto 22 Releases PAC Project 9.4 Industrial Automation Software Suite
of integrated software components supports new HART protocol SNAP I/O
modules, HMI data logging to SQL and other ODBC databases, and Unicode
text for HMI localization.
Reliable Controls Releases 902 MHz Versions of SSE & SSEA Wireless Products Reliable
Controls is pleased to announce the release of 902 MHz versions of the
SPACE-SensorTM EnOcean (SSE) and SMART-SensorTM EnOcean Accesspoint
Distech Controls Launches First and Only Smoke Control System Based on NiagaraAX Framework Complies with UL 864 UUKL 9th Edition Smoke Control Listing Requirements
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Learn How To Become Our
organization, LearnHowToBecome.org, recently published a series of
in-depth guidebooks focused on engineering careers and degree programs.
Hospital saves $83,760 in annual energy costs while improving comfort,
sustainability, and social responsibility in the community. This
Children's Hospital located in the South Atlantic United States is one
of the largest non-profit public systems in the United States.
Reliable Controls Releases Workhorse Controllers: MACH-Pro1TM & MACH-Pro2 TM Featuring
rugged flexibility, the MACH-Pro1 is ideal for mid-sized rooftop
equipment or small mechanical room applications, while the MACH-Pro2
provides expanded capabilities ideally suited to large, MS/TP rooftop
equipment and mid-sized mechanical room applications.
Johnson Controls Building Efficiency recognizes key suppliers for excellence in execution and leadership The
company recognized its suppliers that have excelled in providing high
quality, on-time delivery, excellent customer services and continuous
improvement in costs.
Sensara and GreenPeak join forces in the development of a new, ground-breaking Family Lifestyle System Sensara,
a Dutch company specialized in intelligent sensor network technology,
today announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with
GreenPeak Technologies to provide integrated solutions of contactless,
self-learning monitoring technology for the Senior Lifestyle System,
Sensara's first Family Lifestyle Solution.
Transactive Energy Conference Seeks Papers for 2014 Event; Abstracts due by Sept. 19 The
Second International Conference and Workshop on Transactive Energy will
address transactive energy methods and systems for the electric grid,
buildings and facilities, and grid integration on Dec. 10 and 11 at the
World Trade Center in Portland, Oregon.
International Experts in Building Energy Performance and Modeling to Convene at Berkeley Lab September 17 The
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is convening expert meetings of
two International Energy Agency projects, Annex 58 and Annex 60.
members can now access comprehensive professional/errors &
omissions and general liability insurance coverage at below-market rates This
new benefit - which applies solely to ISA members who operate as
independent contractors and independent business owners' addresses a
significant marketplace trend.
The KPA Group is Selected to Deliver the Building Information Model (BIM) for the Veterans' Affairs Palo Alto Health Care Campus Firm awarded contract for multimillion-dollar Building Information Model for VA
2014 ControlTrends Awards 3rd Annual ControlTrends Awards - Nomination Time
Continental Control Systems to Demonstrate Enhanced Electric Power Meters and Current Transformers at SPI '14 At
Solar Power International (SPI) 2014, booth 1656, Continental Control
Systems will preview the latest improvements to its revenue-grade
electric power meters and introduce the latest addition to the ACT line
of high-accuracy, split-core current transformers.
Ascentium Capital Joins Noesis Energy's Efficiency Project Financing Marketplace Leading
equipment financing company is the latest lender to connect with more
than 100 project developers that use the Noesis marketplace to finance
LED lights, building controls and other energy-efficient equipment for
construction and retrofits
SkySpark Analytics Now Deployed to Over 8200 Sites and 475 Million Square Feet SkySpark
automatically analyzes data from equipment systems and smart devices to
identify issues and opportunities for improved performance and reduced
elitedali From CNS Cuts Lighting Energy Costs by up to 75% Control
Network Solutions (CNS) has revealed that, according to fresh data
received from a growing number of projects around the world, its
elitedali web-based, lighting control solution is reducing the running
costs of a typical lighting system by as much as 75%.
Leidos Engineering Now Certified to Deliver Niagara AX DALI Intelligent Lighting Solutions Leidos
Engineering has successfully completed the Certified elitedali Partner
(CeP) programme from Control Network Solutions (CNS).
GreenPeak releases new, ground-breaking Family Lifestyle Systems Sensor/Cloud
based Lifestyle Systems to accelerate the growth of Smart Home networks
"Senior Lifestyle' first to roll-out in large volumes
Albireo Energy Appoints Rick LeBlanc to Board of Directors Albireo Energy Adds Industry Executive to Board; Will Contribute to Strategic Direction of National Energy Services Company
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Talent Development In The IoT World Clients
Demanding Building Automation Systems be Leveraged as Enterprise
Decision Support Systems for Their Energy Optimization and Operational
Effectiveness Objectives - Richard K. Warner, PE, President/CEO, OME
Identifying Winners in the Smart Lighting Controls Business The
report shows that there can be no doubt about the enormous demand for
retrofitting wireless controls to LED based lighting systems but that
the supply structure and channels of distribution need shaking up. -
Allan McHale, Director, Memoori
Does worker productivity belong in the short list of building metrics? Happiness goes hand-in-hand with motivation, which is directly correlated to productivity. - David Weidberg, Building Robotics
To-Do List for Facility Management A
priority "To-Do" is to focus on attracting, recruiting, and retaining
best talent. - Jim Sinopoli, PE, RCDD, LEED AP,Smart Buildings LLC
Taps Open for Energy Efficiency Retrofits And
it's up to System Integrators, Equipment Operators and Facilities
Managers to make the new financing models based on energy savings work.
- Therese Sullivan, Principal, www.buildingcontext.me
National Grid Frequency Control by Demand Management System
frequency on the grid is a continuously changing variable that is
determined and controlled by a second by second (real time) balance
between system demand and total electricity available. - Dane
Overfield, EXELE Information Systems, Inc.
The New Math in BAS - where 1+1+1 = 0 - Andy McMillan, Strategy Consultant & President, BACnet International
Will Mobile Devices Move Building Automation Systems into the Cloud? It
is a completely natural thing for end-users to want to have the same
device functionality that they have in their personal life in their
work life. - Manny Mandrusiak, Managing Creative Consultant, 4 Bravo
It Starts with a Zombie Fortress Plans
for a Zombie Fortress cannot assume that the grid will work, or that
the neighbors will be a useful source of supply or resilience. - Toby
Control of Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems Properly
designed VRF systems offer many benefits including high performance,
improved comfort, and a robust controls solution. - Paul Ehrlich, Ira
Goldschmidt& Angela Lewis, Building Intelligence Group
Working together, separately The
core of all powerful web services is providing the ability for us to
work together for free or at a very low cost in the cloud, but this all
happens with separate individuals building these services. - Ken
Cloud Enables Automation Players to Work Together, Separately The
cloud enables us to "Work Together" while flexing our greatest
resource, our people, a group of individuals that separately create
pieces that fit the cloud puzzle. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com
The ControlTrends Awards ControlTrends Awards has finalized their plans for the show at the 2015 AHR Expo in Chicago. - Ken Smyers, ControlTrend.org
The Smart Building The
acceptance of WiFi enabled various industries to start developing and
manufacturing products that not only could talk to each other, but
would operate worldwide. - Cees Links, Founder / CEO GreenPeak
called my marketing agency BuildingContext because it captured in two
words what I wanted to do - bring some context to the crowded and noisy
smart building marketplace. - Therese Sullivan, Content Marketing
Consultant, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd
Holes in Campus Technology that Waste Energy Technology
exists that makes this coordination happen automatically and in real
time without all the stress. - Matt Henderson, Director Business
Development, Facility Automation Solutions
What is datascience@berkeley? The
new Master of Information and Data Science degree at the UC Berkeley
School of Information. - Jenna Dutcher, Community Relations Manager, UC
Berkeley's datascience@berkeley degree
Digital Signage and the Future of Automated Technological Infrastructure within Education Inside
schools and universities there's lots of amazing new automation and
digital signage technologies which help to offer a cutting edge
education through new operations and forms of communication. - Gajendra
Ratnavel, CEO, L Squared Digital Signage
AHR Sessions Preview 2015 How the Internet of Things (IoT) is changing Building Automation
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, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop.
New Products for September A brief description of some new products for the industry.
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