Articles Tagged with ''building automation''
BACnet Allows Building Automation, Lighting Control to Work Together, Improve Energy Efficiency
December 26, 2013
The Building Technologies Division of Siemens Industry Inc. and Lutron Electronics have announced a collaborative effort to help make commercial buildings more energy efficient. The Siemens APOGEE® Building Automation System and Lutron Quantum® Total Light Management System can be readily integrated via BACnet.
Survey Results Provide Insight into Goals, Investments, Future of Energy Management
September 19, 2013
Forty-three percent of energy leaders say their investment in energy efficiency next year is projected to be more than it was last year, according to survey results released by Schneider Electric.
BuildingOS Aggregates Energy Data from Multiple Vendors’ Technologies
September 9, 2013
Lucid has introduced BuildingOS®, an online operating system for energy management. According to the company, the cloud-based technology enables commercial building owners and operators to quickly aggregate building information from multiple vendors into one unified source.
Energy Efficiency Drives Demand for Building Automation Market
August 12, 2013
Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA) Proplan has been doing market studies in the building controls segment since the 1980s, and one of the main issues we come across often is the confusing terminology the industry is using when referring to building controls and energy management software.
Honeywell to Oversee Operation and Maintenance through 10-year Agreement
August 5, 2013
Honeywell announced it has been awarded a $37 million project to build and provide ongoing service and maintenance on a power facility for Airbus’ new assembly site in Mobile, Ala., the aviation company’s first aircraft manufacturing operation in the United States.
High-Accuracy Sensor Can Save on Lighting and HVAC
July 22, 2013
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has developed and made available for license the image processing occupancy sensor (IPOS), which combines an inexpensive camera and computer vision algorithms that can recognize the presence of human occupants.
Wireless Is Used to Link HVAC, Lighting, Fire and Safety, Security and Access
July 8, 2013
Wireless networks are helping fuel a major shift in the commercial buildings controls market; wireless controls are increasingly being used to link devices across a variety of building systems, including HVAC, lighting, fire and safety, and security and access, says Navigant Research.
Building Automation Contractor Group Expands Presence in the Northwestern U.S.
June 13, 2013
The InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance™, an international alliance of independent building automation contractors, has expanded its presence in the northwestern United States with the addition of Control Solutions Northwest (CSN) and Utah-Yamas Controls as its newest members.Read More
Remote Monitoring Services Gaining Increased Traction
June 3, 2013
Commercial and retail building operators are expected to drive the growth of remote monitoring services in intelligent buildings, accounting for more than 80 percent of the $400 million market in 2016, according to a new study by IMS Research, a part of IHS Inc.Read More
May 22, 2013
tekmar Control Systems has joined the ranks of BACnet International as part of its strategy to support system integration. As a silver member, tekmar joins over 80 leading building automation vendors and integrators in pursuing the advancement of BACnet as a standardized communication protocol for interoperable systems.Read More