Articles Tagged with ''building automation''

April 16, 2014: ABB and Philips Join Forces in Commercial Building Automation

ABB Building Automation Will Connect Seamlessly with Philips Lighting Systems
April 16, 2014

ABB and Philips have announced a collaboration to simplify the integration of building automation and connected lighting systems for commercial buildings. 


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April 1, 2014: ASHRAE Publishes Latest Version of Method of Test for BACnet Conformance

Provides a Comprehensive Set of Procedures for Verifying Correct Implementation
April 1, 2014

ASHRAE announced that new tests and test improvements are included in the newly published ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 135.1-2013, Method of Test for Conformance to BACnet.


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Johnson Controls Honors Memphis Wholesale Distributor

Company Earned Recognition with a 23 Percent Increase in Annual Global Sales
March 10, 2014

Johnson Controls recently honored Kele Inc. as its 2012 Authorized Refrigeration Wholesale Distributor of the Year. Kele is a supplier of building automation products and services in Memphis, Tenn.


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Dec. 26, 2013: Siemens, Lutron Announce Joint Commercial Building Efficiency Initiative

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.


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Sept. 19, 2013: Forty-Three Percent of Energy Leaders Plan to Invest More in Efficiency

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.


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Sept. 9, 2013: Lucid Launches Online System for Energy Management

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.


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Managing to Control Buildings Worldwide

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.


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Honeywell Awarded Project to Build, Service Power Facility for Airbus

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.


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NREL Adds Eyes, Brains to Occupancy Detection

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.


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July 8, 2013: Wireless Controls for Buildings to Be $295 Million Market by 2020

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.


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