Articles Tagged with ''building controls''

Aug. 27, 2014: Schneider Electric, Siemens Score Highest in Building Energy Management Report

More Than 400 Companies Are Now Active in the Sector
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The surge in demand for energy management technology has expanded, and heated up, the competitive landscape for building energy management systems (BEMS), states Navigant Research. According to a new report from the firm, Schneider Electric and Siemens now lead the BEMS market in terms of strategy and execution.

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Aug. 13, 2014: ABM to Reduce Energy, Operating Costs by $19 Million for Colquitt Schools

Upgrades Include Replacing HVAC Equipment and Installing Centralized Building Controls with Remote Capabilities
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ABM, a leading provider of facility solutions, announced its ABM Building Solutions business has been selected by Colquitt County Schools, Moultrie, Georgia, to provide energy efficiency upgrades and facility enhancements to all 14 schools in the county through ABM’s Bundled Energy Solutions program.

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May 26, 2014: Shipments of Advanced HVAC Controls to More Than Double by 2023

Market Growth Will Be Limited by Global Economic Recovery
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The consumption of energy for HVAC in commercial buildings is a key contributor to total global energy use, notes Navigant Research. According to a new report from the research firm, shipments of advanced controls devices for HVAC in commercial buildings will grow from 33.8 million units in 2014 to 70.4 million in 2023.

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May 5, 2014: Networked Building Controls to Reach $34.7 Billion in Revenue by 2021

Web-Based Dashboards and IP-Enabled Devices Are Key Market Enablers, Report Finds
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Offering automated, real-time control of every major system in commercial buildings, networked building controls can provide building owners and operators with significant cost savings through more efficient use of energy, notes Navigant Research.

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March 28, 2014: Building Automation Systems Are Being Transformed by Digital Technology

Building Automation Has Reached a Tipping Point
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The automation of various building systems — including HVAC — promises to improve energy efficiency, as well as enhance the comfort and health of occupants. Building automation systems have reached a tipping point, says Navigant Research, where embedded computing and digital communications are driving accelerating adoption.

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March 4, 2014: Shipments of Smart Building Networking Devices Expanding, Says Report

Building Owners and Operators Are Realizing the Cost Savings Offered by Automated, Real-Time Control
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Building automation systems rely on networks of sensors, switches, and other devices, along with software tools, to provide a real-time view of the current state of a building. The market for networked building controls is expanding as building owners and operators realize the cost savings offered by automated, real-time control.

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Managing to Control Buildings Worldwide

Energy Efficiency Drives Demand for Building Automation Market
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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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May 31, 2013: Distech Welcomes Samsung Ventures as New Investor

Financing Will Be Used to Accelerate the Company’s Growth and Development Plans
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Distech Controls Inc., a leader in energy management solutions, has announced that Samsung Ventures Investment Corp., Seoul, Korea has become a shareholder of Distech.

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Financing HVAC Systems, Building Controls

By Marky Moore
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Business and building owners often face a dilemma when considering replacing or updating their HVAC system. Too often the recommendation is to retrofit an existing building with energy-efficient HVAC in order to save money on energy costs, but then the question arises — how to fund the investment?

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