Vendors are introducing new versions of their core offerings as well as complementary solutions
October 17, 2016
The commercial building automation system (BAS) market is at a crossroads, notes Navigant Research. Large technology companies are benefitting from the moderate but consistent growth of a mature market, while technology innovation, new business models, and emerging competitors disrupt the market.
Arlington County, Virginia, is well on its way to a goal of 20 percent energy reduction by 2022. But the county realized it could do more — and do it quicker — if it had a modular solution that could optimize energy usage among multiple building devices.
Tridium’s Niagara Framework enables the integration of diverse building automation systems and devices
May 31, 2016
Current, powered by GE, has announced a new relationship with leading Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider, Tridium. Under this agreement, Tridium’s IoT software platform, the Niagara Framework, will be used with Predix, GE’s cloud environment, to capture and analyze the volume and variety of data generated by buildings.
Building owners and managers are seeking experienced system integrators who can help guide them through the complex process of choosing a total BAS solution that goes well beyond just controlling the heating and cooling equipment.
Focused on developing and implementing creative building automation systems
April 12, 2016
Tozour Energy Systems, a leading provider of HVAC and building automation services, has announced the formation of a new dedicated business unit, Tozour Automation. This team of executives and technicians will provide control products and installation for the company’s clients in the greater Philadelphia and southern New Jersey areas.
Building control systems are commonly exposed to data networks and the cloud and many applications now have access to the system data. However are system reliability, ownership, and efficiency being sacrificed?
Kele supplies over 108,000 peripheral control products
November 19, 2015
Antares Capital and American Capital arranged for $170 million in financing to support the acquisition of Kele Inc. by Snow Phipps Group LLC. Kele is a distributor of peripheral control products used in building automation systems. Snow Phipps is a private equity firm focused on middle-market control investments.
Europe will be the biggest market in terms of revenue followed by North America and Asia Pacific
November 16, 2015
The building automation market is forecast to experience steady but incremental growth over the next five years, generating $45 billion in 2021, according to a report from ABI Research. Europe will be the biggest market in terms of revenue followed by North America and Asia Pacific in 2021.