Articles Tagged with ''building automation systems''

June 30, 2014: ASHRAE Guideline on Specifying Building Automation Systems Published

ASHRAE Is Already Looking Ahead to Changes to the 2017 Version of the Guideline
June 30, 2014

ASHRAE has announced the availability of its newly published Guideline 13-2014, Specifying Building Automation Systems, which provide designers of building automation systems (BAS) with background information, recommendations for good practice, project considerations, and detailed discussion of design options.


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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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March 31, 2014: Building Automation Projects Moving Toward Convergence onto a Common Platform

Almost Half of Today’s Projects Involve Multiple Legacy Control Protocols That Don’t Interoperate
March 31, 2014

Echelon Corp. has released findings from an online survey that shed light on plans for building automation systems of the future. Survey results indicate that a majority of planners intend to integrate HVAC, lighting, and security systems onto a common platform.


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

Building Automation Has Reached a Tipping Point
March 28, 2014

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
March 4, 2014

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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Dec. 9, 2013: Building Automation Systems Market to Surpass $100 Billion Annually by 2021

BAS Are Evolving Toward Open, Integrated Systems Converged with Modern Information Technologies
December 9, 2013
Building automation systems (BAS) increasingly form the foundation for advanced energy management products and services in the buildings sector, states Navigant Research. The automation of HVAC, lighting, fire and life safety, and security and access controls, promises to improve energy efficiency and optimization, and more.


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Nov. 18, 2013: US Building Automation Market Is Primed for Growth

Can Help Commercial Buildings Cope with Rising Energy Costs
November 18, 2013
The United States market for building automation equipment is set to grow by more than 40 percent within the five-year period ending in 2017, spurred by the need in commercial buildings for more efficient energy consumption, according to a new report from IHS Inc.


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Oct. 16, 2013: Integrators Seek Differentiation in Building Automation Market

Global Building Automation Systems Revenue Estimated at $26.4 Billion in 2012
October 16, 2013
With competition growing in the building automation market, systems integrators are placing increasing emphasis on product choice and adding value to traditional systems to better position themselves toward enhancing customer satisfaction, according to a report from IHS Inc.


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Tozour Energy Systems Named One of Philly’s ‘Best Places to Work’

Second Consecutive Year the Company Has Received the Honor
October 7, 2013
Tozour Energy Systems, one of the region’s leading providers of HVAC and building automation systems, has once again been named one of the “Best Places to Work” in the 10th annual ranking presented by the Philadelphia Business Journal.


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Trane Celebrates 100 Years

HVAC Manufacturer Eclipses a Century of Innovation
June 17, 2013

A look back and a look forward is how Trane is celebrating a century in the HVAC business this year. In addition to multiple employee-celebration events across the country, Trane invited members of the trade press to tour its facilities in White Bear Lake, Minn., recently.


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