Phoenix Energy Technologies monitors and controls energy usage at an enterprise level
November 5, 2015
Duke Energy, one of the nation’s largest electric utilities, has acquired a majority share of Phoenix Energy Technologies (PhoenixET), a provider of energy management systems and services for commercial customers. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The combined offering pairs in-store controls with cloud-based analytics
November 4, 2015
EnerNOC Inc., a provider of energy intelligence software (EIS), and EnTouch Controls have announced a strategic partnership to deliver the benefits of EIS to businesses that have large numbers of small footprint outlets, such as those in the national retail and food service industries.
Wireless smart control helps hoteliers save energy while meeting energy code compliance for hospitality rooms
November 4, 2015
Leviton announced availability of its Omnistat™ 3 Hospitality Thermostat, a retrofit solution developed specifically for guest room energy management. The thermostat has a capacitive touch face, and when paired with wireless Leviton Lumina RF load controls and sensors, the company said it provides affordable guest room control.
When you’re traveling and check into a hotel, you expect the room will be clean, reasonably quiet, and — most of all — comfortable. Multiply those expectations by the millions of travelers staying in hotel rooms across the country each day, and you can see why the hospitality industry faces some unique challenges.
From building automation systems, chillers, compressors, temperature control valves, and more, here’s a look at some of the equipment commercial contractors working in this sector may want to consider.
Building automation market in a slow but steady growth period
November 2, 2015
Transformation has gradually been taking place in the building management system (BMS) market. This market is trailing other markets, and, as a consequence, these new technologies have had limited impact on how BMS systems work.
In just a few short years, a thermostat with Wi-Fi connectivity went from a novel concept to an expectation. And, with consumers demanding more and more from the devices in their increasingly smarter homes, it’s clear the market will only continue to grow and change.
The 750-829 BACnet Controller with MS/TP master functions acts as a control gateway allowing seamless integration of connected I/O modules and convenient connectivity to actuators and sensors via Wago’s 750 Series I/O modules.
Company is a member of the InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance
October 16, 2015
Automated Control Systems Inc. has completed a $2.7 million building automation system (BAS) integration as part of the renovation and expansion of Monroe Hall on the campus of Loyola University in New Orleans.