All devices installed in a building, such as boilers, chillers, generator sets, electric sub-meters, pumps, variable air volume (VAV) controllers, fire panels, etc. should be smart and have their own individual cloud points-of-presence and applications, just as consumer devices do.
Company receives highest overall score for strong strategy and execution
December 1, 2016
Schneider Electric announced that it has been named a leader in the Navigant Research Leaderboard Report on Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS). For the second year in a row, Schneider Electric has received the highest overall score for strategy and execution.
Businesses can see where and when energy is being used, get predictive and prescriptive analytics
November 28, 2016
Current, powered by GE, has introduced a new digital energy management solution for commercial and industrial facilities. The new tool, which is built on Predix, GE’s operating system for the industrial Internet, is already being used by national customers including McDonald’s and Simon Property Group.
Encycle now offers its cloud-based Swarm Logic to OEM energy control vendors
November 25, 2016
Encycle has announced its new SwarmStat™ service and its collaboration with Honeywell as a Total Connect Comfort partner. Encycle is Honeywell’s first smart thermostat partner to focus exclusively on solutions for commercial and industrial customers.
Airtron is a leading provider of HVAC, building automation, and energy efficiency services
November 16, 2016
GDI Integrated Facility Services Inc. announced that it and its wholly-owned subsidiary Ainsworth Inc. have entered into an agreement to acquire Direct Energy Business Services Limited, doing business as Airtron Canada, a subsidiary of Direct Energy Marketing Limited.
Networking solution will address uses beyond the connected home
November 16, 2016
The Thread Group has announced its intention to expand the Thread networking protocol beyond the connected home and into the commercial building and professional sectors. It will continue to drive adoption for the connected home, and leverage the technology for commercial buildings.
The combination will allow the expansion of a robust IIoT ecosystem
November 15, 2016
Honeywell and Flowserve announced that they will collaborate to provide Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions to help industrial customers make their operations safer, more efficient, and more reliable.
Will help secure our nation’s critical infrastructure from those with malicious intent
November 10, 2016
To improve cyber-threat information sharing and analysis, Johnson Controls, a leader in energy efficiency and building controls, announced a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Cybersecurity and Communications.