BACnet is introducing new features that will help facility managers to implement an Internet of Things (IoT) strategy for their facilities. IoT is important to facility managers as devices such as chillers, boilers, lights, fire alarm, security, and elevators come with network smarts onboard to monitor the health, status, and energy consumption through their front end software applications.
The devices have gained high traction in North America and Europe
December 16, 2016
Smart thermostats form an integral part of smart homes and have gained high traction in developed regions such as North America and Europe. The industry is anticipated to witness a high adoption of these gadgets as they display the energy consumption level in real-time and are capable of adjusting to ambient conditions automatically.
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.
Designed to facilitate seamless communication between Spectrum and other applications
November 21, 2016
Dexter + Chaney, a supplier of cloud-based construction enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, has announced its new Spectrum Integration Hub. The company said the hub allows clients to integrate Spectrum software with virtually any other software program available.
Identifies energy efficiency measures through auto-generating OpenStudio and EnergyPlus building models
November 21, 2016
The new simuwatt energy assessment application and platform is designed to make building energy modeling quick and easy. Building professionals can create an energy model directly from field data collected using simuwatt on the web, Windows Surface, and Apple iPad tablets.