April 19, 2013
Wireless technology is now entering the mainstream of the commercial building controls market, according to a new report from Navigant Research. While building automation and controls have been used for decades, wireless enables control without the design and labor challenges involved with running traditional wiring. Read More
March 27, 2013
The EnOcean Alliance announced that it is advancing the interoperability between EnOcean-based wireless products from different OEMs with its release of EnOcean Equipment Profiles (EEP) Version 2.5. More than 100 product profiles are now available for developing different energy harvesting wireless solutions. Read More
January 21, 2013
The WattNode Revenue line of electric power meters are designed for use in applications requiring revenue-grade accuracy. The meters meet the accuracy requirements of ANSI C12.1 and C12.20 Class 0.5, and support Modbus, BACnet, or LonTalk® communications protocol.
December 24, 2012
The KL6781 M-Bus master terminal gathers data on energy consumption in building automation solutions. The master terminal extends its range of energy measurement terminals; electricity, water, gas, or energy meters with M-Bus interfaces can be integrated into the firm’s fieldbus-independent bus terminal system.
December 10, 2012
For the Tulsa Drillers minor league baseball team, the objective was to install a reliable energy management system to ensure safe, reliable, and comfortable heating and cooling during games and other critical operations.
November 12, 2012
For Zoo Leipzig (Saxony, Germany), the objective was to recreate a rainforest environment at the zoo, providing proper temperatures, humidity, and brightness conditions suitable for 300 animals and 24,000 plants.
November 9, 2012
Honeywell has announced an agreement to acquire Saia Burgess Controls, a leading provider of intelligent building controls, from Hong Kong-based Johnson Electric for $130 million.
November 5, 2012
The Control Trends Awards (CTA), which recognize leading companies, products, technology, and individuals in the building automation and HVAC controls industry, announced that the Control Trends Academy is forming a steering committee of industry leaders to help preside over the awards.
August 29, 2012
Distech Controls, a leader in building automation and energy management solutions, and Samsung Techwin, a leader in energy and safety solutions, have announced a strategic partnership to enhance Samsung Techwin’s Smart Building Management Solution offering.
May 16, 2012
The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) has announced that the National Institute of Building Sciences has joined its board of directors. Dana Kennish “Deke” Smith, FAIA, will represent the Institute on the CABA board.