Expanding footprint in IoT building controls and automation services
February 20, 2017
Acuity Brands, Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Distech Controls, has signed an agreement with Cochrane Supply & Engineering, an industrial internet of things (IoT) distributor, to expand Distech Controls’ sales footprint in Michigan, Kentucky, and parts of Ohio.
Vendors are introducing new versions of their core offerings as well as complementary solutions
October 17, 2016
The commercial building automation system (BAS) market is at a crossroads, notes Navigant Research. Large technology companies are benefitting from the moderate but consistent growth of a mature market, while technology innovation, new business models, and emerging competitors disrupt the market.
Arlington County, Virginia, is well on its way to a goal of 20 percent energy reduction by 2022. But the county realized it could do more — and do it quicker — if it had a modular solution that could optimize energy usage among multiple building devices.
Tridium’s Niagara Framework enables the integration of diverse building automation systems and devices
May 31, 2016
Current, powered by GE, has announced a new relationship with leading Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider, Tridium. Under this agreement, Tridium’s IoT software platform, the Niagara Framework, will be used with Predix, GE’s cloud environment, to capture and analyze the volume and variety of data generated by buildings.
Building owners and managers are seeking experienced system integrators who can help guide them through the complex process of choosing a total BAS solution that goes well beyond just controlling the heating and cooling equipment.
Focused on developing and implementing creative building automation systems
April 12, 2016
Tozour Energy Systems, a leading provider of HVAC and building automation services, has announced the formation of a new dedicated business unit, Tozour Automation. This team of executives and technicians will provide control products and installation for the company’s clients in the greater Philadelphia and southern New Jersey areas.
Building control systems are commonly exposed to data networks and the cloud and many applications now have access to the system data. However are system reliability, ownership, and efficiency being sacrificed?