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.
With this transfer, company will focus on operations technology and its controls expertise
October 19, 2016
Controlco, a building automation company, announced it is transferring its software business to Kodaro LLC, a startup company with operations in California’s Bay Area. Software hosting and development for Controlco products will be managed by Kodaro.
Combined offering brings benefits of building automation to small- and mid-sized buildings
May 6, 2016
Current, powered by GE, has announced the acquisition of Daintree Networks, a provider of building controls solutions for commercial facilities. Current said this acquisition will enable it to expand its building automation platform and its energy-as-a-service offering to small- and medium-size facilities.
Energy and facility improvements guaranteed to reduce energy use by 38%
December 21, 2015
ABM, a leading provider of facility solutions, announced it has signed a contract with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to begin a second phase of extensive energy and facility improvements to federal buildings throughout Southern California.
Building Automation Has Witnessed a Profound Growth in the Last Five Years
December 8, 2014
The global building automation and controls market was valued at $29.8 billion in 2013 and is expected to reach $55.5 billion by 2020, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.04 percent from 2014 to 2020, according to a new market research report published by MarketsandMarkets.
Project Will Improve Learning Environment through Facility Enhancements
July 7, 2014
ABM announced that its ABM Building Services business has been selected by the Franklin City, Virginia, Public Schools to implement a district-wide energy and facility improvement project through ABM’s Bundled Energy Solutions program.
The automation of various building systems — including HVAC — promises to improve energy efficiency, as well as enhance the comfort and health of occupants. Building automation systems have reached a tipping point, says Navigant Research, where embedded computing and digital communications are driving accelerating adoption.