The Universal Communication Gateway is an external, high-performance, low-cost building automation multiprotocol gateway for integrating boiler/burner controls into building management systems. The gateway is preprogrammed to support BACnet®, Metasys®, LonWorks®, and Modbus protocols. No additional software, downloads, or programming is required at the job site, and common data points are preconfigured at the factory. According to the manufacturer, everything is included within a 10-by-12-by-6-inch NEMA Type 1 control panel with connections for 120 vac and a device communication cable. The gateway also offers bidirectional data flow between devices on selected points.