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Resources to help facility and property management professionals run more efficient buildings and facilities. The archive for Building Automation articles.


November 16-18, 2010: BACnet Interoperability Workshop

This event permits vendors to test their BACnet products in a neutral and friendly environment with BACnet devices from other vendors.

LonMark International Announces New Board Members

LonMark International, a non-profit association recognized for the certification, education, and promotion of interoperability standards for the benefit of manufacturers, integrators, and end users, has announced new representatives to its Board of Directors.

Siemens Smartest Buildings Announced

Grand prize winners are the Duke Energy Center, Charlotte, NC, and the Iowa Central Community College, Fort Dodge, IA.

Finalists In Smartest Building Challenge

A panel of five industry experts are determining which facilities will win the Siemens Smartest Building in America Challenge.

BACnet Adds Language Options

BACnet approved final publication of eight addenda to the ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 135, A Data Communication Protocol for Building Automation and Control Networks. BACnet has also embraced UTF-8, which will fully takes advantage of its compatibility with the existing ANSI/ASCII character set.

Building Automation Trends: Integration Revolution

The next wave of building automation systems may help simplify operations while saving energy.

Web Exclusive Article: Building Automation With BACnet

Effectively integrating building automation systems results in lower costs and gained efficiencies.

LonMark Collaborating With GreenLink Alliance

The partnership provides a platform for LonMark’s work in with open and interoperable standards and GreenLink’s mission to expand tax incentives for the use of intelligent control technology in existing buildings.

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Did You Miss Our “Critical Power for an IoT Connected Environment” Webinar?

View this free webinar video and learn why it's imperative that IoT connected systems be protected from a very real threat facing facilities within any industry, from industrial to commercial: loss of power and power-related disturbances.

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View this free webinar video and learn what Facility IoT is; how companies have used it save money, conserve energy, or create revenue; and much more .

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View this free webinar video to understand how the newest building automation system benefits can help you evaluate your system and determine when it’s time to upgrade, reduce risks and capitalize on efficiencies.