Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. BACnet articles below.
Ability to use multiple protocols on same network revolutionizes field integration for
building automation and industrial control applications.
NV Embedded controls the indoor climate system, gathers and visualizes data, and is appropriate for buildings of many different sizes.
IDEC Corporation announced built-in support for the BACnet/IP building automation protocol by its family of MicroSmart FC6A Plus PLCs.
SMART Equipment Controllers use a smart mobile device interface so users can easily access their Johnson Controls water-to-air water source heat pump controls through any Wi-Fi-enabled device and any internet browser.
Innovative technology provides detailed power usage information and BACnet integration.
Geared for facility owners/operators and other stakeholders, this online resource is a portal to industry expertise about the BACnet protocol for building automation and control networks.
New feature allows for simplified full-system monitoring of building networks by regularly capturing and saving network data and making the data easily accessible.
The new BACnet Explorer NG appliance simplifies device and network commissioning and integration for installers and system integrators.
The Metasys® 8.1 building automation system delivers new graphics and enhanced security for secure, encrypted communications.
KMC Controls has released its Control Basic Block editor, introducing block programming to its KMC BACnet Controllers.
A recent public review of the Facility Smart Grid Information Model (FSGIM), is bringing homes, offices, factories, and other buildings significantly closer to becoming full partners in supporting and managing the electric grid.
Resolving the challenges of facility systems integration requires a clear look at how building automation protocols interact.
A lighter footprint makes this approach an attractive one for controlling building systems in existing structures.
While not quite here yet, going “IP all the way” can reduce the complexity of building system networks. From the July 2013 issue.
Myriad levels of interaction characterize the next generation of facility controls. From the June 2013 issue.
Solely focused on BACnet since 2000, Swan was an active member of ASHRAE’s BACnet committee and other related committees and organizations.
This event permits vendors to test their BACnet products in a neutral and friendly environment with BACnet devices from other vendors.
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.
Effectively integrating building automation systems results in lower costs and gained efficiencies.