Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Building Automation articles below.
TechSci Research announces a new market research report, "Global Building Energy Management Solutions Market Forecast & Opportunities."
The global market for integrated equipment in buildings is forecast to grow at an average annual rate of 20.3%—from $12.6 billion in 2012 to $31.6 billion by 2017. As a proportion of overall building equipment investment, smart applications are forecast to increase from 8% to 14% over the same period.
Green building consultant, speaker and author, Jerry Yudelson has announced his annual list of major green building trends that will affect the industry in 2014 and beyond.
Myriad levels of interaction characterize the next generation of facility controls. From the June 2013 issue.
This latest release is part of the company's continued efforts to provide the most advanced electronic controlled wall heater, with elevated design and technology. Applications for this wall heater include hotels, conference rooms, restaurants, atriums, residential spaces, and more.
GE's LightSweep can now be integrated into the Trane Tracer building automation system, providing facility managers increased control strategies across lighting and HVAC systems.
A close eye on operations costs propels this year’s TFM Facility Executive of the Year, J.B. Messer, director of facilities management for Oklahoma City Community College.
Technology makes it possible for facility systems to work together and increase productivity. An ICT approach can help give facility managers additional oversight and control.
This new feature, contained within the latest version of the company's WebCTRL building automation system, allows facility managers to review and play back hours of real-time data in minutes.
The convergence of lighting, networking, and sensors can deliver a broad building management solution. Outfitting the building's lighting system to interact with others—such as HVAC and security—streamlines performance and energy use.
This suite of services combines cloud based tools and analytics to provide actionable information for facilities.
A global headquarters campus in Glendale, WI undergoes a major overhaul including an expansion that employed technology and sustainability to move operations to the next level.
Project specifiers can purchase EnOcean enabled self powered wireless technology products all in one spot with this new website.
This app enables two-way interaction between facility managers and their APOGEE building automation systems.
The 2011 Guide lists 500 products, 400 industry professionals certified by LonMark International, and 17 worldwide training and testing centers.
Launched May 1, the Siemens contest is seeking buildings that use its building automation systems in the "smartest" way. The deadline to enter is August 1, 2011.
The three models can be integrated with the company's WEBs-AX building automation systems.
This event permits vendors to test their BACnet products in a neutral and friendly environment with BACnet devices from other vendors.
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.
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.
The next wave of building automation systems may help simplify operations while saving energy.
Effectively integrating building automation systems results in lower costs and gained efficiencies.