Articles & News on Building Automation

Acuity Brands to acquire Distech Controls

  • March 9, 2015
  • News

Distech, a supplier of building automation and energy management solutions, will be acquired by Acuity Brands, a provider of intelligent lighting solutions.

ASHRAE and IAQA Approve Consolidation

  • February 5, 2015
  • News

The consolidation was approved by the Boards of Directors for ASHRAE and IAQA at ASHRAE’s recent 2015 Winter Conference in Chicago.

Onset adds Android to HOBOmobile data logger app

  • January 27, 2015
  • News

The free app enables users to graph and analyze environmental data collected with Onset HOBO MX Series data loggers.

Apollo Safety forms Environmental Health & Safety Division

  • January 13, 2015
  • News

The division will feature offerings that pertain to gas detection equipment, maintenance and monitoring and compliance.

LSI Industries appoints John Bagwell President

  • January 9, 2015
  • News

Prior to joining the company he was President of TacTouch and previous employers include Acuity Brands Lighting, Automated Logic Corporation and TRIATEK.

Village Worker uses Barix Building Management Systems

  • January 8, 2015
  • Case Study

Using Barix Barionet IP solutions, Village Worker builds end-to-end control and automation architectures that trigger actions based on data readings from a variety of connected devices.

B-Scada Software Manages Luxury Hotel in Algeria

  • December 17, 2014
  • Case Study

Mas Ingenieros selected Status Enterprise as a facility management solution for a 5-star luxury hotel in Algeria.

Farsens’s RFID sensor tags monitor data center conditions

  • October 30, 2014
  • Case Study

RFID sensor tags do not require batteries to monitor temperature, pressure and humidity of equipment remotely.

Barcelona Airport Takes Off with Integrated Command and Control System

  • October 27, 2014
  • Case Study

Wonderware software integrated all their existing disparate systems, achieved reliable and cost-efficient control, enabled safe operations and created scalability for future growth.

DOE accepts ASHRAE standard for Commercial Buildings

  • October 3, 2014
  • News

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a ruling that establishes the ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2013 as the commercial building reference standard for state building energy codes.