Articles & News on Building Automation

Arc Informatique controls building automation in the Louvre

  • April 29, 2014
  • Case Study

The PcVue SCADA system monitors 1200 heat pumps, lighting, blinds and tenant meters in the Louvre's office areas and shops.

Phoenix Contact installs CCHP at HQ

  • April 23, 2014
  • News

A combined cooling, heating, and power (CCHP) system will generate enough electricity to power the company’s U.S. headquarters approximately 65 percent of the time.

Data Loggers track mold at Apartment Complex

  • April 22, 2014
  • Case Study

The monitoring project, which ran for five months, was aimed at investigating unexplained causes of moisture damage, wood decay and fungal growth found behind cladding and sheathing in ground-floor walls throughout the unnamed complex.

Supporting infrastructures to Enhance Building Automation Systems

  • April 10, 2014
  • News

Supporting infrastructures, including building analytics, the cloud and smart grids are likely to play the most important role in strengthening the BAS market over the next four years.

QA Graphics Provides BAS Graphics for Residential Project

  • April 8, 2014
  • Case Study

QA Graphics provide all of the system graphics to New England Energy Controls for an 18,000 square foot residential project.

Contemporary Controls joins EnOcean Alliance

  • March 31, 2014
  • News

The EnOcean Alliance has more than 350 companies in the building industry worldwide.

Despite Snow Storm, AHR 2014 Sees Record Attendance & Upbeat Business Outlook

  • March 24, 2014
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon, Editor Even though New York City experienced a snow storm that accumulated 10 inches of snow, the AHR Expo experienced a record attendance. More than 43,000 visitors and 18,000 exhibitor personnel flocked to the Javits Convention Center.

Honeywell Earns CMMI Rating for Software

  • March 19, 2014
  • News

Honeywell's HBS Building Solutions and HPS Process Solutions have been appraised at Maturity Level 5 of Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI).

Building Automation Market in India Growing Fast

  • March 18, 2014
  • News

The building automation & control systems market in India is anticipated to grow threefold in revenue terms by 2019, at a rate of 21.7% during 2014-19.

Valves provide flood defense for school

  • March 11, 2014
  • Case Study

Rotork IQ electric valve actuators and a local control centre control three sluice gates at Canford School, protecting it from flooding by a river.