Articles & News on Building Automation

Epicor to supply ERP to Urbanas in Colombia

  • June 10, 2013
  • News

Construction company Urbanas will use the ERP to integrate all of its financial and project information, customer relationship management (CRM) tools and business analytics.

Open Source Building Automation

  • June 7, 2013
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon, Editor The inaugural Haystack Connect event introduced a movement that has the potential to be the next big wave in building automation by fostering an entirely new open system in the industry that goes beyond open protocols to encompass system software.

Invensys Joins Smart Cities Council

  • June 6, 2013
  • News

The Council is comprised of leading global technology companies such as Microsoft, Cisco, IBM and others working in partnership with advising experts from the world of research, academia and advocacy.

PLCs control HVAC at Oil Sands Production Facility

  • June 3, 2013
  • Case Study

By Reid Schook Rockwell Automation is controlling the HVAC system at an unnamed oil company in the Athabasca Oil Sands region in Canada.

Luminaid and Paradox Engineering to supply smart lighting

  • May 28, 2013
  • News

The two companies will provide lighting and control solutions for both existing and new build applications and for the replacement of conventional lighting by high quality LED lighting solutions.

Haystack Connect 2013 Report

  • May 21, 2013
  • News

Almost 200 technology providers, systems integrators and end users gathered at Haystack Connect 2013 to exchange knowledge and share experiences about smart building technologies, energy management and operational efficiency solutions.

Paradox Engineering controls lighting in Paris

  • May 21, 2013
  • Case Study

The project named “Voie sur Berges,” along the River Seine, supports the management and control of the luminaires in the area.

Neutec Pharmaceuticals adds BACnet in Facility Expansion

  • May 6, 2013
  • Case Study

Neutec Pharmaceutical expanded its 80,000 square foot facility to over 400,000 square feet, and installed BACnet.

Honeywell to Automate Steam Production Plant in Finland

  • May 2, 2013
  • News

Honeywell will supply building automation, process control and safety systems for a new bubble fluidized-bed (BFB) boiler site.

Five things manufacturers need to know about renewable energy

  • April 18, 2013
  • News

By Carl Benfield, Prescient Power With incentives delivering short payback terms, great quality products, and prices at a record low level, now is the time to build extra income streams and insurance against rising fuel costs into your business plan.