Articles & News on Building Automation

Smart Environment Management and Control in Buildings

  • January 17, 2018
  • Feature

By Stefan Schauer, Texas Instruments Stronger legal restrictions, a higher awareness of the growing consumption of natural resources and increasing energy prices are all driving the installation of more intelligent and cross-linked environmental control systems in buildings.

Bentley Institute Press releases Plain Language BIM print and eBook versions

  • December 18, 2017
  • News

Plain Language BIM is written for beginners and for those with experience with BIM strategies to ensure all professionals are thoroughly prepared to be part of industry efforts focused on advancing BIM.

Telit and Husqvarna collaborate on robotic mower pilot program

  • October 13, 2017
  • News

The Telit IoT Platform connects, manages and delivers the environmental data in a ready-to-use format. In cooperation with Husqvarna, Quantified Planet, an organization that links innovation to science, receives the data and publishes it for citizens to review.

Why Smart Lighting Control May Mean Fatter Wallets for the Industrial, Office & Commercial Lighting

  • August 18, 2017
  • Feature

By Erik Davidson, Cortet by CEL This article will focus on the IoT-enabled Smart Lighting Control opportunity, which CEL research shows is one of largest opportunities in the rapidly growing commercial-grade IoT control space.

ASHRAE introduces president and board of directors for 2017-18

  • July 5, 2017
  • News

ASHRAE’s new president is Bjarne W. Olesen, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE. ASHRAE introduced its 2017-2018 president, executive committee officers and directors during its Annual Conference in Long Beach, Calif., which was held June 24-28.

Hexagon announces the acquisition of VIRES

  • May 23, 2017
  • News

VIRES is a German-based, provider of simulation software solutions that support the development, testing and validation of driver-assisted and autonomous driving technology.

Citelum and Paradox Engineering work to make Siracusa, Italy a 'Smart City'

  • March 1, 2017
  • Case Study

Citelum’s project was designed to achieve four main targets: energy efficiency, city beautification, remote control and management of lighting points, data transmission systems.

Rotork provides automated shut-off for heating pipelines in Northern Sweden bridge

  • January 12, 2017
  • Case Study

Opened in 2014, the 2.1 kilometre bridge also carries two 400 mm diameter district heating pipelines which are now protected by an emergency shut-off system incorporating Rotork pneumatic actuators.

CABA announces 2017 Intelligent Buildings & Digital Home Forum

  • January 4, 2017
  • News

The event—to be held on the Santa Clara campus of the Intel Corporation on 25-28 April—will feature experts and organizations involved in the integration of intelligent building systems and connected home technologies.

LOYTEC automates lighting control at Manchester (UK) Airport

  • December 7, 2016
  • News

Using the most current technology, the LOYTEC lighting control system allows integration into the existing systems of Manchester Airport. The L-DALI lighting solution has been linked to both the existing BACnet system and the flight information system.