BACnet

Solving the Building Management and Factory Floor Automation Connectivity Challenge

With the goal of reaping the benefits of exponential gains in productivity at reduced operational costs, the revolutions in machine-to-machine intelligence, edge computing, the internet of things (IoT) and cloud

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How cloud-enabled submeters drive green initiatives

Having a solid understanding of an organization’s operations is essential for making impactful change. For example, you can’t figure out how to improve margins if you don’t know the cost of every material, part, and process that goes into making your product. You can’t improve the productivity of your employees if you don’t understand the processes and tasks that they spend their day working on. You can’t increase your energy efficiency and implement green initiatives if you don’t have an understanding of how much energy is used by the different devices utilized or operations performed within your organization.

How the secure gateway could be a solution for IIoT security

If you are very good at building a boiler, you may not be as experienced in building a cybersecurity response plan. There are experts that have as much knowledge as you have about your equipment about cybersecurity, that you can partner with to ensure you shore up your vulnerabilities. Read more about these potential partnership in this blog post.

Smarter Wastewater Treatment Through Cloud Technology

Whether you’re washing the dirt off your car, or your dishes or your teenager, wastewater treatment underpins modern society. Check out this blog to see how cloud enabled equipment allows communities to monitor important aspects of wastewater treatment.

The BACnet BTL Testing Lab functions to test and certify that new BACnet-equipped devices will function as intended

Today’s HVAC units, lighting devices and other commercial and industrial devices can no longer function as stand-alone, independent units. Today’s commercial equipment buyers and owners expect these devices to operate...

Implementing BACnet – why it’s harder than equipment manufacturers think

No one wants to buy a device that is an island, they want their equipment to talk to each other and make their business more efficient and streamlined. So OEMs need to implement Building Automation and Control network protocols (BACnet) to ensure that their devices can work together with each other and other manufacturer’s devices. But how do you do this in a timely and cost-effective way? Read our blog post to find out.

Three steps for embracing HVACaaS

HVAC as a Service is a win-win for both the customer and the manufacturer. So once you’ve decided to embrace it, how do you implement it. It can seem daunting to make fundamental changes to the way you do business. But, as we outline in this blog post, it does not have to be a painful change.

The economics behind HVAC as a Service

Selling HVAC as a service makes good business sense for the future and for the now. By selling maintenance and management to your customer, you provide better customer service. It also allows you to truly see how your customers use your products, which can enable you to provide guidance to them on how to use them more efficiently. This also gives you a log of information that you can use when making the next version of that device.

The most important consideration when choosing a cloud gateway

You’ve decided that you need to be able to access and track your equipment from anywhere, not just when you’re physically in the building and you know you need a cloud gateway. Like any software or hardware, a lot of factors go into choosing a cloud gateway. Read this blog post to learn about the biggest consideration that goes into that choice.

The next frontier for device and BMS data

Building equipment managers used to do just that, manage the equipment in a building. And while their title is still the same, what they do is so much more, as devices are smarter and more connected. The cloud and BMS systems have given them the ability to manage multiple devices in multiple buildings remotely. So what’s the next innovation? Check out this blog post to learn about the next transformation.