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On Cloud Nine

The benefits of cloud computing for building automation systems (BAS)

by Kevin Callahan A friend recently asked me if the benefit of the cloud for building automation systems (BAS) is an ability to store “Godzilla-size” amounts of data. Yes, building operators can save unfathomable amounts of data in the cloud compared to the capacity of their desktop computers. B...

Avoid Energy Code Headaches with Advanced Building Management Systems (BMS)

Lessons from California’s Title 24 Energy Efficiency Standards

It’s no surprise that energy codes throughout the U.S. are becoming increasingly stringent. As of May, 2016, all but 11 states have statewide energy codes for commercial buildings that meet or exceed ASHRAE 90.1 – 2004 or later (Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings)...

Eye on Building Automation: May 2016

  The technology revolution continues t...

Alerton and Ibis Networks Partner To Improve Control Of Electricity Plug Loads In Buildings

Building owners and managers now have a way to save up to 40% of their electricity costs at the plug level by monitoring and managing appliances and devices plugged into outlets.

Lynwood, Washington, March 31, 2016 – Commercial building owners and managers tasked with reducing energy consumption face the challenge of monitoring and controlling electricity consumed by growing numbers of plug-in devices. So-called “plug and process” loads account for about one-third of prim...