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Networked Controls Plus
June 2011

Controls: The Most Straightforward Path to Energy Efficiency
Building Controls: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Bridging the Wired and Wireless Gap
Siemens Looking for 'Smartest Building in America'
Tridium Announces Dates for 2012 Niagara Summit
KMC Controls Offers Easy Interface Creation
Reliable Controls Releases Touch Panel
Siemens Upgrades Apogee System

Control Freaks

Controls: The Most Straightforward Path to Energy Efficiency

By TOM HARTMAN, PE, The Hartman Co., Georgetown, Texas

I just finished reading yet another report that concludes improving energy efficiency is the most viable building energy resource available today. Readers of HPAC Engineering, however, know that the most straightforward path to improving building energy efficiency is to improve the building control systems.

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Control Points

Building Controls: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

By DICK STARR

In 1985, a Japanese company named Nintendo released a video gaming system in the U.S. The system was different than other gaming systems because it was designed to look less like a video game console and more like something that would fit in with other home entertainment devices.

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Bridging the Wired and Wireless Gap

By ARMIN ANDERS, EnOcean Alliance, Salt Lake City, Utah

When it comes to choosing a backbone to carry a facility's building-automation information, wired bus systems have become the norm. However, wireless systems have been growing in popularity since the arrival of energy-autonomous and service-free wireless components.

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Siemens Looking for 'Smartest Building in America'

Siemens Industry Inc. is offering $80,000 in products and services to winners of the 2011 Smartest Building in America challenge.

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Tridium Announces Dates for 2012 Niagara Summit

Tridium has announced the dates for the 2012 Niagara Summit, a three-day conference that will feature technology for driving smart devices, connecting machines to machines, and delivering pervasive automation solutions.

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Control Specs

KMC Controls Offers Easy Interface Creation

KMC Controls offers the BACstage Operator Workstation, a basic software tool that allows programming of KMC Controls’ BACnet controllers for a building automation systems.

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Reliable Controls Releases Touch Panel

Reliable Controls has released a compact, fanless touch panel computer with an embedded Windows operating system.

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Siemens Upgrades Apogee System

Siemens has upgraded its Apogee BACnet Scalable System with new features and functions that provide increased scalability.

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