Control Talk Now for Week Ending June 30, 2013

BelimoControlTalk NOW thanks Belimo — this week’s Platinum sponsor!

Belimo is a world leader in the design and manufacture of damper actuators and control valves used in commercial HVAC systems. Known for its direct-coupled actuator and innovations in pressure independent control valve technology, Belimo has solutions to maintain an energy efficient building environment.

Honeywell Press Release: Sioux City is First Municipality to Implement New Honeywell Wi-Fi Thermostat to Help Utilities Keep The Lights On And Save Customers Money.

Rob Murchison on Intelligent Buildings At IBCON 2013, Rob Murchison talks about adopting and implementing comprehensive energy management and building controls strategies.

US-CERT: United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team’s Mission is to Improve the Nation’s CyberSecurity Posture: ControlTrends thanks Marc Petock, VP Marketing at Lynxspring, for this heads up referral to the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team and US-CERT Security Tip ST04-002 and Password Security.

Haystack Press Release: Leading Technology Companies Announce Support for Haystack Data Modeling Standard: RICHMOND, VA JUNE 25, 2013-Today, a number of leading technology companies in the automation industry announced their support for the Project-Haystack data-modeling standard for smart device data.

John Petze: How The Right Graphics Package Saves Big Money in Your Buildings.

The Belimo Energy Valve Demonstrates How Knowledge is Power! Belimo demonstrates how knowledge is power with The Belimo Energy Valve: A two-way pressure independent control valve that optimizes, documents, and proves water coil performance.

Bryan Pike AIC Wireless provides an outstanding video on the Sedona Platform and how to configure your network for use with Aurora AX Controllers.

Bryan Pike AIC Wireless at IBcon 2013: AIC Wireless is a world class leader of wireless solutions and the coolest lighting control ever — the “Bulit”.

StatTalk: Warren S. Johnson Patented the Thermostat in 1883. Thanks ASME Milwaukee for the History & Heritage of the first electric thermostat.

Eric’s Favorite Video of The Week: Check out this video on Google Glass, and think about how it is going to change how we do technical support and installations in our industry.

Ken’s TOP 5 Information Pivot Points of the Week: ControlTrends is about getting HVAC and Controls information to people who rely on relevant content, current perspectives, and knowing and seeing the driving forces that are shaping our industry.

NIAGARA UPDATE – Patches available for Java 7 Update 25 Issue: Last week Oracle released Java 7 update 25 which causes the Niagara web applet to fail in all released versions of Niagara in all browsers. This issue may affect your customers who accept the default automatic Java upgrade.

WEBs-AX™ Update & JAVA 7 Patch: Honeywell is pleased to announce the availability of the WEBs-AX 3.5U4 and 3.6U4 software update release with immediate effect. Along with this we are also releasing a patch for JAVA 7 Update 24 Issue for each of the releases. Please make sure you install the update release first, and then apply the JAVA patch.

ControlTalk NOW will continue to provide a weekly episode featuring the people, products, and the News of the Week shaping our world of controls, building automation, and the HVAC industry.

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Eric Stromquist

Eric Stromquist

Eric has been in the controls industry since 1979. His passion for controls and the desire to provide an easy way for HVAC professionals to keep up with the rapid changes in controls technology inspired him to create Controltrends.

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