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People in the News:
Marc Petcock’s Cyber Threats: Gone are the days of “security through obscurity” article is a must read!
Ken Sinclair’s March edition of Automatedbuildings.com reviews Platforms, Frameworks, and Databases — Connection Communities Converging in the Cloud.
Haystack Connect is Calling for Presenters for their upcoming April Meeting.
Condolences are extended to the William G. Schossow Jr. family. Bill, former president of TF Campbell Co, Pittsburgh, PA, was a well regarded member of the HVAC Industry for over 50 years.
Products in the News:
Legrand released its Super Cool New ON-Q Product Catalog
Johnson Controls Announced the released its FX-PC Series Programmable Controllers:
•FX-PCA Series Advanced Application Programmable Controllers
•FX-PCV BACnetÂ® Programmable VAAV Box Controllers
•FX-PCV N2 Programmable VAV Box Controller< •Extended teemperature range models of FX-PCG General Purpose Programmable Controllers •Additions to the Wired (NS Series) and Wireless ((FX-WRZ Series) Network Room Sensors families •Enhancements to FX-PCT Programming and Commissioning Tool •New Control Panels with FX-PCA aand FX-PCX Controllers Johnson Controls also announced the launch of the next generation VSD Series II Variable Speed Drives, powered by Eaton® technology. The VSD Series II Micro, Open, and Enclosed IntelliPass and IntelliDisconnect Drives are specifically engineered for HVAC applications.Modular construction and unique features enable the VSD Series II drives to be easily adapted to customer requirements while minimizing drive size. As a result, installation cost and time are reduced, making these drives an appealing offering for the HVAC industry. Upcoming Events: Honeywell Momentum 2013: March 10-13, 2013 in Phoenix, AZ J2Innovations FIN TV: March 21, 2013, 2:00PM - 3:00PM EDT. Register Today!
CGNA Meeting Reminder: 2013 SYNERGY CONFERENCE in Boston April 24-27, 2013.
Haystack Connect 2013 April 29 – May 2, 2013 at the Chattanoogan Hotel and Conference Center, Chattanooga, TN
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