Special thanks to our sponsor Haystack Connect 2013 — Bringing together the community for Smart Devices, Smart Buildings, and Smart Business, this April 29 – May 2, 2013, at the Chattanoogan Hotel and Conference Center, Chattanooga, TN.
This Episode of ControlTalk NOW reviews new Honeywell’s WEBs Squad, Honeywell’s customer program to support WEBs-AX hardware and software, Rapid Eye, Spyder products, Stryker controllers, WebVision, Communicating Thermostats, and the soon to be released Lighting Controls. Johnson Controls leads the way again in the Better Buildings Challenge joining with Macy’s and Sprint to meet the Obama Administration’s efforts to improve energy efficiency, reduce waste, and save on energy costs upgrading 200 million square feet of building space to cut energy use by at least 20%.
Product updates: Belimo officially phased out their old style (classic) AF series actuator, replaced by the new style AFB (smaller, more torque) actuators. AIC Wireless held two sessions of Sedona Training on their innovative array of wireless automation controls and lighting products, featuring the BULIT (Basic Utility Light Intelligent Transceiver). And WattStopper’s Demand Lighting Management Whole Building Control puts a personal energy manager in every room.
Upcoming Events: Globalcon 2013, March 6 & 7, 2013 at the Philadelphia Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA, will bring the Association of Energy Engineers community together tracking moving developments in the energy field, explore promising new technologies, and compare energy strategies. Honeywell’s Momentum 2013 Meeting March 10-13, 2013, will held at the Arizona Biltmore, Phoenix AZ. Momentum is about coming together and creating new high-water marks for success. Haystack Connect 2013 — Bringing together the community for Smart Devices, Smart Buildings,and Smart Business, this April 29 – May 2, 2013, at the Chattanoogan Hotel and Conference Center, Chattanooga, TN.
ControlTalk NOW will continue to provide a weekly episode featuring the people, products, and the News of the Week changing our world of controls, building automation, and the HVAC industry.