ControlTalk Now For The Week Ending September 15, 2013

ControlTrends thanks this week’s sponsor Johnson Controls featuring the Micro Drive VFD series, which are a cost-effective solution for low-horsepower applications. Available supply voltages include 115 V, 230 V, 480 V and 575 V models. Micro Drives are designed to provide variable speed control for three-phase motor applications up to 10 horsepower. Standard enclosures are IP-20. Optional UL Type 1 enclosures are available.


Crazy Fall Variable Frequency Drive Promotion For Stromquist Customers: Sorry this promotion is just for Stromquist & Company customers in Georgia and Florida. My bet is that if you are in another part of the country and reach out to one of the other members of Controls Group North America they will hook you up.

The Belimo Zip Economizer Rocks: We really like the Belimo Zip Economizer. Belimo developed the ZIP Economizer to allow for easy user interaction when setting up or troubleshooting Economizer systems and RTUs. The ZIP Economizer is the most technologically advanced Airside Economizer solution.

(Ah Oh, Clint) Secured Cities: Get up Close and Personal with CitiWatch. CitiWatch Services provides state-of-the-art video surveillance cameras throughout the City of Baltimore in an effort to assist police and other city agencies with public safety. The cameras are monitored 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by certified video surveillance monitors with law enforcement backgrounds. According to Baltimore Police Lt. Samuel Hood, the CitiWatch program was launched in 2005 by former mayor Martin O’Malley with an initial deployment of 50 cameras. The program now integrates 538 cameras from across the city into the Criminal Intelligence Watch Center located inside Baltimore Police Department headquarters.

Watch Belimo’s Werner Buck’s Induction Into The 2012 ControlTrends Hall of Fame. Werner Buck’s illustrious career is punctuated by yet another award as the former president of Belimo Aircontrols (USA) and one of the most recognized innovators in the HVAC industry was awarded the inaugural ControlTrends Hall of Fame Award for his outstanding professional and community contributions.

Eagle Technology Launches Asset Management Application on Johnson Controls’ Panoptix® Application Marketplace. Eagle Technology, Inc. has launched its Proteus MMX Asset Manager for Intelligent Facilities solution to help reduce costs of operation through improved asset scheduling and tracking.

How Does a VFD Save Energy and Money? Provided by our friends at The GreenBuildTV Story VFDs (Variable Frequency Drives) are basically a green energy savings product that matches the amount of work or load on a motor to the amount of energy it needs to power that amount of work.

CoRE Tech2013 – Microsoft Campus, Redmond, WA – November 6-7, 2013: CoRE Tech 2013! Join us for CoRE Tech, a unique gathering of the world’s most proactive, visionary corporate real estate, facilities, energy, sustainability, HR, and IT executives who’ve elected to come together in order to focus on innovative automation and technology strategies that will enable them to move their respective corporate real estate organizations into the 21st century.

Ken’s TOP 5 Information Pivot Points of Week 37: 1. Website Security Statistics Report: May 2013 provided by WhiteHat Security. 2. Dispelling the Top 3 Myths for Utilizing Business Analytics to Improve Organizational Processes. Live Webcast: Tuesday, September 26, 2013 1:00 PM ET.

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