Episode 294: ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings Videocast and PodCast for week ending Dec 9, 2018 brings us another week closer to the 2018 ControlTrends Awards. Vote today, and be sure to pass the ballot on to your colleagues and network. Voting ends at midnight 12/31/2018! Check out these great solutions: Optergy’s new Help Desk Live is now available; EasyIO’s Wireless FW-14; Siemens’ Desigo Control Point: Operate and Monitor; Distech’s Eclypse Connected VAV Series; Lynxspring’s Technology and Solutions featured at AHR Expo 2019, and Stromquist University’s Intro to Smart Buildings Controls Part 2.
NEW Optergy Help Desk Now LIVE. The new Help Desk Ticketing feature is now live on the Optergy Partner Portal. Users are able to access this feature via the Help Desk tile on the home screen OR from My Account -> Help Desk. This new feature will allow users to keep track of their open/outstanding tickets and will have the ability to link to a site, providing better transparency and support history. This will enable Optergy to provide you a higher level of support into the future.
2018 CTA Awards Innovative Wireless Product of the Year Finalist — EasyIO FW-14. The EasyIO-FW series is a free programmable controller ideal for all kind of applications such as Fan Coils, AHU’s, room applications, stand-alone applications etc. Ideal also for vertical markets such as schools and retail to have extended IO for the FG+ series without any downtime during install as the network can be wireless. This will open definitely the small and medium building market were shorter downtime and save on labor and hardware are key.
Siemens Desigo Control Point: Operate and Monitor with Touch Panel and Web Interface. Desigo Control Point is an end user-focused operating and monitoring interface that is accessible via a touch panel, desktop, tablet or smartphone. It provides cost-effective operating and monitoring functions for small- or medium-sized buildings. For large buildings, Desigo Control Point can serve as a room or equipment interface.
ECLYPSE Connected VAV Controller Series — Robust and Compact Design for Your VAV Applications. Introducing Distech Controls’ new ECLYPSE Connected VAV Controller series. Benefit from ECLYPSE empowered connectivity, and implement a reliable, redundant Wi-Fi mesh network with Connected VAV Controllers, ideal in offices and large open spaces alike, or choose Connected VAV Controllers with Power over Ethernet, providing unique installation and maintenance cost savings.
Lynxspring to Demonstrate Technology and Solutions Empowering the Edge and the Cloud at AHR Expo 2019. Lynxspring, Inc., a premier developer and provider of open, software and hardware platforms for smart buildings and device-to-enterprise integration and applications, today announced they will be demonstrating new technology and solutions that are empowering the Edge and the Cloud for system integrators, OEMs and end users during AHR Expo 2019, January 14-16 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Lynxspring will be exhibiting in the Building Automation & Control Showcase in Hall C, Booth #C5352.
Part Two: Introduction to Smart Building Controls. In this six part smart building controls training series, we will introduce you to the world of building automation controls. If you are new to smart building and building automation controls, this video training series will give you a solid understanding of this exciting branch of HVAC controls. We will try to post a new episode every week, click here for episode one.