If you are a building owner, engineer, or HVAC contractor you hear terms like open verses proprietary building controls system and Lon and BACnet. These concepts and terms can be a bit daunting. Thanks to Honeywell’s national account manager and technical control wizard, David Witherspoon, these concepts just got a whole lot easier to understand. Check out David’s presentation by clicking [Read more…]
Control Trends has added a new feature called Control Talk. Control Talk is a new way to bring our viewers the chance to see and hear from the best minds in the HVAC, DDC, and Industrial Controls Market. Think of it as a cross between Stromquist Radio and Stromquist TV.
In episode 1 I interview Vern Peterson of MOV training.
Vern is the go to guy when it comes to [Read more…]
With energy costs constantly rising and the desire to conserve energy, the need for “green” or sustainable buildings is critical. Due to changes in technology not only is it possible, it is expected on new construction projects and has gotten much easier and affordable to retrofit existing buildings. At the heart of theses changes is the adoption of open communication protocols such as Lon and BacNet by controls manufacturers and open framework and software by companies like Tridium. This combination is leading a change in what is possible for building owners.
So what do you need to know to take advantage of this new technology? [Read more…]
Stromquist & Company works with the tridium niagara open framework bring building owners intergration solutions through our contractor partners. It has gone from just open HVAC control systems to intergrating lighting and access controls. Check out this video to get a feel for where the controls industry is heading it is amazing.