Episode 303: ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings Videocast and PodCast for week ending Feb 17, 2019 provides summary coverage of the 2019 Siemens Talon Summit held in New Orleans, LA. Siemens is on the move! Project Haystack recognizes DLR Group for their outstanding contributions; Penn Controls celebrates their 100 Year Birthday; Autonomous Vehicle Summit in London; Realcomm Occupant Experience Webinar; BASS Active Shooter Webinar; and EasyIO Global Meeting Early Bird Registration now available.
Make every second count in life-threatening situations. Learn how Honeywell and Shooter Detection Systems improve situational awareness and incident communications with integrated security solutions.
Join this webinar where we will examine active shooter events that have happened in schools, workplaces and in public venues, similar themes emerge that impact effective response. For building occupants, a lack of situational awareness results in panic, confusion, and the inability to make lifesaving decisions quickly in those critical first seconds. [Read more…]
Episode 300: ControlTalk NOW — The Smart Building and HVAC controls Videocast and PodCast for week ending Jan 27, 2019 celebrates the 300th episode of ControlTalk NOW with our guests: Lynxspring’s Marc Petock, Jackson Control’s Roger Rebennack, and EasyIO’s Mike Marston, and Lim Hoon Chiat. A very special thanks to all the members of the ControlTrends Community that joined in on our celebration, particularly, the team at Jackson Control; Ken Sinclair, Automated Buildings; Howard Berger, Realcomm; Jim Hayman, CGNA; Aaron Gorka, ANT Technologies; and Stephen Johnson, McKenney’s. [Read more…]
Episode 298: ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings Videocast and PodCast for week ending Jan 6, 2019 delivers a most unique meeting of the minds, as industry veteran Ken Sinclair, owner/editor of Automated Buildings, is joined by SES Engineering’s Brad White, who discuss a myriad of industry topics from points of view — some forty years apart, but not really. Our 7th Annual ControlTrends Awards event is this Sunday in Atlanta; Jackson Control/Building Automated Security Solutions (BASS) to host Active Shooter Detection System webinar; [Read more…]
Episode 288: ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings Videocast and PodCast for week ending Oct 20, 2018, comes to you from the Renaissance Orlando at Seaworld, Orlando, FL, where our coverage of Honeywell’s 2018 Momentum Event begins with interviews with rising industry star, Phil Zito, CEO, Building Automation Monthly (BAM), and veteran Building Automation Systems and Security Integrations expert, Roger Rebennack, CEO, Jackson Control. Contemporary Controls featured at Building Automation Training; Belimo Demand Control Ventilation Webinar; and Connect-Air’s Wire & Cable Division Focuses on Wire and Cable Distribution for HVAC, Security & Fire Alarm Systems.
Honeywell’s Momentum 2018 Conference theme is “You’ve Got Connections,” and is dedicated to next-gen building innovations. ControlTrends is amidst a network of over 400 elite distributors, integrators, contractors, product experts, and exhibitors for three days of business-building insights and a chance to interact with the latest products and solutions. Day 1 will begin early AM with a General Session, followed by a myriad of Breakout Sessions and Vendor Trade Show.
Our first ControlTalk NOW interview is with Phil Zito, CEO, Building Automation Monthly (BAM), who previews BAM’s fast-track training options. BAM is all about increasing the profitability of your building automation business. BAM provides online building automation training that increases the ability of your building automation employees to execute their jobs as profitably as possible. Check out BAM’s online courses that will provide the skills that your employees need — to execute their building automation work as profitably as possible.
Our second ControlTalk NOW interview is with Roger Rebennack, CEO of Jackson Control. Very few people in our industry possess Roger’s passion, innovation, and dedication to the security sector of enterprise security integrations. The team at Jackson Control have taken Threat Level Management and Shooter Detection Systems to the next level. Jackson Control is now the Honeywell National WEBs N4 Security Distributor and Solutions Design Center.
Connect-Air’s Wire & Cable Division Focuses on Wire and Cable Distribution for HVAC, Security & Fire Alarm Systems. Since 1978, Connect-Air, now part of the Genuine Cable Group, has been a leader in supplying electronic cable and cable assemblies. In 2015 Connect-Air was acquired by EIS, Inc., a North American Distribution Leader in the electrical industry, and part of GPC, a Fortune 200 Company. Connect-Air is now part of EIS’s Genuine Cable Group, which includes Seacoast Electric, Cobra Wire & Cable, and Electro Wire.
Belimo Demand Control Ventilation: Indoor Air Quality & Energy Savings Webinar, Wed, Oct 31, at 1:00 PM EDT. Register now for Belimo‘s Demand Control Ventilation Webinar and learn how you can maximize your Indoor Air Quality & Energy Savings. What exactly is demand control ventilation and how does it help my building? Join Belimo for a webinar to learn how using demand control ventilation helps you to have better indoor air quality and improved energy savings. By utilizing Belimo’s humidity, temperature, air quality, and air differential pressure sensors accurate measurements will ensure optimal HVAC system performance for the life-cycle of a building.
Contemporary Controls BAScontrol22 and BAScontrol Toolset Featured at Building Automation Training. Contemporary Controls is excited to announce that their BAScontrol22 and BAScontrol Toolset were utilized at a 4-day course on Building Automation Systems (BAS) taught at the newly completed International Training and Conference Center in Cosby Texas. This 237-acre facility is the largest and most comprehensive training facility for union Operating and Stationary Engineers in North America.
Episode 265: ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings Videocast and PodCast for week ending May 6, 2018 features an in-depth interview with CGNA’s Executive Director, Mike Sackett, and Director, Business Development, Jim Hayman, who review highlights of the 2018 CGNA Synergy & Opportunities Conference held in Huntington, CA. Stromquist celebrates National mall Business Week; Jackson Control and Roger Rebennack Introduce Building Automated Security Solutions (BASS); Luis Melgares Introduces Neptronic’s Newest Products at the 2018 Niagara Summit; and Ken Sinclair’s Automated Buildings May Issue, “Humanistic Digital Inclusion.”
Stromquist & Company Celebrates National Small Business Week and Unveils the New Stromquist Website. Every year since 1963, the President has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. Stromquist was established in 1951 as a wholesale HVAC controls distributor. The business has grown significantly since then, but it has remained a family-owned company, proud to be a Small Business.
Jackson Control and Roger Rebennack Introduce Building Automated Security Solutions (BASS) at the 2018 Niagara Summit. The 2018 Niagara Summit was the perfect venue for Roger Rebennack and Jackson Control to launch their Building Automated Security Solutions (BASS), a highly advanced and comprehensive Niagara security integration solution that delivers the full benefits of Threat Level Management and Shooter Detection System (sensing and alarming).
Luis Melgares Introduces Neptronic’s Newest Products at the 2018 Niagara Summit. Neptronic’s Luis Melgares, VP of Sales and Marketing, updates the ControlTrends Community on Neptronic’s versatile wall mount controllers and sensors, featuring the new CMMB-IP controller. Neptronic manufacturers a variety of Multi-App controllers, able to provide stand-alone or networked control for all packaged AC RTUs, Heat Pump, Fan Coil Unit, and heating and cooling equipment applications.
Ken Sinclair’s Automated Buildings’ May Issue “Humanistic Digital Inclusion.” In his Automated Buildings’ May Issue, entitled “Humanistic Digital Inclusion,” owner and editor, Ken Sinclair explains the term “Digital inclusion,” which is the ability of individuals and groups to access and use information and communication technologies. Accordingly, Ken states: “We need to build digitally inclusive communities for each of our buildings.”
2018 CGNA Synergy & Opportunities Conference — North America’s Elite Distributors Celebrate 35th Anniversary.
Mike Sackett, Executive Director, Jim Hayman, Director, Business Development, and Sandie Minguez, led the CGNA Group as it reviewed and celebrated 35 years of continuous success, development, and innovation. Representatives from 46 of North America’s top distributors met at the luxuriant Paséa Hotel & Spa on the Water in Huntington Beach, California, to set CGNA’s strategic direction for the future in motion. Special thanks to Chuck Niemann, of George T. Hall.
The 2018 Niagara Summit was the perfect venue for Roger Rebennack and Jackson Control to launch their Building Automated Security Solutions (BASS), a highly advanced and comprehensive Niagara security integration solution that delivers the full benefits of Threat Level Management and Shooter Detection System (sensing and alarming). Roger Rebennack, a renown security expert, and Jackson Control have taken security integration to new levels of performance. Watch and listen as Roger discusses the need to improve security behavior training through visual, audible, and general training techniques, similar to those used in fire alarm drills. This is vital security information and recommendations for Facility Managers, Systems Integrators, and security stakeholders at every level.
Episode 262: ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings Videocast and PodCast for week ending April 15, 2018, features an interview with owner and editor, Ken Sinclair, who gives us insight to the Automated Buildings’ April Issue entitled “Meta-Morphing Mashup.” Niagara Summit 2018 begins today with an evening welcome reception. Stay tuned for more ControlTrends coverage. If you are coming to the summit make sure to visit Jackson Control’s new BASS Security Automation Products in Booth 418, and Contemporary Controls BASautomation Products in Booth 318. And be sure to check out the Pittsburgh’s 449 Technology Center VIDEO Tour
ControlTrends interview with Automated Buildings owner and editor, Ken Sinclair, tells us about his April edition of Automated Buildings: “As always this new issue is a nest of great articles, columns, reviews, new products, interviews and of course the steady stream of news depicting our rapid Meta Morphic Mashup.” Now, what the heck is Meta-Morphing Mashup? Listen in to find out.
Visit Jackson Control’s new BASS Security Automation Products Booth 418 at Niagara Summit 2018. If you’re attending the Niagara Summit 2018 in New Orleans, stop by the newest and a very exciting booth 418 of Niagara Security & Video Products technology to see what’s new! The latest in Niagara Enterprise Security & Video offerings to help you once again promote the Intelligent Building solution by extending the framework with a new and improved offering N4 Security & Video products.
Final Details Before Heading to Niagara Summit 2018. We’re looking forward to welcoming you to the Niagara Summit! Registered guests are invited to the Welcome Reception on Sunday evening and can join attendees for meals on Monday and Tuesday. For access to the Niagara 4 training session or Developer Bootcamp on Sunday, and the breakout sessions on Monday and Tuesday, guest registrations would have to be changed to attendee.
BASautomation Products at Niagara Summit 2018. If you’re attending the Niagara Summit 2018 in New Orleans, stop by booth 318 to see our latest BASautomation products, including our BASpi, the BAScontrol series and the always popular BASrouters. Be sure to let us brag a little about our BASrouter obtaining BTL certification.
Pittsburgh’s 449 Technology Center — Take the Tech Center VIDEO Tour. ControlTrends had the unique opportunity to meet with representatives of Pittsburgh’s 449 Technology Center recently and tour their state-of-the-art Technology Center, which sets a new precedent in training excellence. The video says it all.
If you’re attending the Niagara Summit 2018 in New Orleans, stop by the newest and a very exciting booth 418 of Niagara Security & Video Products technology to see what’s new!
The latest in Niagara Enterprise Security & Video offerings to help you once again promote the Intelligent Building solution by extending the framework with a new and improved offering N4 Security & Video products.
Booth 418 is the Brain child of Roger Rebennack who is now a Diamond distributor at Jackson Control. Jackson Control has launched a new division called Building Automated Security Solutions (BASS) to serve the Niagara security systems community. BASS will be a national resource to help each Niagara Distributor & integrator grow there integrated building solutions offerings by providing world class security products and design support.
BASS is now an authorized National Honeywell WEBs N4 & Honeywell Video Security distributor servicing all WEBs automation partners.
In addition, we also have a differentiated security product offering for the Vykon and other Niagara security brands.
We believe each Niagara security integrator could play a major role by deploying our Niagara Enterprise Security Threat Level management in the commercial buildings and schools in our home town’s.
We will be showcasing a new technology that you may have never seen before to help detect Gun Shots of an active shooter. BASS will help you learn, design, estimate and sell Gun Shot detection systems that integrate with Niagara.
Please stop by the BASS Security booth 418 to get engaged in security system integration and let’s not only help make our clients buildings safer, more comfortable and more energy efficient by capitalizing on the power of a Connected Niagara solutions.