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August 2010
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Welcome to companies who have joined BACnet International in 2010!

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Schneider Electric

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Control Solutions


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Building Technology Systems Ltd

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Education Committee Co-Chairs

David Fisher

David Fisher, President, PolarSoft, Inc.

Also serves on Steering Committee

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Roy KolasaRoy Kolasa, Manager Open System Integrated Solutions
Honeywell International, Honeywell Building Solutions

Also serves on Marketing Committee

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BACnet International Monthly Publication

BACnet International followers now benefit from a new electronic monthly publication called Cornerstones.  This publication will go to members of the BACnet community, connecting corporate, integrator, site, student and individual end-users (current distribution list over 1,800). Cornerstones is a unique publication in that we speak not only to engineering and contractor communities, but also to the facility professionals, managers, owners and beyond.

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Connect With Success

US Department of Transportation

Opened in September of 2006, the new United States Department of Transportation headquarters in Washington D.C. consists of a shared underground parkade and two similar towers of 8 and 9 storeys. The complex is the first cabinet-level headquarters to be designed and constructed in the US capital in over 3 decades. Accommodating over 5,000 federal employees, the 11-acre site spans two city blocks near the Anacostia River.

Connect Through Events

Facility Decisions 2010Visit the BACnet International education track at Facility Decisions, October 5-6, 2010 in Las Vegas, NV. Experts from across the industry will present 13 workshops during 7 time slots. This free educational offer is not to be missed!

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The BACnet International BACnet Testing Laboratories Working Group invites manufactures of BACnet products to attend the 2010 Interoperability Workshop at the Westin Atlanta Perimeter North Hotel in Atlanta, GA.  This is the eleventh annual BACnet Interoperability Workshop and is hosted this year by BACnet International.  This event permits vendors to test their BACnet products in a neutral and friendly environment with BACnet devices from other vendors.  Last year more than 98 BACnet engineers representing 35 companies attended the workshop and improved their BACnet implementations and testing methods. Registration is now open. Both members and non-members of BACnet International are welcome.

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Big 5
As a BACnet community member we invite you to join our prestigious Interoperability Show "BACnet® - Sustainable Building System Integration" at the Big5 on Nov 22-25, 2010. Our redesigned booth is an eye-catcher and efficiently stimulates sales and export of the BACnet technology - without the enormous effort that is necessary for an individual booth.

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Connect Globally

BACnet Forum Shanghai

Don't miss your chance to highlight your company's building automation products and services by taking a leading role as a sponsor of the first BACnet Forum Shanghai.

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BACnet International Announces Board of Directors

BACnet International, the industry association that facilitates the successful use of the BACnet protocol in building automation and control systems today announced the next term of its board of directors.  The board will be comprised of five returning executives, including Andy McMillan, Nancy Stein, Todd Wilson, Raymond Rae, and David Robin.  New to the BACnet International board are Paul Jordan and Brad Hill.  The current board will continue to focus on expanding the use of the BACnet building automation protocol.

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Connect to Enhance Learning

The BACnet International Education committee is hard at work populating a new go-to for industry news and resources- the Education Room on the BACnet International web site. Plans are underway for growth and population of the site, which can be found

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Connect The Products
New Product Releases

Carrier is pleased to announce the latest products that have been added to the i-Vu® Open Control System. This system features Open controllers with native BACnet® communications. The i-Vu Open Control System combines state-of-the-art Carrier equipment, plug-and-play controllers, and the powerful, web-based i-Vu user interface to form a cohesive, intuitive, and fully-integrated BACnet Building Automation System.

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Alerton's new VLCA-1688 controller sa
ves time and costs-and adds flexibility-in a variety of building automation installations
Redmond, WA (April 21, 2010)-Building automation pioneer Alerton ( today debuted the VLCA-1688, an advanced application controller and the latest hardware addition to the company's industry leading building automation solutions. The VLCA-1688 includes a high resolution 12-bit A/D; D/A converter and new, 32-bit processor and real-time clock that supports its own schedules, trendlogs and alarms. The controller also features monitored on-board Hand-Off-Auto (HOA) switches, Ethernet or MS/TP connectivity, and additional math functions beyond a standard unitary controller. It also leverages new DDC Function blocks such as a sunrise/sunset calculator and wet bulb calculator.

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KMC ControlsKMC Controls
KMC Controls has released a major new version of its web-based operator workstation software, TotalControl.  The product was designed for intuitive building system management . . . from anywhere.

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