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Neutec Pharmaceuticals 

Sakarya, Turkey


Neutec Pharmaceuticals is a rapidly expanding Turkish manufacturer of leading-edge, prescription pharmaceutical products. In 2005, Neutec began operations in an 80,000 square foot facility. Today, the Neutec plant has expanded to over 400,000 square feet in the primary operations area and the Neutec management team has initiated two additional 200,000 square foot expansion projects. Upon completion, these projects will bring the total floor area of the state-of-the-art facility to 800,000 square feet. The second phase of the expansion project was commissioned in 2011 and the third phase was completed in late 2012.

Pharmaceutical manufacturers are subject to stringent storage and reporting requirements with regard to environmental data within the plant. All critical production and storage areas must have temperature and humidity recorded every 15 minutes in order to maintain compliance with the standard. To ensure the success of the project and adherence to all applicable requirements, Neutec management selected Prokontrol Otomasyon Sistemleri, an innovative and long-term contracting partner of KMC Controls based in Istanbul, Turkey.

The first and second phases of the expansion used proprietary controllers from KMC and a corresponding KMC software package. For phase three, the requirements were updated to include a fully interoperable BACnet package at the request of Neutec's ownership. To upgrade the entire system, the software was updated with KMC's TotalControl package which seamlessly integrates the proprietary and BACnet hardware.

The initial phase consisted of networking the process cooling and heating plant serving the 80,000 square foot production facility with 24 AHUS. These AHUs are located on a special mezzanine level carefully separated from the lab's Class 1000 encapsulated clean rooms. Hasim Yucel, Electrical Systems Supervisor, commented, "The Prokontrol team is great. They care about making sure we never have a failure."  


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BACnet Europe Journal Call for Proposals

The upcoming BACnet Europe Journal will be an anniversary issue. To announce your ads and articles, please send a keyword by June 16th to

For ten years, the BACnet standard as DIN EN ISO 16484-5 has the lead in the growth of building automation. Since then, we have also been happy to attend to BACnet users far beyond European borders with the BACnet Europe Journal. In more than 50 countries, planners, integrators, consultants and building owners rely on your product- and project presentations.

Use the anniversary for outstanding articles about successful project examples, about your products and services, about new BTL listings and European certifications. 


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Boston Area BACnet User Group Event
 Join Cimetrics for a BACnet User Group Round Table. The purpose of the BACnet User Group is to bring together the local BACnet user community on a quarterly basis to share tips, techniques and pains on the use of the BACnet products and technologies. The user group features BACnet experts from Cimetrics Jim Butler and meter expert Albert Putnam.

Bring your burning BACnet questions, share your BACnet user experience with others, meet like minded individuals. Coffee, tea and refreshments will be provided!

Please click here for more information and to register. 


 IBcon - Where Facilities and IT Converge!

IBcon is not your traditional BAS conference! It is the largest gathering of authorities with international case studies on the topic of open architected, interoperable and integrated IP centric smart, connected, high performance and intelligent buildings. IBcon focuses on ALL aspects of the "Intelligent Building", from automated HVAC, lighting and security, to new components such as digital signage, parking, fire/life safety, access control, command and control centers, grid connectivity, as well as the organizational changes required to facilitate the intelligent integration of key business processes into the high performance building ecosystem. Visit BACnet International in Booth # 105 during IBcon, June 18-19 in Las Vegas.
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Please click here for more information about Automated Logic.

Automated Logic Recognizes Outstanding Dealers at Annual Distribution Meeting

Automated Logic Corporation (ALC), a leading provider of innovative building automation solutions that maximize energy efficiency while ensuring occupant comfort, honored top dealers during its Annual Distribution Meeting held this year in Scottsdale, Arizona. Environmental Control Solutions Inc. (ECSI), based in Springfield, Illinois, earned Dealer of the Year, and Automated Logic's New York/New Jersey branch was recognized for Project of the Year for its work at Weill Cornell Medical College. ALC is part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

The Dealer of the Year award is presented each year to the top field office that demonstrates superior field performance, sustained yearly growth, excellence in customer service and reputation in the market.
"ECSI exemplifies the quintessential ALC dealer," said Mead Rusert, president, Automated Logic. "It is growing aggressively, deploying technically advanced energy-minded solutions and helping to grow the Automated Logic brand. It is willing to help its neighboring dealers with technical assistance and references and has been an integral part of the success of the Midwest region."

The New York/New Jersey branch of Automated Logic received Project of the Year honors for its work on the Belfer Research Building at Weill Cornell Medical College. The 18-story, 500,000-square-foot specialized facility consists of 17 floors of laboratory space, which nearly doubles Weill Cornell's existing research space.  Automated Logic is providing a total heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) control solution that includes a chilled water system, a cooling tower, air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, terminal units, lighting control and security integration.

For more information, visit or follow @AutomatedLogic on Twitter.

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Continental Control Systems Highlighted in
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Products and services for building automation systems that save energy are entering a new era as the technology evolves in performance and sophistication. But with so many offerings, the age-old problem of compatibility and integration can short circuit savings and efficiency gains. Yet, there is a solution that all building and facility managers should be aware of. It's called BACnet, a data communication protocol for building automation and control networks. Essentially, we're talking about software code, so what does that mean to the choice and use of building automation systems and related products? Well, about 75 words on BACnet's history should lay the groundwork, and then we'll talk to some industry experts to see how you can benefit from this standard and why it's so important to maximizing energy savings and efficiency. 
BACnet is an American national standard, a European standard, a national standard in more than 30 countries, and an ISO global standard. Developed under the auspices of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), the protocol is supported and maintained by ASHRAE, and supported by BACnet International, an organization that encourages the use of BACnet in building automation and control systems (BAS) through interoperability testing, educational programs, and promotional activities. Click here to read entire article. 
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For more information about Carrier, please click here.

Latest i-VuŽ Rooftop Controller Includes Full
Title 24 Compliance

Title 24 is a California Building Energy Efficiency Standards Code, maintained by the California Building Standards Commission. These standards help conserve electricity and natural gas for the state of California. They help to reduce energy costs for building owners and also increase the reliability and availability of electricity in the state.  

For Carrier, Title 24 compliance pertains to the efficient design and operation of HVAC equipment. Applicable equipment that is to be sold in California in 2014 must comply with this standard and can be achieved through the use of DDC controls.

While some Title 24 specified functionality is already present in existing i-Vu controllers, the first i-Vu controller to include full Title 24 compliance is the RTU Open rooftop controller. This controller offers full support for the following:
  • Dual Minimum Economizer Positions, based on fan speed/airflow
  • Pre-Occupancy Purge
  • Demand Control Ventilation
  • Heat Pump Aux Heat OAT Lockout Control
  • Advanced Economizer Fault Detection and Diagnostics - Performance Based

For additional information on Title 24, please click here.  

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