20. August 2015 · Comments Off on Proposed Facility Smart Grid Standard Open for Public Review  · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

A proposed standard from ASHRAE and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) to create smart facilities supporting smart grids is open for public review until Oct. 6, 2015. ASHRAE/NEMA Standard 201P, Facility Smart Grid Information Model, would provide a common basis for electrical energy consumers to describe, manage, and communicate about electrical energy consumption and forecasts.Steve Bushby, committee chair for 201P, said the standard also is being considered for adoption as an international standard through the International Organization for Standardization.

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19. November 2012 · Comments Off on Using BACnet in building automation · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Over the years, many articles regarding the ASHRAE-135 BACnet International standard have appeared, featuring everything from its advantages, success stories, and comparison with the LonTalk protocol, to the latest products that are compliant with the protocol standard tested by BACnet International. But beyond all the marketing hype for new products, where are we really with BACnet today? What new applications are succeeding, how can engineers take advantage of those proven technologies, and what is on the horizon? As a consulting specifying engineer, what do you need to know about the current direction of BACnet?

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