Another year of innovation and technological advancement has led up to the ninth annual Product of the Year awards. This year, companies submitted their new and improved products to be judged for this distinguished honor. Here, we have listed the 112 finalists in each of the 10 categories.
Read about the products below. The results will appear in September 2013 in print and online.
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Voting for the 2013 Product of the Year will close on June 28, 2013.
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Below are all of the 2013 Product of the Year finalists.
Siemens’ ASAtechnology is a software-based solution that compares sensor signal data to sophisticated algorithms to differentiate between a fire emergency and harmless smoke, steam, or dust.
Blackburn Copper-Clad Aluminum Lugs and Splices from Thomas & Betts are designed exclusively for termination on copper-clad aluminum cable and have been UL listed.
Eaton’s arc-resistant switchgear is engineered to enhance operator safety, while the front-accessible design minimizes equipment footprint for utility, industrial, data center, institutional,...
VESDA ECO Ex by Xtralis is a dual aspirating smoke and gas detector that provides multi-hole aspirating gas detector protection from both fire and gas threats in powerful yet cost-effective...
The SmartAire P by Tate is a pressure sensing, automatic variable air volume damper that minimizes bypass airflow through servers, racks, and other containment structures.
The SD1 Series LED module by Thomas Research Products works with two standard wall switches to allow bi-level step-dimming of LED luminaires.
The AH2 Braided Hose Series by Victaulic is kink-resistant and offers a tight bend radius at 2 in. for easy installation.
Siemens’ Facility Prime mobile application for the APOGEE BAS enables fast, convenient, mobile interaction with a multitude of facility conditions.
The Redi-Rail cable tray system by Cooper B-Line features an I-Beam side rail design, which reduces design time, installation cost, and procurement costs.
Tate’s EcoCore Phase Change Panel incorporates the latest advances in micro-encapsulated phase change materials to reduce indoor air temperature fluctuations and save energy.
Kindorf Solar Panel Fittings from Thomas & Betts comes with Solar Panel Hold-Down Clamps and a Solar Panel Grounding Washer with features that enable fast and easy installation.
The SANICUBIC 1 by Saniflo is a pre-assembled simplex grinder designed to handle the wastewater and sewage streams from multiple plumbing fixtures.
The USB Duplex Tamper Resistant receptacle by Cooper Wiring Devices eliminates the need for bulky adapters by including two integrated USB charging ports rated at 2.1 A to charge virtually any...
Bradley’s Advocate AV Series Lavatory System is a touchless hand washer designed for a more sustainable, cleaner, and more efficient lavatory environment.
The Allure EC-Smart-Vue communicating sensor is designed to interface with Distech Controls’ BACnet ECB Series and LONWORKS ECL Series controllers.
The DBS III with the integrated Altistart 22/48 soft start/stop unit by Schneider Electric is designed to improve performance and provide stable operation for refrigeration equipment.
Schneider Electric’s Condenser Fan Pak solution incorporates floating high-pressure control and VSD fan operation for multi-fan, air-cooled chillers and condensers.
Thomas & Betts Power Solutions has enabled the deployment of micro grids with its new Cyberex SuperSwitchGT, which offers autonomous operation and powering from distributed energy sources...
Eaton’s Foreseer X-Class software empowers companies to monitor their entire power system in a single power management system.
The bi-directional dc disconnect switches from Eaton are designed to enhance operator safety, extend equipment life, and reduce installation costs in both grounded and ungrounded systems.