Building Automation and Controls

Building Automation and Controls August 9, 2023

Benefits of data and visualization in a construction project

The architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) industry struggles with communication with requests for information (RFIs) and some of the challenges can be alleviated by using data and visualization software.

By Evan Collier
Figure 1: An example of the way that many systems can be integrated into a building automated system network riser. Courtesy: Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Building Automation and Controls July 27, 2023

How to improve building automation systems with ASHRAE 135: BACnet

Jason Gerke discusses ASHRAE 135, also known as BACnet, that is a standard that enables interoperability and data exchange in building control systems.

By Jason Gerke and Yenlin Zeng
Building Automation and Controls June 15, 2023

What do you need to know about automation and controls in data centers?

Will data centers use more automation? Building controls? Artificial intelligence? Learn about the trends here

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Building Automation and Controls May 25, 2023

Your questions answered: Can BACnet control an HVAC system?

Through the webcast and these responses, gain a basic understanding of ASHRAE 135: BACnet — A Data Communication Protocol for Building Automation and Control Networks

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Pictured is the Baylor University Sciences building, which was a part of the legacy campus building controls that needed to be updated into a smart system.
Building Automation and Controls March 28, 2023

How to transition legacy campus building controls into a smart system

How Baylor University modernized its legacy systems to provide more efficiency

By Aaron Szalaj
Building Automation and Controls March 17, 2023

K-12 roundtable focuses on automation, control technologies

Building automation and controls systems are being incorporated into K-12 schools

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Building Automation and Controls February 14, 2023

HVAC and BAS webcast: Can BACnet control an HVAC system?

Register for this webcast March 21, 2023, to help identify how building automation systems can be incorporated.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Figure 1: BACnet device profiles. Courtesy: SmithGroup
Building Automation and Controls February 1, 2023

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed content, January 2023

Read the best content in January 2023 including: automation controls, 2022 Commissioning Giants, codes and standards and more.

By Christina Miller
Building Automation and Controls January 30, 2023

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed automation and controls articles in 2023

Read the best articles about automation and controls including building automation and HVAC systems, using AI in building systems and more.

By Chris Vavra
Building Automation and Controls January 13, 2023

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Content: January 6-12, 2023

The most viewed content from the past week covered building automation, generators, Commissioning Giants, NFPA 13 and more.

By Tyler Wall