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Uses BACnet to Operate With 50% Less Energy
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014
The Reliable Controls Headquarters Annex is the most recent success story to provide inspiration to the BACnet community. Reliable Controls, a BACnet International Gold Member, designed their headquarters to be a naturally ventilated LEED Platinum targeted facility that operates using 50% less energy than the ASHRAE 90.1(1999) standard.
Within the facility, BACnet integration of the HVAC, lighting, and security systems allows occupied comfort settings to be enabled on a per occupant basis, triggered by unique security cards. Individual control of temperature, light, blinds, and occupancy is provided via LAN or wireless access from any computer or mobile device.
The adoption of BACnet provides users with the capabilities to reduce energy costs within their facilities, said Andy McMillan, President and Managing Director of BACnet International. The Reliable Controls Headquarters Annex is an example of the success that can be found when an organization commits themselves to the implementation of BACnet.
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About BACnet International
BACnet International is an industry association that facilitates the successful use of the BACnet protocol in building automation and control systems through interoperability testing, educational programs and promotional activities. BACnet International oversees operation of the BACnet Testing Labs (BTL) and maintains a global listing of tested products. The BACnet standard was developed by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and has been made publicly available so that manufacturers can create interoperable systems of products. BACnet International complements the work of the ASHRAE standards committee and BACnet-related interest groups around the world. BACnet International members include building owners, consulting engineers and facility managers, as well as companies involved in the design, manufacturing, installation, commissioning and maintenance of control equipment that uses BACnet for communication. For more information, please visit http://www.bacnetinternational.org.
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