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SOURCE: BACnet International
Sees Opportunity in Promoting and Sustaining the Vision of Open Protocol, Flexible Expansion, and User Friendly Systems
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 19, 2013
BACnet followers now have another integrator joining the ranks of BACnet International with the addition of ChillCo, Inc. “BACnet is the standard for open protocol systems. Since its conception in 1995, BACnet has defined and set forth a standard that gives the building automation system back to the owners, operators, and building engineers. No longer is a company limited by the technology of its current building automation system manufacturer,” stated Jamie Lee, Director of Automated Solutions and Installations at ChillCo, Inc. “As a company that specializes in integration, ChillCo, Inc. provides our existing clients and future clients with a system that is open, flexible, and user friendly. BACnet fits ChillCo, Inc.’s philosophy as a building automation company that believes in giving our customers’ training and education in order to fully understand their system and the ability to use it as a tool for maintenance, scheduling, and energy use reduction.”
As an integrator member, ChillCo joins over 80 of the leading building automation vendors and integrators in the world in pursuing advancement of BACnet as a communication protocol.
“Integrators are crucial to the success of BACnet International’s goal of successful global interoperability,” stated Andy McMillan, President of BACnet International and Philips Teletrol.
“Membership in BACnet International is a great way for companies who specialize in integration to work with us in that goal of facilitating BACnet adoption.”
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. 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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