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BACnet Innovations from the World of Networked Building Technology

Planning and operating buildings more efficiently. First two-day BACnet Academy in Europe.


Dortmund/Stockholm, Feb 13, 2019. – Planning and operating buildings more efficiently is made possible by the worldwide open BACnet standard (ISO 16484-5). From April 24–25, the independent BACnet Interest Group Europe (BIG-EU) will be holding its first two-day BACnet Academy in Stockholm, Sweden, which will present the basics of interoperability as well as innovations from the world of networked building technology.


With 64% worldwide market coverage, BACnet is already the backbone of building automation in functional buildings. New applications, such as semantic tagging, are now being added to make the standard even more powerful and pave the way for all BACnet users to enter the Building Internet of Things (BIoT). This will be demonstrated using an IP-capable valve actuator and a camera-based person counter with BACnet/IP. An MS/TP valve actuator will also be demonstrated.


The Academy will support building planners, system integrators, project engineers and facility managers with an intensive and up-to-date overview of possible applications.


"With the many innovations concerning BACnet, smart buildings can be operated even more efficiently," explains Frank Schubert, spokesman for the BIG-EU advisory board, who is also the instructor at the Academy in Stockholm. He will provide participants with first-hand information on the integration of lighting, security and elevator technology, on the integration of cloud computing and BACnet Secure, as well as on the worldwide certification system for BACnet products. Academy participants will be awarded with a certificate.


Information and registration at www.bacnetacademy.org.