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BIG-EU nominated for German Brand Award

Brand for International Cooperation in Building Services Engineering

Dortmund, March 10th 2017. –  The BACnet Interest Group Europe (BIG-EU) was nominated for the German Brand Award 2017. The German Design Council in Frankfurt, Germany, attested a special merit in the category "Industry Excellence in Branding" to the industry association. The BIG-EU promotes cross-vendor automation of building automation systems from 1998.

“The nomination confirms our successful international cooperation,“ states Hans Symanczik, BIG-EU Board Member and head of the Working Group Marketing. “The BIG-EU brand creates a common identity for 125 members from 17 countries.”

The BIG-EU brand is the cornerstone for the development of integrated and sustainable building automation. Beyond national borders and also across different parts of the world, it links the manufacturers and users involved. It stands for a European and intercontinental orientation and fosters open communication not only on technical wise but also on the human level.

Founded in Germany, the BIG-EU enables standarized device communication in heating, air conditioning, safety and many other trades. The shared communication system is the BACnet standard ISO 16484-5. It enables reliable operation of commercial buildings such as airports, concert halls, shopping centers, universities and government buildings.