Tag: Controls

Daikin Releases Wireless Control For Rooftop Units, Intelligent Equipment

At the AHR Expo two weeks ago, Daikin showcased a less expensive alternative to traditional BMS. It’s a cloud-based solution called Intelligent Equipment that delivers data and analytics via the web or mobile device.  Customers can remotely monitor and control a number of Daikin’s rooftops including the Rebel, Maverick II, and RoofPak.  Intelligent Equipment displays graphics, live…




Carrier Launches New Controls Expert Program

Carrier launches a new training and certification program that will qualify contractors to install Carrier controls products.  It’s called the Carrier Controls Expert Program, and three tiers of certification have been created based upon product: Controls Expert Comfort System (CS), Controls Expert i-Vu System (IS), and Controls Expert Encompass System (ES). This program aims to assure…




An Introduction to Building Management Systems

While the concept is nothing new (it actually dates back to the 1980’s), an Integrated Controls Platform (ICP) is beginning to gain real traction as building owners are looking for ways to monitor and reduce energy consumption.  Decreasing product costs and increasing awareness have made ICPs more attractive to implement.  For those just getting familiar with this world, here are some basic concepts and…