Double anniversary for BACnet protocol

Published:  08 May, 2014

BMS, BEMS, control, BACnet

BACnet International and the BACnet Interest Group Europe (BIG-EU) are celebrating two BACnet anniversaries in 2014 and 2015. One is 10 years of the international standard DIN EN ISO 16484-5; the other is 20 years of the standard ANSI/ASHRAE 135. In that time, this open communication standard has become an unprecedented enabler of sustainable building automation.

More than 720 vendor IDs have been distributed, and over 600 devices, classified in nine profiles, ‘speak’ BACnet and comply with the requirements of the international standard.

This open communication protocol was created to connect the proprietary building-automation devices and control systems of Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. Under the umbrella, the protocol, now known as BACnet, became an ANSI (American National Standards Institute) standard in 1995.



comments powered by Disqus

Search

Welcome

Welcome to Modern Building Services Online, the web edition of Modern Building Services (MBS) journal and the UK's most popular Building Services engineering site. Modern Building Services covers the entire Building Services Engineering industry. This site contains archived content from the journal, plus web-specific content.

When you go to our digital edition, you can also access the archive of digital editions.
March 2017: DIGITAL EDITION
ARCHIVE OF DIGITAL EDITIONS

Modern Building services has a group
on Linkedin - join us!

Jobs

  • M & E Engineering Technician

      We are currently seeking a "team player" with excellent interpersonal skills (ideally with a strong electrical bias) to work as a Building Services Technician providing technical assistance to our experienced and established Engineering Design team. .........

  • Mechanical Engineer (Modelling)

    An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Mechanical (Modelling) Building Services Design Engineer to join our established and experienced team. We are looking for a self-motivated and confident individual, who has a proven track record in the desig.........

  • M & E Clerk of Works

      An exciting opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated, confident Mechanical & Electrical Clerk of Works to join our busy team. You will be providing construction inspection services in conjunction with the delivery of major new build, extensions .........

more jobs »

Poll

"Is the Building Services industry lagging behind in the implementation of BIM?"



Calendar