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October, 2019 Newsletter - New Deal for Buildings, Cybersecurity Summit, BACnet Consulting for Facility Managers/Building Owners and more..

October, 2019 Newsletter - New Deal for Buildings, Cybersecurity Summit, BACnet Consulting for Facility Managers/Building Owners and more..

October 31, 2019

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Cybersecurity Awarness MonthHeld every October, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) is a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and to ensure that all Americans have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online.

The NCSAM 2019 Toolkit is a comprehensive guide to make it easy for you and your organization, regardless of size or industry, to engage and promote NCSAM. Use the guide and the resources below to help you engage your stakeholders and promote positive, lasting cybersecurity habits. Read More

The best way to implement BACnet on your small platform

One important trend in the building systems market has been the growing emphasis on integrated systems. Another trend is the variety and modest cost of platforms such as Atmel ATmega, ARM Cortex-M, and Linux-based systems.

uBACstac - BACnet Stack for small platformsMore and more companies are developing their own small BACnet devices, and it is not a trivial task to do this correctly. That's why we have developed uBACstac - BACnet Protocol stack for small devices. With uBACstac you can build simple BACnet-enabled devices such as meters, humidifiers, thermostats, and other application-specific controllers.  Learn More

The Key Components of the New Deal for Buildings

The Key Components of the New Deal for BuildingsThe New Deal for Buildings brings together the building automation industry and commercial building professionals. It's built on the BACnet open standard, model-based analytics, and service transparency. 

The New Deal for Buildings initiative facilitates a dialog between the building automation industry and commercial building professionals on how we collectively think about intelligent and smart systems in buildings. Initiated by Cimetrics, Inc., the New Deal addresses the challenges faced by both vendors and owners who plan for, procure, manage, and maintain the building automation systems that lie at the heart of modern facilities. Learn More

Our Services Spotlight

BACnet consulting for Facility Managers and Building Owners

Many facility managers need help from time to time. Cimetrics' BACstac™ and BACnet integration products are widely known in the building controls industry, and we can also help facility managers by providing on-the-ground assistance in solving complex network integration problems. Please contact us to learn more.

We can help if you are a customer with BACnet products in his/her facility who needs help getting started or would like a deeper understanding of using BACnet. For IT departments, we can assist in determining who needs to understand the BACnet protocol more proficiently, how to secure the BACnet network, and how to keep BACnet traffic in check. Learn More

BACnet User Group New England USA

Just one week until the BACnet User Group. If you work with BACnet, are in the New England area, or willing to travel, you are invited to our free BACnet New England user group meeting supported by BACnet International on November 7, 2019, in Watertown, MA. BACnet User Group

In this meeting, you will learn what BACnet/SC can (and cannot) do to improve BAS cybersecurity, as well as discussions on meters and BACnet. Dinner is free courtesy of BACnet International and cash bar! Learn more

The latest updates.

AEE World Energy Conference and Expo

AEE World Energy Conference and Expo

We are excited that our senior analyst Julianne Rhoads, CEM, presented at the 2019 AEE World Energy Conference and Expo. Her presentation, "Turning Data into a Crystal Ball", explores how big data analytics can target energy savings opportunities as well as predict impending system failures to achieve improved energy efficiency, comfort, and sustainability. Learn More

 

Industry News

Security vs. Security

Security Vs SecurityThe purpose of this article is to put all of this cybersecurity “stuff” into some order to help people in the BAS industry decide what is important for them. Read more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Smart Building Market Worth $105.8 Billion by 2024 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets

The major drivers for the Smart Building include the rising adoption of IoT-enabled building management systems; the heightened awareness of space utilization; and increased industry standards and regulations. Read More



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