EBTRON®, Inc. Joins BACnet® International: Aims to Leverage Testing, Education and Promotional Programs to Continue Success

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BACnet International today announced that EBTRON, Inc., a leader in airflow measurement for more than twenty years, is now a Gold-level sponsor of BACnet International. EBTRON has been manufacturing microprocessor-based measurement instrumentation since 1984 that are designed to exceed normal performance criteria and meet the most demanding and restrictive placement requirements. EBTRON's participation in BACnet International will give them access to interoperability testing, educational programs, and enhanced visibility within the BACnet International community on the Web site, product catalog, and newsletters.

BACnet International today announced that EBTRON, Inc., a leader in airflow measurement for more than twenty years, is now a Gold-level sponsor of BACnet International. EBTRON has been manufacturing microprocessor-based measurement instrumentation since 1984 that are designed to exceed normal performance criteria and meet the most demanding and restrictive placement requirements. EBTRON's participation in BACnet International will give them access to interoperability testing, educational programs, and enhanced visibility within the BACnet International community on the Web site, product catalog, and newsletters. A full listing of BACnet® International membership benefits is located here (http://www.bacnetinternational.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=9).

Len Damiano, EBTRON's vice president of sales and marketing communications, explains why they became a member of BACnet International, "we are joining BACnet International to take advantage of all of the benefits that BTL testing offers for our growing number of native BACnet devices: from duct-mounted measurement instruments, to wall-mounted environmental sensors and people counters." Mr. Damiano also commented on the power of the BACnet® protocol, "BACnet offers users 'true' interoperability and the freedom to grow their systems as economically efficient as possible without sacrificing reliability, speed or power. Provided that the implementation of the ASRHAE Standard is complete and true to the intent, real interoperability is readily attainable. BACnet is very powerful, flexible and is designed to provide for quick and trouble-free installation. If a manufacturer needed to select one protocol to bet the future on - BACnet is probably it."

Andy McMillan, President of BACnet International and President/CEO of Teletrol Systems, commented on EBTRON joining BACnet International, "EBTRON is a great addition to the community as they have been responsible for a number of 'firsts,' in the BACnet community, and continue to drive innovation in the building automation space." McMillan added, "In addition to helping shape the future of the BACnet protocol, they will also have access to promotional programs that will help increase awareness of their products and services among thought leaders in the building automation industry."

Companies interested in enjoying the benefits of BACnet International membership can get more information here. For a limited time, members are entitled to several special benefits at the Facility Decisions Conference and Expo 2009 in Las Vegas on September 22-23. For more information, please visit: http://www.BACnetconference.org

About BACnet® International:

BACnet International is an industry association that facilitates the successful use of the BACnet protocol in building automation and control systems through interoperability testing, educational programs, and promotional activities. The BACnet standard was developed by ASHRAE and has been made publicly available so that manufacturers can create interoperable systems of products. BACnet International complements the work of the ASHRAE standards committee and BACnet-related interest groups around the world. BACnet International members include building owners, consulting engineers and facility managers, as well as companies involved in the design, manufacturing installation, commissioning, and maintenance of control equipment that uses BACnet for communication. For more information, please visit http://www.bacnetinternational.org.

About EBTRON, Inc.:

Headquartered in Loris, South Carolina, EBTRON® has been manufacturing microprocessor-based measurement instrumentation since 1984 that exceed normal performance criteria and that meet the most demanding and restrictive placement requirements - outdoor air intakes for ventilating systems. This level of performance provides users with a margin of security and reliability, previously unknown to HVAC system operations. EBTRON® has been manufacturing native-networked instruments since 2001 and was providing "distributed" network sensors in HVAC control before the term was applied. EBTRON® products are built from only the highest quality components. For more information about our products, please visit http://www.ebtron.com.

Contacts:

Natalie Nardone
BACnet® International
770-971-6003
http://www.bacnetinternational.org

Len Damiano
843-756-1828
EBTRON Inc.
http://www.ebtron.com

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