Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 8, 2009
BACnet International today announced that Blue Ridge Technologies, a leading manufacturer of lighting controls designed to be a native component of Building Automation Systems (BAS), is now a Silver-level sponsor of BACnet International. Blue Ridge develops and delivers BACnet-engineered lighting technologies for new and existing buildings that optimize lighting energy throughout the building life cycle. The company is joining BACnet International to more closely align its products with the rapid developments in the open building automation standards area -- including BACnet. A full listing of BACnet® International membership benefits is located here and an overview is included below.
According to Ron Poskevich, Blue Ridge Technologies' Vice President of Sales and Marketing, "Blue Ridge is delighted to be a sponsor of BACnet International because it gives us the opportunity to demonstrate our commitment to the BACnet community and to participate in the thought leadership the BACnet community has brought to open building systems." Mr. Poskevich added, "The BACnet protocol is an enabling technology that is helping transform how green and intelligent buildings perform, and our sponsorship will give us great visibility into the BACnet community and provide us with a better opportunity to understand the needs of the market and the needs of our partners."
Andy McMillan, President of BACnet International and President/CEO of Teletrol Systems, commented on Blue Ridge Technologies joining BACnet International, "We are pleased that Blue Ridge has become a silver sponsor of BACnet International. As a manufacturer of state-of-the-art lighting controls, Blue Ridge has already demonstrated their thought leadership in the building automation space." McMillan added, "Blue Ridge is in a great position to get direct feedback from the community on how they leverage BACnet technologies, and in turn, the community benefits by shaping future vendor offerings. This is another great example of a win-win situation for BACnet sponsors and the BACnet International community."
Companies interested in enjoying the benefits of BACnet International membership can get more information here.
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 Blue Ridge Technologies
Blue Ridge Technologies is a privately held company based in Marietta, Georgia that closely partners with leading Building Automation System (BAS) companies and OEM's to be each partner's preferred lighting control solutions provider. Blue Ridge develops and delivers compelling engineered lighting technologies that are native to each partners systems, tools and processes. Partners that adopt Blue Ridge Technologies experience a substantial reduction in lighting integration risk and are better positioned to focus on their core competencies. Visit us on the web at: http://www.BlueRidgeTechnologies.com or http://www.AnyBAS,com.