Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 2, 2009
BACnet International announced today that Veris Industries, a leading provider of building automation system peripherals, is now a member of BACnet International. Veris Industries manufactures a complete range of devices from air quality sensors to Electrical Meters for use in building automation applications. As an active thought leader in the area of building energy efficiency, Veris is taking a proactive position in its adoption of the BACnet protocol in that its devices for the building automation marketplace help building owners and operators reduce their energy use and carbon footprints. A full listing of BACnet International membership benefits is located here, and an overview is included below.
Mark Shelton, V.P. of Sales and Marketing at Veris Industries, shared his view on the BACnet protocol and their decision to join BACnet international, “We have manufactured sensors with communications protocols for most of our company history and have seen a tremendous increase in the popularity of our BACnet based products in recent years.” Mr. Shelton continued, “In fact, Veris plans to integrate the BACnet protocol into more of our energy and environmental sensing product lines because our customers demand it. Joining the group that supports the evolution of this premiere open and interoperable platform seems a natural next step in our involvement, and we hope that sharing knowledge and experience within this community will help us to better innovate and serve our customers with the product solutions they need.”
Andy McMillan, President of BACnet International and President/CEO of Teletrol Systems, commented on Veris Industries becoming a member of BACnet International, “BACnet International is pleased to have Veris join as a member. Veris brings a wealth of experience in the building automation equipment space, and has also been an active thought leader in issues related to energy conservation in buildings.” Mr. McMillan added, “BACnet International provides a collaborative environment where our members can work together to help create interoperable and intelligent building automation systems that save money and use less energy.”
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 Veris Industries
Veris Industries, located in Portland Oregon, is a market focused, customer service oriented leading supplier of energy and environmental sensors, and control peripherals for commercial HVAC and industrial control applications. For more information about our products, please visit http://www.veris.com.