Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 12, 2010
BACnet International today announced that submissions for its annual awards to recognize the achievements of individuals and companies involved in BACnet International are now being accepted. The award process is intended to allow BACnet International members to recognize and celebrate the hard work, commitment, and accomplishments of its members. The on-line award submission page will remain open until September 22nd at 10pm EST. The Award Committee will meet the week of September 27th to determine the winners. The Award Ceremony will take place during the 2010 Facility Decisions Conference & Expo taking place October 5-6, 2010 in Las Vegas, NV.
In order to submit a nomination, BACnet International members should visit the official nomination page at http://www.bacnetinternational.org/displayemailforms.cfm?emailformnbr=146945
The award categories for individuals, companies, and projects along with award explanations are listed in the table below.
Alpha Dog Award - For outstanding leadership - Individual Award
St. Bernard Award - For always coming to the rescue - Individual OR Company Award
German Shepherd Award - For keeping the group in line and upholding BACnet Standards - Individual OR Company Award
Labrador Award - For unquestioning loyalty to BACnet International & BACnet Standards - Individual OR Company Award
Rottweiler Award - Fierce protector of BACnet International & BACnet Standards - Individual OR Company Award
Jack Russell Award - For always doing something for the betterment of BACnet International & BACnet Standards - Individual OR Company Award
Howler Award - Making a lot of noise about BACnet International & BACnet Standards - Individual OR Company Award
Fox Hound Award - For quickly and stealthily coming up from behind (i.e., a newer BACnet International member making a splash - Company Award
Best in Show Award - A project (posted in the BACnet Success Stories) worthy of merit - Project Award
Andy McMillan, President of BACnet International and General Manager of Philips Teletrol, encouraged BACnet International members to participate in the awards process, “As an organization whose success depends on the hard work if its members, I strongly encourage the BACnet community to take a moment to recognize individuals, companies, and projects that they think deserve special recognition.” McMillan continued, “We have had an exceptional year in terms of new members, numerous success stories, and technological advances in building automation. A great many members have contributed to this success, so my thanks go out to all of them.”
All award submissions must be completed by Wednesday, September 22nd to be considered for this year’s award process. More information can be found here: http://www.bacnetinternational.org/displayemailforms.cfm?emailformnbr=146945
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.