Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 21, 2011
BACnet International today announced that submissions for its annual awards to recognize the achievements of individuals and companies involved in the BACnet community 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 their peers. The on-line award submission page will remain open until September 15nd at 5pm EST. The winners will be announced at an Award Ceremony during the 2011 Facility Decisions Conference & Expo taking place October 11-12 2011 in Las Vegas, NV.
In order to submit a nomination, BACnet community members should visit the official nomination page at http://www.bacnetinternational.org/displayemailforms.cfm?emailformnbr=165335
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, reflected on the year’s success and prompted BACnet International members to participate in the awards process, “2011 has been an exceptional year in terms of adding new members, creating BACnet success stories, and accelerated adoption of BACnet in building automation. A great many members have contributed to this success, so my thanks go out to all of them.” McMillan added, “Now is the time to recognize those BACnet International individuals and companies who deserve special recognition for their hard work and success.”
All award submissions must be completed by Wednesday, September 15th to be considered for this year’s awards. More information can be found here: http://www.bacnetinternational.org/displayemailforms.cfm?emailformnbr=165335
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.