Ivy Tech Community College Implements BACnet Technology

BACnet international members contribute to newest building’s sustainable design.

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The building is typically in use 15 or more hours per day, and I have enough confidence in the system not to worry about getting alarms on my phone in the middle of the night.

Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 26, 2013

Members of the BACnet community now have another Success Story to utilize as a resource. BACnet International Gold Member KMC Controls has contributed to the sustainability of a new $11,000,000 project building on the campus of Ivy Tech Community College in Warsaw, Indiana. The new building features state-of-the-art mechanical, security, and educational delivery systems while at the same time ensuring that a comfortable, sustainable, and technology-centered learning environment is created for students.

"We have at least 15 different KMC products installed on-site," says Gary Havens, Senior Maintenance Engineer of the building. "The building is typically in use 15 or more hours per day, and I have enough confidence in the system not to worry about getting alarms on my phone in the middle of the night. It’s nice."

"BACnet International’s focus is on the promotion of successful use of BACnet in building automation and control systems," state Andy McMillan, President of BACnet International. "It is exciting to BACnet successfully implemented to increase the sustainability of an educational building."

BACnet International has nearly 40 Success Stories – case studies that feature successful implementation of BACnet. To read the full Story on Ivy Tech Community College, please visit http://www.bacnetinternational.net/success/stories.php?sid=56. To see all BACnet Success Stories, please visit http://www.bacnetinternational.net/success/stories.php.

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 the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (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.


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