DENT Instruments Joins in Developing BACnet Technology

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Company’s Products Earn BTL Mark

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We are pleased to have DENT Instruments join us in this goal and help to expand the use of BACnet.

Building automation and control system integrators and managers now benefit from another manufacturer joining the ranks of BACnet International with the addition of newest silver member DENT Instruments. A global leader in the design and manufacture of power and energy measurement instruments, DENT Instruments recently announced that their PowerScout 3 Power Meter has earned the BACnet Testing Laboratory (BTL) mark.

“We recognize that the BTL mark is becoming an increasingly common requirement,” says Christopher Dent, President of DENT Instruments. “We are very excited to announce that the Power Scout 3 instruments have passed rigorous BTL testing. Our customers in the building automation market, including system integrators, can be confident that Power Scout 3 is fully interoperable with third-party BACnet devices.”

As a silver member, DENT Instruments joins over 80 of the leading building automation vendors in the world in pursuing advancement of BACnet as a communication protocol.

“BACnet International encourages the successful use of BACnet in building automation and control systems,” stated Andy McMillan, President of BACnet International. “We are pleased to have DENT Instruments join us in this goal and help to expand the use of BACnet.”

More information on BACnet International members can be found here. 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 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


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