Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 26, 2014
Members of the BACnet community are welcoming another manufacturer to the ranks of BACnet International. Global AC drives manufacturer Vacon recently joined BACnet International in support of BACnet as standard in its portfolio of AC drive products.
““BACnet is a key technology in the building automation market, and we want to show our commitment to it by designing competitive products which offer added value to system integrators, property owners and end users. Being a member in BACnet International, Vacon gains access to services and knowledge which allow us to serve our building automation customers better,” explains Tuuli Sarvilinna, VP, Marketing, at Vacon Plc.
As a gold member, Vacon joins over 90 of the leading building automation vendors and integrators in the world in pursuing of BACnet as a communication protocol.
“The major goal of BACnet International is to promote the successful use of the BACnet protocol in building automation”, stated Andy McMillan, President and Managing Director of BACnet International. “We welcome Vacon to our continually growing membership and their commitment to producing BACnet enabled products makes them an exciting addition to our association.”
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. BACnet International oversees operation of the BACnet Testing Labs (BTL) and maintains a global listing of tested products. 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.