Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 11, 2013
Lighting professionals now benefit from another manufacturer joining the ranks of BACnet International. "Each year BACnet grows in its leadership as the best overall platform to achieve energy savings and efficiency for commercial and industrial buildings,” stated Doug Ford, CEO of Touch-Plate Lighting Controls. “At Touch-Plate Lighting Controls we continue to invest in our BACnet product offering, producing both BACnet devices such as our Consensio and Ultra BACnet digital keypads, but also our comprehensive BACnet lighting control system solutions. We are excited to be part of the BACnet community and look forward to participating in a variety of PlugFests and Trade Shows to demonstrate our ever expanding BACnet line of products.”
As a silver member, Touch-Plate Lighting Controls joins over 80 of the leading building automation vendors in the world in pursuing advancement of BACnet as a communication protocol.
“Adding additional lighting controls companies to our ranks is of great benefit to both BACnet International, and the larger BACnet community,” stated Andy McMillan, President of BACnet International and Philips Teletrol. “Taking advantage of the benefits BACnet International has to offer – including the annual PlugFest Interoperability Workshop – is an essential piece in working towards global interoperability.”
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.