FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Natalie Nardone, CMP
Berry Architecture + Associates Offices Transformed With BACnet
Becomes a LEED® Silver Targeted Facility
Atlanta, GA (PRWeb) – July 3, 2014 – Thanks to BACnet International Gold Member Reliable Controls the Red Deer, Alberta, Canada offices of Berry Architecture + Associates is now a success story for the BACnet Community to utilize as a resource. The once unoccupied Red Deer Bowladrom was transformed into a sustainable, LEED® Silver targeted facility as a result of the implementation to BACnet.
The networked hardware in the project included BACnet/IP communication and control of a third-party air handling unit, BACnet/MSTP communication of a third party humidifier, and BACnet/MSTP communication of all MACH-Air controllers to the MACH-ProWebSys. Features of the improved facility include lighting, heating, and ventilation zones; open spaces with natural light; motion sensors for energy reduction; and a green roof featuring a patio, local plants, butterfly gardens, bee boxes, hummingbird nests, herb/vegetable gardens, solar panels, and water collection.
“BACnet International exists to promote the successful implementation of the BACnet protocol,” states Andy McMillan, President and Managing Director of BACnet International. “The Berry Architecture + Associates offices are a prime example of how BACnet can be utilized to transform and improve an existing facility.”
BACnet International has nearly 60 Success Stories – case studies that feature successful implementation of BACnet. To read the full Story on the offices of Berry Architecture + Associates, please click here. To see all BACnet International Success Stories, please click 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. 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.