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BACnet International Plans Online Information and Education Center
Association to Offer Multifaceted Gateway to BACnet Information
Atlanta, GA – August 21, 2015 –BACnet International is excited to announce development of The BACnet Institute, an online center for BACnet educational resources. The objective of The BACnet Institute is to provide an easy path to BACnet information and learning for everyone involved with BACnet systems. Designed around BACnet community needs revealed in an extensive 2014 member survey, The BACnet Institute will curate existing information and resources, as well as commission the development of new resources. The BACnet Institute will operate under the auspices of BACnet International in collaboration with other BACnet industry groups.
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.