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Pepco Government Services
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FieldServer Technologies
Feature articles include:
-The TNT Centre: Zero Emission Building Delivers Quality, Comfort and Sustainability
-Smart Grid's Impact
-Expert Q&A: Ron Jarnagin
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LonMark will offer free education seminars at Light + Building 2012, led by industry experts and member companies, including Echelon Corporation, EnOcean Alliance, Infranet Partners, LOYTEC electronics GmbH, Newron System and Teroc AB.
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LonMark International and OpenADR Alliance Agreement Enables Building-to-Grid Connectivity, Facilitates Ubiquitous Energy Conservation and Management

Commercial buildings will soon be able to connect to the "Smart Grid" with ease thanks to a new strategic relationship between industry alliances LONMARK® International and OpenADR. LONMARK, a non-profit association for the certification, education and promotion of interoperability standards for control networking, and the OpenADR Alliance, a nonprofit corporation created to foster the development, adoption and compliance of a Smart Grid standard known as Open Automated Demand Response (OpenADR), today announced that they are working together to enable interoperability between certified products that will better enable commercial buildings to manage their energy uses on the Smart Grid.
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Distech Controls Inc.
The LonMark Board of Directors has unanimously voted for the creation of a new LonMark Task Group. The Consulting-Specifying Engineer Task Group (CSE TG) will provide a logistical home for producing specifications, collateral, and related materials to engage and support CSE firms.
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Each month, LonMark International features a company, organization, or individual committed to the development, manufacture, and use of open, multi-vendor control systems utilizing ISO/IEC 14908-1 and related standards.

Kenmark fulfills the critical need for comprehensive real estate services through the skill sets of a cutting edge, entrepreneurial and diversified team of real estate professionals experienced in each phase of the real estate cycle. Combining experts in the fields of planning, law, brokerage development, finance, construction and property management establishes Kenmark as the real estate team of the future to deliver advanced real estate results now. Since 1999, Kenmark had been engaged by Echelon to manage the development and construction for the new Echelon Campus and provide on-going management of the campus and its LonWorks® building-automation systems, in San Jose, California, US. Echelon's headquarters facility has the latest in LonWorks controls products and it showcases the interoperability benefits of a fully-integrated LonWorks networking building.
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Echelon is integrating LonWorks and BACnet, the world’s leading open building protocols in a two-tier smart building architecture to make smart buildings grid-aware.
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FieldServer Technologies, a division of Sierra Monitor Corporation and the leading manufacturer of protocol gateways in the Building Automation industry, announced that it has opened a European sales office in Berlin, Germany. The company has appointed Paul Lambert as its manager of regional sales for Europe.
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Set in Lisbon, the new central laboratory of the "Empresa Portuguesa de Águas Livres" (EPAL) was designed with the most modern building materials. An ancient inspiration results in a national reference in laboratories, providing the best quality in water consumption for over 3 million people. This represented an investment of €14 million, set in an area of 6,000 square meters, divided into three floors with areas for microbiological analysis and tests of organic and inorganic chemistry.
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2012 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show
May 5-8, 2012
Chicago, IL
LonMark International will be exhibiting in booth #6067 at the annual National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, the largest single gathering of restaurant, foodservice and lodging professionals. NRA Show 2012 attracts 58,000+ attendees and visitors from all 50 states and 100+ countries, and showcases the latest products, services, innovative ideas, up-to-the-minute information about trends and issues and other growth opportunities than any other industry event. For more information, visit the show website at www.restaurant.org/show.

Other key events for 2012 include:
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Article by CEO, Len Pisano from 8760, Inc.

Our country has been spoiled with the notion that cheap abundant power is a given right. For generations, we have told our children: "money does not grow on trees." We should be conveying the same message about electricity. Peak demand for electricity is a mounting problem for utility companies as weather conditions prove to be extreme.
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