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Learn About the Scalable Building Strategy at Niagara Summit

Niagara Summit 2012April 2012 – Contemporary Controls will showcase its scalable building strategy that utilizes NiagaraAX Framework® and Sedona Framework™at the Niagara Summit April 29 - May 1 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The NiagaraAX Framework is a software platform that integrates diverse systems and devices regardless of manufacturer, or communication protocol into a unified platform that can be easily managed and controlled over the Internet using a standard web browser. By integrating diverse building systems such as environmental controls, security, lighting, energy, video, fire and life safety, Niagara is creating better buildings---ones that are smarter, use less energy, are more efficient.

Contemporary Controls utilizes NiagaraAX Framework in its scalable building strategy because of the wealth of integration options and its flexible control hierarchy. The BASsupervisorAX network server provides centralized data logging, alarming, scheduling and real-time displays to web browser clients. The BASintegatorAX building controller provides local supervision over BACnet routers, gateways and Powered by Sedona Framework field controllers. Control programming and configuration are accomplished using a single tool - BASworkbenchAX.

By combining Niagara and Sedona Framework technologies together in a scalable building strategy, only one management tool is required. The BASworkbenchAX is all that is needed to manage Niagara and Sedona Framework device databases, developing control applications on wire sheets, and to develop real-time graphics to assist operators in monitoring and controlling their buildings. A single tool offers convenience and minimizes training needs. For simply programming Powered by Sedona Framework controllers, the BASworkbenchSX is sufficient.

In addition to showcasing the scalable building strategy, the Contemporary Controls team will be available to discuss the Authorized Systems Integrator Program. As a licensee of Niagara Framework, Contemporary Controls has created an Authorized Systems Integrator Program to recruit systems integrators that will purchase, install and commission building automation systems for end users.

Using the BASworkbenchAX, a systems integrator can configure and commission Niagara building and supervisory controllers along with Sedona Framework field controllers yielding a scalable building automation system for small, medium and large buildings. By utilizing a BASautomation system from Contemporary Controls, a mechanical or electrical contractor can make the migration to a BAS contractor or BAS systems integrator and bid on the same jobs previously dominated by the big four BAS suppliers.

Visit booth #121 to learn more and be sure to attend the sessions with speakers from Contemporary Controls. Bennet Levine, Research and Development Manager at Contemporary Controls, will be one of three presenters at the Sedona Device Development Session on Monday, April 30 at 4:30 PM. Bennet will demonstrate the Sedona enabled devices that Contemporary Controls has developed. Joe Stasiek, Sales Manager at Contemporary Controls, will be one of the three presenters at the Community Track Session on Tuesday, May 1 at 3:15 PM. Joe will be discussing the products and services Contemporary Controls has developed to work with Niagara and Sedona Framework.

We look forward to seeing you there.


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