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  • Tridium announces Best New Product and Innovator of the Year award winners at the 2018 Niagara Summit
    15
    MAY

    Tridium announces Best New Product and Innovator of the Year award winners at the 2018 Niagara Summit

    Tyrrell Products awarded Best New Product for Echo Driver for Niagara and HVAC Concepts named Innovator of the Year for the Banana Room Controls Project

    At the closing reception for the 2018 Niagara Summit in New Orleans, Tridium president and general manager, Jim Bland, announced the winners for the Best New Product and Innovator of the Year awards.

    Tyrrell Products’ new Echo Driver for Niagara claimed the “Best New Product” award – a category featuring products that interface with or are built on the Niagara Framework. HVAC Concepts was named Innovator of the Year for its creative use of Niagara for the Banana Room Controls project.

    Echo Driver for Niagara integrates Amazon’s Alexa, an intelligent personal assistant with voice processing technology, with Niagara, allowing access to any Niagara-based automation system through voice. Through voice commands, users can switch devices on or off, control the temperature, open and close blinds and much more.

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  • Important Characteristics of a Master System Integrator
    01
    JAN

    Important Characteristics of a Master System Integrator

    Open, Open, Open. All solutions must be open, interoperable and expandable.

    Sinclair: Hello Dan and thank you for joining me this morning. And I also want to congratulate you on your first-ever nomination for a ControlTrends Award.

    Drury: Thank you, Ken. It is a pleasure to have my first interview with you. HVAC Concepts is very proud to be a nominee for the 2017 System Integrator of the Year Award.

    Sinclair: How did you become an MSI?

    Drury: MSI is a new and somewhat strange term to me. With open systems and an exploding market to serve, for System Integrators and equipment suppliers, working together is a must. Today, our customers, especially high-value seeking, organized and educated customers, are looking for teams of experts to implement and support their projects. It’s at a point of not what you can do by yourself, but what you can do leveraging the network of talent that is around the world. It’s a 50/50 split with who the company is and who the talent is that they have working with them. At HVAC Concepts, we have grown as a company ourselves, as well as develop very close partnerships we need to provide the high-value System Integration services and long-term support our customers are looking for.

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  • Wawa Celebrates Grand Opening of 500th Fuel Store in Cheltenham, PA
    09
    NOV

    Wawa Celebrates Grand Opening of 500th Fuel Store in Cheltenham, PA

    Commemorating 20 Years in the Fuel Business and Wawa's 20 Billionth Gallon of Gas Pumped

    CHELTENHAM, PA--(Marketwired - Nov 9, 2016) - Wawa Inc., today announced a major milestone in its more-than-50-year history -- the grand opening of its 500th fuel store, located at 8250 Limekiln Pike in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania. On Thursday, November 10, at 10:00 a.m., the grand opening celebration of Wawa's 500th fuel store located at 8250 Limekiln Pike in Cheltenham will begin. Representatives from the Horsham, Pennsylvania, Air and Army National Guard; Liberty USO; Cheltenham Township and Pennsylvania state representatives; Cheltenham Fire and Police; local veterans and military members; Wawa associates and customers; and Wawa's mascot, Wally Goose, will join in the ceremony. The event will include a charitable Hoagies for Heroes hoagie-building competition, as representatives from the Cheltenham Fire and Police and the Horsham Air and Army National Guard face off in a battle of bravery, skill and sandwich-making expertise. Each team will be challenged to see who can build the most hoagies in three minutes in the traditional Wawa way. Wawa will conclude the Hoagies for Heroes competitions by presenting checks on behalf of the winning and runner up teams, for $1,000 to the charities of their choice.

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  • President Obama and President Clinton Speak on Better Building Initiative Investments
    02
    DEC

    President Obama and President Clinton Speak on Better Building Initiative Investments

    President Obama and former President Bill Clinton announce a $4 billion investment in energy efficiency upgrades for commercial buildings. This video was taken on December 2, 2011.

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