Membership continues to grow with addition of industrial automation provider
The BACnet community is proud to announce that Phoenix Contact has joined the BACnet International association. Phoenix Contact is focused on future-oriented components, systems, and solutions in the fields of electrical engineering, electronics, and automation. It is based in Germany but serves customers across more than 100 countries through its global network.
“Because Phoenix Contact is an industrial automation provider, international standards are extremely important to us,” stated Bernhard Tillmanns, director global industry management building technology of Phoenix Contact. “We require all types of data to create added value for building operators and users with our solutions. We are pleased to be part of the BACnet International network. Based on the existing building industry standards, we want to develop our innovations further and firmly establish topics such as digitalization and security in the building management industry with our solutions.”
Phoenix Contact joins more than 150 of the leading building automation vendors and integrators in the world advocating BACnet as a communication protocol.
“We’re excited to have Phoenix Contact join BACnet International,” said Andy McMillan, president and managing director of BACnet International. “We love welcoming global members to our community as BACnet is a global standard, and there are so many new projects and advancements with the standard happening around the world. We look forward to Phoenix Contact’s involvement and contributions.”
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.