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December 18th, 2012 – Addressing the needs of building owners and facility managers, CAN2GO offers a unique solution enabling quick and easy retrofits of the most commonly found HVAC systems in commercial buildings.
The solution combines CAN2GO’s controllers and Web BEMS with application specific peripherals designed to handle popular HVAC equipment. The Web BEMS already has pre-configured objects matching those peripherals for easy integration and population of inputs and outputs. This combination greatly reduces commissioning time, while the wireless capabilities of the devices reduces deployment time and inconvenience.
November 29th, 2012 – The Top Products Awards recognize the most popular manufacturers and suppliers of the year, as determined by building and facility executives who participated in a national survey.
The CAN2GO line of controllers (UN2, VA2 and GW2) will be featured in the January issue of Building Operating Management as a Top Products Award Winner.
The Building Operating Management Top Products Awards are 100% reader-selected. Out of nearly 560 possible products, the CAN2GO controllers are one of the people's favorites.
November 9th, 2012 – For the 4th year in a row, CAN2GO has received yet another recognition from the AHR Expo Innovation Awards. For this 2013 edition, CAN2GO's TE2 Wireless Terminal Equipment Controller was awarded an honorable mention in the Building Automation category.
Since it first launched its products in 2010, CAN2GO has won or gotten honorable mentions every year for its UN2, Web BEMS, DA2 and TE2. It is by far the most any building automation company has received over that 4-year span.
Thank you for your appreciation. We will continue working hard to be the most innovative building automation company in the industry.
October 12th, 2012 – Lynxspring, a leading manufacturer and distributor of automation infrastructure technology and device-to-enterprise integration solutions and SCL Elements, the manufacturer of CAN2GO products, today announced a strategic OEM relationship between their companies for sales and service of the CAN2GO product line to Lynxspring's channel of over 150 integrators and OEMs.
"The CAN2GO product extends the reach of the Lynxspring product line into the wireless world," says Bob Mealey, Chief Business Development Officer for Lynxspring. "It plays well with our core Niagara-based products. We see the addition of this product line as an opportunity for market expansion and benefiting our entire channel. We are particularly excited by CAN2GO's ability to deliver cost effective solutions to small footprint buildings for our national accountÐfocused channel partners."
August 13th, 2012 – The retrofit of the St-John Basilica is the cover story of the August issue of the HPAC Engineering magazine. The retrofit features CAN2GO controllers managing wireless temperature sensors and relaying the information to the Church's BACnet system. Networking between CAN2GO controls is also wireless, thereby limiting renovation work inside the main area of the building.
The title of the story is "Retrofitting a Historic Building: HVAC Retrofit Sees 19th-Century Church Outfitted With 21st-Century Controls".
June 22nd, 2012 – The best way to get a distant temperature reading without passing a wire. Get the right data on ambient temperature to optimize your building automation system and improve client comfort and energy savings. These wireless, compact, and stylish room temperature and humidity sensors are designed for use with CAN2GO controllers or other building automation systems.
The STW model is temperature sensor with setpoint while the THW model is temperature and humidity sensor.
May 23rd, 2012 – SCL Elements, manufacturer of CAN2GO building automation solutions, has added graphical programming to its web-based building energy management system as part of its most recent firmware upgrade. Roughly 70% of building automation system integrators use graphical programming, while 30% use script programming. With both options now available in the CAN2GO solution, integrators can select which method best fits their programming choice for wired and wireless HVAC, lighting, metering and other smart building applications.
April 23rd, 2012 – SCL Elements Inc., developer of the award-winning CAN2GO® controllers, and Tridium Inc., developer of the Niagara Framework®, announced the integration capability of EnOcean and ZigBee technologies into Niagara based building automation systems. This enables the Niagara community to extend their use of wireless solutions and reduce wiring and repair costs for energy efficiency commissioning and retrofit deployments.
April 18th, 2012 – The DA2 wireless damper/valve actuators and TE2 wireless terminal equipment controllers are now certified and available for purchase. Both products are fully programmable and enable system integrators to deploy these zone control products wirelessly; reducing installation cost and downtime.
Upcoming webinars on the DA2 and TE2 products:
• DA2 & TE2: Wireless actuators and terminal equipment controllers - April 20, 2012, 11:30AM to 12PM EST
• DA2 & TE2: Wireless actuators and terminal equipment controllers - May 4, 2012, 11:30AM to 12PM EST
January 27th, 2012 – YWire Technologies, Inc., a Montreal-based manufacturer of commercial lighting control systems, has announced a partnership with SCL Elements, manufacturer of CAN2GO building automation solutions, to create a BACnet-integrated YWire solution. YWire’s FiveSeries Lighting Control System is the first lighting control system in the world to incorporate Broadband over Powerline communications into a light switch. CAN2GO’s multi-protocol integration expertise will allow YWire solutions to sit underneath BACnet IP building automation systems.
January 23rd, 2012 – SCL Elements, manufacturer of CAN2GO products, officially launched its new line of smart wireless peripherals today at the AHR Expo in Chicago. The line includes the TE2 terminal unit and the DA2 proportional damper/valve actuator, based on the Belimo MP-Bus platform. The DA2 received a 2012 AHR Expo Innovation Award honorable mention.
January 23rd, 2012 – SCL Elements, manufacturer of CAN2GO products, officially launched the new dashboard feature of its award-winning license-free Web BEMS at the 2012 AHR Expo in Chicago. The company also showed previews of its Android app and block programming features, which will be added to the Web BEMS this Spring.
January 23rd, 2012 – The powerful line of BACnet building automation products from KMC Controls has now been augmented to include wireless sensors. These new sensors employ EnOcean energy-harvesting wireless technology. The self-powered sensors communicate to KMC’s award-winning BACnet network through an EnOcean-to-BACnet gateway powered by CAN2GO.