Niagara AX Driver Enhances Integration of Lighting with HVAC and Building Systems
Promising Results from Integration with Encelium’s Energy Control System to Better Manage Energy Consumption and Control Lighting Costs
TEANECK, N.J.– In a
solution made for these challenging economic times, Encelium Technologies has
announced that building owners and management can expect lower operating costs
and a better return on investment through technology that enables the
integration of the company’s Energy Control System (ECS) with Tridium’s Niagara
AX building automation software platform. The dramatically improved integration
of HVAC and other embedded devices with lighting is made possible by the Niagara
AX Driver, according to Tony Marano, President and CEO of Encelium.
“Our customers have been asking us for
a cost-efficient and effective way to address energy conservation,” said Marano.
“The Niagara AX Driver, working in conjunction with ECS, gives us the ability to
reduce consumption across building-wide systems and does so with meaningful cost
Encelium’s advanced energy management
and lighting control system has made it a leader in the design and installation
of intelligent building systems. The use of the ECS system contributes
significantly to a building achieving the coveted U U.S. Green Building
Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification. The
Niagara AX system creates a common environment to which virtually any embedded
device may be connected and the Niagara AX Driver ties it all
Highlights of the Niagara AX Driver
Enables automatic switching and
dimming control in response to demand from within the AX platform. Provides load
shedding control over lighting based on lighting status, lighting levels and
Shares occupancy information obtained
by ECS to integrate HVAC control with occupancy.
Notifies ECS of an emergency through
an alarm system that turns all building lights on.
“We are at the
forefront of energy management and conservation in building integrated lighting
control systems for commercial buildings,” said Marano. “The Niagara AX Driver
further solidifies that position and fuels the promise of even more innovation
in the future.”
Technologies is an advanced technology development company specializing in
integrated lighting control systems for commercial buildings. Using the
collaborative power of addressable networking technology in conjunction with
advanced control hardware and software, its systems are designed to maximize
energy savings and provide attractive returns on investment. It has operations
in the U.S., Canada and Europe.