Software/Building Control Products

Keep in touch with the latest in technology helping to build smarter buildings and the means building occupants can stay in control.


Cloud-Based Design and Analysis Tools

March 5, 2014
Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, OpenStudio from Performance Systems Development (PSD) is a collection of cloud-based software tools.
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BIM Energy Analysis Software

March 5, 2014
EcoDesigner STAR software places standard-compliant energy analysis in a familiar BIM work environment.
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2013 Reader’s Choice Awards

February 5, 2014
Check out the results of the Readers Choice Awards!
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Energy Analysis in the Design Process

December 2, 2013
Sefaira for SketchUp is a SketchUp plug-in that provides architects with real-time energy analysis without leaving their native design environment.
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Survey: 50% of Building Owners Use Smart Building Technologies

April 2, 2013

Another 33 percent of building owners will use smart building technologies in the next six months, according to IDC Energy Insights.

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ArchiCAD STAR(T) Edition 2013

January 11, 2013

GRAPHISOFT released the ArchiCAD STAR(T) Edition 2013 starting with the German and Austrian versions.

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Energy Data in One Place

September 1, 2012

 E-Mon’s new Interval Data Recorder (IDR) is designed to collect kilowatt-hour (kWh) and demand (kW) data from up to eight or 16 connected meters at 15-, 30- or 60-minute intervals.  

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Track Real-Time Power Conditions

August 1, 2012

 Schneider Electric’s StruxureWare Power Monitoring 7.0 software platform is designed to track real-time power conditions to improve efficiency, availability and reliability as well as maximize asset performance.  

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Field-Based Digital Plan Board

August 1, 2012

 Mobile Monster, from SiteSmart, provides a dynamic 46” monitor in a custom case delivering a full-size 24”x 36” electronic drawing to any remote location.  

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2013 Top Products

In this space last year we said a lot more jobsites could be going paperless in the future—or at least be incorporating more mobile computing devices. Judging by this year’s results of the 2013 Top Products, we officially know we’re not going (too) crazy. It’s glaringly obvious that the market for accessing important information on the go has rapidly evolved in just one year and will continue to change. We wonder what’s in store for 2014, but for now enjoy the products that interested you—the reader of EDC’s print, digital, eNewsletter and, of course, mobile content—most in 2013.


Skanska’s senior vice president of Green Markets, Elizabeth Heider, shares her thoughts on the high points and happenings at Greenbuild 2013.
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Check out the April edition of EDC along with the announcement of the EDC On the Go app!
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Sustainable Healthcare Architecture, 2nd Edition

The essential guide for architects, interior designers, engineers, healthcare professionals, and administrators who want to create healthy environments for healing.

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Green Product Buzz Guide

Green Product Buzz GuideEDC's Green Product Buzz Guides bring you the latest in green building products and services from companies exhibiting at trade shows, including Greenbuild, the AIA Expo, Coverings, Surfaces and more.


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