BACnet International Welcomes Newest Member Douglas Lighting Controls®

Company sites stronger commitment to interoperability as reason for membership

The BACnet community is proud to announce that Douglas Lighting Controls® has become the latest company to join BACnet International as a silver member. Douglas Lighting Controls, a member of the Panasonic group and a subsidiary of Panasonic Lighting Americas Inc., engineers, manufactures, and markets digital lighting controls for commercial buildings, campuses, parking garages, and sports complexes across North America. Douglas systems include networked and stand-alone solutions using wired and wireless technology to optimize lighting for building code compliance, energy efficiency, ease-of-use, and comfort.

“Douglas has been providing lighting control solutions across North America for over 50 years, bringing value to our customers through energy conservation, cost reduction and code compliance,” said Anthony Lee, product manager & CX manager at Douglas Lighting Controls. “BACnet enhances our product capabilities by allowing users easy connectivity to energy monitoring programs, such as CheckLight™ Energy Management, and other building control and automation systems. We are proud to be a member of the BACnet community. This partnership signals a stronger commitment to the interoperability of our customers’ projects.”

Douglas Lighting Controls joins more than 150 leading building automation suppliers as BACnet International members supporting promotion of BACnet as a global communications protocol.

“Lighting control is an important component of a building automation system and can greatly impact energy savings,” said Andy McMillan, president and managing director of BACnet International. “We welcome Douglas Lighting Controls to the BACnet International community and look forward to their contributions and collaborations.”More information on BACnet International members can be found here. Companies interested in enjoying the benefits of BACnet International membership can get more information here.

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.