Bernhard Isler Named Honorary Professor at Zhijiang College

Award presented at China Golden Week sponsored by BACnet International

Atlanta, GA – January 8, 2019 – Bernhard Isler was recently named Honorary Professor at Zhijiang College, Zhejiang University of Technology in Shaoxing. Isler, who works for Siemens, is an ASHRAE member and past chair of the ASHRAE SSPC 135 BACnet Committee. He is a frequent contributor to BACnet publications and has participated in several of the BACnet Interest Group – China/Asia’s BACnet Golden Weeks by presenting in the educational forum and leading the technical training.

Lin Peng Li, dean of Zhijiang College, made the five-year appointment on November 11, 2018 in Shaoxing, China. 

Andy McMillan, President of BACnet International said, “There is no one more deserving of this honor than Bernhard Isler. He has made several trips to China over the last few years to lead training classes and technical sessions. Along with his practical assistance Bernhard has made substantial contributions to building effective relationships with BACnet industry leaders in China and connecting them to the global community.”   

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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.