Smart Communication using BACnet

10:00 - Wednesday 6th October 2021


Smart communication protocols such as BACnet are playing a major part in the Smart Buildings revolution. This CPD will teach you everything you need to know about its background, how it works, network architecture along with types of devices and objects.

Topics include:

What is smart communication?
Why choose BACnet?
What is BACnet?
Network Architecture
BACnet Devices
BACnet Objects
BACnet Services
Device Profiles
Conforming to The BACnet Standard
The BTL Mark
An Example Device

BACnet is fast becoming the communication protocol of choice for many BMS installations. BMS controllers now have BACnet connectivity available and it is essential to understand the foundations of how these networks are put together.

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Speaking at this session

Andy Camsell

Industry Trainer

Sontay Ltd

Andy has been working in the building services industry since 1986. Initially training as an air conditioning engineer he continued to develop his skills in building services through hands-on installation, maintenance and commissioning culminating in a career in the emerging BMS industry in the mid 1990’s.

Over the years he has held engineering and leadership roles with contractors, technology providers and manufacturers including the position of Technical Manager at Sontay. In 2006 he started a control systems contracting business with two partners and remained managing director there until 2014 before setting out on his own to provide contract consultancy services.

Recent appointments include managing the EMEA critical systems environmental monitoring strategy for a large investment bank and building services commissioning manager at a landmark medical research facility in London. Control systems and BMS are his area of expertise and he has gained a wealth of experience working within the building services industry.

He is passionate about innovation and especially the convergence of sensing and I.T. systems establishing BMS as a proven technology in the “Internet of Things” revolution.

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