Get insights into adopting building automation technologies from this CABA paper

by Brianna Crandall — March 9, 2018 — The international nonprofit Continental Automated Building Association (CABA) recently announced the publication of a white paper designed to facilitate the adoption of information technologies that enable a more productive indoor environment. The industry association provides information, education, and networking to help promote advanced technologies for the automation of homes and buildings.

The organization published its “Creating a New Deal for Buildings” white paper and released it at a special reception at AHR Expo 2018, which was also sponsored by Cimetrics, SkyFoundry and Anka Laboratories. The paper encourages a dialogue on how the building automation system industry can advance and deliver significantly better value to building owners, facilities managers (FMs) and society at large.

The intended audiences of the paper include: system vendors along with property owners, operators and managers. Other audiences include: sector industry groups, associations and other organizations involved in the intelligent building value chain.

The paper was overseen by a working group from industry and was primarily authored by Anto Budiardjo from Cimetrics. Co-authors included: David Katz from Sustainable Resources Management; Harsha Chandrashekar from Honeywell International; John Petze from SkyFoundry; Mike Welch from Fulham; Ron Bernstein from Lonmark International; and Therese Sullivan from

This CABA white paper, “Creating a New Deal for Buildings,” can be downloaded free of charge by the industry from the CABA Web site.