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BACnet International article on 2010 Building Controls Industry Awards

Atlanta, GA (PRWeb) – June 10, 2010 — BACnet International today announced that one of its members, Building Technology Systems Ltd. (BTS), was recognized at the Building Controls Industry Awards 2010 as the, “Independent Installer of the Year,” and a finalist in the Energy Management Award. The event was held on May 13th, 2010 at The Hilton Hotel in Coventry, UK and was deemed a tremendous success by the 220+ guests that attended the event. For more information about the event, please visit:

BTS was a finalist for the, “Energy Management Award” that recognizes the positive contribution that a building management system provides to the energy efficiency of a building. BTS submitted their Ashburton Court project for consideration for this award as it is a prime example of using BACnet and building automation technologies to radically improve energy efficiency.

Dean Brookes, Director at Building Technology Systems Limited, commented on the awards program, “BTS was keen to be part of this program because it was a great opportunity not only to get our products and services recognized, but also because the event brought the entire building controls industry together in a way that will help drive the industry forward.” Mr. Brookes added, “BACnet has been a critical part of our product strategy as well as one of the enabling technologies that allowed us to complete Ashburton Court project which allows for the granularity of control necessary to provide the dramatic energy efficiency gains seen on this. We are very pleased to be recognized by the industry.”

Those wishing to read more about the Ashburton Court project can read the full success story on the BACnet International web site here:

Andy McMillan, President of BACnet International and President of Philips Teletrol commented on Building Technology Systems Ltd. being recognized for its award-winning BACnet deployments, “Since joining BACnet International, BTS has made great strides in creating and deploying BACnet building automation solutions. We congratulate BTS on their recent awards.” Mr. McMillan added, “We are impressed with the specific energy efficiency improvements documented by BTS in the Ashburton project and hope that they inspire other building owners and operators to learn how BACnet-based solutions to can improve their building efficiency.”

BTS is a BACnet International “Integrator member”. 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. The BACnet standard was developed by 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. For more information, please visit

About Building Technology Systems Limited (BTS)
Founded in 1996, Building Technology Systems Ltd are a UK-based Systems Integrator that specializes in building services controls systems. BTS has concentrated their efforts on steadily building the company with an emphasis on maintaining quality of service. BTS specializes in providing turnkey building control systems. Having direct control of the key processes involved in delivering and maintaining a BMS gives them the ability to respond quickly to the needs of their customers. BTS is committed to open protocol systems and believe that it will be quality of service and the ability to provide technical solutions that will maintain a good customer base.

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