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The Distech Controls Eclypse Building Automation System solution consists of the EC-Gfx programming software and a range of other programs, building controllers, general controllers, and application specific controllers. This programable system integrates with HVAC and other building systems using a combination of open communication protocols and proprietary protocols.

Hub Highlights:
  • BACnet (IP & MS/TP), Modbus (TCP/IP & RTU), Wi-Fi communication options between ECY-S1000 building controller and lower-level controllers
  • Free software with no limitations on number of control points, buildings, etc. (includes: EC-Gfx, Eclipse designer, Xpressgfx, Builder, my DC control application, Eclipse commissioning)
  • Free software with no limitations on number of control points, buildings, etc. (includes: EC-Gfx, Eclipse designer, Xpressgfx, Builder, my DC control application, Eclipse commissioning) RESTful Application Programming Interface (API)
  • Manufacturer advertised Automated Demand Response (ADR)
  • Cyber security includes FIPS 140-2

The Tridium Niagara Building Automation System solution consists of the open-source Niagara N4 software and two building/general controllers. This programable system integrates with HVAC and other building systems by offering multiple different open communication protocols.

Hub Highlights:
  • BACnet (IP, MS/TP), Modbus (TCP/IP, RTU), LonWorks communication options between JACE 8000 building controller and lower-level controllers
  • Open-source all-in-one Niagara N4 control software (commissioning, programing, monitoring, dashboards, and energy management)
  • Open Application Programming Interface (API)
  • Cyber security add-ons include accreditation under the Federal Risk Management Framework (RMF) and FIPS 140-2 Level 1 conformance
  • I/O terminals built-in-to Niagara Edge10 controller