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Belimo: Seamless Integration, Reliability, and Intuitive Design.

Broudy Precision stocks a complete range of Belimo sensors for temperature, humidity, air quality, pressure, flow, CO2 and VOC’s.

What is available at Broudy Precision?
Temp- Duct Probe, Duct Averaging, Immersion, Outdoor, Freezestats, Strap on
Humidity/Temp- Duct, Outdoor
Flow Sensors
Pressure- Differential Switch, Differential Transmitter, Liquid Pressure, Liquid Differential
Air Quality- Duct CO2 and VOC.
All models are also available with analog or resistive outputs. Some models available with Modbus and Bacnet. 
Room Sensors

Belimo, the global leader in the development, production, and marketing of actuators and control valves for heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems also provides an innovative line of sensors. Sensors from Belimo offer superior reliability, easy installation, and seamless integration with major Building Automation Systems (BAS). We offer a complete range of sensors for measuring temperature, humidity, pressure, CO2, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and flow in pipe, duct, and outdoor applications. All products are backed by world class service and support.

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Temperature sensors

Accurate and reliable temperature readings are essential for optimal building comfort and energy efficiency. Outdoor air, duct, and pipe temperature sensors are designed for easy installation and are compatible with all major BAS.

Flow sensors

Reliable measurement of flow plays an important role in maximizing HVAC system efficiency and conserving energy. Belimo’s inline flow sensors utilize ultrasonic transit-time technology to provide accurate and repeatable flow measurement in any application. Their compact size and robust design makes them suitable for use with chilled water, hot water, and water/glycol solutions at temperatures ranging from -4…250°F [-20…120°C]. The sensors are fabricated from corrosion- resistant materials, ensuring reliable operation and extended product life.

Humidity Sensors

Controlling humidity in buildings is critical to occupant comfort and in protecting building infrastructure, production processes, stored goods, and museum artwork. Belimo’s range of durable duct, outdoor air, and condensation sensors are manufactured using the highest quality materials to ensure superior reliability, accuracy, and repeatability. Combined temperature and humidity sensors provide a flexible and cost-effective solution.

Pressure Sensors

Accurate pressure measurement is important for optimal HVAC system performance. Pressure sensors from Belimo are capable of measuring extremely high and low pressures in air and water applications. The sensors offer precise measurement of pressure, differential pressure, and velocity for reliable monitoring. Selectable measuring ranges are available for application flexibility.

Air quality Sensors

Air quality sensors provide occupant comfort and energy efficiency. We offer a wide range of combined multi-sensors for CO2, humidity, temperature, and VOCs designed to ensure air quality and maximize energy savings over the life cycle of the building. Learn more about Air Quality in our IAQ ARTICLE.

Room Sensors

Belimo room sensors measure temperature, humidity, and CO2 in a surface mounted streamline design offering high accuracy and fast response. The sensors are maintenance-free and provide long-term reliability for a comfortable room environment. Integrated with Near Field Communication (NFC), Belimo‘s room sensors allow easy data access, field adjustable, commissioning, and troubleshooting with the Belimo Assistant App and a smartphone.

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Niagara AX End of Life (EOL)

What does it mean?

  • AX will no longer be supported
  • Sites must plan for migration to Niagara4

What needs to be done?

  • Evaluate the system components for EOL
  • Software upgrades (AX to N4 Station Migration)
  • Software Maintenance Agreements
  • Hardware Upgrades (possible JACE replacement & IO module replacement) 

TIMELINE

July 1st, 2021

Sales of all Niagara AX license and license options end

AX downgrades no longer sold

Sales/replacements for legacy JACEs end

Patches for defects and cyber issues end

License move or replacement available only with active SMA

No further distribution of AX software by Tridium

July 1st, 2023

AX Supervisor and AX JACE license modes/replacements are no longer supported

AX Supervisor model migration ends

End of Niagara AX licensing

Upgrade your supervisor to N4 and purchase a JACE 8000 to replace the failed JACE 600E.

Learn more from Tridium’s JACE 8000 Data Sheet

Migrate the station from the failed JACE to N4 

LEARN MORE ABOUT N4

SMAs for AX Supervisors are available through June 30, 2023 

Check Out Our Video: JACE 8000 Start up


AX Supervisor and Workbench Model Migration 

AX Supervisors   

  •  Requires active SMA 
  • Migrated to equivalent N4 model which allows purchase of N4 options 
  •  All standard drivers supplied by Tridium and supported on N4 will be migrated. 
  • 3rd party drivers not supplied by Tridium need to be licensed through the supplier.      

AX Workbench

  • Requires active license 
  • Migrated to equivalent N4 model 
  • AX option switch enabled 

Active through June 30, 2023

  • Niagara AX software builds will no longer be available for download after July 1, 2021
  • After July 1, 2023, there will be no options for upgrading AX licenses to N4. Replacement licenses will need to be purchased.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT ARE SMART BUILDINGS?

INTRO TO NETWORKS IN 2021

Over the last decade, the term  “Smart Building” has become increasingly more mainstream. A building becomes smart when all of its individual systems, HVAC, lighting, metering, security, etc. are linked together and work in unison. Around the same time this connotation developed, the advent and utilization of building networks grew in importance.

Today, all kinds of building automation devices live on these networks: sensors, controllers, lighting, security, metering, and many more. While these technologies have been “networked” for some time, they were mostly kept separate and/or on a lower level. We are now seeing the integration of these into a larger, managed, smart building network. The main reason for this is that an ever-growing number of building systems (once separate) must now share data instantly. Moreover, as systems share a common IP protocol, eash resides with having one all encompasing network to manage.

Traditionally, networking has fallen under the MEP design engineers or controls contractor’s responsibility. Fortunately, building automation networks, tend to be far less complicated than the large global enterprise solutions that large-scale organization rely on to conduct their daily business. In fact, most controls inegrators have the knowledge needed to set up and manage these networks. While working with the IT professionals on site, a smart building can become a reality.

What is a network? In our world, we are looking at devices that communicate via Internet Protocol (IP). A collection of devices that have private IP addresses and can share information. Typically confined to the internals of the building, they do not necessarily connect direct to the internet and the outside world. Often referred to as a LAN, or Local Area Network, this forms the basis of your “IP intranet”.

It needs to be recognized that not every sensor, nor every controller may support being attached directly to an IP based network. Many controllers connect without the use of IP addresses, otherwise known as a subnet. These lower level subnets can then connect through a router (on your IP network) and share information as if they were directly connected in the same manner. The reason subnets like this exist are varied and depend on the manufacturer of the equipment. If they support using an open protocol such as BACnet, LonWorks or Modbus, smart buildings and networks are still a possibility.

A smart building can be visualized by following an occupant as they arrive, enter, and proceed to their office. As the employee arrives at the front door, they scan their badge. The building automation system identifies the person’s individual credential and allows access. This credential is then shared to the HVAC and lighting systems. The HVAC equipment involved is put into occupied mode and will supply properly tempered and clean air.  The lighting system will turn on all needed cuircuts to get the occupant safley to their office. Once arrived, motion sensors in the room will confirm occupancy and complete the process. The sharing of information and execution of the corresponding sequence is made possible through the building’s network.

Smart devices today communicate using a host of open communication platforms, a prominent choice being BACnet. Building Automation and Control Network (BACnet) has a 20 year history of IP network compatibility and has purpose built characteristics for communicating information on building related systems. BACnet is also well supported on the lower subnet level, mentioned earlier. Furthermore a common lighting communication protocol, DALI (Digital Addressable Lighting Interface), exists at that sublevel of a network as well. This subnet does not use IP addresses, but the main lighting control panel that it reports to supports BACnet at the IP level.

Now, with a basic understanding of how smart building networks operate on an intranet level, let’s look at how we get out to the real world.  Remote access to smart buildings has been around since the days of auto-dialers and dialup modems. Today, connectivity is no longer the issue, security is. Rewind a few years and it was common place to open ports to allow access to a building system remotely. This relatively simple process came at the expense of security. By exposing your building to the outside world, you permit potential hackers an avenue in, even if they do not have a username and password.

Today we have standard practices such as the utilization of a VPN (Virtual Private Network). Tosibox, one such product, gives you the same ease of remote access, but with two-factor authentication over an encrypted connection.

The aforementioned two-factor authentication being that in order to gain access they need: something they have (a physical key) and som-ething they know (a password). VPN setup is normally a technical and intense exercise, requiring strong familiarity with IT processes and nomenclature. Tosibox does away with this by using a secure by default policy, it is as simple as plugging a USB Key into a Lock.

Broudy Precision offers a variety of Routers, IP switches, and secure remote internet access devices.

To learn more, checkout our Broudy Precision Networking Product Vendors list, featuring top network products and descriptions from our trusted  vendors; Tosibox, Loytec, Phoenix Contact, and Contempory Controls.

WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT NETWORKING?

Check out our YouTube Series Networking 101 https://youtu.be/emUgTp8SVmI


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FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER

FEBRUARY 2021 | ISSUE NO 6:
PRODUCTS AND UPDATES DELIVERED STRAIGHT TO YOUR INBOX.

This month’s newsletter is packed with an abundance of information. Including an article on Smart Buildings: Networks, Video Series Links, Webinars, Featured Products, our Employee spotlight, Updates and an exclusive iWave R giveaway!! 

FEBRUARY-2021-ISSUE-6-NEWSLETTER

Broudy Precision, named a 2021 Honeywell Building Control Systems DIAMOND Distributor.

For the 16th consecutive year, Broudy Precision has been named Honeywell’s Diamond ASDs for 2021. This

BROUDY PRECISION has been named a 2021 Honeywell Building Management Systems Diamond Distributor. The annual distinction recognizes the top-performing companies in Honeywell’s authorized System Distributor (ASD) Program.

Distributors who participate in the Honeywell ASD program are evaluated annually across several key metrics. To qualify as a Honeywell Diamond Distributor, companies must; achieve a minimum sales volume during the prior measurement period, provide superior value-added customer services, and earn a top-10 score on the Diamond scorecard, which measures both business results, product training, engagement, and partnership.

“We are proud to be named a 2020 Honeywell Diamond Distributor, for the 16th consecutive year,” “said President Jay Ranalli. “This distinction is one way to highlight our team’s outstanding work in providing quality products and service to our contractors.”

We are honored by this achievement and thankful for our loyal customers’ patronage and our outstanding Honeywell support team throughout this unprecedented year, and we look forward to another successful Honeywell year!

CHECK OUT OUR EXCLUSIVE HONEYWELL INVENTORY NOW!

VERASYS

VERASY’S

Featuring VERASYS from  JOHNSON CONTROLS available at Broudy Precision.

Verasys Release 4.0 officially available on October 14, 2020

Verasys® Enterprise Building Controls System

Verasys controls make it easy to configure a vast array of HVACR equipment and controls for light commercial and mid-market applications. Improve comfort, efficiency and operating costs for one building or a nationwide chain. Here’s a look at the exciting enhancements of our newest release.
 

Verasys technology is BACnet®-based and connects seamlessly with other equipment. The latest release now

Verasys® Enterprise Building Controls System
  • PENN® A525 Series electronic walk-in cooler controllers.
  • TEC3000 Series full-color smart thermostats, for touchscreen control of rooftop, fan coil and heat pump equipment.
  • NS8000 Series Network Sensors — one device for temperature, humidity, CO2 and occupancy sensing.
  • Factory-mounted VAV controls slash installation time and reduce costs through bundling. 
  • The Constant Volume, Generic IO and Lighting controllers can all support more sensors, for improved monitoring. The release also includes new boiler and chiller controller applications.
Verasys® Enterprise Building Controls System

Looking for building controls systems designed to make multi-site building enterprises smarter? Verasys® Enterprise Building Controls System identifies the key challenges to your enterprise with one push of the keyboard – and minimize your IT investment with the cloud-based solution. It streamlines installation and commissioning, and provides access to critical data – when you need it and where you need it – to help perform at peak levels.

New Feature Benefit Summary

  • Verasys 4.0 is a FREE software update to the Smart Building Hub
  • Controller Clone – Faster commissioning through cloning
  • What value are we adding to contractors?
    Ability to tie in other equipment during retrofit
    • Boilers, Chillers, RTU’s, Heat Pumps, VRF, Energy/Water/Gas meters, LED Lighting Systems, Breaker Panels, Third Party BACnet Controllers, Room Pressure Controllers

Learn more about VERASYS and some of the other JOHNSON CONTROL PRODUCTS we have in stock on our website, or Purchase Now!

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FEATURED JCI PRODUCTS

FEATURED JCI PRODUCTS

This month we are Featuring some of the JOHNSON CONTROLS products we have available at Broudy Precision, including The Variable Air Volume VAV, F4-VAV Box Controller (CVM), and Pressure Independent Control Valves.

The Variable Air Volume (VAV) terminal unit family of products includes 5 product families allowing control of conditioned air from 100 – 8,000 CFM’s.
 

The families of VAV terminal units are as follows.

The Variable Air Volume (VAV)
  • TSS, Single Duct Units – cooling and heating (hot water and electric)
  • TCS, Series Fan Powered Units – cooling and heating (hot water and electric)
  • TVS, Parallel Fan Powered Units cooling and heating (hot water and electric)
  • TDS, Dual Duct Units consists of a hot and cold deck (ducting) to VAV unit
  • TSX, Retrofit Units consists of supply and exhaust

F4-VAV Box Controller (CVM)

The CVM03050 equipment controllers are designed for variable air volume (VAV) box applications. CVM03050 controllers operate on an RS-485 BACnet MS/TP bus as BACnet Advanced Application Controllers (B-AACs), and integrate into Johnson Controls and third-party BACnet systems.

VP140 1/2 Inch to 2 Inch (DN15-DN50) Pressure Independent Control Valve

VP140 1/2 Inch to 2 Inch (DN15-DN50) Pressure Independent Control Valve

VP140 Series Pressure Independent Valves (PICVs) are designed to regulate the flow of hot or chilled water and 50% glycol solutions in response to the demand of a controller in HVAC systems. The pressure independent valves eliminate the need for separate balancing valves. These valves are available in sizes 1/2 in. through 2 in. (DN15 through DN50) with factory-mounted Johnson Controls® Non-Spring Return and Spring Return Electric Actuators for floating or proportional control or valve only configuration.

Learn more about some of the other JOHNSON CONTROL PRODUCTS we have in stock on our website, or Purchase Now!

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FEATURED HONEYWELL PRODUCTS

FEATURED HONEYWELL PRODUCTS

This month we are Featuring some of the HONEYWELL PRODUCTS we have available at Broudy Precision, including; Smart VFD’S AND BYPASS and CIPer™ Model 30 Controllers.

Buildings consume more than 70 percent of the electricity produced in North America — and roughly half of that is used to circulate air and water. Honeywell SmartVFD HVAC, BYPASS and COMPACT variable frequency drives maximize energy savings by modulating the speed of fans and pumps. VFDs achieve these savings by operating within a building’s control system or independently through its internal PID capabilities. Additionally, Honeywell’s VFDs are loaded with labor-saving features such as startup wizards, PC programming, and an intuitive graphical interface that allows for faster, more accurate commissioning and reliable maintenance over the life of the drive.

Honeywell's SmartVFD

The SmartVFD HVAC is a variable frequency drive designed for use in HVAC applications, designed to control the speed of HVAC pumps and fans in order to maximize energy efficiency. Easy to install, communicates effectively with building control systems to minimize energy consumption.

The SmartVFD BYPASS is easy to specify, select, install and commission. It is the perfect complement to the advanced capabilities of the SmartVFD HVAC.
The SmartVFD BYPASS configurations make it easy for you to select the right bypass to complete your drive package.
All configuration are available in NEMA 1, NEMA 12 and ventilated NEMA 3R.

Only Honeywell CIPer™ Model 30 controllers have a 4-port switch for full integration of HVAC systems, IT network and operational technologies into one infrastructure. As the fastest controllers on the market, with an open platform that seamlessly integrates new and legacy devices, CIPer Model 30 controllers quickly give you real-time data for superior operational control and efficiency.

CIPer Model 30 Controller

The WEB-O3022H and WEB-O9056H are Expansion I/O modules that are exclusively utilized with the CIPer Model 30 Controller (either WEB-C3036EPVBNH or WEB-C3036EPUBNH).

They can be directly connected to the CIPer Model 30 Controller or remotely mounted up to 100’ away. Multiple Expansion I/O Modules can be connected to a single CIPer Model 30 Controller. You can mix the small WEB-O3022H and the large WEB-CO9056H in any combination to meet specific project I/O requirements.

The CIPer Model 30 Expansion I/O modules feature removable terminal blocks, Hand-Off-Auto switches and indicator LEDs and can be powered by the CIPer Model 30 Controller.

Learn more about some of the other HONEYWELL PRODUCTS we have in stock on our website, or Purchase Now!

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FEATURED BELIMO PRODUCTS

FEATURED BELIMO PRODUCTS

Broudy Precision is an authorized Belimo Platinum Distributor 2019 & 2020. We are proud to offer Belimo’s Innovative HVAC Field Device’s, as a way to meet your system’s needs and provide optimal flow control solutions. Belimo’s HVAC sensors offer superior reliability, easy installation, and seamless integration with major Building Automation Systems.

Featured Belimo products
FEATURED BELIMO PRODUCTS

Learn more about some of the BELIMO PRODUCTS we have in stock. This month we are featuring some of our top products, including; The Belimo Energy Valve™, Belimo’s inline flow meters, and A complete range of sensors for temperature, humidity, air quality, pressure, and flow.

The Belimo Energy Valve™ is an electronic pressure independent control valve with software-based services and cloud connectivity, measuring flow and temperature to monitor coil performance and energy consumption while maintaining the optimal Delta T. Automatic reports show actual and historical performance data, recommending the further potential for energy savings, predictive maintenance and troubleshooting. It supplies a BMS system with the information it needs to control central plants in the most energy-efficient manner possible.

Belimo’s inline flow meters (1⁄2”-2”) utilize ultrasonic transit time technology to provide accurate and repeatable hot or chilled water flow measurement.

Belimo, the global leader in the development, production, and marketing of actuators and control valves for heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems also provides an innovative line of sensors. Sensors from Belimo offer superior reliability, easy installation, and seamless integration with major Building Automation Systems (BAS). We offer a complete range of sensors for measuring temperature, humidity, pressure, CO2, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and flow in pipe, duct, and outdoor applications. All products are backed by world class service and support.

A complete range of sensors for temperature, humidity, air quality, pressure, and flow, Belimo serves as your single-source provider of HVAC field-level devices for any building project.

Purchase Now!

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