PETALUMA, CA—Panamax/Furman is giving away a trip to the wine country of Sonoma County, CA to one lucky winner as part of its “How do you BlueBOLT?” contest. Panamax/Furman’s new BlueBOLT remote power and energy management technology provides secure, hosted IP power control and energy monitoring for AV systems. Coinciding with the recent launch of the platform, the company invites anyone who has interacted with BlueBOLT to participate in the contest. Entries will be accepted through December 31, after which a random drawing of all contest entries will be held to select the winner.
YAKIMA, WA—Lift AV of Renton, WA has successfully incorporated all three model types currently available from the EV-Innovation family—EVA, EVF, and EVH—into complete AV design/ installation projects at houses of worship in Yakima, WA. Stone Church (pictured) is one of the first U.S. installations to utilize all three EV-I models at a single site.
FSR, Lutron BIM Ready
WOODLAND PARK, NJ AND COOPERSBURG, PA— FSR has provided Building Information Modeling (BIM) objects on ARCAT.com. ARCAT developed and posted data rich AutoDesk Revit BIM objects for FSR on its website for universal download at no charge, adding product data to each object to eliminate a significant amount of data entry and product research. ARCAT also embedded links to FSR’s CSI threepart specs.
Lutron Electronics also introduced 3D BIM Objects for the company’s wired and wireless product families. By allowing users to see the coverage patterns of Lutron sensors and the placement of controls, the 3D BIM Objects deliver the ability to properly locate sensors and devices in a building, empowering design and construction professionals to achieve maximum lighting energy savings.
Community Passes Mil Spec
CHESTER, PA—Community Professional Loudspeakers’ WET and R-Series loudspeaker lines have passed the military spec MIL-STD-810G test standards for resistance to salt fog (test method 509.5), humidity (test method 507.5 (B3)), solar radiation (method 505.5, Procedure II, Steady State), extreme high temperatures (method 501.5, Procedure II, Operation ‘Hot’), and extreme low temperatures (method 502.5, Procedure II, Operation ‘Cold’). These are the same stringent tests administered by the U.S. Military.
Sencore Opens Colorado Office
SIOUX FALLS, SD—Sencore has opened a new office in the Denver Tech Center in Englewood, CO. The Colorado office will help the company, which will celebrate 60 years in business in 2011, sustain close ties with present and future customers and facilitate both engineering support and product development. Members of the sales and engineering teams are currently working in the Colorado office, which opened mid-July. Besides existing and potential customers, the office will also serve Sencore sales partners.