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Building Automation and Fire Alarms

by Adam Jacobs 1/19/2022

What if you could have the ability to network many or all of your building systems onto one network?  What if your HVAC systems talked to your fire alarm system and your access control system?  Well, this is possible.  BACnet, which is short for Building Automation and Control Network, allows communication between different types of systems on the same network.   To see an overview of how it works, click here:


For a complete list of vendors that use BACnet, go here:



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