9/17/2012<< Back to Facilities Management Press Releases Home
VYKON Releases New JACE Equipment Controller
Niagara Framework Based Controller Ideal for Air Handling Units, Air Washers, Boilers and More
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA -- VYKON, the leader in open, Intelligent Building Automation and Control solutions today announced the availability of a new JACE® Equipment Controller. The JEC- 234 Controller, powered by the NiagaraAX Framework® is ideal for controlling and monitoring building systems including HVAC equipment, lighting, and meters. In addition, the unit is a perfect application for Air Handling Units, Air Washers, Boilers and Pumping Packages. The JEC-234 is engineered with standard Niagara-based Workbench toolset.
The JEC-234 serves data and rich graphical displays to any web browser via an Ethernet LAN or remotely over the Internet. It includes an Input/Output module that provides 34 points for local control. The IO count can be expanded with up to 2 additional 16 point NDIO modules and up to 4 16 point remote NRIO modules. In addition to local control, the JEC-234 is licensed for up to 5 remote devices that can come into the controller via Lon, BACnet, Modbus, or the Sedona Framework.
Additional features include support for open protocols, simultaneous stand-alone control, energy management, and multi-protocol integration, The JEC is BTL® listed when BACnet driver is used and complies with B-BC (BACnet Building Controller), Two Communications board slots are available for optional communications card, Built-in 24 volt AC/DC input power supply and Din Rail mountable for quick and easy installation.
The JEC-234 is part of the VYKON portfolio of Niagara-based controller/server products, software applications and tools, designed to deliver intelligent building solutions and integrate a variety of devices and protocols into unified distributed systems.
"With the JEC-234, VYKON continues to leverage the Niagara Framework in a cost-effective, high performance package," said Ed Merwin, Director, VYKON Automation, Energy, & Security. "This unit provides our customers with an effective and affordable solution that enables building owners and facility management to continue driving down operating costs and run their buildings more efficiently and at peak performance levels".
Powered by the Niagara Framework, VYKON® includes a variety of open, intelligent automation and control solutions that meet all the challenges of real-world integration and enterprise connectivity and ensure the interoperability among diverse facility systems. VYKON solutions synchronize, manage and control major building system functions vital in a facility, such as heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, energy, lighting, security, fire, safety unitary devices and more. VYKON solutions make facilities smarter-ones that use less energy, have lower operating costs, are safer, contribute to a better environment and deliver significant ROI.
VYKON solutions are available worldwide through a network of authorized distributors, systems integrators and value-added resellers.