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Events2HVAC v1.4.1 Released

Apr 21

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An updated version of Events2HVAC has been released for download for customers with an active software subscription.

New Features

ChMS (Church Management System) Event Provider

This version adds support for churches that use various ChMS systems to integrate HVAC and security using Events2HVAC. Supported systems include:

See also: New Automation Options Help Churches Save Energy

BACnet Schedule Push Action (Preview)
Now you can push 24 hours of schedule data direct to a BACnet schedule objects as exception schedules. This will allow the following benefits:

  • HVAC operators to see the day's schedules from their system
  • Controllers will have 24 hours of schedules to work from if network fails
  • HVAC logic like optimal start and stop can be utilized on the controlled equipment
  • HVAC operators can add exception schedules at a higher priority if they want to temporarily override Events2HVAC schedules

JCI MSEA Send Attendance Action

This new action will read either expected attendee count or calculated % occupancy based on expected attendees and room capacity and will send this value to an analog point. The HVAC system can use this data to change the loading of the HVAC control and/or room OA intake requirements based on expected occupancy.

Note: This currently only works with CollegeNet R25, Google Calendar, and ChMS Event Providers. Future support for other providers may be included later if that data is available in the event schedules.

Support For Network Thermostat UP32/RP32 Thermostats (Preview)

Two new actions have been added the the NetX device interface to allow sending:

  • Timed event overrides
  • Occupied/Unoccupied Mode Control (Blue backlight models only)

Improvements & Fixes

  • Improvement: logged in user can now modify profile info and subscriptions
  • Fix: R25 Event Status Settings saves wrong selections (v1.4.0 only)
  • Fix: Unable import command center project file with NetworkThermostat NT-IXPB controllers.
  • Fix: Test XBus thermostat fails with "BAD COMMAND" NetworkThermostat NT-IXPB controllers.
  • Fix: Unhandled error message when Event List or Event Calendar menu items are click and you don't have any event providers activated.
  • Fix: (v1.4.0 version only) If you are using multiple instances of the same type of event provider (e.g. EMS #1, EMS #2) the instances create after the first one will have the wrong event provider ID for rooms and buildings.

Upgrade Information

If you are upgrading from v1.3.x or earlier versions, please review the system requirement changes section below.

  • The latest version of .NET framework 4.5.2 or 4.6.x may require a server restart after installation.
  • Before upgrading, verify that you are not using SQL server 2005 (v9.x)
  • Make sure you make database backups as with any upgrade. If there is a problem during upgrade and you need to revert back to the previous version, you must have a database backup of the previous version.
  • If you want to take advantage of the Professional edition features (multiple event providers), you will need to upgrade your license to Professional.

Please review this link before updating software:

System Requirement Changes

We are dropping support for the following software:

  • Windows XP, Windows Vista, Server 2003
  • SQL Server 2005
  • Proliphix NT Device Interface (Obsolete Product)

New requirements:

  • .NET Framework 4.5.2 or higher (4.6.1 recommended)

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