Research Project Information

Research Project Summary Information

Building Automation Software Development(ST4079-1)

Elemco Building Controls, Inc.,


Energy-management systems can provide significant savings. Elemco Buildings Controls, Inc. offers a DOS-based energy-management system software product, Energy Executive II, which is compatible with several different controls systems. This allows building managers to design and retrofit energy-management systems with more flexibility. To continue the success of this product, Elemco needs to update the software.

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Project Description

The contractor will (1) Convert the Energy Executive II software to Microsoft Windows (2) Design new graphical user interfaces (3) Add new communication interfaces to make the software compatible with more control systems (4) Develop a software version that can operate control systems remotely over standard telephone lines (5)Add the capability of monitoring and regulating indoor air quality to the software versions developed in the previous phases.


This project will save energy in New York State by assuring the proper use of energy-management systems in new and existing applications. A New York State software company also will benefit through the increased sales of its product.

Project Results

The Energy Executive III achieved a respectable sales volume for five years. It is estimated that the cumulative energy savings benefit from Energy Executive III, installed to date in New York, could be valued at $5,000,000


Elemco Building Controls, Inc.,
1324 Motor Pkwy Ste 112
Islandia, NY 11749

Principle Investigator

Zach Stern

Universities Involved


Project Type:

Software Application/Analysis Tool

Technologies Types:

Building Systems

NYSERDA Contact Information

Robert Carver


R&D - Buildings Research

Contract Details

Start Date: 1/11/2010
Project Status: Active
Contract Number: ST4079-1

Last Updated: 4/6/2012 3