February 23, 2023

AHR Expo 2023 is now over. And, it was another successful and enlightening conference.  

For those of you not able to attend, the video of this educational session, "The Move from Smart Buildings to Smarter Buildings" is now available on YouTube.

January 14, 2023

Tuesday, February 7 • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM EST

Location: B309



Title: The Move from Smart Buildings to Smarter Buildings
Moderator & Session Lead: Marc Petock, Vice President, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Lynxspring, Inc.
Description:  Delivering smart buildings is not new. Delivering smarter buildings is. This past year we began to see the movement from smart buildings to smarter buildings. Marc Petock brings together a group of industry leaders and practitioners for an open conversation and lively discussion on smarter buildings.

Some of the topic areas the group will address in this panel discussion include: What is a smarter building? How is it different from a smart building? What are the characteristics and attributes of a smarter building? Is planning and designing different? Will the adoption of smarter buildings occur faster than that of a smart building? How do new protocols help drive smarter buildings? Are outcomes different? And more.

March 28, 2022

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 • 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Charlotte Convention Center | Room E217

Insights, Trends, Perspectives: An Open Conversation with Industry Influencers

The powerful forces driving the industry toward a unified strategy for controls from the edge to the cloud should also be driving you to Niagara Summit 2022. It is here that we are bringing together our full community of master systems integrators, building engineers, application developers, building owners and facility managers. Nowhere else will you find such a powerful mix of people ready to discuss how we are going to make our commercial buildings, data centers and industrial plants more intelligent, cyber secure and energy efficient as well as safe and healthy for the people inside. We're already gathering input for a rich education program around all the topics that define Niagara Framework's leadership in connectivity, data interoperability, cyber defense, tagging, compliance, etc. You can count on deep dives into edge-to-cloud workflows, managing the proliferation of IoT devices, and leveraging the Niagara Community's fast-growing number of third-party solutions and drivers.

March 25, 2022

At the 2022 AHR Expo, HVAC Concepts President Steve Dodd participated in the ninth annual Connection Community Collaboratory, where he joined a panel of industry experts who discussed a variety of subjects that are playing a role in making the built environment smarter and sustainable.

This open conversation with industry influencers included insights on the impact of COVID, the value and ownership of data, responsibility around cybersecurity, and how providers can further support the outcomes and objectives of their customers.

Read below to learn more about Steve’s thoughts on these topics and more, and how we can move the industry further to make buildings even smarter.

June 17, 2022


BALTIMORE, MD – June 17, 2022 -- HVAC Concepts, a Fidelity Building Services Group® (Fidelity BSG) company and a full-service provider of building automation and systems integration services, announces today the promotion of Patrick Sims to Director of Service - Field Operations.

June 22, 2020


BALTIMORE, MD – June 22, 2020 -- HVAC Concepts (, a Fidelity Building Services Group® company and the leading full-service provider of building automation and systems integration services, announces today the promotion of Mike Puckli to Construction Operations Manager.

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