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CIBSE Guide H: Building Control Systems by Cibse

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Appendix A3:     Glossary

Adaptive control system A system in which automatic means are used to adjust system parameters to achieve optimum performance
ANSI American National Standards Institute
ASHRAE American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers
Authority The authority of a valve or damper describes the degree of control it exerts when installed in a circuit
BACnet The Building Automation and Control networking communication protocol: ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 135-1995. Provides a means by which building automation devices from various manufacturers can share data and work together
Baud rate A measure of rate of transmission of data in bits per second
BMS Building management system. A building-wide ...

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