Founded in 1981 by three entrepreneurs, Alerton's name was created from their first names: Al, Clair and Tony. The company was founded to provide building automation systems (BAS) for any size commercial building.

Alerton is a industry leader in providing native BACnet HVAC control systems, security systems and smoke control systems. They were the first to manufacture and provide a control system based on the ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 135-2008. Why BACnet? BACnet opens the door to true systems integration. BACnet® is the industry's only truly open protocol. The difference between BACnet and other protocols that claim to be "open" is that BACnet was developed by a group of dedicated industry stakeholders and is extensively reviewed, maintained and revised by public committee. No single company or organization "owns" BACnet.

Blue Ridge Technologies

Blue Ridge Technologies, based in Marietta, Georgia, manufactures energy management solutions with a focus on Unified Lighting Control.

The Blue Ridge Lighting control system operates on the same network as the HVAC controls. This consolidation eliminates surplus hardware required for stand-alone or gateway based lighting systems which reduces installation maintenance costs.


Distech Controls connects people with intelligent building solutions through our forward-thinking technologies and services.  We partner with customers to deliver innovative solutions that can provide better health, better spaces, and better efficiencies. Our passion for innovation, quality and sustainability guides our business, which serves multiple market segments through worldwide business divisions, service offices and a superior network of Authorized System Integrators and Distributors.


Lynxspring, founded in 2001, is a leading technology company addressing building automation control requirements with a focus on interoperability. Lynxspring manufactures and distributes web-enabled, open protocol control solutions to fit the simplest to the most complex criteria building owners expect in today's market.

Using web-based NiagaraAX software in an embedded platform, Lynxspring provides normalized interoperability with standard and open protocols, and many legacy systems. Lynxspring believes that the intelligent use of both unique and third-party software products can increase quality assurance, productivity and repeatability in any market that uses an integrated approach in design, development and deployment of products and services.


The Niagara Framework connects different components, operating systems and applications and allows devices and protocols to integrate into unified, smart systems. Our offices are staffed with Niagara AX Framework certified programmers.

Niagara supports a variety of open APIs, making time to market faster and applications more robust.