The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) announced the appointment of Tom Daenzer, Manager of Digital Business Development for Belimo Americas. CABA is an international nonprofit industry association that provides information, education, and networking to promote advanced technologies for the automation of homes and buildings.
Tom Daenzer has been with Belimo for over ten years and is the Manager of Digital Business Development for Belimo Americas since 2018. He leads a team responsible for supporting the growth of HVAC valves and actuators that harness smart and/or connected capabilities. One of Tom's primary roles is to guide the development of services and application programming interfaces (APIs) that complement these connected products through relationships with industry peers and technology partners. He leads the Belimo Americas IoT Committee and is a member of the global IoT Core and IoT steering committees. Prior to his Digital role, he was Business Development Manager for Belimo's Shared Logic line of intelligent actuator solutions. Before working for Belimo, Tom spent 17 years on the construction side of the building automation industry, with roles ranging from software engineer and project manager to department manager. He is passionate about leveraging technology to improve occupant comfort while reducing a building's energy footprint. Tom holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Northwestern University.
A CABA member company since 2018, Belimo recently began a collaboration with several other CABA members on what will be the first-of-its-kind market sizing study of the building automation control systems market, noted CABA President & CEO Ron Zimmer.
"As an industry leader in the development of connected products and services, Tom Daenzer will be an outstanding addition to the CABA Board of Directors. That extensive background, combined with active involvement in IoT task forces and committees, has given him unique expertise on the industry's recent evolution, which I know will be an asset to the Board."
"I'm excited to be part of Belimo's increasing involvement in CABA—raising market awareness about how connected technologies can improve the building environments in which we live and work," said Mr. Daenzer. "CABA's research and education initiatives align perfectly with Belimo's mission and values of guiding the HVAC market to improve systems and delivering superior solutions."
CABA is an international not-for-profit industry association dedicated to the advancement of connected home and intelligent building technologies. The organization is supported by an international membership of over 380 organizations involved in the design, manufacture, installation and retailing of products relating to integrated home and building technology. Public organizations, including utilities and government organizations, are also members. CABA's mandate includes providing its members with networking and market research opportunities. CABA also encourages the development of industry standards and protocols and leads to cross-industry initiatives. More information is available at CABA.org.