Open Soruce Building Management System

  • Sat, 11/21/2015 - 15:39 by aatif

Open Soruce Building Management Systems

Building Management System(BMS), we also called Building Automation System (BAS, it is a complete control system used in building to monitor and manage the mechanical, electrical and electromechanical services in a facility. It monitor the services of pumping stations, power, heating, elevators and lights, ventilation and air-conditioning,physical access control etc.

Building Management System is a combination of software and hardware. A database and sensor are used in BMS, sensor are installed throught the buildings and it collect the data and send it to the BMS, and data stored in a database. Sensor and database are connected with internet. Sensor alert the BMS in case of any fault, and BMS trigger the alarm. Let see some of the open source Business Management System.


openMAINT is an open source solution for the management of building, installations, movable assets and related maintaining activities. It is implemented on the asset management framework CMDBuild. It helps to update and organize data that related to inventory and also help in decision making and operative procedures. It is excellent ready to use solution, it can be configure with base files, processes, reports and dashboards and work flow. It is designed in such way that adjust the environment, it can manage movable assets and the real estate, and the related maintaining. It provide the features of scheduled maintenance, routing, work order management etc.


CITRIS provide an open source building automation system for smaller commercial building (OPEN BAS). This project is designed to help small and medium sized buildings. It manage energy use and allow building components to connect and communicate. This is excellent software which can handle lighting, water heating systems, and significant ancillary loads. It provide the features of plug and play, open protocol, scalability, remote and local monitoring,robust design. It also provide help to operate building more efficiently by allowing different devices to communicate with each others.


Freedomotic is an open source Internet of Things (IoT) development framework. It is very secure flexible and use full for managing small and big apartments like schools, university campuses, corporate, museum, buildings, offices and mils. Freedomotic is an comprehensive solution,it has an ability to create smart retail environments, building automation systems,home automation and efficiently save time and reduced development efforts. It is supported cross platforms like Linux, Windows, Mac and can be deployed to the server.