Specifying gateways and routers for BACnet networks

Summary

Discusses key details for specifying and applying gateways and routers when used in conjunction with the BACnet communications protocol.  Topics discussed are: what are routers, what are gateways, when are routers required, routing issues with BACnet/IP, gateway specification and procurement issues, and gateway performance.  Also includes a glossary of terms relating to BACnet communications.

Primary Author(s): Fisher D.

Source: Supplement to Heat. Pip. Air Condit. Engng., July 2002.  Networked controls, 62-68, 9 figs.

             BSRIA Abstract Doc 000104216 Abs 20022645

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