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Modeling Building Access Control with BACnet



Stephen J. Treado, S Cook, Banty Jain, Michael Galler


This report describes a typical implementation of a building access control system integrated with other portions of a building automation system, using some of the newly developed features of BACnet. This functionality has been implemented in the NIST/BFRL Virtual Cybernetic Building Testbed, and demonstrated using a variety of use cases, along with an HVAC controller and a lighting controller.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) -


access control, BACnet, biometrics, building, security


Treado, S. , Cook, S. , Jain, B. and Galler, M. (2017), Modeling Building Access Control with BACnet, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed February 26, 2024)
Created February 19, 2017