J2 Innovations believe in empowering you to be efficient and effective with your time and energy, to manage your buildings and their environments with flexibility and optimum responsiveness, wherever and whenever you need to.

FIN Stack is an open framework which simplifies smart building management to get jobs done faster. It’s based on our FIN Framework software and consists of a comprehensive suite of ready-to-use apps, enabling integrated BMS solutions to be engineered quickly and easily.

FIN Stack is available through our UK distributor, Controls Plus Solutions.

If you are in North America, please see our distributors here.

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FIN Stack UK Launch - Chris Intro

FIN Stack webinars

Join a webinar to learn more about the capabilities of FIN Stack and how it can help you.

22 November - 14:00 - 14:45 GMT
23 November - 10:00 - 10:45 GMT

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The benefits of FIN Stack


Faster to engineer

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Intuitive user experience


Built-in analytics

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Easy and secure cloud connectivity


Accessible from any smart device


Runs on edge, controller, server or in the cloud

Switch & save – save time, resource, and cost

Switching to FIN Stack is simple and stress-free and we are confident that FIN Stack will help you reach your goals faster and with exceptional technology

Step 1


Explore our range of resources and get to know FIN Stack:

Step 2


We’re happy to provide a demo of what FIN Stack can do for you - book with one our friendly experts

Step 3


Our training is simply world-class. Scott & Gerard from our training team have years of experience in getting students up to speed with FIN Stack. All our training is available online via our FINstitute training platform, with a range of options to suit your schedule. Here is Scott to tell you a bit more!

Step 4


We’re here every step of the way – our support team are here to support with any queries

FIN Stack key features

Built-in tools for a simplified approach

Powerful integration

Support for standard open protocols including BACnet, Modbus, KNX and OPC-UA, as well as SQL, REST, and MQTT.

High productivity workflow

Wizards throughout the apps speed up configuration, while tagging enables automation of otherwise manual tasks, to reduce engineering time by 50% compared to other buildings management systems in the market.

Haystack tagging

Built on the latest Haystack 4 open tagging standard, enabling better data abstraction and analytics.

Web responsive and mobile-friendly

With a best-in-class UX design, FIN Stack is mobile-responsive, fully HTML5-based, with a touch-friendly interface.

Template wizard

Use of templates streamlines the device discovery process by importing graphics, programs, and documentation at a single click.

Advanced graphics & dashboards

Dedicated dashboard app simplifies creation of custom dynamic dashboards, also integrating with 2D and 3D equipment graphics, tables, weather, and maps.

How FIN Stack stacks up

FIN Stack
FIN Stack
Market competitor
Intuitive and mobile friendly user experience
Additional programming required
We don’t lock you into a proprietary system – work with any system integrator
Standard UI over existing automation systems
Natively supports Haystack 4
Simplifies multi-system integration
Browser-based configuration and commissioning
Analytics-optimized fast database
Powerful database query language
Ease of use
Eliminate clicks with context sensitive, predictive navigation
Autogenerated hyperlinks (Magic Bubbles) that save engineering time
Dashboard builder app for customized UIs
Additional programming required
Integrated alarm console
Semantic tagging model to improve data management
Additional programming required
Workflow tools to improve productivity
Extensive range of wizards to simplify common tasks
Resizable graphics in 2D and 3D
Templates to simplify device management
Additional programming required
Reusability of graphics and logic with tagging
Scheduling functionality which is context-sensitive
Auto-generated point graphics and summary tables - zero engineering required
Value-add services
Edge2Cloud technology for easy and secure remote access anywhere
Standard drivers included
At additional cost

Hardware compatibility

J2 Innovations provides FIN Stack software technology. We do not supply any hardware, but we do want to make it easy for our partners to run FIN Stack on a wide range of hardware platforms.

Explore our hardware compatibility.

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FIN Stack Built-in Apps

Simplified alarms
Advanced graphics
Logic Builder@2x
Logic builder for global and equipment control
Historian with advanced queries
Point Graphics@2x
Point graphics for mobile device use
Favourites for commonly used views
OM Manuals@2x
Documentation app for O&M manuals etc
Weather service integration
Reports including tenant billing
Template wizard
OEM App@2x
Dashboard builder for customized views
Cloud connection
FINcast Podcast

Simplifying smart building management

Hear from Chris Irwin, VP Sales EMEA and Julian Morgan, Owner at Julian Morgan Software Applications as they discuss simplifying smart building management with FIN Stack, the benefits of Haystack tagging, sustainability and much more

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