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Articles - August 2008
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Economic Downturn, Automation Identity Crisis and Energy Opportunity …where does your business go from here John J. "Jack" Mc Gowan, CEM, Energy Control Inc.
Wireless Demand Response Bringing DR to a Broader Base of Customers Christina Inge, Marketing Manager, Spinwave Systems, Inc.
Is IT God? Does god exist? Yes, there is a god; her name is Communications! Michael Kirrene, Founder and President, Optimal Energy
How Green IT is. Efforts like the Green Grid Alliance are looking to help reduce the energy consumption of corporate data centers through education, establishing server power measurement standards and influencing product designs. Eric Murphy, BSc, PEng, MatrikonOPC
Staying in Touch with Touch Screen Controls The actual touch screen devices vary, but three classes of devices have emerged. These include touch screen controls from companies traditionally focused on audio visual, touch screens on VOIP telephones and touch screens that are part of wall-mounted personal computers. Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings
Lynxspring’s JENEsys™ snap! – a New Solution for HVAC Energy Conservation Bob Mealey, Lynxspring’s Vice President, Marketing and Sales
Object Modeling a Physical BACnet® Device This paper introduces object modeling, object properties, and services as they pertain to a physical BACnet/IP device. Part 1 of 2 George Thomas, President of Contemporary Controls
Achieving BACnet® Compliance To ease the process in determining BACnet compliance, the standard classifies devices into six categories: Part 2 of 2 George Thomas, President of Contemporary Controls
Comprehensive Environmental Monitoring Solution Fortify your Business Continuity/Disaster Prevention readiness through a comprehensive Environmental Monitoring solution. Fred Kemp, Vice President Marketing & Sales, Invetex Corporation
Exploring the Deep End of Video Surveillance Management Design Considerations David Keidar, General Manager, EVT
Columns - August 2008
Open Systems Opens Doors The Secret Sauce in the BACnet Recipe for Success Andy McMillan, President and CEO, Teletrol Systems Inc. & President BACnet International
Anatomy of a Typical BAS Analysis of a hypothetical commercial office building DDC system Part 3 of 3 Steven R. Calabrese, Automated Logic Chicago
Clouds and Rain Cloud Computing is a name for putting computing services, whether traditional, such as CRM applications, or modern, such as SaaS, on computers up in the wider network. Toby Considine, Technology Officer, Facility Services, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
An Intelligently Green Building The imagination of the building design team (along with the willingness to research and specify the technology and products involved in this integration) is the only limit to creating intelligently green buildings. Paul Ehrlich & Ira Goldschmidt, Building Intelligence Group
Articles - July 2008
Making Sense of it All Automatedbuildings.com has not only provided those ideas and contacts for potential partners, products and procedures to help us push our network based energy efficient strategies forward, but it has also played an important role in developing the community of industry professionals. Thomas Hartman, P E, The Hartman Company
The Next 10 Years "Ken’s theme for the next 10 years is about change .... I would like to propose a way of thinking that may well help you make a decision as to how to proceed". Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc.
Intelligent Middleware for Intelligent Building Systems Richards-Zeta and Frost & Sullivan Industry White Paper
Water Submetering: Wireless Systems By providing managers with real-time, automatically generated data, wireless water submetering can make monitoring, billing, and reducing water usage far easier than with traditional, manual-read submetering systems. Christina Inge, Marketing Manager, Spinwave Systems, Inc.
Enterprise Access to Building Automation Data Using BACnet and OPC Darek Kominek, MatrikonOPC
Using SCADA Systems in an HVAC Environment Owners of larger facilities as well as multiple building owners will surely benefit from the SCADA Systems once thought of as only for industrial process control. Ronald D. Padilla, Vice President – Integration Services, Control Technologies, Inc.
Parking Garage Case Study: LonWorks® Delivers Savings On Sunset Blvd Mike Schell, Air Test Technologies
Be The Change This year’s ConnectivityWeek offered more than simply updates on building automation technology. It encouraged a new energy revolution. Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com
Columns - July 2008
Words of Wisdom Prudent advice from the pages of Practical Controls Steven R. Calabrese, Automated Logic Chicago
Controlling Demand Response A building that has been designed for demand response can readily drop electric loads with little impact on the occupants. Paul Ehrlich & Ira Goldschmidt, Building Intelligence Group
The BACnet Puzzle Why BACnet can be a puzzle to outsiders – and why it matters. Andy McMillan, President and CEO, Teletrol Systems Inc. & President BACnet International
Newton's Fall Efforts to solve traditional building-grid interactions as command and control interactions will fail if they leave out the human and social factors. Toby Considine, Technology Officer, Facility Services, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Christina Inge, Marketing Manager, Spinwave Systems, Inc. Water Submetering: Wireless Systems
Ken Sinclair, Editor Owner AutomatedBuildings.com My 10 Takeaways from ConnectivityWeek
Anno Scholten, Novus Edge Open Source
Ken Sinclair, Editor Owner AutomatedBuildings.com The Future of Automated Buildings in North America
Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings The Coming Flood of Energy Reporting, Building Sensors and System Meters
Robert Eckery, Marcom Manager, EnOcean, Inc. Pushing Green into the Black
Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc. The Energy Revolution is Here!
Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings Eight Predictions for Smart Buildings in 2008
Dan McCarty Quality Automation Graphics Out-of-the-Box Energy Monitoring
Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings How Do Smart Buildings Make A Building Green?
Johnson Controls, Case Study Integrated Design Associates, Inc. Net-zero energy
Edward H. Brzezowski, P.E – LEED AP, Director of Engineering, Ferreira Group and John Grabowski, Vice President, Live Data Systems Ferreira “31 Tannery Project” Net Zero Electric
Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc The Killer App is Here
Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc Four steps to make money from DR
Roy Kok, VP Sales and Marketing, Kepware Technologies Weather On Demand
Peter M. Schwartz, Principal, Peter Schwartz & Associates, LLC Are you ready for changing 21st Century energy markets?
Alex Leonov, Marketing Manager, MeshNetics Parking Lot Gets Smart with ZigBee
Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc.Seven Habits of a Highly Profitable Controls Company
Jared Malarsky, Research Analyst, ARC Advisory Group HVAC Control Systems Market
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