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Sizing the Smart Wireless Lighting Controls Market & Growth to 2018 LED will be dependent upon smart wireless controls, if it is to open up the vast retrofit market in the commercial and industrial building space. - Allan McHale, Director, Memoori

Cyber Security.  Points That Need to be Part of the Conversation - Marc Petock, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring & Connexx Energy

How do you Spell IoT for Smart Buildings?  The backdrop today is the huge IT-sponsored IoT marketing and awareness campaign, which would have you believe that Smart Building Analytics are an IT invention. - Therese Sullivan,

Why industry collaboration could be key to enhanced energy efficiency  By raising the profile of new technologies and acknowledging the advantages behind them, the design, installation, maintenance and benefits of energy efficient solutions can only improve and spread. - Chris Monson, Manager, Trend Controls UK.

The Future is Coming.. Fast  Strap in, and hold tight. - Rav Panchalingam, Director of Research & Development, Bitpool

DGLux5 Training Hop Aboard the Future Express - Therese Sullivan,

Maintaining High Performance Control Systems  The performance level of a building is directly related to the performance level of its control systems. You cannot manage a high performance building without high performing control systems. - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, LEED AP, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC

You and Your Collaboratory Creating Open Cloud Services  "pay attention to the mistakes of the past and the minds of the future." - Ken Sinclair,

contemporary Columns - August 2014

Autonomy as a Transformer of the Building  The playing field has been tipped toward autonomous systems optimizing energy based on transactive principals—and that can only be good. - Toby Considine,TC9 Inc.

HVAC Brand Awareness through Twitter  A quick exercise in how to use Twitter to build brand awareness - Manny Mandrusiak, 4 Bravo Marketing

The Importance of Mechanical Details  The devil is in the details - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.

Impact of ASHRAE 90.1 on Controls and BAS Design Optimized controls are now required for HVAC systems and lighting controls (for interior, exterior, and parking structures) as well as control over certain plug loads.  - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt& Angela Lewis, Building Intelligence Group

Our Assets R U  Your understanding of where on the adoption curve the technology around you and part of you is provides the value you bring to your company and our industry. - Ken Sinclair,

Focus on People to Advance Technology  My observation is that your understanding of where on the adoption curve the technology around you and part of you is provides the value you bring to your company and our industry. - Ken Sinclair,

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