January 2017
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Data and Building Automation  By effectively utilizing data, we can reduce operating costs, drive better performance (both operationally and financially), maximize conservation of energy and create better occupant experiences. - Marc Petock, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring & Connexx Energy

How IoT and Big Data are Transforming Green Buildings into Living Buildings  This ability of Green Building to be self-aware, self-regulated and optimized transforms it into “Sustainable Green Building” also sometimes termed as “Living Building.” - Subrata Bhattacharya & Ankur Thareja, Johnson Controls, India Engineering Center

Tagging – What’s That Got to Do With My Building?  Tagging is a way to create a relationship between a number of items in software without having to change or understand the underlying information (code or schema) about those items. - Kevin Binnie

A look at the BACnet User Group in New England - share experience, learn from each other.  -  Svetlana Lyons, Cimetrics

Two Effective IoT Protocols and How They Work   Addressing this challenge is essential as more than 50% of the value that IoT systems might unveil is currently locked by a lack of interoperability. - Kudzai Manditereza

The Future of Smart Buildings is Ultimately All About the People Inside - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori

What the Internet of Things Means For Controls Contracting Businesses - A comprehensive, built-for-purpose platform that makes the flow of information seamless in any direction. - Hector Hernandez, CEO, Founder, CUBE-USA

Darwin and the Dynamism of an Open Source Community at Work  Darwin is a good reminder of what it takes to survive times of upheaval, uncertainty, and challenge. - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd

Smart Building Trends for 2017  Predictions by Intel's Christine Boles - Christine Boles, Smart Building Solutions Director, Intel

Lessons from the FDD Trenches  Confusion only seems to be growing as the leading solutions being offered are starting to diverge significantly in their approach, sophistication, and price.  - Brad White, P.Eng, MASc Principal, SES Consulting Inc.

The Machines Take Over the Buildings  We will see the first steps of heightened automation and innovation in a range of companies creating new automation systems and new analytic tools which will incorporate IT tenants and platforms. - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, LEED AP Managing Principal,Smart Buildings LLC

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Looking Ahead, Looking Behind   This is the first of a series of articles looking back on the roots of the IoT, as expressed in Automated Buildings, and looking for the theme we need to consider for success going forward. This month we look back on security vs autonomy (service) and how they illuminate data leakage and potential privacy liability. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc

Hot Skills for 2017  Companies are looking for people who can grow their customer base through better project management and data analysis. - Manny Mandrusiak, Executive Director, Q Collegeand Q Academy

The Future of BAS  I want to thank Paul Ehrlich for his years of dedication to this column and am excited to be able to provide readers with my Building Automation thoughts, insights, etc. on a monthly basis. -
Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEEDŽAP, Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions

The IoT Future of Building Automation   IoT changes everything, embedding in our future the ability to hostel the people that fuel function, purpose, productivity, and innovation.
- Ken Sinclair,

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