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Energy Management in an “Internet of Things” World  It is not enough to simply benchmark historical data (energy, operations, fault diagnostics or other), rather it is necessary to utilize that history as a baseline to begin to truly measure and manage facilities.  - Jim Lee, CEO Cimetrics and Jack McGowan, CEM McGowan Group

HVAC/DDC Training Solutions   Addressing the growing need for affordable “non-corporate” training for students pursuing a career in building automation related industries. - Jon Vietti, Owner/Director, DDC Support Services

BIM Designed - Certified Green - Carbon Neutral  But what about the occupants and is it really sustainable? - Chris Thorne, Freelance Intelligent Buildings Consultant, Founder, Developer, Model IB

Designing Humans into Buildings  I’d like to hear from you on your examples of human-centered building automation. - Christopher Naismith, Learning Manager, SES Consulting

The Ignored Database  While some of the control systems and management systems are integrated and share data, one of the largest databases not to be utilized as part of their data management for building operations is that of BIM. - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, LEED AP Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC

IIoT: You Talking to Me?  With the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) still new to the industry, who does the IIoT actually talk to? – Varun Nagaraj, President and CEO, Sierra Monitor

Building IoT (BIoT) The value of Building IoT will only be realized if organizations can understand and leverage the data they produce. - Marc Petock, Vice President, Marketing Lynxspring & Connexx Energy

What Stage of Development is the Building Internet of Things (BIoT) at Today?  The Building Internet of Things is getting closer to connecting on one common IP Network platform; where all the building automation service can be monitored, analyzed and controlled. Automated without the need for intervention by humans. - Allan McHale, Director, Memoori

Realcomm 2015: Feel Secure in Your Discomfort and Excitement. It Means You’re Listening. - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd

Don't Go It Alone When Retrofitting  What building owners need is a neutral, unbiased adviser with deep knowledge of the market who can help guide high-level discussions about retrofit goals, budget and prioritization.- Jim Meacham, PE, Principal, Altura Associates

Davis California Revs Ahead in Utility-Side Data Analytics UC Davis Utilities is now engaged in an energy load disaggregation project that combines research, operations and public-facing mobile and web applications. - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd

Finding Reality in a Virtual World  Can you feel the pulse within your building’s operating network? - Christopher Larry, PE, Director Energy Engineering, exp US Services

Solar Co-Op to Power Homes and Businesses  The PVMET200 meets the needs of alternative energy power by providing opportunity to gather environmental data. -  Devlyn Parsons, Marketing Manager, Engenuity Systems

Inspection Discomfort a Silent Killer  It’s time to examine the tools and the questions your inspectors are being asked to complete.  -  Harry Kohal, VP, Eagle Technology, Inc.

Control of Variable Refrigerant Volume (VRF) Seamless Integration and Remote Control - Ofer Ben-Nathan, Marketing and Sales Manager, HVAC Controls, Cool Automation

contemporary Columns - July 2015

Have you updated your IoT Plans?  On June 29, millions of users installed a securable open source IoT Platform. - Toby Considine,
TC9 Inc

The Transfer of Information  From one place to another… - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.

Setting up for Online Success  Are you the master of your own personal brand? - Manny Mandrusiak, Managing Creative Consultant, 4 Bravo Marketing

Efficient Control of Operating and Procedure Rooms  By necessity these critical areas are energy intensive, in fact they are arguably the most energy intense spaces in a healthcare facility. - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis, Building Intelligence Group

Back From The Stack  Haystack Connect And Big Data - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com

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