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Edge-Analytics Sensors For Smart Buildings  Smart sensors are crucial devices for enabling next-generation building automation, providing the actionable data that optimize building operations, conserve energy and boost workplace intelligence. - Itamar Roth, Chief Business Officer, PointGrab

Plugged In Trends in plug load monitoring and management - Kevin Callahan and Kevin Clinger, Alerton

New Investments in Green Technologies  The Global Campaign Against Climate Change - Karina Wright, MarCom Writer, Reliable Controls

Smart Buildings Can Be ‘The Nodes’ Of The Smart Grid Considering buildings consume over 70% of the total electricity in the US, it is essential that they become part of the transformation to make the grid smarter. - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori

Grundfos Living Lab  Commercial Building insights through Azure IoT Suite and Beckhoff standard devices - Sven Goldstein, Product Manager, TwinCAT Connectivty & IoT, Beckhoff Automation GmbH & Co. KG

It's On!!! -- Dates and Venue Announced for Haystack Connect 2017 -  John Petze, Project Haystack, Executive Director Principal, SkyFoundry & Marc Petock, Project Haystack, Secretary, Vice President, Marketing Lynxspring, Inc.

Building Automation Controls: To Upgrade, Or Not To Upgrade… That Is the Question - Brandon Baisas, Senior Marketing Associate, ASSET Technologies, LLC.

Should Your Plant Have an Energy Audit?  This is 2016; the Information Age - not the Estimation Age. - Bill Holmes, Founder, Holmes AutoPilot LLC

The Strategy and Payoffs of Meta-Data Tagging  Value creation is happening in the buildings industry as systems integrators transition to an open, industry-standard methodology for meta-data tagging and data modeling. - B. Scott Muench,  Vice President of Marketing & Business Development, J2 Innovations

What’s more important to the Building?  The Device or the Cloud?  - Greg Barnes, Vice President, Activelogix LLC

Infusing Machine Learning with Artificial Intelligence  As anyone who endures a call with an automated customer “help line” quickly learns, robots have a frustrating inability to understand sarcasm.  -  Sophie Loire, Ph.D., Research and Technology Fellow, Chris Tagge, Ph.D., CEO, Igor Mezic, Ph.D., Chief Scientific and Technical Advisor, Co-Founder,  Ecorithm, Inc.

Realcomm/IBcon Silicon Valley Recap  Measuring momentum in Intelligent Buildings awareness  - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd Contributing Editor

Reliable Controls Columns - July 2016

Start-up Business Marketing Kit  Low budget, but high return strategies that require a little elbow grease but controllable capital work excellent for start-ups. - Manny Mandrusiak, Managing Creative Consultant,4 Bravo Marketing

BAS Commissioning Basics  The purpose of controls commissioning is to go through the system and validate that it is working the way that it was designed. - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis,Building Intelligence Group

New Measured Variables: Health, Well-being, And Productivity  Creating value in the $300 part of the “3-30-300” rule - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings

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