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Data Wrangling for Breakthrough Energy Performance  Analytics can easily shave 20% off your energy costs - Jack Mc Gowan, CEM, Principal, The Mc Gowan Group

K.I.S.S - Can We Improve On “Keeping It Simple” When It Comes To Optimizing And Maintaining Our Buildings - Joe Moore, Account Executive, ESC Automation

Making your plant room a value-generating asset  Typically hidden away in plant rooms, HVAC systems can be complex, challenging and are frequently overlooked. - Chirayu Shah, General Manager, Conserve It

Information is the New Utility in Smart Buildings  Within buildings and across entire cities, information as a utility will bring about far reaching improvements to the whole energy value chain as well as society itself. - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori

Web-Enabled DALI® Programmable Lighting Solution  IoT Smart Light Management Software Provides Total Control Over  Intelligent Programmable LED Drivers - Mike Welch, Managing Director, CNS

IoT Opportunities in Commercial and Industrial Buildings  While new technologies present commercial and industrial properties opportunities for efficiency, no IoT solution is one-size-fits all. - Dr. Julien Stamatakis, Co-founder, CTO, Senseware, Inc.

Do You Know How and What Your Smart Building Devices Are Connected To?  It is important that you know your control system network configuration and keep your documentation up-to-date. - Fred Gordy, Intelligent Buildings, LLC

HVAC Controls Productivity Challenges and Opportunities If you try an internet search for “HVAC controls engineering software” or “HVAC controls estimating software” you will find more and more companies offering online tools that can help your controls business grow, improve profits, do more with less resources and improve customer service. - Maury Costantini Jr., KlowdBuilder

Machine Learning in HVAC Controls HVAC systems are often non-linear, poorly behaved, noisy, and very unpredictable under real-world circumstances. - Mike Donlon, Director Research & Development, Computrols

Cut Through your BACnet Complexity Visualizing your Building Automation Network to quickly troubleshoot, benchmark and anticipate - Daniel Ronald, VP Product Management, Optigo Networks

Integration is not the future  Talk of integration as something new is the mark of someone way behind the times. - James Palmer, Sales and Business Development, North Building Technologies Ltd

The Trillion Dollar Opportunity in Transforming Existing Buildings  If you had $3-$5 million to invest into a 50,000 sq ft office building could you significantly reduce energy consumption, improve space utilization, and increase worker productivity? - Brad White, P.Eng, MASc Principal, SES Consulting Inc.

Data Driven Building Management The real secret to success with this data was how we used it. We enabled teams to engage with one another towards a common goal and get more done. - Jason Burt,VP Product, Buildpulse

Applying All the Laws of 3 to See the Future of Smart Buildings Edge Control Will Shift BAS-Industry Focus Toward People and Productivity - Alper Uzmezler, BASSG  & Therese Sullivan, BuildingContext

Monitoring the Inert: Envelope, Structure  The automation industry, as well as facility designers and managers, may not yet fully appreciate the value and wide-ranging impact of monitoring and management systems designed specifically for the envelope and structure of their buildings. - Jim Sinopoli, PE, RCDD, LEED AP Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC

Reliable Controls Columns - June 2016

The New Utility and the Farm to Plug Movement  Distributed energy is local, so distributed energy markets (and prices) must be local. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc

BAS and IOT It is fairly probable that the movement to IOT is also going to change how we look at BAS, controls and integration. - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis,Building Intelligence Group

Our Open IoT-centric Future  We just returned from Lightfair and the CABA Intelligent Buildings & Digital Home Forum. Both events were great eye openers depicting our need to adapt to our open IoT-centric future now.  Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings 

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