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BuilConn 2004 - Update
The "Interoperable Blues Band"
XML Pavilion
Connecting enterprise energy management
Open Systems Today and Tomorrow
Trane and the next 25 years
Relationship marketing

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Articles - April 2004

Getting Honest About Comfort
Thomas Hartman, The Hartman Company

Productivity and Health vs. Energy Penalties
Len Damiano EBTRON, Inc. 

Cost Comparison Model - Open vs Proprietary
Paul D.J. Mason, BWP plc

Successful Contracting:  
Al De Wachter, Independent Control Specialists Inc

Object Oriented Programming
Sean Leonard, Matrikon

4-way mixing valve? or a pump with variable speed? 
Christer Johansson, ESBE AB.

Entering the Enterprise Through the Office 
Ken Sinclair Editor/Owner

Articles - March 2004

Perfect We Ain't 
Thomas Hartman, The Hartman Company

Selling real-time energy metering up the management chain
Jack Mc Gowan, Energy Control Inc. 

"Do-it-yourself" energy information systems in a Web-based world
Jim Lewis, Obvius LLC

Mission Critical Building Monitoring & Control - The Missing Piece of the Puzzle
Travis Short, SYS-TEK Companies USA, Inc. 

Autonomic Wireless Building Networks
Weilin Wang, Michael Nova, and John Edler Kiyon, Inc.

Filtration Monitoring  
Ken Bloom, Precision Air Technology, Inc.

Water Purification System Connects to Building Automation System using OPC
Brian Neufeld, Matrikon Inc.

Embarrassed to be European?
Madeleine Bath, securityXML Ltd

Building the Connected Home
Ian Johnson, Junction Ltd

Building Automation:  Reaching for the Sky 
Ken Sinclair writes for Industrial Automation Asia 

A feeling of cooperation and objectivity in the industry
Ken Sinclair Editor/Owner

All our articles are archived.  We are constantly amazed at the amount of requests for previously published articles.  Thank you for your continued interest and support for the site and a special thanks to all our authors. Top 20 requested articles published between May 99 and Dec 2001. 

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