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Information Is Power  Delivering Systems and Equipment Awareness With 3D Digital Sensing  Harbor Research, Inc. White Paper

Certification for Designers and Installers: The Industry’s Path Forward for Credibility Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Sinopoli and Associates

Automated Demand Response and America’s Energy Future  John J. "Jack" Mc Gowan, CEM, Energy Control Inc.

Streamlining your Controls Submittal Package How many times can you afford to do the job? Al De Wachter, President, ICS Inc

BACnet Releases Access Control Standards  ASHRAE BACnet Standing Standards Project Committee SSPC-135 formally approved for publication for public review a set of proposals which add Physical Access Control capability to the existing standards for Building Automation and Control. ASHRAE BACnet Standing Standards Project Committee SSPC-135

Broadcaster uses Digital Signage Technology  Televisa received the directive from Mexico’s Wal-Mart to place display screens throughout each of their 300 department stores, exposing the multimedia advertising to a monthly audience of 50 million people. David Wiseman, Senior Marketing Writer, Minicom Advanced Systems

AHR 2007 Addresses Issues with Building Automation Systems Jared Malarsky, Research Analyst, ARC Advisory Group

Boilers That Can Take the Pressure Thanks to Setra transducers. Setra Systems, Inc Case Study

The Automated Buildings Industry is ready, willing, and able to bring real GridWise solutions to GridWeek in Washington DC Ken Sinclair AutomatedBuildings.com

Get GridWise at GridWeek Washington DC - April 23-26, 2007 Ken Sinclair AutomatedBuildings.com

Articles - February 2007

Specifying Integrated Technology Systems in a Fragmented World  “Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” - Steve Jobs, 2003  Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Sinopoli and Associates

Technology Contracting – The Future Is Now  Terry Hoffmann, Johnson Controls, Inc.

Intelligent Buildings – Today!  The concept of an Intelligent, Smart or “Next Generation” building has been around for years. Paul Ehrlich PE, President, Building Intelligence Group

Modernizing the Grid  Today’s average generating plant was built in 1964 using technology from the 1950s. Utilities have not improved their delivered efficiency in some 50 years. With stagnant efficiency at 33 percent, we essentially burn three lumps of fuel to generate one lump of electricity. Put another way, two-thirds of the fuel burned to generate power is wasted. Richard Munson, Executive Director, Northeast-Midwest Institute

Enterprise Building Management for Universities  Unlocking the secrets of facility management systems to access a wealth of actionable information Gridlogix University Whitepaper

Books for the Industry  I am often asked, what current industry text books are there about convergence, connectivity and the new business paradigm this is creating?  Ken Sinclair AutomatedBuildings.com

Reliable Controls Past Favorites 

February:
Terry Hoffmann, Johnson Controls, Inc. Technology Contracting
January:
Ken Sinclair AutomatedBuildings.com, Marc Petock, Tridium, Mike Marston, Tridium, Martin Hodder, Tridium Asia Destination Sydney, Australia - Four For Points for the Industry
December:
Thomas Hartman, P E, The Hartman Company Moving Toward A Sustainable Building Industry
Andreas Schneider, Executive VP, EnOcean GmbH Batteryless Radio Technology
November: 
Paul Ehrlich, P.E. Building Intelligence Group Help Wanted:
John J. "Jack" Mc Gowan, CEM, Energy Control Inc. Energy Management Systems
October: Thomas Hartman, P E, The Hartman Company The HVAC Industry CAN Reinvent Itself! 
September:
Ken Sinclair AutomatedBuildings.com LONWORKS Converges with IP
Brian Thompson, Founder, Managing Director, SENSUS M.I. Service contractors profit from the HEAT
August Thomas Hartman, P E, The Hartman Company Can ASHRAE Reinvent Itself?
July:
Ken Sinclair AutomatedBuildings.com  John Petze leaves Tridium
Anwer Bashir, Computrols, Inc., Artificial Intelligence in Building Automation
June
Tom Hartman, The Hartman Company New Vistas With Relational Control
Bob Lahey, Honeywell Building Solutions Honeywell Global Service Response Center
May
Aaron Hansen, Tridium, Inc 
Open Building Information Exchange (oBIX) 
Tom Hartman, The Hartman Company New Vistas With Relational Control
Paul Ehrlich, P.E. Building Intelligence Group Why your next project should be an Intelligent Building
April:
Anto Budiardjo, President & CEO, Clasma Events Inc. and Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com Building Automation Renaissance
Tom Hartman, The Hartman Company  New Vistas With Relational Control  A Three Part Series PART 2: An Introduction to Relational Control
March John Edler and Weilin Wang, Kiyon Wireless! Building Automation Unwired
February
Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com
Defining The Intelligent Building Control Market
January
Jack Mc Gowan, President of Energy Control Inc Blazing a new trail to Intelligent buildings…

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