November 2007
Articles
AutomatedBuildings.com

True Analytics™ - Energy Savings, Comfort, and Operational Efficiency
Ecorithm - Cloud-Based Analytics Software

(Click Message to Learn More)


 

Articles - November 2007

Our authors provide insight into our rapidly evolving industry.
 Please take the time to read their valuable articles.

Articles
Interviews
Releases
New Products
Reviews
Blogs
Sponsors
Archives
Past Issues
AutomatedBuildings.com

Cube

Getting a Handle on Energy Usage  Successful energy retrofit programs take a comprehensive approach to building systems as well as operational and maintenance practices to improve energy efficiency, comfort and productivity. Spinwave Systems, Inc.

The role of video analytics in the automated buildings market  There are now systems on the market that offer a plug-and-play solution that the average automation contractor, designer and security installer can successfully deploy and that don’t cost a tremendous amount of money. Roni Kass, Founder and CEO, ioimage

Truth About Megapixel  This is the third in a series of three articles separating fact from fiction with regard to the fast-growing megapixel camera technology. - Megapixel Network Cameras, Can They Really Save Bandwidth and Storage?  Paul Bodell, Officer, Vice President Sales & Marketing, IQinVision

Integrated Design Associates, Inc.   Design headquarters is among the first to achieve net-zero energy  Johnson Controls, Case Study

Ferreira “31 Tannery Project”  First Net Zero Electric commercial building in the U.S. A Post Occupancy Review, Observations & Lessons Learned  Edward H. Brzezowski, P.E. – LEED AP,  Director of Engineering, Ferreira Group

Demand Response and the Path to a Sustainable Energy Future  How the future unfolds, and our ability to pass on a sustainable planet to future generations, is based in large part on our success with shifting to more sustainable energy practices today. Clement J. Palevich, Constellation Sustainable Energy Solutions

Two Critical Steps Toward Sustainability  (That we need to take now!)  Thomas Hartman, P E The Hartman Company

Standing Room Only at DR-Expo The requests from sponsors, speakers and attendees alike were for DR-Expo to be held at least twice a year in the U.S.  Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc.

Can You Hear Me Now?  Cell Coverage in Buildings  Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings

Found in Phoenix  The conference focused on opportunities created by connections between topics that used to seem totally disparate: The national electricity distribution infrastructure and my building’s bottom line? My BAS and environmental responsibility? Enterprise management and national security? Huh?  Robert Beverly, Editor, Engineered Systems.

Building the Intelligent Bridge to Sustainability  Intelligence-based solutions can be used to deliver buildings which meet the requirements of the 21st Century, while optimising their environmental performance. Alison Nicholl, Programme Manager ibexcellence, Business Analyst i&i limited

Energy & Power  We all have to be conscious of the fundamentals of energy and only we have the power to conserve.  Ron Bernstein, Executive Director, LonMark International

Harnessing the 4 Cs  Convergence, connectivity, controls and conservation can guide us towards a more profitable, vibrant industrial future.  It's time for new thinking on energy management. Ken Sinclair, Editor Owner AutomatedBuildings.com

Stumbling Towards Sustainability  It’s clear that in the last year our clients and society in general has moved much further in their expectations for sustainable buildings than our industry has moved in ability to effectively implement them. Ken Sinclair, Editor Owner AutomatedBuildings.com

Column - November 2007

Terms & Terminologies – Avoiding Confusion 
A closer look at some of the words and phrases that we sometimes take for granted  Steven R. Calabrese, Automated Logic Chicago

Articles - October 2007

The Killer App is Here  A killer app is defined as being a product or service that is so useful that people will buy particular piece(s) of computer hardware and/or an operating system simply to gain access to the application, one that is so valuable that it transcends any concerns, risks or need to learn something new.  Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc.

9 Tips  On How To Obtain The Best Value In System Cabling  Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings

Redefining Wireless for Building Systems  ......is it rather “no-new-wires”? The Viconics Sales Team

Turning The Vision of Buildings 2.0 Into Reality  The vision of the Buildings 2.0 white paper states, we "must define tangible tools for Buildings 2.0 to evolve" and it is with this in mind that he communicates this experience.  Bradley Hemphill Pr.Eng B.Sc.Eng, Electrical Engineering Solutions

Connecting ARCNETÒ to Ethernet Infrastructures - Case Study  Contemporary Controls’ AI-SRVR is the Solution for Distance Issues in Multi-Building Installations  Debra Biela, Marketing Communications Specialist, Contemporary Controls

Pressure Independent Valves  - Case Study  Pressure Independent Valves Make Cost Effective Alternative to Reverse Return System for US Census Bureau  Lisa Hickey, BELIMO Americas

Truth About Megapixel  This is the second in a series of three articles separating fact from fiction with regard to the fast-growing megapixel camera technology. - Megapixel Network Cameras, Can They Really Save Bandwidth and Storage?  Paul Bodell, Officer, Vice President Sales & Marketing, IQinVision

Johnson Controls Metasys Enhancement Prevents Building Disasters  Complete One Step Backup for a JCI Metasys Operator Workstation (OWS) and Network Control Module (NCM) using the new MetaBAK™ product insures reliability. David Hagemann, Custom Computer Systems

The Soft Side of Automation  Integrating Window Shades into Automation Systems  David Parrett, Electronic Solutions, Inc. a Hunter Douglas Company

Turning Buzz into Bucks  Now is the time to get involved; learn what the buzz is all about and better understand the opportunities being presented to you with demand response.  Ken Sinclair, Editor Owner AutomatedBuildings.com

Column - October 2007

Electric Duct Heaters – Application & Control 
Avoid application errors and controllability issues when designing EDH control systems  Steven R. Calabrese, Automated Logic Chicago

Reliable Controls Past Favorites 

October:
Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc  The Killer App is Here
September:
Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc Four steps to make money from DR
Roy Kok, VP Sales and Marketing, Kepware Technologies  Weather On Demand
Peter M. Schwartz, Principal, Peter Schwartz & Associates, LLC
August:  Are you ready for changing 21st Century energy markets?
Alex Leonov, Marketing Manager, MeshNetics  Parking Lot Gets Smart with ZigBee
August:
Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc.Seven Habits of a Highly Profitable Controls Company
Jared Malarsky, Research Analyst, ARC Advisory Group HVAC Control Systems Market
July:
Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Sinopoli and Associates
The Top 10 List For Successfully Integrating Building Systems
Alper Uzmezler Systems Integrator Building Automation Systems Services BAS Graphics - Past, Now, and Future
Mark Walters, Chairman, Z-Wave Alliance Wireless Control and Automation Made Practical -- Finally
June:  
Deke Smith, AIA,
Executive Director, buildingSMART® Alliance National Institute of Building Sciences  Truly Brilliant Buildings
May:
Brooke Richards, Richards-Zeta Building Intelligence, Inc. The Largest Enterprise Energy Management Deployment in North America
April:
Paul Ehrlich PE, President, Building Intelligence Group LLC Intelligent Buildings Roadmap
March:
Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Sinopoli and Associates Certification for Designers and Installers
ASHRAE BACnet Standing Standards Project Committee SSPC-135 BACnet Releases Access Control Standards
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! 

ARTICLE ARCHIVES

footer

Haystack Connect 2019
[Click Banner To Learn More]

[Home Page]  [The Automator]  [About]  [Subscribe ]  [Contact Us]

Events

Want Ads

Our Sponsors

Resources