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Articles - October 2002

Strengthening Weak Links to Higher Performing Buildings Part 2: Design Team Organization  This series targets weak links in the chain of building design and construction that require strengthening for these anticipated advances to be realized.  Thomas Hartman, The Hartman Company

Web Accessible Control Systems - Lessons Learned  Web-based systems are not just a concept to be shown at trade shows and discussed in journal articles. They're real, they work, and they are providing unparalleled access to facilities around the world.  Steve Tom, PE, PhD, Director Technical Information, Automated Logic Corporation

The Inside Story  Pulling It Together: The Facts About Systems Integration  Ajay Shingal, President and CEO, Envenergy

Your Building Management System May Be Compromising Your Company's Security  Previously seen as scare mongering, the vulnerabilities of using building control systems remotely have recently come to the attention of federal authorities and now demand our objective attention as a security problem of major proportions.  Jonathan Buckley  VP, Marketing & Business Development & Jay H. Hartley, Ph.D. Senior Software Engineer, Netbrowser Communications

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Move over PDAs, Laptops, and Web Pads  Here come some multi-ton Chillers! And they're not waiting for a protocol standard. Nikki Cuban, Technology Marketing Planner TXU Energy

Web Enabled Gateways: How are they used to provide real savings?  KYZ, 4-20mA, AI, DO, Modbus, BACNet, LONWORKS, SMTP client, Web server, DHCP, HTTP, FTP, CSV, XML, XSL, 10BaseT, RS-485, TCP/IP, ODBC.Confused by this alphabet salad?  Jack Chadowitz, CEO, BostonBase Inc

We The People  For the necessary changes in our industry to occur it will take the total effort of "We the People" to insure the transition is all that it can be.  Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com

Integration makes sense at WestLB  Interfacing to the sub-systems using a communications approach has proven to be far more cost effective than hardwiring back to the bms using traditional techniques. Paul Price, Director, North Communications Ltd

L-Switch Segmentation of LonWorks networks made easy.  Hans-Jrg Schweinzer, LOYTEC electronics GmbH 

Articles - September 2002

Strengthening Weak Links to Higher Performing Buildings Part 1:  Energy Codes and Standards  This series targets weak links in the chain of building design and construction that require strengthening for these anticipated advances to be realized. Thomas Hartman, The Hartman Company

Specifying Control Systems  Simply, if you specify a scope of work, a points list, and the technology you want you will have specified 99% of a system. (The second in a series of articles on the delivery of BMCSs to our clients.)  Jim Henry, National Marketing Manager, Electromation, Australia

Web-Based Control Systems - Doing more with more  More access, more flexibility, more interoperability, wider area integration, but not more cost.  Steve Tom, PE, PhD, Director Technical Information, Automated Logic Corporation

Have We Been Blinded By The Light?  As the spotlight continually focuses on today's "cutting edge" technology, let us not become blind to one of the most basic tenets of the controls industry - that even the most advanced building automation systems can't compensate for, much less effectively control, equipment that doesn't work properly to begin with, or better yet, isn't working at all.  Frank Miraglia, Tri-State Technologies

DALI Enhances Building Automation  DALI truly brings revolutionary improvements to lighting control - and subsequently, greatly enhances total building system control. Stuart Berjansky, Product Manager, Dimming, Advance Transformer Co.

You Are The Key  Using body parts for identification authentication purposes is called Biometrics.  Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com

Reformat Your Hard Drive  All your efforts and hard drive have gotten you to where you are today. Will this be enough to keep you on top of our industry's new directions in the future?  Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com

Control Solutions, Inc September  
Steve Tom, PE, PhD, Director Technical Information, Automated Logic Corporation Web-Based Control Systems - Doing more with more
Jim Henry, National Marketing Manager, Electromation, Australia Specifying Control Systems
August 

Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com Web Based Facilities Operations Guide
July 

John J. "Jack" Mc Gowan, CEM Energy Control Inc
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Direct Digital Control - A Guide to Distributed Building Automation
May/June
Clay Nesler, Director Advanced Marketing, Johnson Controls, Inc.  Building Systems Commissioning: Let Technology do the Heavy Lifting
March/April

Edward H. Brzezowski P.E., Facility Energy Services, Inc.  The Evolution and Future of Control Systems  
January/February
 
Eric Craton and Dave Robin, Automated Logic Information Model: The Key to Integration  
Nov/Dec
Steve Thomas, Johnson Controls, Inc. Our Industry Should Support New Division 17 
Sept/Oct
 
John J. "Jack" Mc Gowan, Energy Control Inc What's New and Hot in the Building Automation Market?  
July/Aug
 
Steve Tom, AutomatedLogic Web Based Control Systems The Devil is in the Details 


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