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Buildings Internet of Things Architecture “Hats Off” to the Realcomm team and to the Intelligent Buildings industry that they represent. They nailed the architecture for the Buildings Internet of Things (B-IoT) about 24 months before the big IT brands at the core of the IIC — Cisco, Intel, IBM, GE — offered theirs. - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd

The Key Market Drivers for the Building Internet of Things Business  The key drivers causing Building Automation (BAS) to morph into the Building Internet of Things (BIoT) fall into 3 main categories – business drivers, technology drivers and energy efficiency drivers. - Allan McHale, Director, Memoori

Raising the Bars in Buildings  With cell phone penetration around 90-100% and studies showing people spend 80-90% of their time indoors, cell phone coverage in buildings is critical.  - Jim Sinopoli, Managing Principal, PE, LEED AP, Smart Buildings, LLC

Moving Building Controls Beyond  A New Energy Management System for the Next Era (Part 2) - Greg Shank, Principal, Altura Associates

Cyber Security Unawareness  It is No Longer an Option - Marc Petock, Vice President, Marketing Lynxspring & Connexx Energy

We Were IoT Before IoT Was Cool – Did We Get Left Behind? - Fred Gordy, Director of Cypersecurity, Building & Facility Control Systems, Smartcore

What do we do with Internet of Things for Buildings?  More than just interconnectivity, it promises to bring to buildings and associated trades and services, the concept of “power-by-the-hour” that has already gained traction in the industrial sector.- Aniruddha Deodhar, Senior Product Manager/Program Lead, Sustainable Buildings Solutions, Autodesk

The Facilities Holding All That Data  Critical facilities are moving from cost centers to essential services providing the utilities that fuel businesses.  - Una de Boer, Director of Marketing, Delta Controls Group

Solar Panel Analysis  Demonstrating the power of building operational analytics to keep unattended distributed power systems functioning as intended. - Therese Sullivan, BuildingContext Ltd & Alper Uzmezler, BASSG Projects

Reliable Controls Columns - September 2015

Bringing BACnet Back to Users  Education, Information and Connections - Andy McMillan, Strategy Consultant & President BACnet International

Upgrade to Win 10 or Wait? That is the question.  Investing too early in an Operating System upgrade might cost more than you think? - Manny Mandrusiak, Managing Creative Consultant,4 Bravo Marketing

Resource Frameworks and the 3rd Wave of the Internet of Things The third wave will be built on Apps of Things, and ontologies based on composite semantics of sensors. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc

Future of Open Protocols  While we now have good choices in terms of robust protocols for use in commercial buildings, areas remain where more effort is needed. -  Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis, Building Intelligence Group

Client Relations – Revisited (One of Two) More words of wisdom. -  Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.

Transformational Change:  Our Mission Possible - Ken Sinclair,

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