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Energy and Buildings… What opportunities does the current economy present? - Jack Mc Gowan CEM, President, Energy Control Inc.

Visualization  Information can be presented in a variety of ways; it really just depends on what information you want to make available and who the end user is.  - Sarah Erdman, Marketing Director, QA Graphics

Specifications  While most projects now utilize the 50 division MasterFormat, some legacy projects still utilize Divisions 15 and 17. - Marc Petock, Vice President, Marketing Lynxspring     

The Energy Integration Group  An emerging model - Anthony Campbell, Stanley & Mathews Associates

Mind the Gap: Monitoring Conveyance Systems - Jim Sinopoli, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings, LLC

On-site Agents for Cloud-based Services  A quest to determine if there is a defacto, or formal, standard for delivering building configuration information and data to a cloud-based service. -  Steve Jones, Founder and Managing Partner, The S4 Group Inc

Building Automation Systems and the Data Center - Todd Finnegan, eSite Systems, LLC

State of the Smart Grid Business in 2013  The technology is in place to meet the challenge of Smart Grid and there are no known roadblocks here that will restrict its development. - Allan McHale, Director, Memoori

Using SharePoint to Maintain Business Connectivity  Having offices in different geographical locations presents any number of daily management challenges. - Manny Mandrusiak, Director of Business Development, Sector Learning Solutions

"Coprocessor" for Existing Automation  RaspLogic is a building/home automation server system that adds complex tasks or manages unusual devices -  Dario Tolio, RaspLogic

Columns - April 2013

Client Relations – Part Two  Five more from the well - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.

The Original Sales Networking Tool  The Business Mixer - Manny Mandrusiak
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Work Plan for oBIX 2.0  oBIX started nearly a decade ago as an effort to define a standard means of communication with any building system using XML. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc

BAS and Cyber-Security  Traditionally building systems including BAS have been protected partially through obscurity, and largely through physical protection. - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis, Building Intelligence Group

The Dawn of Database  Data as a Service (DAAS) is a new concept for most of us and we need to better understand these new tools. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings

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