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Commercial HVAC Optimization Technology Reducing Costs, Improving Comfort and Contributing to the Achievement of Today’s Corporate Sustainability Goals -  Mark Boliaris, National Sales Director, Enerliance

The Constantly Evolving Smart Building Whether it’s a smart building or even a green building, the meaning and standards of smart or green will continue to change as innovations come into the marketplace, and occupants and building owners realize increased value. - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, LEED AP, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC

The Internet of Things (IoT) vs Culture  With the advance in technology comes a gap in the skills versus the needs of the business. -  Harry Kohal, Vice President of Business Development, Eagle Technology, Inc.

Round Up the Right Data, Not the Usual Suspects  - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd

The Errant Race to Embedded Linux Systems  The dangers of this rush to smart devices, is that some “manufacturers” are taking hobby grade equipment and developing it as a viable commercial solution. -  Chris Favre, Executive Vice-President, Automation Integrated, LLC

LEED Platinum Certification Awarded to Reliable Controls® HQ Annex  Minimizes Impact on Water, Pollution, and Climate Change - Karina Wright, Marcom Writer, Reliable Controls

A Smart Building Is.... (Fill in the Blank) - Marc Petock, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring & Connexx Energy

Building Smarter Workplaces for the Digital Age  We found that rectangles or squares or long buildings or buildings with more than four stories would inhibit collaboration. - Vishal Mallick PhD, Raja Bose MSc, MBA, Performance Buildings AG

The Chinese Video Surveillance Market No. 1 Opportunity or No. 1 Threat? -  Allan McHale, Director, Memoori

Columns - February 2015

Distributed Energy, Distributed Control, and Defense in Depth  As the internet of things and the internet of energy use converge, we must apply defense in depth - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc.

Training for IoT Security  Seize the New Career Opportunities that IoT brings -  Manny Mandrusiak, Managing Creative Consultant, 4 Bravo Marketing

The Importance of Lists - Part Three This month I share my thoughts on field surveys.  - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.

Enhanced BAS with Data Analytics  We believe that even though analytics are fairly new, they are an invaluable tool for better understanding how a facility is operating and in making decisions to improve comfort and efficiency. - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt& Angela Lewis, Building Intelligence Group

Building Automation Focus for 2015  Needs to be Autodidactism or Self-Education - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuilding.com

2015 AHRExpo Show Daily Columns Days 1 & 2 January 26 - 27, Chicago - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuilding.com

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