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Articles - June 2004

Cost allocation for campus and industrial facilities
Jim Lewis, Obvius LLC

State-of-the-art bus technology at Sälipark
Markus Keel, Belimo Europe.

Tridium takes Building Controls into the 21st Century on Landmark Dubai Project
Terry Casey, Tridium EMEA

Wireless Mesh Sensor Networks
Paul Sereiko, Sensicast Systems

Transforming the U.S. Electricity System
Rob Pratt, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Building Automation Systems Legacy
Brian Jones, Marketing Consultant, The S4 Group, Inc

More Intelligent Building and save money, VBHQ part 2
Paul D.J. Mason, BWP plc

Waking Up to Wireless
Ken Sinclair,

Articles - May 2004

Building Automation Systems and Vibration Monitoring  
Mark Slebodnik and Steve Crawford, Balmac Inc.

One Cohesive Protection System for Western Washington University
Debra Biela, Marketing Communications Specialist, Contemporary Controls

Thomas Hartman, P E, The Hartman Company

LonWorks and BACnet System Solution on a Chip
Al Mouton, President, Loytec Americas Inc. 

Intelligent, Intelligent Building 
Paul D.J. Mason, C.E.O. BWP plc

If Buildings Were Built Like Cars
Barney L. Capehart, University of Florida, Harry Indig, KDS Energy, Lynne C. Capehart, Consultant

Energy 2004 - Are we really on line?
Jack Mc Gowan, CEM, Energy Control Inc.

Why Connections to Our Clients' Web-Based Enterprise Are Important.  
Ken Sinclair,

Connecting the Dots Surrounding XML / Web Services  
Ken Sinclair,

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