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Honeywell Global Service Response Center  GSRC is a super operator, a kind of outsourced center of excellence and expertise on increasingly complex, automated building control systems. Bob Lahey, Service Market Director, Honeywell Building Solutions

Public Spaces Signage  Audience of One Call to Action Via Electronic Message Delivery Allan Olbur, ISMS

A Control Contractors Guide  Incorporating Customizable Standards  Al De Wachter, President ICS Inc

Chicago Structure Unveils New BAS  Using Contemporary Controls’ Skorpion Switches Debra Biela, Contemporary Controls

High Rise Building  Life-Safety Private Display Network  Allan Olbur, ISMS

Making a Demand Response Program Work  Demand Response in its most basic form is the commitment by a building operator to reduce the electrical demand of one or more facilities in response to a request by the servicing utility or by market based pricing. David Wolins, EnFlex Corp. and Paul Hepperla, Verisae, Inc.

BuilConn, Tridium and Controls Group North America  Openness and Connectivity  Jim Hayman, Director, Business Development, CGNA

Stop Trying  Stop Trying to Solve Business Problems with a Control System  Bill Gnerre, CEO and Cofounder and Kevin Fuller, Executive Vice President, Interval Data Systems, Inc.

Harbouring Harbingers in Palm Springs  The Palm Springs event has provided a home for our industry’s harbingers like no assembly has ever done before. Ken Sinclair,

Articles - May 2006

Anto Budiardjo wins "Newsmaker and Industry Shaker" of the year award is pleased to announce that Anto Budiardjo is the winner of our first Newsmaker and Industry Shaker of the year award. Ken Sinclair,

New Vistas With Relational Control  A Three Part Series PART 3: Process Change Required For Effective Relational Control Tom Hartman, The Hartman Company

Open Building Information Exchange (oBIX)  oBIX Unbound Aaron Hansen, Tridium, Inc

Science Fiction No More  What follows is a summary of the speech that was delivered this week at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco. While there is much more than stated here, this provides the thrust of my remarks … Glen Allmendinger, President & CEO Harbor Research, Inc.

Nothing to Say!  How Can a Building be Intelligent if it has Nothing to Say? Bill Gnerre, CEO and Cofounder and Kevin Fuller, Executive Vice President, Interval Data Systems, Inc.

Cimetrics Inc. and Infometrics The Infometrics service helps building owners to reduce operating costs and improve occupant comfort.  Jim Lee, President, Cimetrics Inc

What's the Point?  The delivery of data and physicality of a "point" complicate things enough; but it really starts getting interesting when Enterprise Facility Management systems incorporate data sources from outside the HVAC/control system.   Keith Gipson, CTO and Co-Founder, Impact Facility Solutions

Simple Fault Detection, Diagnosis & Impact Results  I was impressed, despite the huge amount of data collected, Ferrari’s system would analyze and continuously report this information in a simple manner, so team members with a glance knew not only the problem, but what to do to improve it.  Brian Thompson, Founder, Managing Director, SENSUS M.I.

Why your next project should be an Intelligent Building  In addition to being a better building to live, learn, work and play in it can also be a very satisfactory investment for any owner.  Paul Ehrlich, P.E. Building Intelligence Group

Realtime Renaissance - Right Now  Ken Sinclair,

Past Favorites 

Aaron Hansen, Tridium, Inc 
Open Building Information Exchange (oBIX) 
Tom Hartman, The Hartman Company New Vistas With Relational Control
Paul Ehrlich, P.E. Building Intelligence Group Why your next project should be an Intelligent Building
Anto Budiardjo, President & CEO, Clasma Events Inc. and Ken Sinclair, Building Automation Renaissance
Tom Hartman, The Hartman Company  New Vistas With Relational Control  A Three Part Series PART 2: An Introduction to Relational Control
March John Edler and Weilin Wang, Kiyon Wireless! Building Automation Unwired
Ken Sinclair,
Defining The Intelligent Building Control Market
Jack Mc Gowan, President of Energy Control Inc Blazing a new trail to Intelligent buildings…
Professor Derek Clements-Croome, The University of Reading, UK  Flexible Master's Programme in Intelligent Buildings
 Paul Ehrlich, P.E. Building Intelligence Group What is an Intelligent Building? Part 2
October Jon Williamson, Chairman, BACnet Conference & Expo BACnet Conference & Expo  Update:
Ken Sinclair,
Building Automation has become Pointless
Paul Ehrlich, P.E. Building Intelligence Group What Is An Intelligent Building? 
Deepak Wanner, Precidia Technologies Hotel PBX: The Road to IP
June George Thomas, Contemporary Controls
Power Over Ethernet



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