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Articles - October 2002
Strengthening Weak Links to Higher Performing Buildings Part 2: Design Team Organization This series targets weak links in the chain of building design and construction that require strengthening for these anticipated advances to be realized. Thomas Hartman, The Hartman Company
Web Accessible Control Systems - Lessons Learned Web-based systems are not just a concept to be shown at trade shows and discussed in journal articles. They're real, they work, and they are providing unparalleled access to facilities around the world. Steve Tom, PE, PhD, Director Technical Information, Automated Logic Corporation
The Inside Story Pulling It Together: The Facts About Systems Integration Ajay Shingal, President and CEO, Envenergy
Your Building Management System May Be Compromising Your Company's Security Previously seen as scare mongering, the vulnerabilities of using building control systems remotely have recently come to the attention of federal authorities and now demand our objective attention as a security problem of major proportions. Jonathan Buckley VP, Marketing & Business Development & Jay H. Hartley, Ph.D. Senior Software Engineer, Netbrowser Communications
Move over PDAs, Laptops, and Web Pads Here come some multi-ton Chillers! And they're not waiting for a protocol standard. Nikki Cuban, Technology Marketing Planner TXU Energy
Web Enabled Gateways: How are they used to provide real savings? KYZ, 4-20mA, AI, DO, Modbus, BACNet, LONWORKS, SMTP client, Web server, DHCP, HTTP, FTP, CSV, XML, XSL, 10BaseT, RS-485, TCP/IP, ODBC…….Confused by this alphabet salad? Jack Chadowitz, CEO, BostonBase Inc
We The People For the necessary changes in our industry to occur it will take the total effort of "We the People" to insure the transition is all that it can be. Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com
Integration makes sense at WestLB Interfacing to the sub-systems using a communications approach has proven to be far more cost effective than hardwiring back to the bms using traditional techniques. Paul Price, Director, North Communications Ltd
L-Switch Segmentation of LonWorksÒ networks made easy. Hans-Jörg Schweinzer, LOYTEC electronics GmbH
Articles - September 2002
Strengthening Weak Links to Higher Performing Buildings Part 1: Energy Codes and Standards This series targets weak links in the chain of building design and construction that require strengthening for these anticipated advances to be realized. Thomas Hartman, The Hartman Company
Specifying Control Systems Simply, if you specify a scope of work, a points list, and the technology you want you will have specified 99% of a system. (The second in a series of articles on the delivery of BMCSs to our clients.) Jim Henry, National Marketing Manager, Electromation, Australia
Web-Based Control Systems - Doing more with more More access, more flexibility, more interoperability, wider area integration, but not more cost. Steve Tom, PE, PhD, Director Technical Information, Automated Logic Corporation
Have We Been Blinded By The Light? As the spotlight continually focuses on today's "cutting edge" technology, let us not become blind to one of the most basic tenets of the controls industry - that even the most advanced building automation systems can't compensate for, much less effectively control, equipment that doesn't work properly to begin with, or better yet, isn't working at all. Frank Miraglia, Tri-State Technologies
DALI Enhances Building Automation DALI truly brings revolutionary improvements to lighting control - and subsequently, greatly enhances total building system control. Stuart Berjansky, Product Manager, Dimming, Advance Transformer Co.
You Are The Key Using body parts for identification authentication purposes is called Biometrics. Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com
Reformat Your Hard Drive All your efforts and hard drive have gotten you to where you are today. Will this be enough to keep you on top of our industry's new directions in the future? Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com
Steve Tom, PE, PhD, Director Technical Information, Automated Logic Corporation Web-Based Control Systems - Doing more with more
Jim Henry, National Marketing Manager, Electromation, Australia Specifying Control Systems
Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com Web Based Facilities Operations Guide
John J. "Jack" Mc Gowan, CEM Energy Control Inc. Direct Digital Control - A Guide to Distributed Building Automation
Clay Nesler, Director Advanced Marketing, Johnson Controls, Inc. Building Systems Commissioning: Let Technology do the Heavy Lifting
Edward H. Brzezowski P.E., Facility Energy Services, Inc. The Evolution and Future of Control Systems
Eric Craton and Dave Robin, Automated Logic Information Model: The Key to Integration
Steve Thomas, Johnson Controls, Inc. Our Industry Should Support New Division 17
John J. "Jack" Mc Gowan, Energy Control Inc What's New and Hot in the Building Automation Market?
Steve Tom, AutomatedLogic Web Based Control Systems The Devil is in the Details
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