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Defining a Smart Building: Part One  This initial article will focus on three of the major attributes of a smart building: cabling infrastructure, lighting control systems and facility management tools. - Jim Sinopoli PE, LEED BD+C, RCCD, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC

Big Data for Smart Buildings  Imagine the power of advanced data analytics using big data architecture to visualize the long term perspectives and true smart devices that perform proactive decisions. - Nirosha Munasinghe, MBusIT BSc BE(Hons) (Melb)

BAS Cyber Risks  It’s Not Just About Numbers. It’s a Business Case -  Marc Petock, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring 

Smart Building Smart Grid Interface Market  Why Energy Management Suppliers should be Excited about Connecting BEMS in Smart Buildings to Smart Grid - Allan McHale, Director,Memoori

DDC Integrations - The End User Manual  Save your capital through these easy principles - Zach Denning, Engineering Sales, Controlco

Analytics-Driven New Construction Commissioning Inefficiencies in the sequences of operation of a building automation system are a common problem for new buildings, particularly projects with complex equipment that rely heavily on automation systems.  - Matt Schwartz, Associate, & Jeff Berge, Director of Marketing & Operations, Altura Associates

Security Technology Plays Central Role In Hotel Automation  Comprised of wireless digital thermostats, occupancy sensors, door position interfaces, remote server software and a comprehensive dashboard reporting interface, these integrated solutions help avoid unnecessary energy consumption without disrupting guest comfort. - Tim Shea, President, ASSA ABLOY Hospitality

Planes, Trains and Automobiles  Building Automation’s Journey - William Rhodes, Senior Market Analyst, Building Technologies, IHS/IMS Research

A huge amount of sensors are needed  Sensors will be the key to getting as much data as possible and a new research branch will study that huge amount of info to find solutions to many social and personal problems. - Dario Tolio, RaspLogic

Development of a Wireless Distributed Control System  We have learned that a new set of rules must be used in order that these systems work as reliably as a conventional wired system. - Al Walker, President, Walker Technologies Corp

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And Another Collection of Short Stories   An ongoing series of tales told and lessons learned. - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.

Why you need Office 365  I look at it as Office 365 being Microsoft Office 2013, but built with the flexibility and mobility of today’s modern business in mind. - Manny Mandrusiak, Managing Creative Consultant,4 Bravo Marketing

When Things Negotiate Schedules  It won’t be long until aggregations of systems become self-organizing, able to balance their needs for scarce resources and their requirements to provide services. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc

Automation Armageddon  How LEDs Could Disrupt the Building Automation Industry - Andy McMillan, President, BACnet International

Big Buildings meet Big Data   At the end of the day “data is data” and whether it comes from a building system or the sales information of a large retailer the same tools and techniques can readily be applied. - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis, Building Intelligence Group

Building Data Delivery  Whether you use Building as a noun or a verb it is now all about Building Data Delivery. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings

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