February 2016
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Articles - February 2016
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Optimizing Automated Buildings  While each facility’s energy profile is different from one to the next, the approach for optimization is generally the same: efficiency before renewables. - Matthew Higgins, Founder & Chief Analyst, CEM, HBDP, LEED AP (BD+C), MBA,Vibrantcy

The Future: BG or BS?  Buildings Genius (BG) or Buildings Savant (BS)?  - Jack Mc Gowan, CEM, The Mc Gowan Group

Bringing IP Connectivity to Intelligent Devices at the IoT's Edge   This article will focus on the physical hardware solutions for implementing secure high-speed Internet of Things (IoT) backbones in buildings and the advantages made available by doing so. - Brian Turner, President, Controlco

Building with Sunshine After decades in anticipation, the solar energy market has created a substantial and growing movement to integrate photovoltaics (PV) in buildings, where many of the building components and the solar energy production are one in the same. - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, LEED AP, Managing Principal,Smart Buildings LLC

Crisis of Conscience  SF Tech Contemplates its Relationship to Real World Industries -  Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd

Smarter Buildings, Smarter Graphics  Visualized Operations Using Custom System Graphics - Heather Saxton, Marketing Director, QA Graphics

OCMS – Operating Cost Management Systems  Making your operating costs transparent! - Zach Denning, CEO/Owner, EnerDapt, Inc.

Western Video Surveillance Manufacturers Need New Strategies to Compete with the Chinese  - Allan McHale, Director, Memoori

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"Phil on IoT"  The Chaos that is IoT - Phil Zito, Senior Technology Program Manager, Johnson Controls

Is Code the New Math?  The initiative for writing this article was to ask the question “Where are the next generation of Building Automation Engineers coming from”? - Manny Mandrusiak, Managing Creative Consultant, 4 Bravo Marketing

Built to Mash  Economic mashups enable allocation, balancing, and smoothing of resource use within a micromarket. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc

Advanced Rooftop Controls  The concept of the ARC is to provide a retrofit controls package for existing packaged systems that offers a dramatic improvement in efficiency. - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis, Building Intelligence Group

Our Role in the Transformation of Building Automation  It is not the amazing IoT technological changes that are the focus of our discussions; it is how we as an industry of self-learning assets embrace and connect these changes. -  Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings

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