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Brad Holland, PureChoice Director Operations, TexasA New Approach to IAQ Monitoring

Brad Holland, PureChoice

In the not-too-distant future, we believe continuous monitoring of indoor environments will be mandatory.

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Tom Hartman"Open" Building Control Systems

Tom Hartman, The Hartman Company

We need to avoid participating in the current protocol wars that are much ado about very little, and focus on what will really help make the system you are designing open for the needs of your client. 

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Division 17 not an Issue outside of North America

Jim Henry, Electromation, Australia

And as BACnet is the only accepted open communication protocol for buildings at the management level, it should be promulgated as the glue for tying all the intelligent processes in a building into one framework.

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Mats HenrikssonThe DALI interface and Motorola's reference design for DALI

Mats Henriksson, Motorola AB

DALI is an industry standard for lighting control applications developed by a group of lamp, ballast, and fixture manufacturers. 

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LonWorld2001 Show
Frank Capuano, TAC Americas

It appeared to me that 90% of the exhibitors were showing solutions in 3 markets, the Building IT market, home automation, and the security industry. 

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Where are Open Systems Today? 
Anto Budiardjo, TAC Americas  Most popular interview Nov & Dec

The technology needs to be usable by a large number of vendors in many different parts of the building from components, controller and end devices, infrastructure pieces, engineering and analysis tools to operator side products such as HMI, database, alarm handlers and so on.

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