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Eight Predictions for Smart Buildings in 2008  “Never make predictions, especially about the future.”  Casey Stengel Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings

Buildings at the Epicenter… Don’t miss B2G in New York  John J. "Jack" Mc Gowan, CEM, Energy Control Inc.

Opportunities to learn Smart Buildings and the Smart Grid at AHR  As part of the AHR Educational panels there will be two free sessions that are must attend sessions for anyone who wants to learn more.  John J. "Jack" Mc Gowan, CEM, Energy Control Inc.

New Year, New Beginnings  “We don’t plan to fail, but often fail to plan”.  Paul Ehrlich & Ira Goldschmidt, Building Intelligence Group

4 Questions To Ask & 4 Tasks for 2008  They are in essence one question, “how does this industry move forward into the 21st century”.  Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc.

Out-of-the-Box Energy Monitoring  Earning LEED Innovation in Design Credit  Dan McCarty Quality Automation Graphics 

Using CO2 Feed-Back Control To Stop Costly Over Ventilation Ironically, outdoor air introduction to buildings is one of the few major energy consuming features of a building that is typically not measured or controlled on a real-time basis. Mike Schell, AirTest Technologies Inc.

Join the Interoperability Crusade  Please hear this message as a call for arms and join us in the crusade to improve integration and enable an ever-smarter electricity system.  Steve Widergren, Administrator, GridWise Architecture Council

IP Innovation: Clock, Paging and Messaging Systems  Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings

Controls Facilitate Lighting System Maintenance at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport  Watt Stopper/LeGrand Case Study

Building Automation Reflections and Projections  Ken Sinclair, Editor Owner of AutomatedBuildings.com provides a reflected review of a very exciting year in the Building Automation Industry as well as some crystal ball gazing into what to expect for 2008. Ken Sinclair, Editor Owner AutomatedBuildings.com

Column - January 2008

Short on I/O? Try This Out!  Tricks of the trade, time-tested and industry-accepted  Steven R. Calabrese, Automated Logic Chicago

Articles - December 2007

GridWise, Demand Response and a Green AHR  Those who want to learn more about these automation opportunities with the electric grid should be at the AHR ASHRAE conference in New York this January 2008. John J. "Jack" Mc Gowan, CEM, Energy Control Inc.

How Do Smart Buildings Make A Building Green?  Smart buildings make green buildings greener, and green buildings make smart buildings smarter.  Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings

B2G Summit  January 21, 2008 – New York, NY  Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc.

Greenbuild is the Future  Enlightened builders and engineers must prove that energy savings are not just another green building tool, but the "big hammer," both economically and environmentally. Denis Du Bois, Editor, Energy Priorities Magazine

Go Big, or Go Home!  Using large format LCD’s allows the corporation to display entire building systems on one centralized monitor, and eliminates the need for multiple smaller monitors. Dan McCarty Quality Automation Graphics 

Sydney Opera House  Information Control for the Full Asset Lifecycle  Aconex Online Document Management

Are you ready for 3D?  When it comes to developing 3D graphics, most controls companies do not have the resources or software tools to design high level graphics.  Dan McCarty Quality Automation Graphics

Grid-Interop Rocks Industry Silos  Systems integrators, business managers, and policy-makers from electric, manufacturing, commercial building, and home automation industries discover common ground for advancing a smarter electricity system.  Steve Widergren, Administrator, GridWise Architecture Council

Wiring and Air Handling Under Raised Floors  A raised floor space is a plenum only if it was specifically fabricated to transport environmental air. Jim Landolina, Wiremold/Legrand

Integrating OPC into Building Automation  The Latest Trend  MatrikonOPC - White Paper

If These Walls Could Talk  Communicating Building Information Across the Enterprise with OPC and BACnet MatrikonOPC - White Paper

Control Panel Upgrade Provides Dramatic Improvement  Lighting Control Panel Upgrade Watt Stopper/LeGrand Case Study

What You Need to Know About GridWise  GridWise improves electric power grid coordination and the refrigeration industry will benefit from it.  Ken Sinclair, Editor Owner AutomatedBuildings.com

Last Building Automation Column  This Building Automation column has provided me with an industry soapbox to rant on, scolding and generally cajoling the industry while plagiarizing the content of the bevy of authors from our online magazine AutomatedBuildings.com. Ken Sinclair, Editor Owner AutomatedBuildings.com

Column - December 2007

Wiring For Combustion Air  Prove the presence of the combustion air source before allowing the boiler plant to operate  Steven R. Calabrese, Automated Logic Chicago

Reliable Controls Past Favorites 

December:
Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings How Do Smart Buildings Make A Building Green? 
November:
Johnson Controls, Case Study  Integrated Design Associates, Inc.  Net-zero energy 
Edward H. Brzezowski, P.E – LEED AP,  Director of Engineering, Ferreira Group and John Grabowski, Vice President, Live Data Systems Ferreira “31 Tannery Project”  Net Zero Electric
October:
Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc  The Killer App is Here
September:
Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc Four steps to make money from DR
Roy Kok, VP Sales and Marketing, Kepware Technologies  Weather On Demand
Peter M. Schwartz, Principal, Peter Schwartz & Associates, LLC  Are you ready for changing 21st Century energy markets?
Alex Leonov, Marketing Manager, MeshNetics  Parking Lot Gets Smart with ZigBee
August:
Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc.Seven Habits of a Highly Profitable Controls Company
Jared Malarsky, Research Analyst, ARC Advisory Group HVAC Control Systems Market
July:
Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Sinopoli and Associates
The Top 10 List For Successfully Integrating Building Systems
Alper Uzmezler Systems Integrator Building Automation Systems Services BAS Graphics - Past, Now, and Future
Mark Walters, Chairman, Z-Wave Alliance Wireless Control and Automation Made Practical -- Finally
June:  
Deke Smith, AIA,
Executive Director, buildingSMART® Alliance National Institute of Building Sciences  Truly Brilliant Buildings
May:
Brooke Richards, Richards-Zeta Building Intelligence, Inc. The Largest Enterprise Energy Management Deployment in North America
April:
Paul Ehrlich PE, President, Building Intelligence Group LLC Intelligent Buildings Roadmap
March:
Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Sinopoli and Associates Certification for Designers and Installers
ASHRAE BACnet Standing Standards Project Committee SSPC-135 BACnet Releases Access Control Standards
February:
Terry Hoffmann, Johnson Controls, Inc. Technology Contracting
January:
Ken Sinclair AutomatedBuildings.com, Marc Petock, Tridium, Mike Marston, Tridium, Martin Hodder, Tridium Asia Destination Sydney, Australia - Four For Points for the Industry
December:
Thomas Hartman, P E, The Hartman Company Moving Toward A Sustainable Building Industry
Andreas Schneider, Executive VP, EnOcean GmbH Batteryless Radio Technology

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