May 2020

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Across My Desk

snippets, blog bits, tweets, linkedIn posts, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop
Ken Sinclair
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Every month there is a blizzard of information contained in the emails and newsletters that cross my desk on their way to Some of this information is not in the form of any type of content we can publish but I feel I should share with you these snippets, blog bits, Tweets, LinkedIn posts, and URL links that are about to fall off my desktop.

Daily LinkedIn shares and posting

Also, maintains this LinkedIn online blog for the magazine, a great place to interact.

On a daily basis I tweet as @Ken_Sinclair 

I actually now have a few moments ;-)

Tweet links I think will be of interest and part of our rapid industry evolution.

I also write a column twice a month for Contractor Mag

But I still have stuff falling off my desk I feel I should share.

My Top Tweets, posts, podcasts, and video interviews

ControlTalkNow April

Top Linkedin post

6820 views  Talking Today's Tools in the UK - These tools will transcend BMS and Analytics platforms incorporating the best elements of other industry platforms and provide System Integrators and end-users with levels of flexibility, power and visibility that the industry will ultimately come to see as an expectation.

3840 views  What is an HMI, and why do we need it in the BMS? - Regardless of the type, the goal is always the same: to provide the User with an insight into the operation of the system or machine.

3300 views  Great job Glen Allmendinger Harbor Research amazing information moving forward  Diverse players have the opportunity to forge new ecosystems of players to take advantage of new Private LTE and 5G networking technologies to fully integrate and manage multiple installed networks and existing infrastructure.

Click here to download an overview of our Private LTE & 5G Networks Research.

3020 views  Building Automation During a Pandemic - The COVID-19 pandemic has made terminology like "shelter in place" and "personal protective equipment," commonplace.

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Desk Droppings

Here is voice track from CABA presentation we start at 5:15 into the meeting

The CABA Intelligent Buildings Council works to strengthen the large building automation industry through innovative technology-driven research projects.


Nexus #19 (4/21/2020)  Evaluating new smart building tech, an update on VOLTTRON, and a trillion-dollar opportunity James Dice Apr 21

We estimate that flexible customer-sited resources (electric vehicles, thermostats, batteries, smart water heaters, etc.) could shift up to 30% of peak electricity demand in five years — but getting them to actually do so will be the hardest and most rewarding challenge.

—Shayle Kann

Happy Tuesday! Here’s an outline of this week’s newsletter:

🔍Deep Dive: Evaluating Smart Building Tech🔎

🤔 On my mind this week

👩‍💻 The latest LinkedIn discussion

🧰 What’s new with VOLTTRON?

🔌 My thoughts on the trillion-dollar opportunity in grid decarbonization

5 Building Automation Companies to Get Excited About By Lewis Martin

As it is for so many, this is a crazy time for the building automation industry. Offices are empty meaning there’s little to automate or make more efficient. Buildings, industry and the world are all on pause while we try and work through this tumultuous time.


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