October 2014
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Pushing the Envelope  Building Analytics beyond HVAC  - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, LEED AP, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC

Predictive Maintenance  The ideal preventive maintenance program would prevent all equipment failure before it occurs.  - Jim Lee, CEO, Cimetrics Inc.

Where do Whole-Building Analytics Fit in the Energy Professional's Toolkit?  The need for building energy analysis is growing, the talent pool of building energy experts is limited. New whole-building energy performance assessment tools are one way technology innovators are trying to fill the gap.  - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd

Making Energy Intelligence Systems Work  The important thing to remember is that the building operator, the sustainability team and the management team must all work together to make it happen.  - Matthew Stavis, Vice President, Software Sales, Activelogix, LLC

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month   October 1st marks the beginning of the 11th annual Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Yes this is the 11th. - Marc Petock, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring & Connexx Energy

Intelligent Live Recommissioning (ILR)  The process of supervising the operation of a building and constantly making adjustments.  - Charles Holleran, VP Engineering, SHIFT Energy

How to Avoid Stranded Investments in Intelligent Buildings  The DALI™ (Digital Addressable Lighting Interface) lighting control specialist, explains why it makes commercial sense to adopt a more flexible, open approach to the control and management of lighting systems today. - Mike Welch, Managing Director, Control Network Solutions Ltd

A Proactive Energy and Technology Integration Strategy  Pioneering a low cost, high value approach to proactive energy and technology integration in the existing buildings space. - Tony Campbell, RPA|HP, LEED AP, Principal, Stanley & Mathews Associates

Collaboration Driven Development and Testing  Unique requirements drove an incremental development effort and, of course, the corresponding integration and test activities.  - Steve Jones, Managing Partner, The S4 Group, Inc

What Does Apple’s NFC-Enabled iPhone 6 Really Mean for Access Control & Identity Management?  Not very much it would seem, as the NFC chip inside the new iPhone 6 smart phones is for now restricted to ApplePay only. - Allan McHale, Director,Memoori

State of the Union- Intelligent Buildings  Today’s building automation and operational technology offers a strong foundation for the future and is essential for conducting business.  - Marc Petock, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring & Connexx Energy

Think About Light Automation Now  There's clearly a lot to think about with lighting automation, and that's before you tackle how it integrates with other automation elements.  - Paul Murphy, Intecho Ltd

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Autonomous Systems and Cloud Diagnostics  We need standard ways to name things and their relationships to spaces in buildings.  - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc

Operator Error  Overriding the BAS - Steven R. Calabrese, Control Engineering Corp.

Diagnose Your Sales Dilemma  Diagnosing the root cause of slow sales is always the right prescription - Manny Mandrusiak, 4 Bravo Marketing

Upgrading VAV Boxes  It is not surprising when dealing with existing buildings to find a variety of VAV terminals. - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt& Angela Lewis, Building Intelligence Group

Education for your vocation  We all need to keep at the task of self-education to keep up with our rapidly evolving industry. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com

Education for Your Vocation  The Task of Self-education - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com

Articles and Columns from September 2014


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