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"Web Based Facilities Operations"

October's Interview
Building Connections Forum 2003

September's Interviews
Interoperable, Open Systems. Are We There Yet?

Considerations to be Made When Investing into LonWorks Web Serving Technology

Digital Addressable Lighting Interface Protocol

September's Favourite Articles
Web-Based Control Systems - Doing more with more

Specifying Control Systems

September's Favourite Interview:
Interoperable, Open Systems. Are We There Yet? 

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XML Web Services: Is the End Near?

Lighting Controls Association ( LCA )

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Nov 2002 our theme will be "Online Training; A Viable Option?" and  will discuss the industry's dependence on the web for training. 

Dec 2002 will begin our coverage of the Chicago, AHR Expo 2003. 

Jan/Feb 2003 our focus will continue on AHR Expo 2003, Chicago. 

"Web Based Facilities Operation"

October  2002

Strengthening Weak Links to Higher Performing Buildings Part 2
Thomas Hartman, The Hartman Company

Web Accessible Control Systems - Lessons Learned
Steve Tom, PE, PhD, Director Technical Information, Automated Logic Corporation

The Inside Story   Marti Ogram, Director of Marketing, Envenergy

Your Building Management System May Be Compromising Your Company's Security
Jonathan Buckley  VP, Marketing & Business Development 
& Jay H. Hartley, Ph.D. Senior Software Engineer, Netbrowser Communications

Move over PDAs, Laptops, and Web Pads
Nikki Cuban, Technology Marketing Planner TXU Energy

Web Enabled Gateways: How are they used to provide real savings?
Jack Chadowitz, CEO, BostonBase Inc

We The People   
Ken Sinclair,

Integration makes sense at WestLB
Paul Price, Director, North Communications Ltd

Hans-Jörg Schweinzer, LOYTEC electronics GmbH 

 September  2002

Strengthening Weak Links to Higher Performing Buildings  Part 1
Tom Hartman, The Hartman Company

Specifying Control Systems
Jim Henry,  Electromation, Australia

Web-Based Control Systems - Doing more with more
Steve Tom, Automated Logic Corporation

Have We Been Blinded By The Light? 
Frank Miraglia, Tri-State Technologies

DALI Enhances Building Automation
Stuart Berjansky, Advance Transformer Co.

You Are The Key 
Ken Sinclair,

Reformat Your Hard Drive
Ken Sinclair,

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