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Building IoT: Implications for Consulting Engineers  Seasoned professionals and new engineers entering the workforce will need to work with and feed off of each other’s knowledge to fully realize the benefits of the IoT. - Tyler Haak, Northeast Business Development Manager, Schneider Electric

IoT for Smart Buildings Isn’t What You Think It Is  Are IoT and smart buildings all marketing hype or can they actually provide value to building owners and operators?  - Contributing Writer, Matt Ernst, IoT for all

Systems Thinking is the Defining Feature of Sustainable Design  Peering at the world of Smart Buildings, Smart Grid, Smart Cities and Industry 4.0 through a Silicon Valley lens. I’m for open protocols and industry standards. - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd

How Smart Lighting Headaches Are Delaying IoT for BAS The reality is that most lighting control systems are “set and forget”; after initial setup, additional interaction is not required. - Russ Sharer, Vice President of Global Marketing and Business Development, Fulham Co., Inc.

What’s in Store this Year?  While choice is not new, the influence of platforms, the edge, the influx of open, data, analytics and the flexibility of today’s technology, make decisions based on choice better than ever.  - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing Lynxspring & Connexx Energy

One Cohesive Solution?  One sensor by itself is an island.  One sensor connected to a data analytics or AI assistant is a meaningful contributor to a huge variety of opportunities for improving our buildings and reducing costs. - Troy Davis, Sales Director, Enocean Inc.

Can We Make Building Owners Better Understand  The Business Case For Smart Buildings? - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori

Occupancy Analytics & Location Based Services  Being Driven by Space Optimization - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori

The New Deal Initiative  Today, the industry is grappling with the impending disruption brought about by information technology, specifically the “digitalization of everything” under the moniker of the Internet of Things. - Jim Lee, CEO Cimetrics, Inc.

Can Your Buildings Go from Bad to Great like the USS Benfold?  A question asked and answered at this year’s KMC Genius Summit. - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd

MSI Compilation Interview Series - Updated  Cochrane Supply & Engineering has teamed up with to present a Master Systems Integrator Interview Series to demonstrate their significance within the industry. - Kristina Reid, Marketing Manager, Cochrane Supply & Engineering

Columns - February 2018

Intelligent Building Integration  More intelligent building ideas can be found if you apply this type of Imagineering to each building’s unique operating requirements, especially those that differ from that of a typical commercial (i.e., office) building. - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEEDŽAP Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions

White Hat SEO for 2018  Here are some “White Hat” (Good Guy) techniques for optimizing your website to perform better for you without shelling out cash.  - Manny Mandrusiak CD., Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant, Vancouver Island Works Project, Lifeworks! Consulting Inc, SISIP Rehab Services, Accounts Manager, ideazone

Building Brains  AI Is the Brain, IoT the Body speaking with the Face and Voice of Digital Transformation.  - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings

The Face of Digital Transformation 2018   We are all involved in today's digital transformation and have an amazing opportunity to create a new softer mindfulness face for the greater good.  - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings

Creating the Voice of IoT  This column speaks about creating a voice for that face with a new breed of Voice Services aimed at evolving devices. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings

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