January 2015
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Articles - January 2015
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Learning from People  By using input from humans, we can greatly improve the systems, and therefore buildings, that serve our occupants. - David Weidberg, Client Solutions Manager, Building Robotics

Invest In Your Building Operator  The best laid plans of design engineers can fall to ruin at the hands of a poorly trained operator with a love of jumpers and manual overrides. - Robin Smith, Manager of Training, Reliable Controls

New Training Opportunity It includes Direct Digital Controls terminology, basic theory, programming, commissioning and fault finding. - Jena Vogtman, WICT

Predictions for 2015  In 2015, microgrids and distributed energy will be viewed as very attractive, because of reliability, flexibility and profitability and grow into an important role of providing reliable power at reasonable prices in a sustainable way. - Jim Sinopoli, PE, LEED AP, Smart Buildings LLC

Is This a Solution Looking for a Problem?  We’re going to take a look at what the most recurring business and technical requirements are regarding technology adoption for multi-site enterprise facilities. - Chip Pieper

Energy Savings Calculations: “Nameplate Savings” Versus Data-Driven Operational Savings - John Petze, Principal, SkyFoundry

Enterprise Computing Landscape  Will Building Operations and Facilities Provide Video Chat Apps a First Foothold? -  Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd

New Players Fight for a Stake in the Building Internet of Things Market - Allan McHale, Director, Memoori

Investment Gives Physical Security the “Thumbs Up”  The top three sectors for confidence level in VC investment were Mobile, Cloud Computing, SaaS and Enterprise Software.  - Allan McHale, Director, Memoori

IT and Facilities Management  Why communication between IT and Facilities Management is more important than you think. - Chris Monson, Manager, Trend Controls UK.

How do I Evaluate Building Performance?  Asset v/s Operational Rating - Aniruddha Deodhar, Program Lead, Sustainable Buildings Solutions, Autodesk

Columns - January 2015

Top Five Trends to Watch in 2015  Not the typical Top 5, but five trends that will influence BAS in 2015 - Manny Mandrusiak, Managing Creative Consultant, 4 Bravo Marketing

Demand Controlled Ventilation  Proper management of ventilation is an essential task for any BAS, and when properly applied it can result in a building that is both healthy and efficient. - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis, Building Intelligence Group

The Answer To Education And Training  Creating Your Collaboration - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings

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