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July/August 2002 our theme is
 "Getting to There from Here" 

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Extending Building Automation Networks

July's Favourite Article
Direct Digital Control - A Guide to Distributed Building Automation

June's Favourite Interview:
Using Control Networks to Automate

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Sept/Oct 2002 our theme will be "Web Based Facilities Operations" and will explore using the Web to Do More with Less. 

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

Articles - August  2002
"Getting to There from Here"

Integrated Facilities Management Is Key
ARC Advisory Group

Providing "Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality"  
Len Damiano, EBTRON, Inc.

The Business of System Integration
John J. "Jack" Mc Gowan, CEM Energy Control Inc.

Control System Technologies
Jim Henry,  Electromation, Australia

Does Size Really Matter?
Frank Miraglia, Tri-State Technologies

Complete Infrastructure Picture 
Jonathan Buckley, VP, Marketing and Business Development, NetBrowser Communications.

Web Based Facilities Operations Guide
Ken Sinclair,

Can an Extranet Provide a Home for Web Based Facilities Operation?
Ken Sinclair,

 Articles - July  2002
"Trends in Intelligent Buildings" 

Moving Forward!  Are We? Will We Soon, or Ever?
Thomas Hartman, The Hartman Company

Want Access to Your Building? Please State Your Name
Priscilla B. Janson, Marketing Communications Manager, Andover Controls.

Electrical Demand: Fact versus Fiction
Charles Faulkner, EMG Energy Management Group Inc.

Direct Digital Control - A Guide to Distributed Building Automation 
John J. "Jack" Mc Gowan, CEM Energy Control Inc.

The Pervasive Internet: The Future of Building Systems
Ian Barkin, Senior Research Analyst, Harbor Research, Inc.

Overcoming BMS Shortfalls by Managing Facilities As A Unified Network
Jonathan Buckley, VP, Marketing and Business Development, NetBrowser Communications.
Ken Sinclair,

BAS or BS?
Jim Henry, National Marketing Manager, Electromation, Australia

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