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Extending Building Automation Networks - August 2002

George Thomas, President and Founder, Contemporary Controls

You need to understand the rules for the technology you support.

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Tom HartmanWeb Based Facilities Operation - June 2002

Tom Hartman, The Hartman Company

I like Web Based remote access because it offers the opportunity for uniform access to systems of many different manufacturers. I would be hard pressed to remember how to access some of the older projects because each dial-up connection uses one-of-a-kind proprietary access procedures. Web Based access promises to develop into a much more standard and universally accessible interface. 

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The Advantages of Web Enabling Existing BAS Installations.

Web Enabling Q & A by John Neddo - June 2002

  • Easy access from anywhere (faster problem resolution, lower cost). 

  • Adds new functionality to older systems (extend system life). 

  • Enables competitive pricing on system expansion (web/I interfaces with multiple systems). 

  • Easy to support, use and maintain (Lower costs of training and maintaining - reliability). 

  • Enterprise wide monitoring through one system (simplify task, lower costs).

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Kevin LynchHow are corporations currently using control networks to automate buildings? - June 2002

Kevin Lynch, Echelon

In the same way we've seen PC's move from local area networks to essentially global networks via the Internet, we will see control networks become integrated into broader global and enterprise networks.

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