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Articles - July 2008
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Making Sense of it All Automatedbuildings.com has not only provided those ideas and contacts for potential partners, products and procedures to help us push our network based energy efficient strategies forward, but it has also played an important role in developing the community of industry professionals. Thomas Hartman, P E, The Hartman Company
The Next 10 Years "Ken’s theme for the next 10 years is about change .... I would like to propose a way of thinking that may well help you make a decision as to how to proceed". Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc.
Intelligent Middleware for Intelligent Building Systems Richards-Zeta and Frost & Sullivan Industry White Paper
Water Submetering: Wireless Systems By providing managers with real-time, automatically generated data, wireless water submetering can make monitoring, billing, and reducing water usage far easier than with traditional, manual-read submetering systems. Christina Inge, Marketing Manager, Spinwave Systems, Inc.
Enterprise Access to Building Automation Data Using BACnet and OPC Darek Kominek, MatrikonOPC
Using SCADA Systems in an HVAC Environment Owners of larger facilities as well as multiple building owners will surely benefit from the SCADA Systems once thought of as only for industrial process control. Ronald D. Padilla, Vice President – Integration Services, Control Technologies, Inc.
Parking Garage Case Study: LonWorks® Delivers Savings On Sunset Blvd Mike Schell, Air Test Technologies
Be The Change This year’s ConnectivityWeek offered more than simply updates on building automation technology. It encouraged a new energy revolution. Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com
Columns - July 2008
Words of Wisdom Prudent advice from the pages of Practical Controls Steven R. Calabrese, Automated Logic Chicago
Controlling Demand Response A building that has been designed for demand response can readily drop electric loads with little impact on the occupants. Paul Ehrlich & Ira Goldschmidt, Building Intelligence Group
The BACnet Puzzle Why BACnet can be a puzzle to outsiders – and why it matters. Andy McMillan, President and CEO, Teletrol Systems Inc. & President BACnet International
Newton's Fall Efforts to solve traditional building-grid interactions as command and control interactions will fail if they leave out the human and social factors. Toby Considine, Technology Officer, Facility Services, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Articles - June 2008
My 10 Takeaways from ConnectivityWeek in Santa Clara, California Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com
ConnectivityWeek Show Daily The following articles appeared in the ConnectivityWeek Show Daily newspaper, published the week of May 19, 2008. Each article contains additional information that could not be included in the original publication due to space limitations. Frank Capuano, Strata Resource Inc acted as manager, editor and photographer for the daily show newspaper for Clasma Events
We need a bigger boat! Focusing just on building systems or even just controls is simply not going to cut it, the vision outlined at the first BuilConn in 2003 was too narrow. Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc.
oBIX is alive and kicking… The people who know oBIX best have been going out and doing things with oBIX. Many of these projects are large. Toby Considine, Chairman oBIX
Wireless Energy Management: Transforming the Energy Costs of the Smaller Building Christina Inge, Marketing Manager, Spinwave Systems, Inc.
Sharpening The Axe: Four Tips for your Controls Contracting Business Al De Wachter, President, ICS Inc
Data Center Retrofit Now Able to Handle High-Density Server Applications Contemporary Controls’ BAS Switch Handles the Traffic Without “Choking” Debra Biela, Marketing Communications Specialist, Contemporary Controls
Lambeau Field – A Success Story Lambeau Field Benefits from Building Automation System Interface Erin Tudjan, Sales & Marketing Coordinator, Eagle Technology, Inc.
Open Automated Demand Response Communication Standards Six years of research, development, and demonstration have led to these standards.Girish Ghatikar, Mary Ann Piette, & Sila Kiliccote, Demand Response Research Center (DRRC), Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL)
Controls + IT + Integrate Evolve Integrating to the World of IT David Oshoway, President, Energetic Concepts Ltd
Verizon Communications Cogeneration System Monitoring and Energy Management - Case Study David Crump, Marketing Communications Opto 22
BACnet Change of Value (COV) The BACnet COV system is not a mandatory part of the protocol. Each vendor decides if they want to support it. Peter Chipkin, Partner AGP Support Group.
Columns - June 2008
Unitary Controllers Primer Typical applications utilizing unit (zone) level control Part 2 of 3 Steven R. Calabrese, Automated Logic Chicago
Stop throwing it away – Energy Recycling Once you start thinking about waste heat as a resource, it will lead a long way from where you started. Toby Considine, Technology Officer, Facility Services, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Campus Automation Presents Unique Challenges Multiple interfaces makes campus-wide optimization, data mining, and energy and operational analysis difficult. Paul Ehrlich & Ira Goldschmidt, Building Intelligence Group
Ken Sinclair, Editor Owner AutomatedBuildings.com My 10 Takeaways from ConnectivityWeek
Anno Scholten, Novus Edge Open Source
Ken Sinclair, Editor Owner AutomatedBuildings.com The Future of Automated Buildings in North America
Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings The Coming Flood of Energy Reporting, Building Sensors and System Meters
Robert Eckery, Marcom Manager, EnOcean, Inc. Pushing Green into the Black
Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc. The Energy Revolution is Here!
Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings Eight Predictions for Smart Buildings in 2008
Dan McCarty Quality Automation Graphics Out-of-the-Box Energy Monitoring
Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Smart Buildings How Do Smart Buildings Make A Building Green?
Johnson Controls, Case Study Integrated Design Associates, Inc. Net-zero energy
Edward H. Brzezowski, P.E – LEED AP, Director of Engineering, Ferreira Group and John Grabowski, Vice President, Live Data Systems Ferreira “31 Tannery Project” Net Zero Electric
Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc The Killer App is Here
Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc Four steps to make money from DR
Roy Kok, VP Sales and Marketing, Kepware Technologies Weather On Demand
Peter M. Schwartz, Principal, Peter Schwartz & Associates, LLC Are you ready for changing 21st Century energy markets?
Alex Leonov, Marketing Manager, MeshNetics Parking Lot Gets Smart with ZigBee
Anto Budiardjo, President, Clasma Events Inc.Seven Habits of a Highly Profitable Controls Company
Jared Malarsky, Research Analyst, ARC Advisory Group HVAC Control Systems Market
Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, Managing Principal, Sinopoli and Associates The Top 10 List For Successfully Integrating Building Systems
Alper Uzmezler Systems Integrator Building Automation Systems Services BAS Graphics - Past, Now, and Future
Mark Walters, Chairman, Z-Wave Alliance Wireless Control and Automation Made Practical -- Finally
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