Articles - May 2002
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Articles - June 2002

The "Right Stuff"  What it takes to become a true building system integrator in today's world.  Will Podgorski, Product Manager, Siemens Building Technologies, Inc., HVP Division, Staefa Control System

Brilliant Security for Intelligent Buildings  The impact of fingerprint biometrics on security is profound - it verifies individuals rather than the cards they carry. Julia Webb, Vice President, Global Marketing, Bioscrypt Inc.

Online Automation Training…are you missing something?  This seminar is linking building automation professionals on a global basis with a forum for learning and exploration of building automation and open systems topics.  John J. "Jack" Mc Gowan, CEM Energy Control Inc..

Lighting in the Intelligent Building  Until recent years the intelligent building was virtually inconceivable. Dannielle Furness, Marketing Manager, Dynalite Intelligent Light 

Technology Supports the Village of Effective Work  Information technology specialists must work with designers to ensure that the right technology is in the right places - and that the infrastructure has sufficient flexibility. Larry Leete Manager, Workplace Integration and Specification Marketing, The Wiremold Company

New Generation of Gas Detection Equipment  Far-reaching International Standards and Regulations Requiring Refrigerant Leak Detection Still Not Generally Known  Dr. Lorcan J. Maher, Managing Director, Murco Limited 

Increased Focus on Online Training for Building Automation  We are providing a virtual online classroom for specialized courses about the large building automation industry.  Ken Sinclair,

Articles - May 2002

Intelligent and Integrated Buildings  Although we as an industry have said the words before we have never reached our potential of providing intelligence or integration in our buildings.  Ken Sinclair,

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Building Systems Commissioning: Let Technology do the Heavy Lifting   Having the control network installed early in the construction phase allows the building automation system to do as much of the heavy lifting as possible including centralized data collection, analysis and reporting. Clay Nesler, Director Advanced Marketing, Johnson Controls, Inc.

Knowledge Management Systems and Computer or Web-based Training  Data has changed from a "hard copy" medium that was discarded on a periodic basis to create office or storage space to a digital medium waiting to be used in creative and useful ways. SQL servers and databases are becoming the roll-top desk of the 21st century.  Edward H. Brzezowski, P.E. Facility Energy Services, Inc.

Optimizing All-Variable Speed Systems with Demand Based Control  To ensure that the full measure of savings is achieved, new methods of control along with the new all-variable speed equipment configuration must be incorporated into the design. Thomas Hartman, P.E., The Hartman Company

Australia Review  Australia has a yearly air conditioning exhibition called ARBS, which is an acronym for Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Building Services. The ARBS show was held in Sydney between 25 and 27 March at the Sydney Exhibition Centre.  Jim Henry, Chairman BACnet Interest Group - AustralAsia

Maintaining Your .Calm  Let's not panic. Let's maintain our calm. It is just stuff we have to get done as an industry in a transition to today. Ken Sinclair,

Alerton Meets Schlumberger's Specification  The campus being retrofitted is located in the Texas Hill Country and belongs to the Schlumberger Oilfield Services division.  Melinda Bartee, Alerton Technologies, Inc

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