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15 Years in the Collaboratory Why It Was Time for a Timeline - Therese Sullivan,

New Presentation of our Over 150 Past Issues with Editoral  For our 15th year anniversary online -  Ken Sinclair

Analytics Do Not Save Money  Analytics do provide insight into the actions you can take to save money, but by themselves, do not save you money. - Paul Oswald, President, Environmental Systems, Inc (ESI)

The Evolving Market for Automated Fault Detection & Diagnostics  AFDD turns mountains of data into actionable information by analyzing millions of data points from building automation systems to determine where operational inefficiencies and energy waste is taking place. - Alex Grace, Director of Business Development & Nick Gayeski, Co-Founder and CEO, KGS Buildings

4PLEX Energy™ Analytics and Business Success - Jack McGowan, CEM, Principal, The McGowan Group

Creating  Efficiencies Using Speech-to-Text in Facilities Management - Josh Susser, Senior Account Manager, BuiltSpace Technologies Corporation

Hosting Services for the Building Automation Industry  It's different, and it matters - Brian Turner, Controlco

The Next Generation of Lighting, When Everything Changes - Steve Landau,  Marketing Communications Manager, Xicato

When Building Automation Fails to Deliver Thwarting the pitfalls of modern DDC - Zach Denning

A Systems Approach to HVAC Contractor Security  This article will address cyber security considerations for HVAC contractor oversight when they are onsite accessing the building automation system to perform work such as equipment and controller installation, programming, software/firmware updates, commissioning, troubleshooting, and maintenance activities. -  Ken Masica, Systems Engineering Group, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Separating the Wheat from the Chaff – Simplifying Building Complexities™ - Patty Anderson, CEO, and Jon Sargeant, VP Technology, Performance Building Solutions

contemporary Columns - May 2014

A Few Screws Loose  on the desk … and elsewhere? - Andy McMillan, Strategy Consultant & President, BACnet International

15 Years and Odds and Ends  All I have is a scattershot article for a scattershot industry. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc

Spring Tune Up for your BAS?  Making sure that the system is readily accessible; that the data is correct, and that the operators understand how to use it are key items to improving the performance of any BAS. - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis, Building Intelligence Group

Leverage Google Apps for Business Collaboration One online platform for easy data collaboration across all your devices - Manny Mandrusiak
Managing Creative Consultant, 4 Bravo Marketing

The Business of HVAC Controls  A good place to be after all - Steven R. Calabrese,  Control Engineering Corp.

Open Cloud”  allows us to mix and match web services - Ken Sinclair,

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