Innovations in Comfort, Efficiency, and Safety Solutions.
- December 2002
Our authors provide insight into our rapidly evolving industry.
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BACnet - A Marketing Perspective No one said it was going to be easy to change vertical, product-based thinking to horizontal, performance-based thinking. Thomas Zaban, P.Eng. , P Eng, VP Marketing, Reliable Controls
Make the Pieces Fit Together This entire approach of working as one was a competitive advantage for both companies. It brought together the talents of everybody in making decisions - resulting in a product that met the needs of two company's customers. Debra Biela, Marketing Communications Specialist Contemporary Controls
Strengthening Weak Links to Higher Performing Buildings Part 4: The Procurement Process This series targets weak links in the chain of building design and construction that require strengthening for these anticipated advances to be realized. Thomas Hartman, The Hartman Company
The Construction Process The fourth in a series of articles on the delivery of BMCSs to our clients. Jim Henry, National Marketing Manager, Electromation, Australia
Secure Identification Systems Policy and Technology Choices for a Privacy-Sensitive Solution Randy Vanderhoof, Executive Director, Smart Card Alliance
Building Automation Sessions at AHR Expo, Chicago This unique industry venue allows us to present our sessions free of charge and free of product influence on topics that we hope are of great interest to the industry. Ken Sinclair Editor/Owner AutomatedBuildings.com
Articles - November 2002
"Online Training: A Viable Option?"
Strengthening Weak Links to Higher Performing Buildings Part 3: The Design Approach This series targets weak links in the chain of building design and construction that require strengthening for these anticipated advances to be realized. Thomas Hartman, The Hartman Company
Real-time Energy Dashboard™ the next new thing in Building Automation John J. "Jack" Mc Gowan, CEM, Energy Control Inc..
Tendering a BMCS The third in a series of articles on the delivery of BMCSs to our clients. Jim Henry, National Marketing Manager, Electromation, Australia
Online Training: Lessons Learned Overall, the program has been very well received and use of the e-learning program has exceeded all of our expectations. Chariti Young, Training Manager, Automated Logic Corporation
Text Books Aren't Any Fun Without Pictures What was the industry doing before online training? Who cares? Check out this Web-based system and see how learning and working has been made considerably easier. Nikki Cuban, Technology Marketing Planner, TXU Energy
TCP/IP In Building Management Systems The Network Technology for Today and Tomorrow Ing. Kees van Grieken - PRIVA Building Intelligence Product Manager
Web Enabled Gateways: Connecting a Gateway to the Software Application Part 2 KYZ, 4-20mA, AI, DO, Modbus, BACNet, LONWORKS, SMTP client, Web server, DHCP, HTTP, FTP, CSV, XML, XSL, 10BaseT, RS-485, TCP/IP, ODBC…….Confused by this alphabet salad? Jack Chadowitz, CEO, BostonBase Inc
How to Achieve Proper Indoor Air Quality The need to maintain proper indoor air quality (IAQ) is a serious concern - the EPA reports that indoor air pollution is ranked as the highest risk to human health among all types of environmental problems. Staefa Control System White paper.
America West Flight Simulator Building The project learning curve was steep, and the road to success hard, requiring the cooperative efforts of all the parties involved. In the end, though, the original vision was realized, with a truly integrated HVAC System controlled and monitored through a single front-end. Bill Simpkins, Sales Manager Building Technology Division, Climatec
Industry Focus Shifts to Web Convergence The first few years of the DDC revolution our industry created a stable of " Awful Mated Buildings " I fear this could occur again with our first attempts at web convergence. Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com
Steve Tom, PE, PhD, Director Technical Information, Automated Logic Corporation Web Accessible Control Systems - Lessons Learned
Jonathan Buckley VP, Marketing & Business Development & Jay H. Hartley, Ph.D. Senior Software Engineer, Netbrowser Communications Your Building Management System May Be Compromising Your Company's Security
Steve Tom, PE, PhD, Director Technical Information, Automated Logic Corporation Web-Based Control Systems - Doing more with more
Jim Henry, National Marketing Manager, Electromation, Australia Specifying Control Systems
Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com Web Based Facilities Operations Guide
John J. "Jack" Mc Gowan, CEM Energy Control Inc. Direct Digital Control - A Guide to Distributed Building Automation
Clay Nesler, Director Advanced Marketing, Johnson Controls, Inc. Building Systems Commissioning: Let Technology do the Heavy Lifting
Edward H. Brzezowski P.E., Facility Energy Services, Inc. The Evolution and Future of Control Systems
Eric Craton and Dave Robin, Automated Logic Information Model: The Key to Integration
Steve Thomas, Johnson Controls, Inc. Our Industry Should Support New Division 17
John J. "Jack" Mc Gowan, Energy Control Inc What's New and Hot in the Building Automation Market?
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