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Building Automation: HP And Cisco Sign In

There are new kids on the block, and they are giants!
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Virtual Value Visions

With the entire year before us, building automation columnist Ken Sinclair consults the system dashboard of his browser-enabled, PoE-driven digital crystal ball to peer into 2006. What's PoE? What's virtual value? Why are "faster horses" not fast enough for today's industry? Hey, it's just the start of the article; what do you think we are, mindreaders?
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Integrated Intelligence

The end of the year is a fine time to gaze forward, not in terms of decades from now, but in terms of what's being done right now that will have major effects in the future. The controls industry is undergoing a radical restructuring as technology evolves. The intelligent building continues to beckon owners toward its benefits, but even it is only a part of an intelligent city. The GridWise initiative is gaining power. And yet, it will still come down to people to deliver the real value for clients. Read on, and look ahead. By Ken Sinclair
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Tomorrow's Engineer: Jump-Starting The TAB Process

The new plan: Here's a creative solution to a chronic problem.
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Building Automation: Guess Who's Coming To Dinner?

A cultural clash is occurring as major IT folks join our industry.
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Tomorrow's Engineer: Next Year's Business Plan?

That's easy: improve on last year's business plan.
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Building Automation: Get With The Grid

ADR research and the GridWise Interoperability Constitution deserve our support.
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Tomorrow's Engineer: Let's Rethink Water Balancing

The system isn't always better left to our own devices.
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Building Automation: Backing BACnet®

The state of the protocol: busy and spreading the word.
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Tomorrow's Engineer: All Work And No Certification?

Deploy your LEED® pro correctly so that your payoff isn't DOA.
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