Articles by BNP Media Staff

Tomorrow's Engineer: Everything Starts With A Flow Diagram

March 1, 2008
There’s no better way to build momentum early for a successful project.

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Extended Online Version -- Tomorrow's Engineer: System Training - Who Are We Kidding?

February 10, 2008
A third party, starting earlier, is the way to really get training done.
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Building Automation Reflections and Projections

January 1, 2008
Ken Sinclair, editor and owner of, provides a reflected review of a very exciting year in the building automation industry, as well as some crystal-ball gazing about what to expect for 2008.  
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Tomorrow's Engineer: PM Workorders, Not O&M Requirements

January 1, 2008
Sometimes, even while thinking big, you have to go to Plan B.

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Building Automation: Farewell, But Not Goodbye

December 1, 2007
Beyond the column, features and the Expo await.

December’s column is my last “Building Automation” column for Engineered Systems. The preparation of this column has become a monthly ritual that will be hard to break.

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Continuing a Creative Legacy

December 1, 2007
FIGURE 1. Sump water schematic. Sump pump operation is intermittent, based on ground water level, but the surge tank allows the transfer pump to run continuously. The heat exchanger allows
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Tomorrow's Engineer: Fan Submittal Review - Looking for Problems on Paper

November 1, 2007
Sweating the details up front can avoid blowback on site.

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Building Automation: Stumbling Toward Sustainability

November 1, 2007
Utilities to facilities: get with the (incentive) program, whether we like it or not.

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Building Automation: Turning Buzz Into Bucks

October 1, 2007
When it comes to demand response, the demand is there. What’s your response?

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