Articles by Paul Ehrlich, P.E.

How Home Automation May Transform Building Automation

By Paul Ehrlich, P.E.
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Will a design cousin of the iPod take flight?


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Intelligent Buildings: From Theoretical to Practical

By Paul Ehrlich, P.E.
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Reality ushers in more factors than simply what the technology can do.
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Building Automation

Tipping Point For Fault Detection And Diagnostics?

By Paul Ehrlich, P.E.
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California may be sowing the seeds of improved troubleshooting.
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Building Automation

Controls Specification Development

By Paul Ehrlich, P.E. and Ira Goldschmidt P.E.
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The right amount of detail is a moving target.
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BAS vs. PLC for HVAC Control

By Paul Ehrlich, P.E. and Ira Goldschmidt P.E.
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Let’s take the comparison shopping beyond data centers.
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Staying Current On Building Automation & Controls Systems

By Paul Ehrlich, P.E. and Ira Goldschmidt P.E.
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It’s tough to negotiate the learning curve when time is tight.
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Building Automation

Open Systems At The Summit

By Paul Ehrlich, P.E. and Ira Goldschmidt P.E.
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At this panel, the audience pointed the way.
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Back to BASics

By Paul Ehrlich, P.E.
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The key elements and challenges of actuation haven’t changed.
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VAV Box Flow Settings

By Paul Ehrlich, P.E. and Ira Goldschmidt P.E.
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The idea behind those minimums and maximums.
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Future of Lighting Control and LED Lighting

Ready for a solid-state bulb with an IP address?
By Paul Ehrlich, P.E. and Ira Goldschmidt P.E.
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There have been dramatic changes to the building controls market over the last 20 to 30 years. The “energy crisis” of the 1970s (along with the development of the microprocessor) sent the “Big 5” dominated pneumatics market into an energy management system (EMS) orbit that was joined by several dozen other manufacturers by the mid-1980s.
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