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Articles by Paul Ehrlich, P.E.

Building Automation: New Year, New Beginnings

How’s that facility master plan going? What do you mean, “What master plan?”

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Intelligent Buildings Roadmap Completed

The industry needs to get together to integrate or at least educate all of the people that are involved.


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Intelligent Buildings Today

The concept of an intelligent, smart, or “next generation” buildings was first proposed back in the 1980s, and discussions and promotion have continued ever since.


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Help Wanted: Building Systems Architect

Job Posting: Building Systems Architect

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The Not-So-Obvious Benefits Of Wireless Control Networks

Much has been written about the many benefits of using wireless technology for building control systems.


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Why Your Next Project Should Be An Intelligent Building

To be as smart as it sounds, an intelligent building still has to merit the original investment.


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What Is An Intelligent Building? Part 2: Intelligent Building Construction and Operation

Once an intelligent building is designed, the first challenge is to make sure that the team remains committed to keeping it intelligent throughout construction.


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What Is An Intelligent Building?

Over the last 20 years, there has been a lot of discussion and debate about the concept of an “intelligent building.”


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Intelligent Characteristics

Intelligent characteristics are presented
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