Articles by Ira Goldschmidt P.E.

Building Automation - Part 2: VFDS AND BAS

Application, integration, and what your drive can tell you.
Last month, we started this series on the use of VFDs as part of a control system. We talked about the many benefits and some recommended cautions in applying the use of this technology.
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Building Automation: Part 1: Proper Selection Of VFDS And BAS

Let drives steer you toward better performance, with these caveats.
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Building Automation: How Far WE'VE COME

We can only afford our present complaints thanks to our previous achievements.
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Building Automation: Integration: Myths, Lies, and Misconception

From design to setup to reporting, bad habits and bad thinking may loom at every turn.
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Building Automation: BAS Usability

Putting some thought into a graphic strategy can keep your interface from getting ugly.
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Building Automation: Divisions Of Labor

Can specifications lead the advancement of systems integration?
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Building Automation: Set It And Forget It?

With so many potential circumstances requiring attention, the chance of that scenario is, “Forget it.”
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Building Automation: Alarms Lead To Reactive Operations

What might the crystal ball say about fault detection diagnostics?
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Building Automation: Making Commercial Controls Work

Adequate fee and selective focus can help you walk the time/effort line.
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Building Automation: The Data Can Be Daunting

And yet, the worst system trend is ignoring all the trends.
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