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Articles by Ira Goldschmidt P.E.

Building Automation: Closing The Feedback Loop

October 1, 2010
Or, keep making the same mistakes. Your call.
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Building Automation: When Does Building Automation

August 1, 2010
It may be tempting, but it’s usually something to resist.
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Building Automation: BAS As A Tool for Existing Building Operations

July 1, 2010
Operations can be the last step to success, or the first slip toward trouble.
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Sustainable Solutions Building automation: Integrated Lighting Control

May 1, 2010
When it comes to designing and constructing smart building systems, improperly divided we fail.
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Building Automation: Why Do Open Protocol Myths Still Persist?

April 1, 2010
And how can you make them irrelevant in your own work?
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Building Automation: Fundamental Changes

March 1, 2010
The U.S. building industry tries to keep up with the pace of efficiency abroad.
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Building Automation: Your Room Is Not Quite Ready

February 1, 2010
Is the hospitality sector at the fringe of the intelligent building industry?
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