Automation, Controls

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Automation, Controls December 1, 2022

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed content, November 2022

Read the best content in November 2022 including: Automation and controls helping HVAC systems, BAS audits, switchgears and more.

By Chris Vavra
Automation, Controls November 18, 2022

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Content: November 11-17, 2022

The most viewed content from the past week covered BAS, VRF, design-build, ESG and more.

By Tyler Wall
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Automation, Controls November 17, 2022

How building automation, controls help HVAC systems

Learn how buildings can become smarter using building automation systems and building controls

By Ionel Petrus, PE, CEM, LEED AP BD+C, SmithGroup, Washington, D.C.
Automation, Controls November 9, 2022

Health care building automation, controls model shifts

As hospitals and health care facilities evolve, the building automation and controls within them must change

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Automation, Controls October 7, 2022

Five ways to prepare for an audit of a BAS

Understand the process of auditing an existing BAS

By Christian Nazon
Automation, Controls October 4, 2022

Your questions answered: Smart buildings, network requirements

This Q&A looks at many aspects of smart buildings, including how smart building capabilities can be leveraged in COVID-19

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Automation, Controls September 8, 2022

What are the building blocks for designing smart buildings?

Julianne Laue discusses reviews data requirements in smart buildings, and how they become the building blocks of the system

By Julianne Laue, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP, BEAP, Mortenson, Minneapolis
Automation, Controls August 26, 2022

Synergy between prefabrication and advanced design tools

Prefabrication and BIM have altered not only how we think about the stages of design, but also the process in which buildings are constructed by bringing a large part of the construction process into a factory environment.

By Tony Rieth
Automation, Controls August 25, 2022

How to define a smart building

Sanjyot Bhusari helps define a smart building and what that eventually means to the building owner and operator

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Automation, Controls August 11, 2022

Smart building basics

In this transcribed article, Julianne Laue gives an overview of smart buildings

By Julianne Laue, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP, BEAP, Mortenson, Minneapolis