Building Automation and Controls

Figure 1: BACnet device profiles. Courtesy: SmithGroup
Building Automation and 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.
Building Automation and 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
Building Automation and 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
Building Automation and 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
Building Automation and 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
Building Automation and 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
Building Automation and 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
Building Automation and 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
Building Automation and Controls August 9, 2022

Why we need more data scientists on engineering teams

Engineering teams: You need data scientists to join, and here’s why

By Microsol Resources
Building Automation and Controls August 3, 2022

Adding up the benefits of WiredScore and SmartScore certifications

Creating benchmarks to rate how connected and smart buildings are can have a greater impact on workplace health, safety, and comfort than simply hoping for the best.

By Mo Fahim