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EvAuto – EV PLM

Origin of EvAuto EV PLM (Electric Vehicle Peak Load Management)   I started working on electric vehicle charging in 2009 when I was at Servidyne. At that time, we were approached by a client that had purchased a small fleet of electric delivery trucks using funds...

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Niagara 4 Tags

I know that I’m early in posting anything about Tridium’s latest version of Niagara which they’re calling Niagara 4 or simply N4. The software’s release date is too recent for there to be significant field results, but an early peak at the new software and platform...

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Commissioning

I recently completed a data center project at a large hosting facility.  In case you’ve never seen one (they’re generally behind fences in buildings with no windows), data centers house most of the web servers that we all rely on when we surf the internet.  Given that...

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Calculating Energy Savings

Ready, Aim . . . Nothing I lost another can’t miss opportunity the other day. I don’t like losing – especially when it’s an interesting project that I priced to win.  The worst part was that I lost the project to the fiercest competitor in the energy efficiency...

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You need a driver

I receive calls from clients who want connect to their older building’s HVAC energy management system (EMS) via more modern tools.  There are many reasons for wanting to connect to an older system.  Some clients simply want to create a browser interface to enable...

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