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The Smart Buildings Academy Podcast | Teaching You Building Automation, Systems Integration, and Information Technology

The weekly podcast where Phil Zito discusses topics related to building automation and provides useful tips and action packed examples to help you better understand building automation.
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Now displaying: January, 2020
Jan 27, 2020

OT networks are becoming increasingly common in building automation projects. But what is an OT network and what do you need to know about OT networks to succeed in your BAS career?

In this episode we discuss:

  • How OT networks work
  • Why OT networks are used
  • How OT networks are different than IT networks
  • How to implement OT networks
  • How to connect OT networks to IT networks and much more!
Jan 20, 2020

This week we are talking with 75F's CEO Deepinder Singh. I really enjoyed this interview as Deepinder is very technical and his story for why he started 75F is really unique. 

In this interview we look at:

  • What is 75F?
  • Why another controls solution?
  • Why 75F is a full-stack solution and what that means
  • 75F's interesting way of negating cybersecurity concerns
  • What problem does 75F solve?
  • What makes the 75F solution unique?
  • Who is the solution meant for?
  • And much more

We get into the weeds and discuss API's, system architectures, ASHRAE G36, and much more.

Jan 13, 2020

Have you ever wondered how your BAS user interface works? 

What happens exactly when you change your setpoints?

In this week's episode, we are going to look at how a BAS communicates from the GUI to the field controller and from the field controller to the GUI.

Jan 6, 2020

How do you troubleshoot IT systems? Where do you begin? In this episode, we will look at how you can troubleshoot even the most complex building automation system. 

 

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