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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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Mar 29, 2021

Are you wanting to start a career in building automation but you don't know where to start? 

Would you like a proven process to get a job in building automation?

If so then this episode of the Smart Buildings Academy Podcast is for you. In this episode you will learn:

Why BAS is a great career field

What the different roles are in building automation

Our proven 8 step process to getting hired in BAS with zero experience

Mar 15, 2021

Does the idea of implementing integrated use cases seem overwhelming? Are you struggling with how to deal with the complexities of MSI and OT? 

In this week's episode, we unpack how to implement MSI and OT technologies on a small scale.

Mar 8, 2021

Are you feeling overwhelmed by all the noise when it comes to building automation products and buying decisions for building owners?

If so your not alone!

That's why on this week's podcast we are answering questions our listeners have related to selecting, upgrading, or buying a BAS.

We received 72 questions and in this episode, we dive into the first 14 of these questions. 

In this episode we cover

  1. What should I look for in a BAS?
  2. What does open mean?
  3. I’m considering upgrading our BAS, where should I start?
  4. Do I need analytics?
  5. Should I integrate all my systems together?
  6. How do I know if I’m getting ripped off?
  7. How do I avoid getting locked into one vendor?
  8. What technologies should I consider when I reoccupy?
  9. What is the cheapest way to modernize my building?
  10. What is the most important things to look for in a contractor?
  11. What’s the deal with all these “data” platforms?
  12. What are your thoughts on digital twins?
  13. How can we make our projects actually deliver what we want?
  14. How much involvement should the owner have with the BAS.
Mar 1, 2021

Have you ever wondered how the decisions to invest in building and property tech for commercial real estate are made?

Are you curious how COVID-19 is going to affect investment and growth in the CRE market? 

Are you wondering how CRE assets are valued and how portfolio managers create and execute their prop-tech strategies? 

If so this episode is for you!

In this episode, we are discussing all things CRE with expert Maureen Ehrenberg!

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