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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: August, 2021
Aug 30, 2021

Audio Visual systems are complex systems. 

But when integrated into or with a building automation system they can add tremendous capabilities to the end user. 

In this episode we will begin to look at the fundamentals of audio visual system integration.

Aug 27, 2021

How do you sell integrations to your customers?

What gotchas do you need to be aware of? 

How do you approach complex integration sales?

Learn all of this and more in this episode.

Aug 25, 2021

In this episode we explore how to implement lighting integrations.

We go step-by-step through the process of implementing lighting integrations and discuss the three most common approaches to integrating systems into our building automation systems.

Aug 23, 2021

In this episode we are starting a multi-part series on integration. In this series you will learn strategies, tips, and tricks on how to approach and maintain simple and complex integrations.

This episode will cover the basics of lighting integration.

What is lighting integration?

What nuances do we need to look out for when integrating lighting systems.

Aug 20, 2021

There are so many people promoting smart buildings and smart buildings technology. But do your customer's even need a smart building?

In this episode we explore whether it makes sense to have a smart building or if something else should take their place...

Aug 18, 2021

In this episode we discuss what demand and consumption are and how these concepts apply to building automation.

Aug 16, 2021

Building automation professionals should understand how to calculate the return on investment and payback period for building automation energy conservation measures.

In this episode we explore the fundamentals of return on investment calculations for energy conservation measures.

Aug 13, 2021

In this episode we will be discussing 5 tips to sell building automation solutions to your competitors customers.

I believe we are entering a period of time where the ability to sell into existing competitors accounts will be crucial for business survival. 

I am going to teach you 5 ethical tips that will help you achieve this goal.

Aug 11, 2021

In this episode of the Smart Buildings Academy Podcast we discuss the three critical areas you must focus on when you are scoping a retrofit project.

Aug 9, 2021

In this episode of the Smart Buildings Academy Podcast we discuss the exact steps to perform a site audit. This process is key for retrofit projects and other solution oriented projects.

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