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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: October, 2021
Oct 27, 2021

Learn how to close out your building automation projects while avoiding slippage, warranty issues, and chargebacks. 

Oct 25, 2021

In this episode we discuss how to work with and support commissioning agents on your building automation projects.

Oct 22, 2021

In this episode we discuss how to estimate, schedule and prepare to support test and balance in our building automation projects.

Oct 20, 2021

In this episode we discuss how to work with IT groups and IT personnel on your building automation projects. 

You will learn what roles exist within IT groups, when to engage IT groups, and how to work with IT groups to get your project needs met.

Oct 18, 2021

In this episode we discuss how to write building automation programs from scratch. 

We discuss the programming process, how to use design patterns, and strategies for writing programs from sequences. 

Oct 15, 2021

Often times what the customer sees is what defines the "quality" of your project. 

The reality is that graphics and the "functionality" of your building automation system are what shape the perceived quality of your installation.

In this episode we discuss strategies to implement user friendly graphics while also setting up your BAS front-end correctly.

Oct 13, 2021

Do you want to avoid callbacks on your building automation projects?

In this episode we discuss how to validate installation and how to perform point-to-point checkout on your building automation projects so you can get off your current project and onto the next project.

Oct 11, 2021

In this episode we discuss how to manage project costs and strategies for cost reduction and cashflow in your building automation projects.

Oct 8, 2021

Scheduling out labor for building automation projects can be a pain. In this episode we discuss how to approach labor scheduling and labor management in your building automation projects.

Oct 6, 2021

In this episode we discuss how to line out your subcontractors so that they can properly execute your BAS projects.

Oct 4, 2021

In this episode we discuss how to create submittals and project documents for your building automation projects.

Oct 1, 2021

In this episode of the Smart Buildings Academy Podcast we discuss how to perform takeoffs and reestimates after the sales to operations handoff process.

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