ControlTalk Now The HVAC and Smart Building Controls Podcast

Automated Buildings Ken Sinclair is our guest this week on ControlTalk Now The HVAC and Smart Buildings Video Cast.
We break down all the Control New of the week for the week ending July 28, 2019.
Topics include:

The Education Emergency

How the to profit from the Climate Crisis

Why this year ControlTrends Awards will be the best yet

How to touch a great white shark on the nose and not get bitten.

And much more fun and control news you can use.

Direct download: 325_Controltalk_Now_The_HVAC_and_Smart_Buildings_Podcast.mp3
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With Ken Smyers out for this episode, Eric turns to two Industry favorites to help out.

The host's fo Next Generation Innovation, Aaron Gorka and Brent Burrows join Eric on this week's Episode of Control Talk Now.

Brent is a smart building controls tech at Entek in Atlanta. Aaron travels the world with his company Ant Technologies. Ant provides paperless, cloud-based, operational technology for HVAC & Control Contractors.

In this raucous and entertaining conversation, Aaron and Brent bring a younger perspective to the show.

Here are some things to listen for:

What attracted Brent and Aaron to the Industry and how you can use this to find younger talent.

Why selling Energy Savings Should be the last thing you should pitch to your Smart Building Prospects.

How to motivate your millennial employees.

How to establish a Company Culture that empowers teamwork

A proven technology that can solve the labor shortage for HVAC and Smart Building controls contractors.

This and much more on Episode 324 of ControlTalk Now.


Direct download: CTN_324_Podcast.mp3
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On Episode 323 of ControlTalk Now The HVAC and Smart Buiding Controls Podcast we give you all the HVAC and Smart Building Control News You Can use for the week ending July 14, 2019.

Our guests this week are Richard Campbell the CEO of Kele and Scott Cross the President of Temperature Controls based in Dallas, TX.  The big news of the week is Kele's acquisition of Temperature Controls. Richard and Scott open up about why they joined forces and how it will affect the HVAC and Smart Buiding Controls Industry.

In addition, listen as we discuss:

  • J2 Innovations is excited to announce the launch of FIN 5, for release this summer –
  • The ever-informative Ron Zimmer is at it again. He gives us his unique perspectives, based on his years in the Industry and new research data from CABA — the world’s largest research library, and help influence Industry trends.
  • Belimo University offers training opportunities for you to learn more about HVAC fundamentals and Belimo products. Our training programs are available on-site or online.
  • Congratulations once again to EasyIO for the highly successful and memorable World Conference Program held in Amsterdam, NE.  Johan Schakenraad and Mike Marston and the entire team at EasyIO delivered a marvelous conference.
  • Operations Technology (OT) teams need to provide employees, trusted third parties, and technicians secure remote access to on-site systems for OT installations, monitoring, and maintenance. Click here for more!
  • We at ControlTrends know that providing your organization with adequate measures against Cyber Threats and Attacks can be a difficult program to get started and even more difficult to sustain.  The National Cyber Awareness SystemNIST Cyber Security Framework, and US-CERTare  great sources of free information
  • Bosch, working with Microsoft Azure, deploys their Digital Twin concept that connects all siloed subsystems of a building into a single user interface that creates the ultimate user experience.
  • Great interview with KMC Controls‘ CEO, Richard Newberry, from ground zero at the 2019 Realcomm|IBcon Conference. KMC Controls is primed for the accelerated adoption of IT-Based Buildings Control Systems. With Open, Scalable, and Secure controllers and BAS options, KMC offers a ready solution for every type of building space.
  • Implementing IoT in a new building or retrofitting old buildings with smart devices can be expensive. Complicated. Requiring large capital investments and specialized knowledge. Optigo Connect saves time and money without sacrificing security or long-term scalability.
  • Many of our  ControlTrends Community will remember Steve’s enthusiasm from his review of Honeywell’s new CIPer Controllers from the Honeywell Momentum in Orlando, FL. Steve’s role is to get out in front of Honeywell’s new technology and elucidate the engineering community and large end-users.

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Direct download: CTN_323_podcast.mp3
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