ControlTalk Now The HVAC and Smart Building Controls Podcast

Join us for an enlightening interview with Donny Walker, a leading partner at Newcomb and Boyd, as we delve into the cutting-edge world of HVAC and Smart Buildings. In this captivating discussion, Donny shares his expertise and insights on the pivotal role of technology in revolutionizing asset management and control systems.

πŸ€– Key Takeaways from the Interview:

πŸ”„ Proactive Maintenance: Learn how integrating machine learning can identify equipment anomalies and potential failures, revolutionizing the way we approach maintenance.

πŸ”§ Streamlined Automation: Uncover the power of automation in asset management, providing vital part numbers and repair steps, while emphasizing the significance of human validation.

🌐 Data Accessibility: Explore how Artificial Intelligence templates can extract crucial data from building systems, making information more accessible and actionable.

πŸ’° Cost-Effective Innovation: Discover why it's crucial to prepare for AI and digital twin applications during new construction projects, ensuring cost-effective data readiness.

 πŸŽ― Expertise Matters: Find out why assembling teams that include both control system experts and data analytics specialists is essential for project success.

πŸ“‘ Industry Trends: Stay ahead in the game by learning about the shift towards IP controls, a "parts and smarts" model that optimizes installation work and prioritizes programming and efficiency.

πŸš€ Don't miss this opportunity to gain invaluable insights into the future of building automation! Whether you're a seasoned professional or just curious about the latest trends, this interview with Donny Walker is a must-watch. Get ready to elevate your understanding of HVAC and Smart Buildings to a whole new level.

 πŸ“Ί Subscribe now and hit the notification bell to stay updated on the latest innovations in control systems and asset management. Let's build the future of smart buildings together!

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Direct download: 428_Donny_Walker.mp3
Category:HVAC and Building Automation Controls -- posted at: 8:05am EDT

Dive into an engaging conversation on the latest trends and innovations shaping the building controls and construction industry. I am excited to welcome Mark Petock, a leading voice in the industry.

In this episode:

Discover how ICT Solutions is aiding system integrators with a hands-on team for diverse engineering tasks. From job execution to troubleshooting, they've got you covered! 🏒

Uncover ABB’s game-changing products, focusing on AI and variable frequency drives. πŸ€–

 Discuss the changing landscapes of the construction world, influenced by the warm summers in the Southeast and the evolving sectors of retail and industrial distribution. 🌞

🏭 Explore the increasing demand for industrial distribution facilities optimized for the boom in online ordering.

Delve into the rise of IP controls and their advantages, from seamless network integration and cybersecurity to IoT compatibility. 🌐

Understand the importance of cybersecurity in the realm of IP controls and how the industry is ramping up its efforts.

πŸ›‘οΈ Learn about "the edge" in building automation and its pivotal role in real-time automation and hybrid working models.

 πŸ™οΈ Witness the transformation of building controls, emphasizing sustainability, decarbonization, and business outcomes.

🎨 Grasp the shift in consulting engineers’ approaches towards the adoption of newer building technologies.

🀝 Unravel the significance of data analytics, Haystack tagging, and their role in demonstrating environmental responsibility and compliance.

πŸ“Š Find out the immense value of Project Haystack in maximizing building data and equipment's potential.

🌐 Gather insights on the focus areas for system integrators like AI, EV charging stations, and robust cybersecurity.

πŸ€–πŸ”Œ For building owners, explore the plethora of proven technological solutions merging operational efficacy with economical considerations.

🏒 Stay ahead of the curve by understanding these emerging trends and technologies. Subscribe and hit the bell icon to never miss an update!

Direct download: 427_Marc_Petock.mp3
Category:HVAC and Building Automation Controls -- posted at: 10:48pm EDT

In this must-listen episode of ControlTalk Now, we sit down with Joe Chandler, an industry expert from Brody Precision, to dive deep into the cutting-edge world of building automation control systems powered by ABB. Whether you're a building owner, contractor, or someone intrigued by smart buildings, this episode offers a wealth of insights.

 πŸ”Ή Key Topics Covered:

ABB's Revolution in Building Automation: Joe Chandler unpacks the high-performance capabilities and unique features of ABB's controllers and wall sensors, explaining how they've achieved unparalleled success in the industry.

The Benefits of Retrofitting: Learn why retrofitting isn't just about cost-savings. We discuss the impact on indoor air quality and how retrofitting makes buildings more appealing to tenants by offering a safer, cleaner environment.

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The Power of Distribution: Discover how becoming an ABB distributor has enabled a myriad of options in building automation and VAV controllers, and how distribution allows for greater flexibility in meeting project-specific needs.

Customer Support and Brand Differentiation: In an industry where trust and support are paramount, find out why ABB's attention to detail has made them a preferred choice for many and how brand differentiation fills gaps in the market. Innovative Solutions and Partnerships: ABB isn't just leading; they're innovating.

We explore their universal I/O capabilities, upcoming fire smoke features, and their partnerships in the AI space, particularly with Brain Box.

πŸ‘‰ Tune in now to reshape how you think about building automation!

Direct download: 426_Joe_Chandler.mp3
Category:HVAC and Building Automation Controls -- posted at: 11:29am EDT