The Machines Take Over the Buildings

AutomatedBuildings.com Article – The Machines Take Over the Buildingsfooter Tweet The Machines Take Over the BuildingsWe will see the first steps of heightened automation and innovation in a range of companies creating new automation systems and new analytic tools which will incorporate IT tenants and platforms. Jim Sinopoli PE,RCDD, LEED APManaging Principal,Smart Buildings LLCContributing Editor Building automation has gone through many different periods. There was the” initial “medieval period” back in 1883, when Warren Johnson, a school teacher from Milwaukee invented a thermostat that could indicate that more coal was needed in the furnace, thus the first building automation apparatus and obviously, Warren Johnson went on to found Johnson Controls. There was a large and growing need for automation for industry and buildings; ventilation, air conditioning, hot water, steam, processes…


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