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Building Automation Systems

Chapter #: 04049
Chapter Name: Piedmont
Reported By: James Nash
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City: Charlotte
State/Province: NC
Number In Attendance: 41
Meeting Date: 9/17/2015
Meeting Type: Education
Educational Program Subject: Building Automation Systems
Speaker Name: Jeff Brotherton and Michael James
Company: MSS Solutions, LLC
Minutes: Jeff and Michael gave a power point presentation covering Integrated System Architecture, HVAC Controls, Energy Monitoring and Management, Building Systems Integration and logged in to give a live building demonstration.  Jeff and Michael discussed the future of building automation in both commercial and residential applications. The presentation was followed by a Q and A session. The Power Point presentation is available by sending an email request to
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