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Handling Callbacks, Scope Drift, and Other Project Issues

By Phil Zito on Oct 18, 2022 5:00:00 AM

Hey folks, Phil Zito here and welcome back. In this post, we are going to be talking about the glorious experience that is callbacks, scope drift and other project issues. We're going to start this off with just getting level set on what these terms are that I used. Quite often, we will find that the terms that we use in this industry, and I am personally very guilty of this at times, can differ from person to person.

Topics: Building Automation System building automation smartbuildings costs callbacks scope drift issues slippage delays
12 min read

Identifying the True Sales Opportunity

By Phil Zito on Oct 14, 2022 5:00:00 AM

Hey folks, Phil Zito here and welcome back. In this post, we are going to be discussing how to identify the true sales opportunity.

Topics: Building Automation System building automation bas sales Sales smartbuildings costs
18 min read

Energy Management for BAS Professionals

By Phil Zito on Oct 11, 2022 5:00:00 AM

Hey folks, Phil Zito here and welcome to back. In this post, we are going to go through energy management for BAS professionals, we're going to go through our four-step process related to energy management, and then by the end of this post, you should have a list of ideas that you can implement with your customers or within your own facilities in order to better manage your energy.

Topics: Energy Building Automation System building automation smartbuildings energy efficiency costs energy management
13 min read

Are the Cost Savings Worth It? Proportional vs Floating Control

By Phil Zito on Sep 27, 2022 5:00:00 AM

Hey folks! Phil Zito here and welcome back! In this post, we are going to be diving into looking at cost savings related to proportional versus floating controlled actuators. Actually, we're going to dive a little bit deeper based on some conversations that I've had with customers lately around the parts shortage. We're going to talk through some strategies of dealing with the parts shortage, because that seems to be very top of mind for a lot of people.

Topics: Building Automation System building automation smartbuildings costs floating parts shortage savings proportional
13 min read

How to Manage Project Costs

By Phil Zito on Mar 17, 2022 4:00:00 AM

Hey folks, Phil Zito here and welcome back! In this post, we are going to be discussing how to manage project costs. This post is sponsored by ourProject Management Bootcamp course.If you are looking to learn more about project management, and you would like to learn how to run your building automation projects profitably and on time, then you definitely need to check out this course.  

Topics: Building Automation System projects Sales how to smartbuildings documents costs