The Future of Controls: Enterprise Networks

Callahan, Kevin
July 2003
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Jul2003 Supplement, Vol. 42, p65
Discusses the benefits of the placement of building automation systems and control devices on enterprise networks. Installation and maintenance costs; Enhancement of system performance; Increase in operator and enterprise access.


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