Converging BAS With IT Architecture

Hoffman, Terry
March 2008
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Mar2008, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p48
The article reports that the consolidation of building-automation systems (BAS) and the information-technology (IT) architecture has reduced operating costs and creates new service opportunities. According to the author, convergence is a complete integration of building systems with the larger IT systems and connected enterprise applications that exist within most buildings. He added that convergence depends on the successful integration of building controls.


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