BAM 105: Control Sequence Tips and Tricks

BAM 105: Control Sequence Tips and Tricks

Over the years I’ve seen some crazy control sequences. And during this time I’ve picked up some good tips and tricks to help me deal with these scenarios. In this episode, I am going to walk you through 3 of my best tips for dealing with Control Sequences....
BAM 104: What are control sequences

BAM 104: What are control sequences

Have you ever stopped and thought about why we control systems the way we do? Folks often ask me, “Phil, what is the number one thing a BAS professional needs to know”. Without any hesitation, my answer is Control Sequences. At the time I’m...
BAM 103: 6 reasons why you need a BAS

BAM 103: 6 reasons why you need a BAS

Every day millions of buildings are operated. But not via a BAS. No, these buildings are operated manually via timeclocks, hand/off/autos, and 2×4’s. The reality is we have failed these buildings. We have failed to adequately educate and inspire these...
BAM 102: Building Automation 101

BAM 102: Building Automation 101

What is a building automation system? As I’m writing this I’m sitting on a plane above the UK flying back to Chicago. I am coming back from a conference where I spoke on the need of BAS professionals to learn IT fundamentals. Honestly, I should have given...
BAM 101: Using IP networks for BAS controls

BAM 101: Using IP networks for BAS controls

When you think about IP networks and IP controls what comes to mind? Do you think of complexity? Do you think of long hours spent with IT trying to “convince” them that you have “right” to be on their network? If you feel this way you’re...
BAM 100: The ultimate podcast summary episode

BAM 100: The ultimate podcast summary episode

Who would have thought back in May 2016 that the BAM Podcast would hit Episode 100.¬†Over the past two years, I’ve created over 100 podcast episodes. When I thought about what I wanted to do for the 100th episode I realized that I have a lot of new listeners who...