BAM 123: Pros and Cons of IP BAS Controls

BAM 123: Pros and Cons of IP BAS Controls

Are you struggling to make sense of IP controls? Do all the different options just seem to blend together? In this week’s episode of the Building Automation Monthly Podcast, we will be discussing the pros and cons of IP controls and the most common way of implementing...
BAM 122: IT Networking for BAS Pros – Part 4

BAM 122: IT Networking for BAS Pros – Part 4

Why is your building automation server not communicating with your supervisory devices? It could be that your network is down or it could be something much simpler like the firewall being setup incorrectly… In this week’s episode of the Building Automation...
BAM 121: IT Networking for BAS Pros – Part 3

BAM 121: IT Networking for BAS Pros – Part 3

Have you ever had to explain yourself to IT? It seemed like the IT folks, were blocking you at every turn. Why do you need IP addresses? Why do you need to put your devices on our network? Why do your addresses need to be static? Every day these questions plague BAS...
BAM 120: IT Networking for BAS Pros – Part 2

BAM 120: IT Networking for BAS Pros – Part 2

What are switches used for? Why do subnets matter? How do your BAS devices communicate with one another? If you’ve found yourself wondering these questions then you are in the right place. In this week’s episode of the Building Automation Monthly Podcast we will...
BAM 119: IT Networking for BAS Pros – Part 1

BAM 119: IT Networking for BAS Pros – Part 1

What’s the difference between an application port and a switchport? How do you avoid bandwidth constraints and dropped BAS packets? If you are planning on having a career in building automation, these are just a few of the challenges you will face. IT networking is...
BAM 118: How BACnet integrations really work part 3

BAM 118: How BACnet integrations really work part 3

How would you setup 1,000 BACnet/IP devices? Would you know what to ask IT? Would you know how to troubleshoot these devices if something went wrong? How would you support all these devices? The amount of BACnet/IP devices being installed is increasingly daily....