280 episodes

If you want to learn building automation then you are in the right place.

My name is Phil Zito and I am the CEO of Smart Buildings Academy. If you are a technician, operator, salesperson, or engineer the Smart Buildings Academy podcast is for you.

Each week I tap into my vast experience in Building Automation and teach you the things no one else teaches.

You will learn about BAS, HVAC, IT, Energy Management, Sales, Operations, Project Management, Cyber Security and so much more.

Prior to founding Smart Buildings Academy, I held a variety of BAS roles in service, install, operations management, sales, and most recently I led the technical integration program at Johnson Controls. Suffice to say, I've been in your shoes and I know what you need to learn.

I look forward to guiding you through BAS in the weekly Smart Buildings Academy Podcast.

The Smart Buildings Academy Podcast | Teaching You Building Automation, Systems Integration, and Information Technology Phil Zito Building Automation and Systems Integration Expert

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 65 Ratings

If you want to learn building automation then you are in the right place.

My name is Phil Zito and I am the CEO of Smart Buildings Academy. If you are a technician, operator, salesperson, or engineer the Smart Buildings Academy podcast is for you.

Each week I tap into my vast experience in Building Automation and teach you the things no one else teaches.

You will learn about BAS, HVAC, IT, Energy Management, Sales, Operations, Project Management, Cyber Security and so much more.

Prior to founding Smart Buildings Academy, I held a variety of BAS roles in service, install, operations management, sales, and most recently I led the technical integration program at Johnson Controls. Suffice to say, I've been in your shoes and I know what you need to learn.

I look forward to guiding you through BAS in the weekly Smart Buildings Academy Podcast.

    SBA 279: Selling Access Control Integrations

    SBA 279: Selling Access Control Integrations

    In this episode we discuss how to sell very complex integrations.
    We discuss the importance of identifying your vertical market and stakeholders, we also discuss how to tailor integrated solutions to meet your customer's needs.
    We then cover how to address the risk of selling access control to building automation integrations. 

    • 18 min
    SBA 278: Implementing Access Control Integrations

    SBA 278: Implementing Access Control Integrations

    Integrating access control systems into your building automation systems can be difficult. 
    In this podcast episode we discuss strategies and tips for integrating access control systems into your BAS.

    • 7 min
    SBA 277: The Basics of Access Control Integrations

    SBA 277: The Basics of Access Control Integrations

    In this episode we explore the complex world of access control integrations. You will learn the basics of access control systems and the basics of approaching access control integrations.

    • 8 min
    SBA 276: Selling Audio Visual Integrations

    SBA 276: Selling Audio Visual Integrations

    In this episode we discuss how to estimate, position, and sell audio visual integrations.

    • 17 min
    SBA 275: Implementing Audio Visual Integrations

    SBA 275: Implementing Audio Visual Integrations

    In this episode we discuss how to use the three integrations methods to integrate your building automation and audio visual systems.

    • 13 min
    SBA 274: The Basics of Audio Visual Integrations

    SBA 274: The Basics of Audio Visual Integrations

    Audio Visual systems are complex systems. 
    But when integrated into or with a building automation system they can add tremendous capabilities to the end user. 
    In this episode we will begin to look at the fundamentals of audio visual system integration.

    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
65 Ratings

65 Ratings

BAMlistener ,

Yes

I am thankful for these podcasts I just recently entered the industry on the owner side and having these to listen to when I’m driving or doing other things has made the concepts sink in quicker. Phil breaks things down well, their courses are good as well

Izzo1212 ,

Excellent

I’m so grateful for this podcast. There is no study programs that I know of in universities that cover mechanical system, IT and building automation. As an energy engineer I’ve been so hungry for the information provided in this podcast. Thank you Phil!

KVRobb ,

Informative

Phil does a great job with these podcasts and touches on topics you can’t hear much about thru other resources. I was real green when entering the Building Automation world about a year ago, layering these podcasts on top of SBA coursework has been critical to my learning

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