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Google Hangout: How to Engage Your Customers with Website Content

Google Hangout: How to Engage Your Customers with Website Content

It was short notice, the afternoon before this Google Hangout took place, my friend Eric Stromquist invited me to join his Google Hangout that he does pretty much every week over at ControlTrends.org. I have been wanting to try out Google Hangouts and what a bonus to get together and talk about controls or in […]

Creating Custom PDF Reports from an SQL Database

Creating Custom PDF Reports from an SQL Database

Here is what I initially posted to a couple of LinkedIn Groups… NEED: Easy PDF creator from MySQL data for BTU usage reports. I am looking for an easy way of creating custom (with logo/letterhead) PDF report templates that can be used with a MySQL database. The resulting reports will be simple table formatted data […]

Web Trick with Tridium Jace Controller

Web Trick with Tridium Jace Controller

Ever since I started working in the DDC Controls Industry, I have always liked the extra widgets and the flashy cool graphics. I have created custom graphics, modified existing graphics, and played around with a lot of different widgets and apps. So when I saw that Mike Arnott at Kors Engineering created an object that […]

Stop Being an Unknown Silhouette with Gravatar

Stop Being an Unknown Silhouette with Gravatar

Have you noticed how you or others, leave an unknown silhouette avatar (small picture) with each comment on a blog? Do you know how you can build recognition for yourself and your company or blog? Well you can and its super easy. Here is a quick video that shows you all the benefits to adding […]

ALT+Codes = YOU Look Smarter With These Simple Key Strokes

ALT+Codes = YOU Look Smarter With These Simple Key Strokes

Alot of times when I read emails, written documents or even forums posts I see alot of funky ways to show simple symbols we as Controls Contractors use every day. I used to type ‘degF’ and I have seen others just use a ‘ * ‘ to signify degrees. This just looks bad especially if […]

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