Industry Blogs

Industry Blogs

Keith Gipson

Keith E. Gipson is the Chief Technology Officer for PhoenixET, bringing 30 years of experience in the retail, commercial and industrial energy management and controls industry as well as leading the development of industry-changing technologies.

Recent Posts

Getting Back to Basics - 5 Assumptions Setting Back Your Setpoint Strategy

Friday April 5, 2019
By: Keith Gipson

We're really just getting back to basics.

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Is Your Building Running a Fever?

Wednesday September 5, 2018
By: Keith Gipson

Correctly managing buildings is a very difficult task, and not as intuitive a process as some people would like to think. Sometimes the issues that arise are not always black and white. Understanding how building automation systems (BAS') work is important to the equation. Being able to find the perfect balance between comfort and savings is a craft. Although we have "fancy" machines trying to tell us what to do 24/7 and where to best save, some things need to be learned and not automated. 

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Smart Buildings, Building Automation - What's the Point Part 2

Tuesday July 17, 2018
By: Keith Gipson

Part 2 - What's the Point Today?

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Smart Buildings, Building Automation - What's the Point?

Friday June 29, 2018
By: Keith Gipson

Part 1 - The History of The "Point"

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What is "Perfect Comfort"?

Wednesday June 13, 2018
By: Keith Gipson

Being too "hot" or too "cold" seems to remain an issue in buildings, and combating that issue seems to be more and more difficult even with "state of the art" controls. 

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