4     Systems, networks and integration

Section 4 deals with the ways in which components are linked together to form a complete building management system. Large networks are divided into management, automation and field levels, each with their own communications protocols. The attributes of the major standard protocols are described. Systems integration allows communication between different building services systems, with consequent advantages of more efficient operation; the principles of integration are described, along with ways of avoiding possible contractual problems. ...

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