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Paul Ehrlich, a well-known industry stakeholder and advocate of integrated and intelligent buildings. In 2004 he formed the Building Intelligence Group LLC an independent consultancy, whose primary purpose is to help system suppliers as well as building owners and managers, maneuver their operations through the vast changes prompted by open systems, convergence and enterprise building management. The main focus is in the areas of facility and IT integration, convergence and intelligent buildings. Clients include developers, property management firms and major manufacturers of Building Systems and associated technologies. Previously Paul was with Trane where he served as Business Development Leader guiding the global direction and development of Trane's line of building control products. Prior to working for Trane, Paul worked for Johnson Controls providing solutions to building owners.Throughout his career, Paul has been actively involved with various industry groups involved in the creation of new automation standards and technologies. Previous roles include chairing the ASHRAE Guideline 13 committee on how to specify DDC controls, chairing the BACnet sub-committee on interoperability, and acting as the inaugural chair for the oBIX committee to establish XML standards for building controls. At BuilConn 2004, Paul was honored with a Buildy Vision Award for his perseverance in promoting whole building integration and interoperability through advocacy, promotion, educational and training endeavors.Paul has a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas. He is a licensed engineer in the State of Wisconsin and lives with his family in White Bear Lake Minnesota.