Invoking Building Insights APIs using Node-RED

This brief tutorial will show you how to invoke a Building Insights API from a Node-RED application.
Prerequisites
IBM Cloud account – sign up if you don’t have an account yet.
Create a Node-RED starter application.
This tutorial assumes that you are familiar with IBM Cloud and how to create a Node-RED starter app.
Also, you will need the username and password that is provided in your Building Insights Welcome Letter.
Estimated time
Completing this tutorial should take about 30 minutes.
Steps
1 Import the demo flow into Node-RED
Let’s work with the demo flow that I’ve provided in a JSON file. Open the JSON file, and copy the contents to a clipboard.
In your Node-RED editor, from the Node-RED menu, choose Import > Clipboard, and then paste the contents of the JSON file into the dialog.
2 Authenticate with the Building Insights Login API
All of the Building Insights APIs are secured via a bearer token. Therefore, the first step is to


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