Articles Tagged with ''O&M''

Taking Notes: Desiccant Dehumidification

By Charlie Waddell and Steven Welty LEED® ap,
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Whether your client has a school or office building, desiccant dehumidification can successfully control the project’s humidity, save energy, and remove pollutants. This primer empowers you to teach your clients how desiccants work, while other tips and applications can help your future projects more than make the grade.
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Commissioning: WHAT IS Accessible?

By Rebecca Thatcher Ellis, P.E.
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As noted in last month’s column, accessibility to mechanical, electrical, and control system components is critical for sustainable systems operation. However, the design and construction industry is sorely lacking when it comes to agreeing on what appropriate accessibility means. In order to make a meaningful difference in how systems are delivered to owners/operators, it is critical to define measurable accessibility acceptance criteria early in the design phase and allow the commissioning professional to shepherd that criteria through the design, construction, and acceptance phases.
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Commissioning: ALL-Access Pass

By Rebecca Thatcher Ellis, P.E.
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If you can’t get to it, you can’t commission it.
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MAXON - Don't Operate Unaware

By Michael Dawson and Richard M. Reyes BSE
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Gain Insight into Valve Performance
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Building Automation: BAS Usability

By Paul Ehrlich, P.E. and Ira Goldschmidt P.E.
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Putting some thought into a graphic strategy can keep your interface from getting ugly.
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Tomorrow's Environment: Positive Attitude + Creativity + High Energy = Leader

By Howard McKew, P.E., C.P.E.
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In recent “Tomorrow’s Environment” columns, I’ve talked about the need for engineers to change from being a commodity and a follower to recommitting their technical skills to engineer-driven consulting services. I touched on some of the engineering initiatives that are ideally suited for engineer-led teams. The heart of being a leader of projects begins with three essential attributes: Positive attitude, creativity, and a high energy level, followed by a need to lead.
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Avoid Hydronics Headaches

By NEEA's BetterBricks Initiative
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From checking out valve chatter to maintaining optimal condenser water flow, consider a few quick reminders from the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance for a proactive, preventive O&M strategy to keep your water distribution system quiet and efficient.
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Tomorrow's Environment: Do You Have a Corporate Sustainability Plan

By Howard McKew, P.E., C.P.E.
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Like the emergence of Quality Control, it’s better business to get out ahead of this wave.
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Commissioning: Missing Operations & Maintenance Participation

By Rebecca Thatcher Ellis, P.E.
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Results will underwhelm without O&M on board.
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Building Automation: Set It And Forget It?

By Paul Ehrlich, P.E. and Ira Goldschmidt P.E.
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With so many potential circumstances requiring attention, the chance of that scenario is, “Forget it.”
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