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Sarah Maston P.E., LE

Maston is a mechanical / commissioning engineer for Richard D. Kimball Co., Inc. (RDK), a consulting engineering firm with offices in Andover, MA, Boston, and New Brunswick, NJ. She has nearly 10 years of experience in providing design and commissioning services for a variety of project types, including museums, cleanrooms, and chiller plant renovations. She is a registered P.E. in MA and a LEED® Accredited Professional. She is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a member of ASHRAE, as well as a reviser for the 2008 ASHRAE HVAC Handbook - Systems and Equipment.


Design and Construction Administration For The 21 Century Part 2

August 1, 2007
Redistributing some of the fee, updating your toolbox, and waiting to jump into the design minutiae can pay off in many ways. Fewer drawings, increased time on-site, and more accurate
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Design and Construction Administration for the 21st Century

January 1, 2007
Do the job well - within budget, on time, and for a profit. Sounds simple enough, but where do things get out of sync? Is the staged distribution of the fee in proportion to the amount of work in those stages? What can be done to minimize redundancy, maximize owner satisfaction, and keep you in business? Read on in part one of this article, expanding on a Howard McKew column that generated a record amount of reader mail.
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How to Calculate Backup Power Supply Requirements for Your Facility

On-Demand This webinar reviews how to determine power requirements of facility loads; electrical characteristics and impact of different types of loads such as large motors and UPS systems on power supply sizing; acceptable power sources and other constraints applied by building codes; and how software tools can be used to simplify the process of calculating backup power requirements.  


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Design Flaws

Following up on Howard McKew's April "Tomorrow's Environment" column: Have you ever thought twice about reporting problems with another firm's design? What did you do?
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Tomorrow's Environment Podcast

This series from longtime columnist and chronic forward-thinker Howard McKew covers a lot of ground -- from retrocommissioning to systems training, on toward checklists for drawings and tips for meeting minutes. Click HERE to be taken to the podcast page!


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