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Brian Sikorski P. ENG., C

Sikorski is a mechanical engineer with over 20 years experience in building mechanical systems engineering, with a focus on energy conservation. Prior to starting his consulting firm E-Factor Engineering in 2005, he held positions as a corporate energy manager for Canadian Airlines in 1995 (now Air Canada) for which he was awarded for Energy Manager of the Year (Intl. Region 1997) from Association of Energy Engineers AEE. He also acted as energy project engineer for Vancouver Coastal Health Region from 2003 to 2005 where he implemented several successful energy conservation projects in health care. He has been an ASHRAE Member since 1988 and has contributed to ASHRAE technical journals and symposia and has presented on various topics in health care and energy management at technical seminars in BC. He is also a Certified Energy Manager.


Humidification In Health Care

February 1, 2009
Maintaining minimum requirements may involve more than you think. However, while there are some areas - such as certain sensors - where you won’t want to skimp, owners do have some flexibility in reaching acceptable performance with lowest life-cycle cost.
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