Articles by Rebecca Thatcher Ellis, P.E.

Commissioning: Why Be Rigorous? (Part 2)

Custom tests yield lasting benefits.
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Commissioning: Why Be Rigorous? (Part One)

Sometimes, more is more.
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Commissioning: What Is A Test?

Take the time to figure the rigor.
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Commissioning: How Much To Test?

Better to pick your battles but fight them fully.
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Commissioning: Maintenance Responsibility vs. Operational Turnover

What do we do when somebody moves in before everything is checked out?
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Commissioning: Testing Intersystem Functionality

The relationships between systems can be complex, but there's still room to simplify.
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Commissioning: Bubble Vision

Defining systems clearly at the start will help them work (and work with each other) more efficiently.
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Commissioning: Provider Contracts

Conflicts of interest need to interest you.
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Commissioning: Learning And Discerning

Know what to cover in an expanded commissioning RFP discussion.
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Commissioning: Owning Up To The Process

Define the needs in order to enjoy the fruits of commissioning.
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