Articles by Rebecca Thatcher Ellis, P.E.

Commissioning: How Much To Test?

August 29, 2005
Better to pick your battles but fight them fully.
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Commissioning: Maintenance Responsibility vs. Operational Turnover

July 29, 2005
What do we do when somebody moves in before everything is checked out?
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Commissioning: Testing Intersystem Functionality

June 28, 2005
The relationships between systems can be complex, but there's still room to simplify.
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Commissioning: Bubble Vision

May 31, 2005
Defining systems clearly at the start will help them work (and work with each other) more efficiently.
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Commissioning: Provider Contracts

April 29, 2005
Conflicts of interest need to interest you.
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Commissioning: Learning And Discerning

March 29, 2005
Know what to cover in an expanded commissioning RFP discussion.
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Commissioning: Owning Up To The Process

March 1, 2005
Define the needs in order to enjoy the fruits of commissioning.
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Commissioning: Desirable Qualities

January 30, 2005
So what makes an excellent commissioning provider, anyway?
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Commissioning: Be A Taskmaster

December 28, 2004
A few questions (and answers) will tailor the job to suit the owner.
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Commissioning: Five Priority Questions

November 29, 2004
Five questions can guide the priorities for a given project.
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