Articles by Rebecca Thatcher Ellis, P.E.

Commissioning: Be A Taskmaster

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

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Five questions can guide the priorities for a given project.
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Commissioning: Working In Retail

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Commissioning is a perfect fit for a sector big on detail and efficiency.
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Commissioning: System Operating Procedures

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Save time and trouble (and money) by thinking through SOP at the start.
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Commissioning: O&M Design Intent

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"Maintainability" can get you everything from better IAQ to more money for capital projects.
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Commissioning: Integrated Design Intent

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Remember the big picture when you do your DID.
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Commissioning: BAS Role Playing

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Building automation startup and fine tuning vs. commissioning: what's the difference?
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Commissioning: Improving The Odds

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Even reputable CM firms may leave too much to chance.
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Commissioning: Watching Commercial Trends

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Even those building to sell (not occupy) are getting the point.
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Commissioning: Low Bid, Low Speed

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Politics and cost scrutiny can make government projects difficult.
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