Articles by Rebecca Thatcher Ellis, P.E.

Commissioning: Industrial Facilities Commissioning

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In a world where process means bucks, there’s little patience for bugs.
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Commissioning: Common EMS Surprises

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The road to subtle, sneaky problems is paved with good intentions.
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Commissioning: Guarding the Truly Priceless

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After paintings and labs, patients are starting to see more benefits.
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Commissioning: Take A Lesson From Colleges

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Long-term use helps higher ed see the writing on the chalkboard.
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Commissioning: A Host of Benefits

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Hotels have as much to gain as anyone from commissioning, and some already know it.
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Commissioning: Checking The Work

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The errors found during verification of a sample elementary school might surprise you.
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Commissioning: EMS Documentation

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Hurried control sequences shut the door on success, but there's room for error at every stage.
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Commissioning: Success is in the Process

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Partnering and commissioning: effectiveness can sway skeptics.
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Commissioning: In The Stuck Middle

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The O&M staff has to work with occupants and stay loyal to design intent. What's the secret?
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Commissioning: Testing and Balancing

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The commissioning umbrella might help the TAB process.
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