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Articles by Rebecca Thatcher Ellis, P.E.

Commissioning: Improving The Odds

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

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

Politics and cost scrutiny can make government projects difficult.
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Commissioning: Industrial Facilities Commissioning

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hurried control sequences shut the door on success, but there's room for error at every stage.
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