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Articles by Rebecca Thatcher Ellis, P.E.

Commissioning: ALL-Access Pass

If you can’t get to it, you can’t commission it.
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Commissioning: Missing Operations & Maintenance Participation

Results will underwhelm without O&M on board.
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Commissioning: Owner Expectations At The End Of Construction

At this stage, dilemmas that crop up (or have not been dealt with) can get even thornier.
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Commissioning: Facilities Staff Design Involvement

Balancing O&M input with designers’ work can be delicate but worthwhile.
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Commissioning: BCXA Essential Attributes Part 6

Who is supposed to say what to whom? That is often the question.
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Commissioning: BCxA Essential Attributes Part 4

More on how to spot - and convey - what needs to be fixed.
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Commissioning: BCxA Essential Attributes, Part 3

Part of project success involves getting the word out, early and often.
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Commissioning: BCxA Essential Attributes, Part 2

Five bullets and a discussion of scope to keep your project on target.
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What Is Commissioning?

And more importantly, who does it?
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Commissioning: what is Commissioning?

And more importantly, who does it?
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