Articles by Rebecca Thatcher Ellis, P.E.

Commissioning: Testing and Balancing

The commissioning umbrella might help the TAB process.
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Commissioning: Balancing and Commissioning

One of three options should help any owner navigate these tasks.
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Commissioning: PROGRAM, Get Your Program

Training is not an event.
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Commissioning: Definitions and Duties

Is commissioning undermining quality control?
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Commissioning--Getting It Right: Punchlists And Commissioning

Punchlists and commissioning are a combination, not a choice.
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Commissioning--Getting It Right: The Importance of Teamwork

Commissioning teamwork on the Pentagon resulted in reduced property damage, if not saved lives.
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Commissioning--Getting It Right: An Inside Hint

Include the 'outsiders' in all phases of the process.
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Commissioning--Getting It Right

The ins and outs of functional completion.
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Commissioning--Getting it Right: Owners Make the Difference

It is safe to say that if the owner is not committed to the success of commissioning, the commissioning project will not be a success.
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Commissioning--Getting it Right: Central Water Plants

It's important to pay attention to the integrated "systems" associated with a new or modified chiller plant.
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