Articles by Howard McKew, P.E., C.P.E.

Pharmaceutical Projects Are Different

Especially compared to school challenges, the proper reply is, “Oh, please.”
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Presenting A Seminar To Others

The benefits are many, and they start in the prep.
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When Forced To Be A Company Of One

Solo success can flow from the right diagram and a specific service.
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HVAC Security Emergencies: No Terrorist Required

Plenty of potential ventilation crises await many otherwise unassuming buildings, thanks to nothing more sinister than truck accidents, emissions from nearby buildings, or unavoidable natural disasters. However, by pairing a clear basis of design with HVAC response strategies, building owners can apply some forethought and preparation to avoid worst-case consequences. Start by asking the right questions about your facility.
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How To Be A Money-Making Engineer

What they don’t teach you in school.
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Let's Get Rid Of The One-Year Warranty Phase

Four building pros weigh in on the concept.
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Consultant Appreciation Day

How about some learning, lunch, and leisure at the client’s place?
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Commissioning Of Infection Control

Back in January 2011, I wrote in this column about hospital-acquired infection based on my introduction to this serious problem and my participating as a steering committee member for the Hospital Associated Infection Organization (HAIO).
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Thank You, Steve Jobs

The hard part was more about presentation and persuasion than waiting on technology.
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Third-Party TAB Consulting In Sync With Third-Party Commissioning – Its Time Has Come.

The people in the industry don’t necessarily make a loud argument for it, but the results often do. How to get this ball rolling, sell it, and see it through from design to occupancy? Look ahead by looking below.
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