The following calendar can be used to find the text to some of Rebecca Ellis’ monthly Commissioning columns in Engineered Systems Magazine.
by Rebecca Ellis, PE, LEED AP BD+C, CCP, CPMP, CxA
Engineered Systems Magazine
July - Appropriate Level of Effort
June - Designer Copy/Paste
March - Un-Sampled Systems
February - Functional Performance Test Sampling
January - Functional Performance Test Sampling
December - Controls Programming Versus Design
October - Teams: Lacrosse and Construction
September - Owner Training For Non-Operators
August - Training A Service Contractor
July - Service Contractor Training
May - MEP Coordination
April - Faster + Cheaper ≠ Better
March - What is Substantial Completion?
January - Why Are Owners Taking This?
December - When Substantial Completion is Insubstantial
November - Documenting Integrated HVAC Controls
September - Is Systems Integration Getting Worse?
August - Data Integration During Construction
July - Equipment Data Overload
June - Trend Analysis Summary
February - Single Zone Air Handling Unit Trend Analysis
November - Critical Air Handling System Trend Analysis
September - Trend Logs
August - Equipment Start-up & Commissioning
June - WHAT IS Accessible?
May - ALL-Access Pass
Commissioning and Baseball
by Paul Schlueter
January - Facilities Staff Design Involvement
December - BCxA Essential Attributes, Part 6
November - BCxA Essential Attributes, Part 5
October - BCxA Essential Attributes, Part 4
September - BCxA Essential Attributes, Part 3
August - BCxA Essential Attributes, Part 2
July - What is Commissioning?
April - Reconsidering Resets
March - Commissioning Certifications
February - On Board Equipment Controls Integration
January - Controls Design Timing
December - LEED, Commissioning and Energy Conservation
November - Some Solutions Really Aren't
October - Commissioning & Energy Conservation
September - Testing Frustrations
July - Trend Log Analysis II
June - Trend Log Analysis
February - Preparing for Energy Metering and Management
January - Preparing for Systems Optimization
December - Commissioning Is Just The Start
November - Design-Phase Commissioning By The Numbers
October - Enter The Matrix
September - Why Design-Phase Commissioning
August - Who Does That?
June - Fast-Track Commissioning
April - Submittal Reviews
March - Nice Building - How’s It Work?
February - Put That Stroll On The Schedule
January - Design Delays
December - LEED® EB Streamlines for 2008
November - Forwarding the Retro Process
October - Stop, Look & Listen
September - How Much Of A Good Thing?
August - When to Retrocommission?
February - Retrocommissioning New Buildings
January - Deferred or Phased Testing
December - Commissioning: Fair and Balanced
November - Rewards Revisited
October - The Perfect Test
September - Commissioning Completion
August - Too Much Commissioning?
July - Small ≠ Unimportant
May - De-Commissioning
April - Pre-Commissioning
March - Building Success
February - Commissioning Keeps on Giving
January - Can We Be Intelligent?
December - Why be Rigorous? - Part 2
November - Why be Rigorous? - Part 1
October - What is a Test?
September - How Much to Test?
June - What is a System?
December - Deciding How to Commission What
November - Commissioning Retail Facilities
October - System Operating Procedures
September - Operations & Maintenance Design Intent
August - Integrated Design Intent
January - Planning Ahead
November - Commissioning Commercial Facilities
October - Commissioning Government Facilities
September - Industrial Facilities Commissioning
August - Energy Management System Surprises
March - Commissioning K-12 Schools
February - Energy Management System Documentation
January - LEED & Commissioning
December - Partnering & Commissioning
November - Beyond Operations & Maintenance Training
September - Balancing and Commissioning
April - Training is Not an Event
December - Punchlists & Commissioning
November - Teamwork
October - Functional Completion
September - Owners Make The Difference
June - As Built Drawings
March - Continuous Commissioning
February - Recommissioning
January - Types of Commissioning
December - Executive Decision
November - Budget, Schedule or Quality?
September - Commissioning & Design Build Projects
August - The Design Intent Document Lives On
July - Design Intent Document
March - Keeping the Fire Alive
February - Commissioning Construction Phase Scheduling
December - Quality Control Or Commissioning?
November - Planning for Commissioning
October - What's Commissioning Done for Me Lately?
March - Selling Commissioning
February - Commissioning Converts
December - Communication
October - Who Performs Commissioning?
September - Cost of Commissioning
August - Warranty Period
July - Writing It Down
February - Pre-Design Phase Commissioning Activities
January - Introduction