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Existing Building Workshop: Benchmarking

As part of the existing building commissioning (EBCx) workshop (check out our previous entry about this workshop provided by PG&E) we took a technical exam and an excel exam to help the instructors, Ryan and David, understand our current knowledge…
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Data Logger Field Experience

Elevate Building Commissioning recently deployed the Hobo MX100 data loggers on an existing building project. They were new for us so we thought we would share our experience using these small loggers. These loggers are temperature only and have Bluetooth…
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Building Maintenance: Winter Preparation

Winter is coming for most of us in the northern hemisphere and that means it’s time to perform some last-minute maintenance checks on your HVAC system. Here are some maintenance items to check to prevent later, larger issues. • Determine…
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Do I Need A Commissioning Systems Manual?

Well first and foremost, many energy programs give you points for enhanced commissioning which includes the turnover of a commissioning systems manual as a requirement. More points typically translates to a more efficient building and more accolades. Aside from that,…
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