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Commissioning a Hybrid Woodchip Fired Boiler Plant

2020-01-16T19:17:19+00:00

Staying Warm in the Land of Lumber (and Moose) SES was hired by a school district in northern Maine to provide commissioning services for their new 213,000-square-foot middle/high school. One unique aspect of this project was the use of a hybrid central heating plant that combined liquid propane fired [...]

Commissioning a Hybrid Woodchip Fired Boiler Plant2020-01-16T19:17:19+00:00

Getting the Last 10%

2019-07-31T18:45:57+00:00

Getting the Last 10% Anyone involved in construction projects has at least one war story about completing the last 10 percent of a challenging project. The last 10 percent I’m referring to here is the range of tasks or deliverables that can include: punch list work, commissioning issues close-out, as-built documentation, O&M manuals delivery, [...]

Getting the Last 10%2019-07-31T18:45:57+00:00

Canned Routines: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

2019-05-21T03:13:22+00:00

Canned Routines: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly I recently found myself sitting in a mechanical penthouse being told by the automated temperature controls (ATC) contractor, through the hum of rotating equipment and the incessant whine of variable frequency drives, that yet another sequence was not provided as specified. Instead, we got a [...]

Canned Routines: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly2019-05-21T03:13:22+00:00