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Commissioning and Controls: Two Peas in a Pod

by Jeff Yirak, P.E., LEED AP BD+C, O+M There is no art darker than that practiced by a controls contractor.  They are tasked with bringing the engineer’s sequences of operation to life, and to produce a system that functions efficiently, quietly, and comfortably.  This monumental leap from often incomplete, incorrect, or impossible sequences on design […]

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Lighting Control Commissioning: It’s only a struggle most of the time.

This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s Newsletter series. By Nicholas Baker, EIT, LEED AP BD+C According to the U.S. Department of Energy, lighting accounts for more than 20% of a building’s energy use. With the new set of energy codes,  new lighting techniques  will reduce energy used by building lighting.  Modern lighting controls have evolved […]

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