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March 14, 2019
In a conversation with someone recently, they said there was the perception that CFMS really only provides commissioning for schools. Boy were they wrong! So thought it was time for a blog…
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March 1, 2019
Last year was the first year that Professional Engineers Day in Ontario was marked, on March 1st.  Recognized by the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Professional Engineers Day is the first profession to…
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January 10, 2019
Welcome to 2019! It’s hard to believe 2018 is over. We had a few exciting projects wrap up (well, at least in the sense that they became occupied, as our commissioning process…
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December 20, 2018
Christmas carols are playing in stores and on the radio, which prompted me to wonder: ‘Does anyone roast chestnuts by an open fire anymore?’  That sentence conjures up warm and cozy images…
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November 20, 2018
How is the indoor air quality (IAQ) in your workplace, school or home? Why does it matter? Well, it is estimated that most people in Canada spend about 90% of their day…
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November 1, 2018
Safety on the job is important to CFMS.  CFMS Project Managers spend a lot of time on the road, which has it’s risks come winter.  Read Allan (AJ) Hearn’s blog on being…
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October 15, 2018
The role of a Commissioning Consultant requires us to spend time in the office – managing paperwork, reviewing documents, generating pre-functional and functional scripts, and writing reports.  We are also required to…
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September 27, 2018
If you are like me, back to school time and the shift from summer to fall always reminds me that another year is coming to an end.  While we’ve been treated to…
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September 18, 2018
It had been several years since I last attended the SCW Canada charity golf tournament which takes place each September.  While recently attending I was reminded of what a great organization SCW…
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September 6, 2018
‘Is it hot enough for you?’ is likely one phrase we have heard far too often this summer.  There is no disputing that it has been a very hot, humid summer in…
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