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November 5, 2013
We have had an enjoyable fall as the weather has been warmer than normal, but it is starting to get cooler. Boiler plants will be needed soon. It is time to start planning for and scheduling seasonal commissioning of the heating systems.
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October 24, 2013
As CFMS founder Mel James has entered into his retirement, some of the staff of CFMS Consulting Inc. put down their reflections and well wishes. Twenty years of leadership and friendship has left a mark, as you will see in the following:
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October 10, 2013
Have you ever wondered how moisture is removed from the air? Have you ever had problems with moisture in the air? These are the basics of how and why it happens.
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October 1, 2013
In the 4 years that I’ve spent with CFMS Consulting, I’ve learned many useful skills from the people around me that have helped propel my career on to a promising path, but none more important than networking. Though it is often overlooked in favor of more specific, job-related tools, networking is the blanket that can be fallen back onto when all else fails.
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September 17, 2013
Welcome back! Summer holidays are now over, and it’s back to routine for most of us. Life isn’t all work and vacation though! Here at CFMS, we believe in doing our part, outside of the work we do, to make the world a better place.
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July 30, 2013
By now hopefully you’ve managed some vacation time, and are in full ‘enjoying summer’ mode. Whether you’ve had time at the cottage, further abroad, or time locally to enjoy a park, patio, beach or other offerings in the GTA, time off is certainly one of the highlights of summer for most!
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July 4, 2013
A constant concern for commissioning consultants is the timing of which we are involved in a project.
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June 20, 2013
There has been much debate over the years as to whether circuit balancing valves (CBV’s) are required. Find out Wendy Collin’s thoughts on this subject. Wendy has almost 20 years of experience to bring to this topic!
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May 28, 2013
When commissioning a control loop, the purpose is to evaluate the building controls system for optimization. There are different types of control loops, and with each comes a different method for commissioning. No matter the situation, what is critical is the comprehension of the control loop, how to recognize when the loop is out of tune, and how to provide stabilization for the control loop in question.
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May 14, 2013
Overall, the CaGBC Toronto Chapter Spring Open was a great event, and definitely a great place to network. I am certainly looking forward to attending the next event.
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