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How Much Should Commissioning Services Cost? 

August, 27, 2019 at 48:00

This month at Horizon Engineering Associates, LLP, we're talking about...

How much should commissioning services cost?

Commissioning costs can vary considerably with project size and building type, equipment type and commissioning scope. However, total building commissioning costs for commissioning agent services usually range from 0.5% to 1.5% of total construction costs (according to U.S. Department of Energy's Rebuild America Program, written by the Portland Energy Conservation, Inc. (PECI). The National Association of State Facilities Administrators (NASFA) recommends budgeting 1.25 to 2.25% of the total construction costs for total building commissioning agent services.


What Makes a Great Commissioning Provider? 

July, 31, 2019 at 21:00

This month at Horizon Engineering Associates, LLP, we're talking about...

What makes a great commissioning provider?

In today's fast-paced world, construction projects demand increasing technical breadth and depth. Without a skilled commissioning provider to lead the commissioning process, a project can be completed without meeting their performance expectations.


What is Commissioning? 

June, 24, 2019 at 15:00
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Have you ever constructed a building and it did not turn out exactly like you had hoped? Construction in today's world moves at light speed and to have a construction team that is an expert in all of the building's systems is difficult. Commissioning is the solution to help mitigate some of these (and other) problems. The commissioning process helps to ensure the finished building is operating as it was intended on opening day.
Building commissioning for new construction is a systematic process that documents systems are designed, installed and operate in accordance with the owners project requirements.
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National Garden Week: A Cuddly Visitor 

May, 31, 2019 at 30:00

By: Matthew Wheeler

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My hummingbird feeder and trash cans were destroyed Wednesday night, so I set out my game camera last night in my back yard facing where my hummingbird feeder was. Keep in mind the top of the white fence is 4 feet off the ground. He also was not a fan of my kid’s toy box or basketballs either.