5 Easiest-to-Spot Room Integrity Issues in Biocontainment Labs

In BSL-3 facilities, maintaining facility performance is crucial to protecting workers, the community, and critical research. Hiring a commissioning provider to inspect your facility is a good strategy, since those specializing in biocontainment labs – like Cornerstone Commissioning – know the architectural and mechanical integrity issues to look for. Experienced biocontainment commissioning teams can uncover…

Commissioning Best Practices During the Turnover Phase

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Recently I wrote a blog discussing commissioning best practices during the construction phase: Article. That post discussed secrets to a successful commissioning kickoff meeting, self-performing commissioning documentation, effective issue resolution and developing customized Functional Performance Testing (FPT) documentation. A commissioning authority’s work is not complete until successful building turnover is achieved. This post will discuss…

The Importance of Management Skills in a Commissioning Team

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Why does your commissioning consultant need those so-called soft skills in management and interpersonal communication? Commissioning a new or existing building is complex, and doing it right requires a variety of skills, such as obtaining, organizing, verifying and communicating a large amount of information, and collaborating with different parties. It involves coordinating with building owners,…