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Sys-tek To Present At AIA Continuing Education Seminar

Gary Short, P.E., President of sys-tek has been selected to speak at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Houston Chapter's Continuing Education seminar on January 24, 2017.

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Important energy management acronyms all building owners should know

Building owners who work with commissioning firms have certain expectations when it comes to energy management. At the beginning of each project, goals are set and are reflected throughout the design phase as stated in the Owner’s Project Requirements (OPR) documentation.

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Why optimization of control systems is crucial

Ensuring that your control system is defined, implemented and optimized for success in the early stages of a new building commissioning project is critical for long-term success and achieving high performance.

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Why NEBB Certification matters in mechanical engineering

When choosing a commissioning firm, there is no better place to start than with NEBB-certified service providers. NEBB — an acronym for the National Environmental Balancing Bureau — is the premiere certification association for high performance buildings and systems.

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Does your industrial facility need testing and balancing?

Does your industrial facility need testing and balancing services? It’s a bit of rhetorical question. All facilities can benefit from testing and balancing, whether they are aware of it or not. Testing, adjusting, and balancing can have a wide range of positive effects on control systems to ensure high levels of environmental efficiency while cutting costs.

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Understanding mission critical commissioning

All new building commissioning projects are important. However, mission critical facility commissioning projects require a higher level of attention to detail and organization because of the integral role the facility will play in the future of the organization that commissions them. The stakes are high, with the smallest mistakes magnified. That’s why it’s so important that all involved parties have a complete understanding of what mission critical commissioning projects entail, and how they differ from typical new building commissioning projects.

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What skill sets to look for in a good commissioning agent

Deciding which building commissioning agent to work with on a new building project is a huge task. In many ways, the success of the project as a whole rests on their shoulders. Securing the services of a high-quality commissioning agent is a big investment with the potential to provide returns for decades.

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3 traits of successful new building commissioning projects

An investment into a new building commissioning project is one that requires careful planning throughout all stages. The more meticulous you are in ironing out the details and nailing down the finer points of the project, the higher the likelihood for success is for all stakeholders involved.

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Benefits of working with a Certified Commissioning Firm

Finding the right commissioning firm is an ongoing challenge, especially when you're relying on the company's own assertions of quality and competency to judge them. That's why it's essential to seek out objective evaluations of a company's merits.

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sys-tek GSA Building Commissioning Services – GSA Contract Awards

sys-tek is pleased to announce that we received GSA contracts awards for three categories.

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