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AABC Tab Journal spring 2015 Issue
Troubleshooting And Safety Considerations
From the Publisher:
The spring 2015 issue of TAB Journal explores the issues encountered when troubleshooting and the safety considerations to keep in mind when balancing different systems. In “Catching Hidden Costs: A Commissioning Story,” Professional System Analysis, Inc. looks at how commissioning services can eliminate problems that would lead to additional operating expenses.

Victor Lakoseljak of VPG Associates Limited discusses at the high-speed construction industry and how that can lead to deficiencies that hinder testing and balancing.

Environmental Test & Balance Company’s Sean Green, TBE, goes over a case study where an automatic low control valve was malfunctioning.

Zohar Davidovich of Airdronics Inc. presents the case for how crucial proper ire damper inspection is in the safety of a building.

Justin Garner, P.E., TBE, CxA, of Engineered Air Balance Co., Inc., discusses electrical hazards that may be present when performing TAB and commissioning work.

Griffin Air Balance’s Shawn Griffin, TBS, presents a case study that involved fume hood testing for a multi-story science building.

Kane Lassiter, TBE, of Engineered Air Balance Co., Inc., looks at a project that required balancing several variable volume grease hoods and fan systems.

And finally, American Testing, Inc.’s Jeremy Johnson, TBE, discusses a balancing project for a university teaching amphitheatre.

We would like to thank all of the authors for their contributions to this issue of TAB Journal. Please contact us with any comments, article suggestions, or questions to be addressed in a future Tech Talk. We look forward to hearing from you!


Table of Contents:
Catching Hidden Costs: A Commissioning Story
Professional System Analysis, Inc.

Deficiencies a Growing Problem
Victor Lakoseljac
VPG Associates Limited

Troubleshooting Nexus Automatic Flow Control Valves
Sean Green, TBE
Environmental Test Balance Company

Proper Fire Damper Inspection
Zohar Davidovich
Airdronics Inc.

What’s all the FUSS about Arc Flash and Electrical Safety?
Justin Garner, P.E., TBE, CxA
Engineered Air Balance Co., Inc.

Fume Hood Testing
Shawn Griffin, TBS
Griffin Air Balance Ltd.

Variable Volume Grease Hoods
Kane Lassiter, TBE
Engineered Air Balance Co., Inc.

Cx/TAB Verification
Jeremy Johnson, TBE
American Testing, Inc.