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Senior Project Manager, Jens Ebert, is featured in a two-part article series on Front End Loading (FEL) in a recent edition of ChemInfo Magazine. Part I of Ebert’s article examines the process of FEL that involves developing sufficient project definition so that owners can make investment decisions, minimize risk and maximize the potential for success, and how to begin the process. Part II continues the discussion of FEL II and III as well as a cost-benefit analysis for this project management process.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) embarks on an ambitious recycling technology as helium prices go through the roof. Ed Royzman, Principal Engineer at SSOE, tells the story of how a research institution opted to make adaptive changes that not only improves its bottom line but also sets an example for the industry – promising significant long-term returns. His article is featured in the December 2013 article of Laboratory Equipment Magazine.
Building Design + Construction Magazine’s January 2014 issue features a survey of Building Team representatives that assesses current trends toward increased school safety measures as a result of the Sandy Hook tragedy. Lance Mushung, AIA, NCARB, Architect at SSOE, comments on best practices for upgrading school security systems.
The article, “FSMA Update: Staying Ahead of the Curve” in Food Engineering Magazine’s January 2014 issue reviews proposed rules for the Preventative Controls for Human Food and Produce Safety, but final rules have not been issued, leaving processors time to explore audit and certification alternatives. Michael Vetter, Senior Project Manager at SSOE, provides his viewpoint on the importance of GFSI certifications such as SQF and how they can go a long way to proving their compliance during an FSMA audit.
Senior Project Manager, Jay Chester is featured in a recent article on data centers that appeared in Building Design + Construction Magazine’s January 2014 issue. Within, Chester provides his expert opinion on what the coming data center infrastructure management (DCIM) boom means to owners and building teams and contributes advice for successful implementation. In the article he states, “DCIM is a powerful tool, when properly designed and deployed, to help manage the capacity, delivery, consumption, and energy across a data center”.