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The Ultimate PPAP Checklist: What Every Medical Device Manufacturer Needs to Know Before Choosing a Supplier

In the highly regulated world of medical device manufacturing, the Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) stands as a critical pillar. Ensuring that component suppliers meet stringent quality standards, this process is indispensable for manufacturers who are committed to maintaining the highest levels of product reliability and patient safety. Given the intricate nature of medical devices […]

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How Building Commissioning Enhances Indoor Air Quality

Indoor air quality (IAQ) is a critical aspect of building performance that significantly impacts occupant health, comfort, and even productivity. Poor indoor air quality can lead to various health issues, including respiratory problems, allergies, and fatigue. Building commissioning plays a vital role in ensuring optimal indoor air quality by systematically verifying and optimizing performance of […]

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Washington Clean Buildings Standard – Compliance Master Planning

The Washington Clean Buildings Performance Standard (CBPS; AKA HB-1257) requires that all buildings over 50,000 square feet either meet energy usage targets or satisfy investment criteria for efficiency upgrades. To start, this is needed by June of 2026 for buildings greater than 220,000 square feet.    Building Size Compliance Date Larger than 220,000 Square Feet June […]

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Building High-Performance Engineering Teams: A Leader’s Guide 

In the critical field of pharmaceutical manufacturing, where patient safety is paramount, the strength of our engineering teams is not just a matter of efficiency or productivity—it’s a matter of life and death. As leaders, our approach to building and nurturing these teams directly impacts the quality of our output and, ultimately, the safety of […]

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The Evolution and Importance of Building Enclosure Commissioning 

In the realm of construction and building design, the term “commissioning” has grown from a niche concept to a cornerstone of sustainable development. Originally derived from shipbuilding, where commissioning ensured a vessel was ready for sea, building commissioning has adapted to ensure that structures are designed, constructed, and operated to fulfill their intended performances. Particularly, […]

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Navigating the Complexities of LIMS Validation: A Step-by-Step Guide for Pharma and Medical Device Manufacturers 

Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) are pivotal in managing data, improving efficiency, and ensuring compliance in pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing. However, the process of LIMS validation can be daunting, given its technical and regulatory complexities. This step-by-step guide aims to demystify the process and provide clear guidance for manufacturers.  Step 1: Understanding Regulatory Requirements  […]

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Mastering LEED Commissioning for Sustainable Building

This post serves as a comprehensive guide on LEED commissioning, a vital component in the realm of sustainable building certification. Aimed at both novices and seasoned professionals, it unpacks the nuances of LEED commissioning, underscoring its pivotal role in promoting environmentally responsible, cost-effective construction practices that yield significant social and governance benefits.  LEED stands as […]

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Navigating Winter Cold: Essential Considerations for Temperature Mapping in Storage Facilities 

Temperature mapping is a critical process in temperature-controlled storage facilities, especially during winter. The season’s harsh conditions pose unique challenges that must be meticulously managed to maintain product integrity. This blog delves into the specific challenges of winter temperature mapping and the necessary adjustments to ensure facilities remain compliant and efficient.  1. HVAC Heating Dynamics  […]

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Procuring K- 12 Commissioning in 2024 

In this blog, we aim to assist K-12 capital project teams and owner’s representatives in Washington State by clarifying the commissioning process for school projects. We’ll highlight the differences between the Washington Sustainable Schools Protocol (WSSP) and the Washington State Energy Code, Commercial Provisions (C408), and offer insights for crafting effective Requests for Qualifications (RFQ) […]

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ValGenesis Announces Performance Validation as New Service Partner

ValGenesis Inc., the market leader in enterprise validation lifecycle management systems (VLMS), and Performance Validation, Inc. a 100% employee-owned company serving the life sciences industry since 1988, have partnered to deliver unique compliance-focused digital validation solutions for life sciences companies in the US. Performance Validation is an industry leader with over 30 years of experience […]

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