Adventures of Johnny Tundra, Cold-Weather Engineer: 'Compounding the Problem'

Jan. 26, 2017
The steam sterilizer at Stony End Home for the Aged is water-logged. If it shuts down, clinic operations will come to a screeching halt, with the next-closest medical facility more than two hours away. Luckily for Facilities Manager Thatcher “Thatch” McGowan, his old pal Johnny Tundra is only a phone call away.
About the Author

RON WILKINSON PE LEED AP CPMP | Principal

The founding principal of Seattle-based Wilkinson Commissioning Management, Ron Wilkinson, PE, LEED AP, CPMP, is the author of the first commissioning training program for the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for New Construction and Major Renovations Green Building Rating System and the founding recording secretary for ASHRAE Guideline Project Committee 0.2/1.2, The Commissioning Process for Existing Building Systems and Assemblies/The Commissioning Process for Existing HVAC&R Systems. An ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer and an American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Lecturer, he has spoken on commissioning practices internationally. He is a longtime member of HPAC Engineering’s Editorial Advisory Board.

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