What is Building Systems Commissioning, How to commission building systems
What is building systems commissioning and speaks to how to commission building systems.
Commissioning is understood to be a systematic process for achieving, verifying and documenting that the performance of the building mechanical and electrical systems. The various systems are to be proven that design intent as well as the functional and operational needs of the owners and occupants are met.
Commissioning requirements are:
Work in conjunction with consultants, project managers, facility managers and operational staff.
Review specifications and drawings provided by consultants pretender.
Develop commissioning requirements to match for projects and monitor consultants to ensure compliance.
Verify that site installations are in compliance with specifications and drawings.
Coordinate the start up of equipment and systems.
Explain Commissioning Duties
Review operation and maintenance manuals and as-built drawings.
Coordinate training for operational staff.
Ensure regulatory and environmental compliance.
Ensure full documentation records are kept for each project.
Attend and record turnover meeting.
Systems and Processes Included
Domestic hot water
Drainage sewer and sanitary
Steam and condensate
Air handling units
Indoor air quality
Tenant billing metering
Life safety (emergency) power
Start up tests and verification
Wet system pressure tests
Flushing and cleaning
Drain waste and vent piping
Ductwork pressure tests
Air flow measuring stations
Circuit balance valves
Laboratory pressure, temperature, humidity, fume hood and exhaust device tests
Fire protection systems
Natural gas tests
Start up of equipment and systems
Completion of air and water testing adjusting and balancing
Calibration, sequencing and testing of automatic controls
Training of operators
Review of systems operation and data manual
Review how to use manuals
Equipment sequence of operation
Original commissioning plan
Contractor reports on startup, performance, testing and fine tuning.
Testing and verification records
Equipment start up logs
Proof of owner’s training
Acceptance documents for each system
Commissioning meeting minutes.
Commissioning Of HVAC Systems
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