11_-_Chap_12_14_-_Commissioning___Green_Building___Beyond

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Building Commissioning– Chapter 12 Cutting Edge & Beyond – Chapter 14 Brother Burr
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What is Commissioning? Building Commissioning: The process of ensuring that all the subsystems for HVAC, plumbing, and electrical are operating as intended by the building owner and as designed by the architects and engineers. Bottom Line: Commissioning ensures your building is running as efficiently as it‟s supposed to.
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Building Commissioning– Chapter 12 Brother Burr
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Interesting Fact According to a recent study, the impacts of building commissioning may reduce operating costs by a larger margin than energy conservation measures . The report put the 20-year savings due to commissioning at $8.47/SF, compared with $5.79/SF for energy conservation. (Kibert, 317)
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Essentials of Building Commissioning Terms: Cx = Commissioning CxA or CA = Commissioning Authority (the person who controls the commissioning Process TAB (Testing and Balancing) = verifying that HVAC systems are working properly. Before extensive commissioning practices were developed, TAB was still used. Today, TAB has become a part of commissioning.
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Essentials of Building Commissioning Essential Elements of the Commissioning Process: 1.
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course CM 455 taught by Professor Kevinburr during the Winter '12 term at BYU.

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