Defines commissioning of buildings and describes the goals it sets out to achieve: 1)a safe and healthy building, 2)improved energy performance, 3)reduced operating costs, 4)improved staff expertise, 5)improved documentation, 6)improved usefulness to the client. Benefits of building commissioning to the owner, design professional, and contractor are enumerated. Suggestions for what buildings and systems should be commissioned and how the process might go forth are provided.
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