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Return on Investment What is it really costing to find drawings?
Notes with the key takeaways from Edifice Complex episode #52. These are insights from 4 deep thinking leaders in their respective fields.
The CxA scope of work over the 6 phases of the new building commissioning process.
This diagram details for each project phase: 1. Commissioning scope 2. Commissioning deliverables
This diagram details for each project phase: 1. Logic sequence for LEED V4 Cx Fundamental + Enhanced, Path 1, Option 1 2. Commissioning scope 3. Commissioning deliverables
This Map details: 1. Commissioning specialisms 2. Relevant commissioning codes to be cited in the specification 3. Relevant commissioning certifications to be cited in the specification
This table details what each project team member brings to the building commissioning process.
Carrier Technical Manual for Moduline VAV Systems. This is old school stuff but useful in some Retro-Cx situations.
Summary of the who, what why of building IST.
Analysis of building code consultant and commissioning specialist scope of work.
Project organization chart showing how commissioning fits into P3 projects.
The Building Whisperer’s unique index of “who cares” about how well-constructed and designed different types of buildings are.
VAV system issues and mitigation in one diagram.
This diagram shows the correct location of the static pressure sensor in VAV systems along with design, installation, and commissioning notes.
This diagram shows how to exclude outdated triple duty valves.
This chart summarizes commissioning deliverables for LEED V4 projects.
Systems effect in one diagram.
VAV boxes must be tested in situ.
Generic building system commissioning network. Use this as a start point.
Commissioning sampling rate and guidance notes for different buildings such as hospitals and airports.
Coil detail with design, installation, and commissioning notes.
VAV box detail with design, installation, and commissioning notes.
Chiller evaporator detail with design, installation, and commissioning notes.
Pump detail with design, installation, and commissioning notes.
This table breaks down how terms can change depending on the context and geographical location.
The distinction between fundamental, prerequisite hard skills and necessary soft skills.
Use these KPI’s to manage and assess quality outcomes.
How commissioning interacts in contractual relationships.
This chart breaks down what it takes to become qualified and call yourself “senior”.
The most common and useful definitions in commissioning aggregated into one convenient file.