Building Commissioning 101

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COMMISSIONING 101 DESCRIPTION

TIM KILBY

DIRECTOR OF COMMISSIONING

ABOUT DBR DBR provides an alternative to traditional firms by providing better opportunities for our people and as a result, a better experience for our clients. Our independent Commissioning Agents are at the leading edge of system start-up and validation ensuring adherence to schedule & lower cost of ownership.

CONTACT Tim Kilby CxA, LEED AP BD+C Director of Commissioning Tkilby@dbrinc.com 713.914.0888

This presentation is for the members of the building design team and is an introduction to the commissioning process and a guide to the design team responsibilities within the commissioning process. The presentation will describe each step in the commissioning process and explain how the designer will fulfill their role during those steps. The health and comfort and energy savings benefits to the building owner, users and occupants will be discussed. Ideally, the designer will come away with a better understanding of the commissioning process and how it is a benefit during the life of a project.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES • When is commissioning required? • An overview of the commissioning process and how it affects the quality control of the project • The Design Team’s role in the commissioning process • A general understanding of functional testing • Benefits of commissioning regarding health, welfare, and energy usage of a project

LEARNING UNITS 1 LU|HSW


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