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| v2 - LEED 2.0

Fundamental commissioning

EAp1 | Required

Intent

Verify that the project’s energy-related systems are installed, calibrated and perform as intended.

Requirements

The following commissioning process activities shall be completed by the commissioning team:

  • Designate an individual as the Commissioning Authority to lead the commissioning process activities. This individual should not be directly responsible for project design or construction management.
  • Clearly document the owner’s project requirements and the basis of design for the building’s energy-related systems. Updates to these documents shall be made during design and construction by the design team.
  • Develop and incorporate commissioning requirements into the construction documents.
  • Develop and utilize a commissioning plan.
  • Verify that the installation and performance of energy consuming systems meet the owner’s project requirements and basis of design.
  • Complete a commissioning report.
Commissioned Systems:

The energy-related systems to be included in the commissioning process activities include as a minimum:

  • Heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC&R) systems (mechanical and passive) and associated controls
  • Lighting and daylighting controls
  • Domestic hot water systems
  • Renewable energy systems (wind, solar etc.)
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