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LEED BD+C: New Construction | v2 - LEED 2.1

Additional commissioning

EAc3 | Possible 1 point


Verify and ensure that the entire building is designed, constructed and calibrated to operate as intended.


In addition to the Fundamental Building Commissioning prerequisite, implement or have a contract in place to implement the following additional commissioning tasks:

  1. A commissioning authority independent of the design team shall conduct a review of the design prior to the construction documents phase.
  2. An independent commissioning authority shall conduct a review of the construction documents near completion of the construction document development and prior to issuing the contract documents for construction.
  3. An independent commissioning authority shall review the contractor submittals relative to systems being commissioned.
  4. Provide the owner with a single manual that contains the information required for re-commissioning building systems.
  5. Have a contract in place to review building operation with O&M staff, including a plan for resolution of outstanding commissioning-related issues within one year after construction completion date.
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