Fundamental building systems commissioning | U.S. Green Building Council
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LEED BD+C: New Construction | v2 - LEED 2.1

Fundamental building systems commissioning

EAp1 | Required


Verify and ensure that fundamental building elements and systems are designed, installed and calibrated to operate as intended.


Implement or have a contract in place to implement the following fundamental best practice commissioning procedures.

  • Engage a commissioning team that does not include individuals directly responsible for project design or construction management.
  • Review the design intent and the basis of design documentation.
  • Incorporate commissioning requirements into the construction documents.
  • Develop and utilize a commissioning plan.
  • Verify installation, functional performance, training and operation and maintenance documentation.
  • Complete a commissioning report.
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