Commissioning

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Commissioning February 18, 2020

Video: Commissioning Electrical Systems in Mission Critical Facilities

Commissioning electrical systems in mission critical facilities requires great care and planning and save clients the extreme costs from system outages due to improperly tested equipment or insufficient levels of testing

By CxEnergy and the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
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Commissioning February 4, 2020

Video: Tales of Commissioning a Net Zero Building: Lombardo Center at Millersville University

This case study presentation examines the challenges and rewards associated with making the Lombardo Center at Millersville University a net zero building.

By CxEnergy and the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
Codes and Standards January 28, 2020

Video: State of NFPA 3 Standard for Commissioning of Fire Protection & Life Safety Systems

This session will discuss why NFPA 3 was initially developed and how it evolved into a standard, who is involved in commissioning these systems and some common misconceptions related to commissioning them.

By CxEnergy and the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
Commissioning January 21, 2020

Video: Greater than the Sum of its Parts The Interdependence of MEP and Envelope Cx

This presentation will discuss the “whole building” commissioning process, industry standards, and code requirements to show how a well-integrated BECx + MEP Cx process provides synergistic benefits to building owners and enhances building performance.

By CxEnergy and the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
Commissioning January 7, 2020

Video: Commissioning a Biomass Heating System in a Remote Alaska Community

The Southeast Island School District (SISD) learned valuable lessons that led to improved Owner’s Project Requirements, revised design criteria, and important startup and operational criteria.

By CxEnergy and the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
Data Centers January 3, 2020

SAS Institute Inc.: Data Center Commissioning

Failure mode analysis to define thresholds of performance.

By Affiliated Engineers
Lighting December 31, 2019

Commissioning lighting occupancy sensors

Installing lighting occupancy sensors and commissioning the devices have many benefits, including reducing operational and maintenance costs

By Michael Chow, PE, CxA, LEED AP BD+C, Metro CD Engineering, Columbus, Ohio
Commissioning December 17, 2019

Video: Commonly Made Commissioning Mistakes

This list of commonly made mistakes and oversights illustrates a perfect storm of commissioning folly.

By CxEnergy and the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
Project Management December 13, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: December 6-12

Read the best articles from the past week. Leveraging BIM, cooling coil condensate system design, 2019 Commissioning Giants, 2019 Salary Survey results and electrical design for smoke control systems.

By McKenzie Burns
Research December 6, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: November 29-December 5

Read the best articles from the past week. Salary survey results, leveraging BIM, following an OPR to design lighting systems, linking commissioning to deliver better buildings, designing an energy-efficient lighting system.

By McKenzie Burns