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Related to Commissioning: Building commissioning
The process of ensuring that installed systems function as specified, performed by a third-party commissioning authority. Elements to be commissioned are identified, installation is observed, sampling is conducted, test procedures are devised and executed, staff training is verified, and operations and maintenance manuals are reviewed and systems capable of being operated and maintained to perform in conformity with the owner’s project requirements. Typically commenced at completion of construction, often including initial user occupancy, intended to allow designers and managers to check functional subsystems, to determine that the facility is functioning properly, and undertake any remedial action.