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Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction, 2nd Edition by Sam Kubba

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Chapter Eleven

Green Project Commissioning

Abstract

This chapter essentially starts with an overview of the building commissioning industry, followed by a general definition of what commissioning is and the main objectives of building commissioning. It then goes on to explain the principal costs (and the many factors that affect it) and benefits of building commissioning and why it is important to employ building commissioning for a project. Likewise, the long-term cost implications of commissioning are explored. The Chapter then goes on to define the duties and qualifications of the commissioning authority and the commissioning team. This is followed by an explanation of the commissioning process, Fundamental Commissioning, Enhanced Commissioning ...

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