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Tips for Ensuring Proper Building Enclosure Commissioning 

December, 30, 2016 at 23:00

Part Three of our Building Enclosure email series will discuss... Tips for Ensuring Proper Building Enclosure Commissioning

We have put together the following tips to ensure that you are well covered and versed in what you should expect when moving forward with this service:

  1. Is the BECx Agent Qualified? A qualified BECx Agent should not only have experience in the Commissioning process, but also demonstrate a vast knowledge in the fundamental principles of building envelope design, engineering, fabrication, installation, and testing of a variety of cladding systems.
     
  2. Understand the standards. Your BECx Agent should be well versed in the accepted industry standards which include ASTM E2813, Standard Practice for Building Enclosure Commissioning; ASTM E2947, Standard Guide for Building Enclosure Commissioning, NIBS Guideline 3-2006 and ASHRAE Standard 202, Commissioning Process for Buildings and Systems.

 

What are the Benefits of Building Enclosure Commissionng? 

December, 13, 2016 at 33:00
Part Two of our Building Enclosure email series will discuss...
  1. Ensure systems are properly detailed and specified.
  2. Ensure proper material fabrication methodologies (improves material longevity).
  3. Ensure systems are properly installed on-site.
  4. Ensure systems are meeting the specified performance criteria post installation.
  5. Avoid issues post occupancy.
All of these benefits can help you to save money and energy!
Would you like more information about Building Enclosure Cx? Send us an email with your inquiries. We are also available to schedule a phone call or meeting to discuss your needs/questions!