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LBL: Overview Of Residential Commissioning
US Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories describes residential building commissioning including problems, solutions, project status & literature review, what commissioning is, residential commissioning process, performance areas of current concern, metrics, diagnostics, norms, and potential benefits. (PDF)
Industry Information

NCBC: Annual National Conference On Building Commissioning
The Building Commissioning Association's 20th Anniversary was celebrated at the Annual National Conference on Building Commissioning held in Nashville, Tennessee. October 15-17, 2018. This years themes included the value of commissioning, building and infrastructure resilience, data analytics, and higher education facility challenges and success. This year also featured a special track, Commissioning Essentials, devoted to the "how-to" of new construction and existing building commissioning from the design phase through occupancy.
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BCxA: Building Commissioning Association
Building Commissioning Association is an international non-profit organization that serves professionals from across the commercial buildings industry. It is education-driven, develops technical resources, forms collaborative relationships with related organizations, holds an annual conference, and manages a certification program for credentialed commissioning professionals.
Information Sources

WBDG: Building Commissioning Procedures & Resources
Whole Building Design Guide organizes commissioning information, guidance, and resources under three broad principles including Determine Project Performance Requirements, Plan the Commissioning Process, and Document Compliance and Acceptance.
Issues & Performance

CSA: CSA Z320-11 (R2016) Building Commissioning Standard
CSA Z320-11 (R2016) Building Commissioning provides guidelines for the commissioning of a building and all related building systems and has been developed to deal with the building and/or its major systems as a whole rather than separate individual standalone components. It applies to new construction and renovations of existing buildings or facilities.

CSA: CSA Z5000-18 Building Commissioning for Energy Using Systems
CSA standard Z5000-18, Building Commissioning for Energy Using Systems is now available for purchase. This new standard provides a comprehensive, integrated, consistent, and managed process to monitor building energy and domestic water use through the commissioning of the monitoring system.

GBA: Residential Commissioning
Green Building Advisor says it's usually the general contractor who has to verify that all of the specified work has been completed by several subcontractors in a new home.
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