Benefits of Building Commissioning :

  • Improve building performance by saving energy and reducing operational costs
  • Identify and resolve building system operation, control and maintenance problems
  • Reduce or eliminate occupant complaints and increase tenant satisfaction
  • Improve indoor environmental comfort and quality and reduce associated liability
  • Document system operation
  • Identify the O&M staff training needs and provide such training
  • Minimize operational risk and increase asset value
  • Extend equipment life-cycle
  • Ensure the persistence of improvements over the building’s life
  • Assist in achieving LEED for Existing Buildings
  • Improve the building’s ENERGY STAR rating
  • Improves air quality
  • Improves occupant productivity
  • Improves equipment life
  • Improves comfort
  • Improves maintainability
  • Improves facility staff preparedness
  • Improves energy performance

Sets clear measurable goals for everyone:

  • Verifies goals are being met throughout the design and construction phases
  • Establishes accountability
  • Changes the way people perform
  • Allows designers and contractors to measure success as well as deficiency

Identifies issues & corrects deficiencies:

  • Design errors
  • Failed equipment
  • Improper installation
  • Poorly tuned controls / improper sequences

Quality Process:

  • Prevents problems
  • Designers focus on owner needs
  • correct design issues early in design
  • improves specifications & design documents
  • reduces RFI’s & change orders

Contractors focus on quality work:

  • improves submittal process
  • timely delivery of O&M materials
  • catch errors at the start of installation
  • test finished work to verify operability
  • creates team atmosphere and accountability

Nova Commissioning Services Ltd.
1439 Youville Dr. Unit 18A
Orleans, Ontario. Canada K1C 4M8
Phone: 613.830.6656 Fax: 613.824.1070