Commissioning Phasing Activities

 


Phase



Task



Duration / Order



Schematic/Design


Review and Planning



Owner’s Project Requirements-OPR


Basis of Design (BOD)



Develop early


Follows OPR



 



DD & CD reviews


Examine Design/Construction Documents & Submittals



 


Prior to ordering / installation



 



Develop Commissioning Plan


Commissioning Kickoff Meeting



As soon as possible


After construction begins



 



Develop Functional Test Procedures



Prior to installation completion



Construction


Site Observations



Observe Construction Progress / Quality



Ongoing during construction



Preparation for


Testing



Control System Point-to-Point Check



On installation completion



 



System Start-up



CA to witness as required



 



Pre-functional Test Checklists


aka System Readiness Forms; also


submit start-up forms/checklists



On completion of start-up and point to point, can be concurrent with TAB



 



Test, Adjust, and Balance



After start-up & controls



 



Review TAB preliminary report



Immediately after TAB



 



TAB Verification by CA



Typically 10-20% samples



 



Notice of Readiness by contractor



After start-up and TAB



Functional Performance


Testing



Execute Test Procedures


CA writes; contracting team executes



After Notice of Readiness and Pre-test doc’s received



Post Occupancy


Documentation Processing 



Executive Summary



In final report



 



Executed Test Procedures



In final report



 



Commissioning Issues Log



In final report



 



Lesson’s Learned



In final report



Final Reviews



Review Final TAB Report



Following construction



 



Review O&M Manuals & as-builts



On completion and receipt



 



Training Agenda reviews



Receive course sign-offs



 



Seasonal testing/warranty review



3-10 mo. after occupancy


 

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