To verify that the project's energy-related systems are installed and calibrated to perform according to
the owner's project requirements (OPR), the basis-of-design and construction documents.
Benefits of commissioning include reduced energy use, lower operating costs, fewer contractor callbacks, better building
documentation, improved occupant productivity and verification that the systems perform in accordance with the OPR
Implement all of the following fundamental best practice commissioning procedures:
Engage an individual as the commissioning authority (CxA) to lead, review and oversee the completion of the commissioning process activities
Review basis-of-design documentation for clarity and completeness
Embed commissioning requirements into construction documents
Develop and implement a commissioning plan
Verify the installation and functional performance of the systems
Verify training and operation and maintenance documentation
Complete a summary commissioning report
The intent and requirements described on this webpage are paraphrased from the copyrighted works of the USGBC "LEED 2009 for
New Construction and Major Renovations Rating System November 2008", and, the CAGBC "LEED Rating System & Addendum for New Construction and Major Renovations
LEED Canada-NC version 1.0 December 2004", and are presented here strictly for informational purposes and are not intended to supplant or be used in place
of the original copyrighted works.