BASIC COMMISSIONING TERMS:
of Design Document:
A document that records the concepts, calculations, decisions, and product
selections used to meet the Owner’s Project Requirements and to satisfy
applicable regulatory requirements, standards, and guidelines. The document
includes both narrative descriptions and lists of individual items that support
the design process.
An entity identified by the Owner who plans, schedules, and coordinates the
Commissioning Team to implement the Commissioning Process.
document that outlines the organization, allocation of resources, and
documentation requirements of the Commissioning Process.
quality-focused process for enhancing the delivery of a project. The Process
focuses on verifying and documenting that the facility and all of its systems
and assemblies are planned, designed, installed, tested, operated, and
maintained to meet the Owner’s Project Requirements.
individuals who through coordinated actions are responsible for implementing the
form used by the Contractor to verify that appropriate components are on-site,
correctly installed, functional and ready for Functional Performance Testing.
A report generated by the Cx Authority during Functional Performance Testing
documenting issues found during the testing procedures that require follow-up
The process by which specific documents, components, equipment, assemblies,
systems, and interfaces among systems are confirmed to comply with the criteria
described in the Owner’s Project Requirements.
A written document that details the functional requirements of the project and
the expectations of how the building will be used and operated. This includes
project and design goals, measurable performance criteria, budgets, schedules,
success criteria, and supporting information.
Systems Manuals: The Systems Manuals include information related to the systems, assemblies and the Commissioning Process, incorporated into a usable information resource, with indexes and cross references. Information included in the Systems Manuals: Owner’s Project Requirements, Basis of Design Document, Commissioning Plan, Commissioning Process Progress Reports, manufacturer Installation Manuals, manufacturer Operation and Maintenance Manuals, Test Reports and Record Drawings.
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