What We Wish Everyone Knew: Using Commissioning Discoveries to Make Buildings Better

Audience participation will be welcome during this interactive session exploring avoidable issues found during commissioning, how they result in brand new systems being installed in ways that compromise building performance from day one, and how we can avoid these pitfalls.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2024 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Room / Location:
Marina 1

CEU Information: 

BOC: 1 credit hour
BPI: 1 credit hour
GBCI: 1 credit hour (BD+C, ID+C, O+M)
MA CSL: 1 credit hour (Energy)
NAHB: 1 credit hour
NARI: 1 credit hour
PHI: Credit offered for full conference attendance
Phius: Credit offered for each full conference day
RESNET: Credit offered for each full conference day

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore how commissioning supports the design and construction process, and use that understanding to improve how different parties interact and communicate with the construction team.
  • Leverage insights from the most common design issues encountered to improve on mechanical, electrical and plumbing designs.
  • Identify what to look for and how to avoid some of the less common but more significant design issues discovered on past projects to avoid them in the future.
  • Identify key points where owner, commissioning agent and designer involvement in a project can make the difference between successes and failure.

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