Precursor to qualification
Includes setting up, balancing, adjustment and testing of entire HVAC system to ensure it meets requirements in URS and capacity
Acceptable tolerances for parameters
Training of personnel
8. Commissioning, qualification and maintenance
8.1.1 Commissioning should include the setting up, balancing, adjustment and testing of the entire HVAC system, to ensure that it meets all the requirements, as specified in the user requirement specification (URS), and capacities as specified by the designer or developer.
8.1.2 The installation records of the system should provide documented evidence of all measured capacities of the system.
8.1.3 The data should include items such as the design and measurement figures for airflows, water flows, system pressures and electrical amperages.
These should be contained in the operating and maintenance manuals (O & M manuals).
8.1.4 Acceptable tolerances for all system parameters should be specified prior to commencing the physical installation.
8.1.5 Training should be provided to personnel after installation of the system, and should include operation and maintenance.