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LBL: Overview Of Residential Commissioning
US Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories describes residential building commissioning including problems, solutions, project status & literature review, what commissioning is, residential commissioning process, performance areas of current concern, metrics, diagnostics, norms, and potential benefits. (PDF)
Industry Information

NCBC: 2017 National Conference On Building Commissioning
The 25th National Conference on Building Commissioning took place in Salt Lake City, Utah October 16-18, 2017, hosted by the Building Commissioning Association (BCxA). The three-day event, themed “Past, Present, Future,” took a broad look at then (1993) and now (2017), with a deep dive into the technology, practices, and market issues that are emerging today.
Industry Sectors

BCA: Building Commissioning Association
Building Commissioning Association is an international non-profit organization that serves professionals from across the commercial buildings industry. It is education-driven, develops technical resources, forms collaborative relationships with related organizations, holds an annual conference, and manages a certification program for credentialed commissioning professionals.
Information Sources

Building Science: Conversation On Building Commissioning
The practice of building commissioning is changing with the new push to certify and license commissioning agents. In this Conversation, Joe Lstiburek and John Straube discuss what the impacts might be and why the building industry should pay attention.

Energy Design Resources: Resources & Guidelines On Commissioning
Energy Design Resources offers online guidelines, technical briefs, and resources on building commissioning.

WBDG: Building Commissioning Procedures & Resources
Whole Building Design Guide organizes commissioning information, guidance, and resources under three broad principles including Determine Project Performance Requirements, Plan the Commissioning Process, and Document Compliance and Acceptance.
Issues & Performance

CSA: CSA Z320-11 Building Commissioning Standard
CSA Z320-11 Building Commissioning provides guidelines for the commissioning of a building and all related building systems and has been developed to deal with the building and/or its major systems as a whole rather than separate individual standalone components. It applies to new construction and renovations of existing buildings or facilities.

CSA: CSA Z5000-18 Building Commissioning for Energy Using Systems
CSA standard Z5000-18, Building Commissioning for Energy Using Systems is now available for purchase. This new standard provides a comprehensive, integrated, consistent, and managed process to monitor building energy and domestic water use through the commissioning of the monitoring system.
Procedures

GBA: Residential Commissioning
Green Building Advisor says it's usually the general contractor who has to verify that all of the specified work has been completed by several subcontractors in a new home.
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