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Benefits of Building Commissioning

Posted by Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

Apr 16, 2015 1:17:00 PM

Building Commissioning for Energy Efficiency

The following are just a few of the benefits of commissioning a building:

Early Identification of Potential Operational Issues

Commissioning by an MEP engineering services firm reduces or eliminates issues that may occur during construction or that might otherwise linger after the warranty close-out.

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An Overview of Commissioning

Posted by Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

Apr 15, 2015 1:02:00 PM

Building Commissioning

What is Building Commissioning?

Commissioning is a process that verifies and documents that a building’s systems are installed and perform in accordance with the basis of design and the building owner’s expectations. The commissioning process ideally begins at the programming phase of the project and continues through all phases, culminating in the functional testing of the installed systems and continuing through the contractor’s warranty period.

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Systems Retro-Commissioning for Michigan State University

Posted by Ginger Greager

May 28, 2014 11:51:26 AM

Radiology Building Mechanical Systems Retro-Commissioning  |  East Lansing, Michigan

Michigan State University contracted Peter Basso Associates to perform mechanical systems retro-commissioning for its Radiology Building and provide a summary report.  This is MSU’s “flagship” project for retro-commissioning 120 buildings on its main campus.

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Green Design Building Commissioning Services for Panduit Corporation

Posted by Ginger Greager

May 28, 2014 11:46:28 AM

Commissioning of New Corporate Office Complex  |  Tinley Park, Illinois

Panduit Corporation retained the services of Peter Basso Associates to provide building commissioning for a new 280,000 square foot World Headquarters located in Tinley Park, Illinois.

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LEED® Green Design Commissioning for Spectrum Health

Posted by Ginger Greager

May 28, 2014 11:37:55 AM

Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital LEED® Commissioning  |  Grand Rapids, Michigan

Peter Basso Associates commissioned the 11-story, 441,000 square foot Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital to meet requirements of LEED v2.2 EA Prerequisite 1 Fundamental Commissioning and EA Credit 3 Enhanced Commissioning, with the goal of achieving LEED® Gold.

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