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There are three recommissioning methods; Recalibrate-Recall-Recycle, and if you
have the opportunity to participate in a LEED project, and more specifically the
compiling of the Systems Manual, you'll become quite familiar with them. Read on
for more information.
ES’ Howard McKew provides valuable recommissioning manual corrections and clarifications for the LEED 2.1 workbook. Read on for specific documentation and details on how to assign a document collector for LEED recommissioning projects.
ATC: automatic temperature control sequence of operationFPT: functional performance test narrative to demonstrate the system performance to the commissioning engineer and/or building ownerNo sooner had the July edition of the
Leaning on experience and data from various K-12 cities and projects, the author pursues some less conventional design approaches. They may revolve around radiant heating and/or cooling, but depending on school size and other factors, the smart use of heat recovery, DOAS, and improved central plants could also put a project on the HVAC honor roll.