ASHRAE has published a new guideline, Guideline 1.1 HVAC&R Technical Requirements for the Commissioning Process, which describes the technical requirements of the commissioning process described in ASHRAE Guideline 0-2005 that will verify that the HVACR systems and achieve the OPR, according to a press release sent out by ASHRAE.

According to Walter Grondzik, secretary of the committee that wrote the guideline, “The quality-oriented process outlined in the guideline provides improved quality and greater cost effectiveness compared to commissioning as currently practiced by many commissioning providers.”

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