In order to verify design and performance, and ensure that the Government requirements are met, employ commissioning practices appropriate to the size and complexity of the building and its system components. This must include an experienced commissioning provider, who should be independent of the project design and construction team, and the operations team. The choice of either contracted services or Government personnel to serve as the commissioning provider will be determined at project level.
Meet the requirements of ASHRAE 189.1 Section 10.3.1.2 (Building Project Commissioning), with the following modifications:
- For buildings and systems that are less complex8, commissioning may be tailored as determined by the DOD Component AHJ9.
- “Schematic design” is the design charrette or similar conceptual design activity prior to completion of 35% design.
- Documentation as described in ASHRAE 55 Section 6.2 is not required.
For Medical Treatment Facilities, refer to UFC 4-510-01 Medical Military Facilities for commissioning requirements.
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