Commissioning- Resources

commissioning resources

Taitem has created client resources you may find helpful.

Trainings, Template Documents and Guides


  • PG&E Commissioning Trainings (full day trainings conducted in California, streamed live for free online. Numerous topics, on a 1 year repeating cycle – use the filter tool to filter by topic and select Commissioning)
  • BCxA Trainings (held several times each year on different subjects. Conducted by BCxA members. In the $100+ range per training, trainings are 1 hr long)
  • Commissioning Guides and Templates

  • Guideline 0: The Commissioning Process
  • Guideline 1.1: HVAC&R Technical Requirements for The Commissioning Process
  • Guideline 11: Field Testing of HVAC Controls Components
  • California Commissioning Collaborative
  • California Commissioning Collaborative
  • Selecting a Commissioning Agent (guidance)
  • RCx tools (ECAM, UCAT)
  • Building Commissioning Association (BCxA)
  • BCxA (Commissioning Best Practices)
  • New Construction Commissioning Guide
  • Existing Building Commissioning Guide
  • LEED
  • LEED v4 Fundamental Commissioning
  • LEED v4 Enhanced Commissioning
  • Portland Energy Conservation Inc (PECI)
  • PECI (Functional Test Guide, etc.)
  • GSA Standards
  • GSA P100 Commissioning Guide
  • National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS)
  • NIBS Guideline 3-2012 (Envelope Commissioning)
  • Established Commissioning Organizations, Resource Pages and Useful Websites

    Commissioning Organizations

  • BCxA – Building Commissioning Association: A good resource for commissioning agents- Publishes commissioning best practices standards. Provides some template documents for public download, others are available for members only
  • PECI – Portland Energy Conservation Institute: A great resource for templates and guidance
  • California Commissioning Collaborative: A great resource and home of the functional testing guide.
  • Useful Websites

  • David Sellers Blog: An amazingly on-point and easy to understand blog featuring excerpts and materials from David Sellers classes, a library of useful resources and regular articles dealing with common commissioning questions
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