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Building Envelope Commissioning [DN-30]

Standard Practice for Building Enclosure Commissioning.

Building Enclosure Commissioning (BECx) is a holistic process developed with input from stakeholders in the real estate development, design, construction, and property management communities to supplement and strengthen the project delivery process and deliver higher performing buildings and structures. BECx was originally conceived as par t of a more broadly based whole-building Commissioning (Cx) program that began largely as a test-and-balance activity in the HVAC industry but today has evolved to include a wide range of processes intended to ensure fully integrated and

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the history and development of Building Enclosure Commissioning (BECx).
  • Describe the BECx process.
  • Explain the requirements for BECx in ASTM E2813.
  • Discuss the relevance of BECx to the project delivery process, rolls and responsibilties of the project team, and verification of quantifiable building performance.

UPDATE: From the Spring 2014 issue of ASCENT magazine, this article offers 1 HSW Learning Unit of continuing education after successfully passing the assessment quiz.

Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 PDH Credit
1 HSW/LU Credit
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