the Construction Manager, Construction Contractor, A/E and owner staff for their
part in the commissioning process. The profile of these costs will vary depending
on roles and responsibilities chosen. For a detailed estimate of professional
service fees, an itemized level of effort needs to be performed based on unique
Portland Energy Conservation, Inc. (PECI), 2000
Estimates of Construction Phase Commissioning Costs
Floor Area in Square Feet
specialty = Very complex facilitiesNeutral Buoyancy Laboratory; Mission Control Center; etc.
complex = Moderate plus most of floor area in complex systems (hospitals, labs, operating
rooms, clean rooms, fume hoods or other non-HVAC systems are commissioned such as
cost of living locations increase costs.
moderate = More complex office, classroom with some labs, building automation, more control
strategies, fewer packaged equipment; more systems (fire, emergency power, etc.).
simple = Office buildings, classrooms, packaged equipment and controls; common systems,
fewer pieces of equipment.