The U.S. General Services Administration recognizes the wealth of information
various organizations (including those on the previous pages) have contributed to
the field of commissioning. Reviewing and incorporating industry best practice
was a critical step in preparing this Building Commissioning Guide, and GSA
would like to recognize the following sources that were instrumental in preparing
American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc.
The HVAC Commissioning Process, ASHRAE Guideline 1-1996, 1996.
ASHRAE Publications Dept., 1791 Tullie Circle, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329.
Building Commissioning Association (BCA). Building Commissioning Attributes.
National Association of State Facilities Administrators (NASFA). Building
Commissioning - Recommended Guidelines. 2003. www.nasfa.net
National Institute of Building Sciences. Total Building Commissioning General
Principals and Procedures. 1090 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 700, Washington,
DC 20005. http://sustainable.state.fl.us/fdi/edesign/resource/totalbcx/guidemod/
Oregon Office of Energy/Portland Energy Conservation, Inc. (PECI). New
Construction Commissioning Handbook for Facility Managers. 2000. http://www.
Portland Energy Conservation, Inc. (PECI). Model Commissioning Plan and Guide
Commissioning Specifications, USDOE/PECI, 1997. www.peci.org
U.S. Department of Energy. Building Commissioning:The Key to Quality Assurance.
Rebuild America Guide Series. http://www.rebuild.org/index.asp
U.S. General Services Administration and USDOE. Building Commissioning
Guide. 1995, revised in 1997. Version 1 by Enviro-Management & Research, Inc.
Available at USDOE/FEMP Web site.