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The term "commissioning", with respect to a facility, means a systematic process—

(i)of ensuring, using appropriate verification and documentation, during the period beginning on the initial day of the design phase of the facility and ending not earlier than 1 year after the date of completion of construction of the facility, that all facility systems perform interactively in accordance with—

(I)the design documentation and intent of the facility; and

(II)the operational needs of the owner of the facility, including preparation of operation personnel; and

(ii)the primary goal of which is to ensure fully functional systems that can be properly operated and maintained during the useful life of the facility.