Recommissioning and Retrocommissioning

As part of the evaluation under 42 U.S.C. § 8253(f)(3)(A), energy managers are required to identify and assess recommissioning measures (or if the facility has never been commissioned, retrocommissioning measures) for the facility.

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(G) Recommissioning

The term "recommissioning" means a process—

(i)of commissioning a facility or system beyond the project development and warranty phases of the facility or system; and

(ii)the primary goal of which is to ensure optimum performance of a facility, in accordance with design or current operating needs, over the useful life of the facility, while meeting building occupancy requirements.

(H) Retrocommissioning

The term "retrocommissioning" means a process of commissioning a facility or system that was not commissioned at the time of construction of the facility or system.