What is commissioning

What is commissioning?

Commissioning is the process of verifying that all systems and components of a building or industrial plant are designed, installed, tested, operated and maintained as conceived or described in the program of requirements.

This assurance of the quality requirements of mission-critical assets for a building or plant is done through the design, documentation and scheduling of a commissioning plan. Having tests performed, data calibrated and verified, and recommendations recorded in a commissioning file are an essential part of this. This review is often lacking in technical due diligence. 

The main objective of commissioning is to pursue and achieve a safe and orderly hand-over of the total plant and building, from the construction phase to the operations and maintenance phase, with the building or plants performing according to the design assumptions.

Wat is commissioning?