Building Enclosure Commissioning: What, Why, Who, When and How?

Building Enclosure Commissioning: What, Why, Who, When and How?

Learn how apply Building Enclosure Commissioning (BECx), with requirements for LEEDv4 and standards from ASHRAE, NIBS, and ASTM.

Description: 

This session focuses on the science of good design and meeting the coming demand for a new service. Focused on the requirements for LEEDv4 and supported by the standards from ASHRAE, NIBS, and ASTM, this session looks at learning and applying Building Enclosure Commissioning. Given the growth of LEED in the United States and internationally, BECx is expected to grow exponentially. You will gain the knowledge and skills to win business and create better buildings. While engineers have long dominated this field, this particular practice area provides opportunities for specialization for individuals and service growth for firms.

Learning objectives

  • Understand the difference between systems commissioning and building enclosure commissioning (BECx).         
  • Articulate three or more strategies employed in Building Envelope Commissioning services to determine performance compliance.
  • Understand the scope and scale of Building Envelope Commissioning as well as how it might fit into their company’s offerings or requirements.
  • Relate BECx requirements to LEEDv4 requirements, and determine individual/firm qualifications to provide these services.

This course is part of a series

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$40 non-member
$25 member
1.50 LUs
  • HSW
  • GBCI
  • RIBA

Instructors

  • James Scott Brew

    James Scott Brew

    FCSI, LEED AP, CPHC, CCS, CCCA

    Architect, Director & Chief Building Scientist, Ebert & Baumann Consulting Engineers, Inc.

    James Scott Brew is an Architect, Director & Chief Building Scientist with Ebert & Baumann...
  • Ben Burgoyne

    Ben Burgoyne

    CCP, LEED AP

    Mechanical Engineer and Head of Commissioning, Ebert & Baumann Consulting Engineers, Inc.

    Ben Burgoyne, CCP, LEED AP is with Ebert & Baumann Consulting Engineers, Inc. Ben graduated...

Course details

Contents: Video, quiz, evaluation

Expiration: One year after purchase

Duration: 1:30

Passing Score: 80% on quiz