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HVAC Commissioning Checklist

Programmable Thermostats

Installed per manufacturers instructions

Programmed per designed control strategy

Verify heating operation during occupied periods

Verify heating operation during unoccupied periods

Verify cooling operation during occupied periods

Verify cooling operation during unoccupied periods

Verify system operation during occupied hours under no-load condition

Verify system operation during unoccupied hours under no-load condition

Verify system status when power is lost

Verify system operation when power is returned

Verify battery back-up (if applicable)

Measure room temperatures for compliance with set point.

DX Air Cooled Condensing Units
Installation

Refrigerant pipe leak tested.

Refrigerant pipe evacuated and charged in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.

Check condenser fans for proper rotation.

Any damage to coil fins has been repaired.

Manufacturer's required maintenance/ operational clearance provided.

Electrical

Power available to unit disconnect.

Power available to unit control panel.

Verify that power disconnect is located within sight of the unit it controls

Controls

Unit safety/protection devices tested.

Control system and interlocks installed.

Control system and interlocks operational.

Variable Air Volume (VAV) Terminals
Installation

VAV terminal in place.

VAV terminal ducted.

VAV terminal connected to controls.

Reheat coil connected to hot water pipe.

Manufacturer's required maintenance clearance provided.

Controls

Reheat VAV terminal controls set.

Reheat terminal/coil controls verified.

Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing (TAB)

Verify terminal maximum air flow set.

Verify terminal minimum air flow set.

TAB operation complete

Variable Air Volume Handling Unit
Installation

Vibration isolation devices installed.

Inspection and access doors are operable and sealed.

Casing undamaged.

Insulation undamaged.

Condensate drainage is unobstructed. (Visually verify drainage by pouring a cup of water into drain pan.)

Fan belt adjusted.

Manufacturer's required maintenance clearance provided.

Electrical

Power available to unit disconnect.

Power available to unit control panel.

Proper motor rotation verified.

Verify that power disconnect is located within sight of the unit it controls.

Power available to humidifier.

Coils

Chilled water piping properly connected.

Chilled water piping pressure tested.

Hot water piping properly connected.

Hot water piping pressure tested.

Air vents installed on water coils with shutoff valves as specified.

Any damage to coil fins has been repaired.

Heat Recovery Unit

Controls operable.

Power connected and rotation check.

Bypass dampers operable.

Controls

Control valves/actuators properly installed.

Control valves/actuators operable.

Dampers/actuators properly installed.

Dampers/actuators operable.

Verify proper location, installation and calibration of duct static pressure sensor.

Fan air volume controller operable.

Air handler controls system operational.

Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing (TAB)

Power available to unit disconnect.

Construction filters removed and replaced.

TAB report submitted.

TAB results within +10%/-0% of L/s cfm shown on drawings

TAB results for outside air intake within +10%/-0% of both the minimum and maximum L/s cfms shown on drawings.

Completion

Additional Comments

Inspector Name & Signature
Installer Name & Signature
Contractor Name & Signature

HVAC Commissioning Checklist

Created by: SafetyCulture Staff | Industry: General | Downloads: 40

An HVAC commissioning checklist aims to help commissioning engineers prove the functionality of newly installed or upgraded heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. Effectively test programmable thermostats, condensing units, and variable air volume (VAV) terminals and handling units using this intuitive checklist.

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HVAC Commissioning Checklist

Programmable Thermostats

Installed per manufacturers instructions

Programmed per designed control strategy

Verify heating operation during occupied periods

Verify heating operation during unoccupied periods

Verify cooling operation during occupied periods

Verify cooling operation during unoccupied periods

Verify system operation during occupied hours under no-load condition

Verify system operation during unoccupied hours under no-load condition

Verify system status when power is lost

Verify system operation when power is returned

Verify battery back-up (if applicable)

Measure room temperatures for compliance with set point.

DX Air Cooled Condensing Units
Installation

Refrigerant pipe leak tested.

Refrigerant pipe evacuated and charged in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.

Check condenser fans for proper rotation.

Any damage to coil fins has been repaired.

Manufacturer's required maintenance/ operational clearance provided.

Electrical

Power available to unit disconnect.

Power available to unit control panel.

Verify that power disconnect is located within sight of the unit it controls

Controls

Unit safety/protection devices tested.

Control system and interlocks installed.

Control system and interlocks operational.

Variable Air Volume (VAV) Terminals
Installation

VAV terminal in place.

VAV terminal ducted.

VAV terminal connected to controls.

Reheat coil connected to hot water pipe.

Manufacturer's required maintenance clearance provided.

Controls

Reheat VAV terminal controls set.

Reheat terminal/coil controls verified.

Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing (TAB)

Verify terminal maximum air flow set.

Verify terminal minimum air flow set.

TAB operation complete

Variable Air Volume Handling Unit
Installation

Vibration isolation devices installed.

Inspection and access doors are operable and sealed.

Casing undamaged.

Insulation undamaged.

Condensate drainage is unobstructed. (Visually verify drainage by pouring a cup of water into drain pan.)

Fan belt adjusted.

Manufacturer's required maintenance clearance provided.

Electrical

Power available to unit disconnect.

Power available to unit control panel.

Proper motor rotation verified.

Verify that power disconnect is located within sight of the unit it controls.

Power available to humidifier.

Coils

Chilled water piping properly connected.

Chilled water piping pressure tested.

Hot water piping properly connected.

Hot water piping pressure tested.

Air vents installed on water coils with shutoff valves as specified.

Any damage to coil fins has been repaired.

Heat Recovery Unit

Controls operable.

Power connected and rotation check.

Bypass dampers operable.

Controls

Control valves/actuators properly installed.

Control valves/actuators operable.

Dampers/actuators properly installed.

Dampers/actuators operable.

Verify proper location, installation and calibration of duct static pressure sensor.

Fan air volume controller operable.

Air handler controls system operational.

Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing (TAB)

Power available to unit disconnect.

Construction filters removed and replaced.

TAB report submitted.

TAB results within +10%/-0% of L/s cfm shown on drawings

TAB results for outside air intake within +10%/-0% of both the minimum and maximum L/s cfms shown on drawings.

Completion

Additional Comments

Inspector Name & Signature
Installer Name & Signature
Contractor Name & Signature