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Building Management, Measurement and Performance

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The use and management of a building has a massive effect on its performance. Design and quality of construction determines the broad range of sustainability outcomes for a building, but the actual outcomes depend on how a building is operated.

Mechanisms and opportunities for service engineers to influence operational sustainability typically include:

  • Managing commissioning and periodically re-commissioning building services systems.
  • Monitoring and post-occupancy evaluation.
  • Facilities engineering and operational management.
  • Energy management and energy audits.
  • Design and management of minor and major upgrades to building services systems. 

Further guidance includes: