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Commissioning Checklist
07 Aug 2019 / Project Westfield / Manila
Inspection score
77.5%
Failed items
36
Created actions
2
Project Name
Project Westfield
Location
2370 Westfield Ave., Schaumburg CT 06107
Prepared by
Jonalyn Collier
Conducted on

7th Aug, 2019

1:47 PM PST

Failed items
36
Commissioning Checklist / HVAC System / Installation / Cabinet and General Installation
Vibration isolation equipment installed & released from shipping locks
Fail
Notes
not released yet
Commissioning Checklist / HVAC System / Installation / Cabinet and General Installation
Instrumentation installed according to specification (thermometers, pressure gages, flow meters, etc.)
Fail
Photos
Actions
To do
Replace pressure gauge
Commissioning Checklist / HVAC System / Installation / Fans and Dampers
Supply fan area clean
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / HVAC System / Installation / Fans and Dampers
Supply fan and motor properly lubricated
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / HVAC System / Installation / Fans and Dampers
Return/exhaust fan area clean
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / HVAC System / Installation / Fans and Dampers
Return/exhaust fan and motor lube lines installed and lubed
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / HVAC System / Installation / Fans and Dampers
Filters installed and replacement type and efficiency permanently affixed to housing--construction filters removed
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / HVAC System / Installation / Compressor and Condenser
Correct oil level (check site glass during operation)
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / HVAC System / Installation / Compressor and Condenser
Compressors and piping were leak tested, as required
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / HVAC System / Installation / Compressor and Condenser
Pressure leakage tests completed
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / HVAC System / Installation / Testing, Adjusting and Balancing (TAB)
Installation of system and balancing devices will allow balancing to be done per specified NEBB or AABC procedures & contract docs
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / HVAC System / Operation
No unusual noise or vibration in supply and exhaust fans
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / HVAC System / Operation
Measure line to line voltage imbalance for 1/3 of the compressors: Compressor 1 Phase: (%Imbalance = 100 x (avg. - lowest) / avg.) Record all three-phase voltages. Imbalance less than 2%?
No
Photos
Actions
To do
Verify electrical commissioning
Commissioning Checklist / HVAC System / Operation
Valves verified to not be leaking through coils when closed at normal operating pressure (follow procedure in Calibration and Leak-by Test Procedures).
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / Pumping System / Installation / General Installation
Pump and motor lubricated
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / Pumping System / Installation / General Installation
Piping (immediately around pump, see full piping checklist)
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / Pumping System / Installation / General Installation
No leaks in pipe fittings and accessories at pump?
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / Pumping System / Installation / General Installation
Strainers in place and cleaned out
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / Pumping System / Installation / Electrical and Controls
Electrical connections tight
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / Pumping System / Installation / Electrical and Controls
Motor overloads calibrated
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / Pumping System / Installation / VFD
Pressure or other controlling sensor properly located and per drawings and calibrated
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / Pumping System / Installation / VFD
Internal settings designating the application are correct
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / Pumping System / Installation / VFD
Input of motor FLA represents 105% to 115% of motor FLA rating
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / Pumping System / Installation / VFD
Appropriate Volts vs Hz curve is being used; energy saver on?
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / Pumping System / Installation / VFD
Unit is programmed with written programming record available
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / Pumping System / Installation / VFD
VFD kW demand at panel matches BAS readout
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / Pumping System / Installation / Testing, Adjusting and Balancing (TAB)
Installation of system and balancing devices will allow balancing to be done per specified NEBB or AABC procedures & contract docs
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / Pumping System / Installation / Testing, Adjusting and Balancing (TAB)
Internal settings designating the application are correct
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / Pumping System / Operation
No unusual noise or vibration
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / Pumping System / Operation
No leaking apparent around fittings
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / Pumping System / Operation
Measure line to line voltage phase imbalance for each pump: (%lmbalance = 100 x (avg. - lowest) / avg.) Record imbalance of each pump. Imbalance less than 2%?
No
Commissioning Checklist / Pumping System / Operation
Record full load running amps for each pump. FL amps x factor (Max amps). Running less than max?
No
Commissioning Checklist / Piping System / Installation / Piping
Strainers in place and clean
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / Piping System / Installation / Piping
Piping system properly flushed and cleaned and temporary piping removed (report attached)
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / Piping System / Installation / Piping
No leaking apparent around fittings
Fail
Commissioning Checklist / Piping System / Installation / Valves
No leaks
Fail
Actions
2
Commissioning Checklist
36
2
77.5%
HVAC System
82.28%
HVAC System / Installation
81.97%
HVAC System / Installation / Cabinet and General Installation
2
1
80%
Permanent labels affixed, including for fans
Pass
Photos
Casing condition good: no dents, leaks, door gaskets installed
Pass
Photos
Access doors close tightly - no leaks
Pass
Boot between duct and unit tight and in good condition
Pass
Vibration isolation equipment installed & released from shipping locks
Fail
Notes
not released yet
Maintenance access acceptable for unit and components
Pass
Sound attenuation installed
Pass
Thermal insulation properly installed and according to specification
Pass
Instrumentation installed according to specification (thermometers, pressure gages, flow meters, etc.)
Fail
Photos
Actions
To do
Replace pressure gauge
Clean up of equipment completed per contract documents
Pass
Filters installed and replacement type and efficiency permanently affixed to housing
N/A
HVAC System / Installation / Piping and Coils
100%
No leaking apparent around refrigerant fittings
Pass
Photos
All coils are clean and fins are in good condition
Pass
Photos
All condensate drain pans clean and slope to drain per spec
Pass
OSAT, MAT, SAT, RAT sensors properly located and secure (related OSAT sensor shielded)
Pass
Sensors calibrated (See calibration section below)
Pass
If split system, refrigerant piping in good condition and suction insulated
Pass
P/T plugs and isolation valves installed per drawings
Pass
HVAC System / Installation / Fans and Dampers
5
64.29%
Supply fan and motor alignment appear correct
Pass
Supply fan belt tension & condition good
Pass
Supply fan protective shrouds for belts in place and secure
Pass
Supply fan area clean
Fail
Supply fan and motor properly lubricated
Fail
Return/exhaust fan and motor aligned
Pass
Return/exhaust fan belt tension & condition good
Pass
Return/exhaust fan protective shrouds for belts in place and secure
Pass
Return/exhaust fan area clean
Fail
Return/exhaust fan and motor lube lines installed and lubed
Fail
Filters installed and replacement type and efficiency permanently affixed to housing--construction filters removed
Fail
Filter pressure differential measuring device installed and functional (magnahelic, inclined manometer, etc.)
Pass
All dampers close tightly
Pass
All damper linkages have minimum play
Pass
Motors: premium efficiency verified, if specified?
N/A
HVAC System / Installation / Compressor and Condenser
3
81.25%
Refrigerant sight glass clear of bubbles (if OSAT > 70F)
Pass
Moisture indicator shows no moisture
Pass
Correct oil level (check site glass during operation)
Fail
Compressors and piping were leak tested, as required
Fail
Crankcase heater on when unit is off
Pass
Condenser coils clean and in good condition (air cooled)
Pass
Adequate clearance for airflow around condenser
Pass
Ducts (preliminary check)
Pass
Sound attenuators installed
Pass
Duct joint sealant properly installed
Pass
No apparent severe duct restrictions
Pass
Turning vanes in square elbows as per drawings
Pass
OSA intakes located away from pollutant sources & exhaust outlets
Pass
Pressure leakage tests completed
Fail
Branch duct control dampers operable
Pass
Balancing dampers installed as per drawings and TAB’s site visit
Pass
HVAC System / Installation / Electrical and Controls
100%
Power disconnects in place and labeled
Pass
All electric connections tight
Pass
Proper grounding installed for components and unit
Pass
Safeties in place and operable
Pass
Current overload heaters installed and correct size
Pass
Auxiliary heaters installed
Pass
Sensors calibrated (see section below)
Pass
All building control system interlocks hooked up with packaged controls and functional
Pass
Enthalpy control and sensor properly installed (if applicable)
N/A
Related thermostats are installed
Pass
Photos
Related building automation system points are installed
Pass
All control devices and wiring complete
Pass
HVAC System / Installation / Testing, Adjusting and Balancing (TAB)
1
66.67%
Installation of system and balancing devices will allow balancing to be done per specified NEBB or AABC procedures & contract docs
Fail
Safeties installed and safe operating ranges are established
Pass
If unit is started and will be running during construction: have quality filters on RA grills, etc. to minimize dirt in the ductwork and coils and in any finished areas. Verify moisture migration is not a problem due to improper pressures between spaces.
Pass
HVAC System / Operation
3
1
83.33%
Supply fan rotation correct
Pass
Return / exhaust fan rotation correct
Pass
No unusual noise or vibration in supply and exhaust fans
Fail
Condenser fan rotation correct (air cooled)
Pass
Condenser fan acceptable noise and vibration (air cooled)
Pass
Measure line to line voltage imbalance for 1/3 of the compressors: Compressor 1 Phase: (%Imbalance = 100 x (avg. - lowest) / avg.) Record all three-phase voltages. Imbalance less than 2%?
No
Photos
Actions
To do
Verify electrical commissioning
Compressor 2 Phase: (%Imbalance = 100 x (avg. - lowest) / avg.) Record all three-phase voltages. Imbalance less than 2%?
Yes
Record full load running amps for each compressor. Running less than max?
Yes
Record full load running amps for each condenser fan. Running less than max?
Yes
Fans > 5 hp Phase Checks: (% imbalance = 100 x (avg. - lowest) / avg.) Imbalance less than 2%?
Yes
Inlet vanes aligned in housing, actuator spanned, modulate smoothly and proportional to input signal and EMS readout.
Pass
All dampers (OSA, RA, EA, etc.) stroke fully without binding and spans calibrated and BAS reading site verified (follow procedure in Calibration and Leak-by Test Procedures).
Pass
Valves stroke fully and easily and spanning is calibrated (follow procedure in Calibration and Leak-by Test Procedures).
Pass
Valves verified to not be leaking through coils when closed at normal operating pressure (follow procedure in Calibration and Leak-by Test Procedures).
Fail
The HOA switch properly activates and deactivates the unit
Pass
Safeties installed and safe operating ranges for this equipment provided to the commissioning agent
Pass
Specified sequences of operation and operating schedules have been implemented with all variations documented
Pass
Specified point-to-point checks have been completed and documentation record submitted for this system
Pass
Pumping System
60%
Pumping System / Installation
62.16%
Pumping System / Installation / General Installation
4
71.43%
Label permanently affixed
Pass
Pumps installed in place and properly grouted, bases filled
Pass
Vibration isolation devices installed and functional
Pass
Factory alignment checked and appears correct
Pass
Field alignment, if required, completed
N/A
Seismic anchoring installed
Pass
Temperature and pressure gauges and sensors installed
Pass
Pump and motor lubricated
Fail
Piping (immediately around pump, see full piping checklist)
Fail
Pipe fittings completed and piping properly supported
Pass
No leaks in pipe fittings and accessories at pump?
Fail
Piping and pump properly insulated
Pass
Strainers in place and cleaned out
Fail
Piping system properly flushed
Pass
Valves properly tagged
Pass
Pumping System / Installation / Electrical and Controls
2
66.67%
Disconnect switches in place and labeled
Pass
Electrical connections tight
Fail
Proper grounding installed for components and unit
Pass
Motor overloads calibrated
Fail
Control system interlocks hooked up and functional
Pass
Control devices, tubing and wiring complete
Pass
Pumping System / Installation / VFD
6
57.14%
VFD powered up and wired to controlled equipment
Pass
VFD interlocked to control system
Pass
Pressure or other controlling sensor properly located and per drawings and calibrated
Fail
Controller location not subject to excessive temperatures
Pass
Controller location not subject to excessive moisture or dirt
Pass
Controller size matches motor size
Pass
Internal settings designating the application are correct
Fail
Input of motor FLA represents 105% to 115% of motor FLA rating
Fail
Appropriate Volts vs Hz curve is being used; energy saver on?
Fail
Accel and decel times are around 10-50 seconds, except for
Pass
special applications. Actual decel = Actual accel =
Pass
Upper frequency limit set at 100%, unless explained otherwise
Pass
Unit is programmed with written programming record available
Fail
VFD kW demand at panel matches BAS readout
Fail
Pumping System / Installation / Testing, Adjusting and Balancing (TAB)
2
33.33%
Installation of system and balancing devices will allow balancing to be done per specified NEBB or AABC procedures & contract docs
Fail
Startup report completed with this checklist attached
N/A
Safety controls tested, calibrated and safe operating ranges for this equipment provided to the commissioning agent
Pass
Internal settings designating the application are correct
Fail
Pumping System / Operation
4
50%
The HOA switch properly activates and deactivates the unit under manual and automatic control.
Pass
Pump rotation verified correct
Pass
No unusual noise or vibration
Fail
No leaking apparent around fittings
Fail
Measure line to line voltage phase imbalance for each pump: (%lmbalance = 100 x (avg. - lowest) / avg.) Record imbalance of each pump. Imbalance less than 2%?
No
Record full load running amps for each pump. FL amps x factor (Max amps). Running less than max?
No
Specified sequences of operation and operating schedules have been implemented with variations documented
Pass
Specified point-to-point checks have been completed and documentation record submitted for this system
Pass
Piping System
86.21%
Piping System / Installation
86.21%
Piping System / Installation / Piping
3
84.21%
Pipe fittings complete and pipes properly supported allowing for thermal expansion and contraction and building expansion joints.
Pass
Pipe joints properly installed
Pass
Required seismic anchoring installed
Pass
Pipes properly labeled
Pass
Pipes properly insulated
Pass
Piping properly sloped
Pass
Proper construction isolation
Pass
Strainers in place and clean
Fail
Isolation valves and balancing valves installed
Pass
Test ports (P/T) installed near all control sensors and as per spec
Pass
Piping system properly flushed and cleaned and temporary piping removed (report attached)
Fail
10% of strainers and Owner-selected low-point drains opened and witnessed by Owner to be clean. (List points checked below).
N/A
Piping hydrostatic pressure test completed according to contract documents (report attached)
N/A
No leaking apparent around fittings
Fail
ASME pressure vessel data sheet or certification tag posted and inspection complete for each expansion tank and storage tank
Pass
Expansion tanks verified to not be air bound and system completely full of water. System purged of air.
Pass
Air vents and bleeds at high points of systems functional
Pass
Water hammer arrestors installed and tested
Pass
Backflow preventer proper location
Pass
Adequate depth of bury for service piping
Pass
Cross connection protection
Pass
Piping System / Installation / Valves
1
87.5%
Valve tags permanently affixed
Pass
Valves installed in proper direction
Pass
Pressure reducing valves set at proper pressure
Pass
No leaks
Fail
Flexible connections at equipment installed
Pass
Dielectric fittings for dissimilar metals installed
Pass
Vibration Isolation installed
Pass
Fire-rated pipe penetrations installed properly
Pass
Valves that require a positive shut-off are verified to not be leaking when closed at normal operating pressure.
N/A
Piping System / Installation / Sensors and Gages
100%
Temperature, pressure and flow gages and sensors installed.
Pass
Piping System / Installation / Testing, Adjusting and Balancing (TAB)
100%
Installation of system and balancing devices allowed balancing to be completed following specified NEBB or AABC procedures and contract documents
Pass
Lighting System and Controls
100%
Lighting System and Controls / Installation
100%
Lighting System and Controls / Installation / Lighting Fixtures and Switches
100%
Light switches are located per plans
Pass
Light switches are labeled with proper ID to match drawings or field changes
Pass
Light switch is controlling the fixtures in the area indicated on design drawings
Pass
Fixtures are properly supported for seismic zone
Pass
Verify proper lamp type is installed in each fixture to match fixture schedule and specifications
Pass
Lighting System and Controls / Installation / Lighting Controls
100%
Lighting control is installed per manufacturer recommendations (attached recommendations to this checklist)
Pass
Lighting control is calibrated per manufacturer checklist
Pass
Completion
Additional Comments
See assigned corrective actions (address lubrication and calibration issues)
Inspector Name & Signature
Jonalyn Collier
7th Aug, 2019 3:27 PM PST
Installer Name & Signature
Rafael Fretzch, Stronghold Systems, Inc.
7th Aug, 2019 3:26 PM PST
Contractor Name & Signature
Benjamin Minas, Minas Construction Co.
7th Aug, 2019 3:28 PM PST
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