The growth and interest in green building projects has created a need for a commissioning agent/authority who understands the LEED process in order to maximize credits and obtain the desired certification level.
Genelco has the experience and expertise to partner with any project, whether silver, gold or platinum status is your ultimate goal. We understand LEED is really a design assistance tool that recognizes and rewards choices to improve the environmental performance of your buildings.
We are well versed in both standard LEED and Enhanced LEED commissioning prerequisites, including water efficiency, energy and atmosphere as well as innovation and design processes. Genelco is a reliable and experienced partner who understands a “whole building approach” must be utilized in achieving credits. Our commissioning processes are a highly effective method for improving the performance of buildings AND equipment.
Additionally, choosing Genelco as a Commissioning Authority satisfies the Enhanced LEED requirement of selecting an independent 3rd party to prove building and systems performance. Our development and utilization of a commissioning plan ensures communication and management with regard to participants’ roles, a thorough evaluation of scope as well as a detailed description of processes and testing methods used.
Our PE can review your Owner Project Requirements (OPD) and Basis of Design (BOD) to ensure your plans meet the key concepts and standards of green design and our documentation department is well versed in the handling and submission of commissioning scope, schedule, submittal and warranty reviews as well as testing, training and other manuals.
Because of the many projects we have already been contracted to assist with, Genelco understands the prerequisites and credit requirements of LEED and Enhanced LEED certification. Genelco also supports the overall effort and passion to make buildings more efficient in design and performance. Partnering with Genelco is the best way to ensure your project achieves its goals of thinking green in addition to being efficient, reliable and economical in its construction and operation.
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