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SCENARIO 12: Commissioning

5m 7s

In this newly updated ARE 5.0 Construction and Evaluation Exam Prep course you will learn about the topics such as construction contract execution, construction support services, payment request processing, and project closeout. Our focused approach covers a comprehensive curriculum in less time, ensuring that the course covers each of the NCARB objectives for the ARE 5.0 Construction and Evaluation Exam. Instructor April Drake will discuss issues related to bidding and negotiation processes, support of the construction process, and evaluation of completed projects. The lesson format also includes new motion graphics and visual learning aids to enhance your studying and knowledge retention. When you are done with this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the content covered in the ARE 5.0 Construction and Evaluation Exam.

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That process should include the development of an OPR or Owner Project Requirements, that help guide the design team and ultimately the commissioning agent on what the owner expectations are in terms of performance of all of the systems in the building. So for example, when commissioning would happen on the systems that serve the main lobby, the air handler that I'm standing below, the commissioning agent would typically test not just the air handler itself, but all of the VAV boxes that are served by that air handler that are actually feeding the lobby adjacent to this space, to make sure that all of the temperature controls are working properly. Since this is a rated wall, every duct has a damper of fire damper on it, which also would have to be commissioned to make sure that, that is working properly, duct ceiling.

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ARE 5.0 Construction & Evaluation Exam Prep

Duration: 5h 19m

Author: April Drake