Operations & Maintenance

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Greening existing buildings has immediate benefits for owners, occupants, and the planet. And new buildings that look good on paper need a successful handoff to operations. That often includes a year or more—even after commissioning—of working out the kinks in sophisticated systems. Every member of the design team needs to be involved in developing the O&M manual and even sometimes training facility personnel and future occupants.

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