Our Commissioning Engineers are committed to providing the best extended aftercare. Through monitoring, performance reviews and feedback, Post Occupancy Soft Landings help occupants make better use of their buildings; while clients, designers, builders and managers gain a better understanding of what to do next time.
Soft Landings is designed to smooth the transition into use and to address problems that Post Occupancy Evaluations (POE) show to be widespread. It is not just about better commissioning and fine tuning, though for many buildings commissioning can only be completed properly once the building has encountered the full range of weather and operating conditions.
Commissioning aftercare is gaining recognition. It has become a requirement of ‘Part L’ Building Regulations, as have BREEAM Seasonal visits post practical completion and the BSRIA Soft Landings Framework – BG 4/2009. An approach which recommends commissioning services post practical completion.
The Soft Landings process starts by raising awareness of performance in the early stages of briefing and feasibility, helping to set realistic targets and assign responsibilities. Throughout a project, it assists in the management of expectations through design, construction and commissioning, and into initial operation, with particular attention to detail in the weeks immediately before and after handover.
Our engineers offer activities to benchmark performance against data recorded at practical completion.
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