The priority for the operators of healthcare facilities is undoubtedly patient care and safety. When building systems are not functioning the way they should be, this affects both the safety and care of patients and staff. Systems may not be operating as intended due to aging equipment, problems from design or construction, or because spaces have been repurposed and the systems were not updated. Retro-Commissioning can help keep the building systems running as needed to maintain a healthy and comfortable environment for its occupants.
Retro-Commissioning is not only a process to improve the efficiency and operation of an existing building’s systems but also a process to confirm the intended resiliency of systems is adequate. Systems reviewed include primarily mechanical and electrical systems such as heating, ventilation and air conditioning, building automation,