DES PLAINES, Ill. - The Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) and National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB) reached an agreement to jointly develop a publication titled, “Refrigeration System Commissioning Guideline.” The co-branded guideline will define the commissioning process for HVAC refrigeration systems such as package units, split DX systems, and low-temperature and medium-temperature refrigeration systems. The guideline will include an overview of the commissioning process, required technical data, testing protocols, and commissioning check sheets and forms. Scheduled for a late 2010 release, it is intended to guide a commissioning provider through the correct commissioning process for a refrigeration system.

“The results of this joint venture are a more defined process for the commissioning provider, and a more efficient refrigeration system that contributes to the sustainability of the building it serves,” said Mark Lowry, RSES, executive vice president. “RSES is proud to work with NEBB in this effort to raise the bar for HVACR system performance.”

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Publication date:03/01/2010