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HVAC Contractors Checklist

Understand

Hygrothermal analysis
Certification Programs
Material selection

Apply

Electrical systems
Lighting, appliances and miscellaneous loads

Analyze

Control layers
Fenestration
Life cycle cost-effectiveness analysis
Integrated design and construction
Building and energy modeling
Cost trade-off analysis
Preventative maintenance
Material selection

Evaluate

HVAC interactions with enclosure
Whole-Building Performance
Control and Automation systems
User interface and controls
Appropriate replacement choices
Commissioning
Diagnostics and forensics
Performance monitoring

Create

Quality management