Online magazine Consulting Specifying Engineer reprints TAB Journal article by AABC Member Gaylon Richardson, CxA.

Existing, occupied buildings can benefit greatly from the TAB process as well by improving its performance and efficiency.

Testing, adjusting & balancing (TAB) has, for many decades, been an accepted and crucial part of the new construction process for commercial buildings. From small retail stores to schools, large scale office buildings to hospitals. TAB done by a qualified independent agency helps verify that systems are working properly according to the design when owners take occupancy.

Targeted testing and adjustments where necessary can have a significant positive impact on a building’s performance and efficiency, or in some cases highlight when a complete rebalance may be the wisest course of action.

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