Oversee and Document Functional Performance Testing
Functional performance testing takes over where the construction checklists ended.
The intent of functionally testing the system/building as a whole is to evaluate the ability of the components in a system to work together to achieve the owner’s project requirements.
For functional testing to provide valid results, first the individual components and systems have to be verified to be operating properly (see Develop and Utilize Construction Checklists). This includes start-up and testing, adjusting, and balancing (TAB).
The GSA PM must coordinate start-up and installation activities with the GSA.
Fire Protection Engineer’s role in occupancy permitting to include testing for compliance with life safety and code requirements.