Chicago IL Certified Commissioning & Retro-Commissioning

When a building is initially commissioned or retro-commissioned in Chicago, it goes through an intensive quality assurance process that starts during design and continues through construction, occupancy and operation.

Comprehensive Approach

We know that testing a small percentage of Chicago building systems leaves a wide margin for failure.  Our intent is to verify and document the proper operation of all equipment through detailed test procedures and carefully followed protocol.


United Building & Energy Services Chicago commissioning agents have finished projects that cover a broad range of facility types, including schools, hospitals, data centers and office buildings.  Our agents have the knowledge and expertise to find issues and communicate efficiently with owners, design teams and Chicago contractors.

Chicago Commissioning Report

After finishing building commissioning, re-commissioning or retro-commissioning in Chicago, we prepare a final commissioning report.  The report thoroughly documents all procedures conducted by the Chicago commissioning team and results of the Chicago commissioning process. United is known for providing reports that show and describe our methods and conclusions thoroughly and accurately.

Chicago Retro-Commissioning

Also known as existing Chicago building commissioning, Chicago retro-commissioning is focused on buildings that have never undergone the commissioning process.  Like total building commissioning, retro-commissioning in Chicago ensures that an owner receives a building that operates according to its design intent and current operational requirements.

Why Chicago Retro-commission?

Buildings that haven’t been commissioned can have a host of problems, such as high energy costs, poor indoor air quality, inefficient system control, excessive maintenance and comfort control issues.

During Chicago retro-commissioning, United’s CxA team reviews current systems performance, analyzes data, creates a solution based on a plan to optimize Chicago building performance and then documents the entire process.

Key Benefits of Retro-Commissioning

  • Lower energy consumption
  • Enhanced indoor quality
  • Improved occupant comfort
  • Fewer maintenance concerns