ASHRAE GUIDELINE 4
Preparation of Operations and Maintenance Documentation for HVAC&R Systems
|Publication Date:||17 January 2019|
This guideline covers the format, content, delivery, and updating of building HVAC&R systems operations and maintenance (O&M) documentation that is normally provided by the Design Team and Construction Team members.
This guideline can be used for two separate purposes. First, it can be used in the construction of new buildings that are not commissioned buildings. Second, it can be used as a guide for existing building documentation as a guideline for O&M documentation.
To guide those responsible for the design, manufacturing, construction, commissioning, and operation of building HVAC&R and on-site generation systems in the preparation and delivery of operations and maintenance (O&M) documentation that
a. is simple to prepare and update,
b. is delivered on time,
c. is easy to use, and
d. provides accurate and relevant information.