Commissioning & Sustainability Services

Services offered include the following:


  • Fundamental MEP Commissioning for LEED
  • Enhanced MEP Commissioning for LEED
  • MEP Commissioning
  • Building Envelope Commissioning
  • Retro Commissioning
  • Re-Commissioning
  • Building Re-tuning
  • On-going and Continuous Commissioning

Benchmarking, Energy Modeling and M&V

  • Full energy-modeling services
  • Full life-cycle-cost analysis
  • Benchmarking and DC BEPS compliance
  • LEED/Estidama Energy Modeling
  • Calibrated whole-building-energy modeling
  • Measurement and verification (M&V) and O&M readiness
  • M&V plan development to drive Building Performance Optimization
  • BMS/EMS systems optimization
  • Fault Detection Diagnostics
  • Full life-cycle-cost analysis
  • Energy Star Certification

LEED/Estidama Administration and Energy Master Plans

  • LEED/Estidama Administration
  • LEED/Estidama documentation and technical support for LEED/Estidama certifications
  • High-Performance Building Plan
  • Energy master plan development

Energy Auditing and Energy Retrofits

  • Energy audits (ASHRAE  Level I, II, III)
  • Energy conservation measures cost estimating
  • LEED EBOM Energy Audits
  • BPI-Building Analysis Residential and Multi-Family Energy Audits
  • DC BEPS compliance Energy Audits
  • Federal Facilities Energy Audits
  • Energy Retrofit project implementation support and management

Sustainable Design

  • Net-zero energy buildings design consultation
  • Living Building Challenge consultation
  • Energy efficiency measure and sustainable design consultation
  • Envelope study and design for energy optimization
  • Design for water conservation
  • Daylight harvesting
  • Lighting Photometric analysis
  • Stormwater harvesting
  • Grey and black water re-use and reclamation
  • Client, building occupants and building operator sustainability training

Renewable Energy Integration

  • Alternative energy efficiency and renewable projects funding options
  • Renewable energy systems analysis and feasibility studies

Feasibility Studies and Facility Condition Assessments

  • Facility Condition Assessment and Deficiency List generation
  • Feasibility studies for all building systems, CHP and COGEN
  • All building systems Inventory logging and tagging
  • CQM-C Quality Control and Quality Assurance
  • COVID-19 Compliance HVAC IAQ Studies

Energy Efficiency rebates and Tax incentives Administration

  • 179 D
  • 45L
  • C-PACE
  • PACE
  • IRA
  • BGE
  • Local Utilities Rebate Applications

Mohamed Seif Abaza, PE, LEED AP, CQM-C, CBCP, MFBA, GBE, CEM

VP of Commissioning and Sustainability Services

Allen + Shariff is uniquely suited to provide outstanding commissioning and sustainability services. Our AABC Commissioning Group (ACG) certified commissioning authorities come from an engineering environment and background and are supported by a team of registered Professional Engineers and designers to ensure the facility design meets the Owner’s project requirements. This, coupled with our CxA’s comprehensive field experience, allows us to provide first rate CxA services to our clients by utilizing these resources to provide high quality design/design intent input, design reviews, value engineering analysis, submittal reviews, Cx specification preparation and system performance analysis and troubleshooting.

From a sustainability perspective, Allen + Shariff develops and implements energy conservation plans using a proven approach that maximizes efficiency and project payback while minimizing future operational costs and downtime. Members of our team have assisted clients in saving millions of dollars via energy consultation and design implementation. Our team’s action plans will be tailored to meet individual project and client efficiency, sustainability, and budget goals. Our sustainability goals include saving the planet and also providing savings for the owner. Not just being Green but also operating in the Green.

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