There is a contractual requirement to hand over record documents that relate to all the materials and equipment that have been installed within a building, enabling the building owner or operator to maintain and update them as required. This includes Operating and Maintenance Manuals and as-built drawings.
These records have traditionally been provided as hard copies, and they tend to have many deficiencies, including the following:
There are now cloud-based software systems that can be used to host details and track the submission and approval system; this system is transparent for all parties assigned to view.
As AESG is involved from the concept design stage to the handover, it is more practical for us to take on this role and have control over what is designed, installed and handed over so that problems are overcome before commissioning and the client receives the correct information on handover.