Mechanical services guidelines

There are certain standards and rules which are made for every mechanical building services provider. The main purpose of this is to make sure that all companies working in the industry are on the same page. This also makes sure that the work carried out for clients meet certain criteria and the scope is determined as well. The quality, as well as the level of services, is also increased in this regard. There are certain issues which can be faced while the mechanical work is performed. Following the standards make sure that this issue is never faced. Even if the company gets into trouble in this regard then the set rules are applied to solve the problem. Another point which is worth mentioning here is that the guidelines change from area to area and therefore must not be considered static. Some important aspects of these guidelines are as follows:

Resolution of disputes

It is very common that client and the companies get into financial disputes. One of the parties claims that the money related matters are not handled effectively. In all such cases, the government body has to intervene to make sure that matters are resolved amicably. The first guideline which both parties should consider in this regard is that the issues are resolved by allowing the detailed examination of the site. Only then the authorized governmental body should decide which side is true and which is false.


It is very important to make sure that the drawings of the site are made and the owners are also taken into confidence. The owners, on the other hand, should make sure that the drawings are not only thoroughly studied but changes are communicated beforehand. The other important point is that the drawing must also include all the dimensions as well. These dimensions will make the owners decide that whether or not any change is required. Comments of both parties must also be incorporated in final drawings to make sure that the best mechanical output is generated overall.

About subcontractors

If any other building services company is hired by the main organization then the changes must be communicated. The nature and scope of work must also be determined. The owners must be kept updated about the progress of subcontractors. The nature of work in this regard is very important and must be communicated thoroughly. No other work on behalf of the main company should be carried out. Other than the specified work if subcontractors are used for additional work then it should also be determined during the course of the project.

Requirement specification

It is also one of the important points which should be considered. The requirements of owners, as well as contractors, must be documented. It will make sure that both the parties are on the same page. It will also specify that how much time and materials are needed. The cost in all such cases is always determined. Variations are recorded and final reports with proper remarks are handed over to owners. This increased level of confidence of both parties as well.