Vine (900 Monroe)

LEED Fundamental and Enhanced Commissioning

LEED Fundamental and Enhanced Commissioning - Hoboken, NJ


G/BA provided commissioning services to satisfy the LEED Fundamental Commissioning of Building Energy Systems and the LEED Enhanced Commissioning credits for Vine. The 11-story luxury residential building is located at 900 Monroe Street in Hoboken, NJ.


Vine (900 Monroe), part of the Bijou Properties portfolio, is an 11-story, 135-unit residential building near the Hudson Bergen Light Rail station. The project includes 13,800 square feet of street-level retail space and child care facilities.

G/BA performed commissioning services at the building, which is pursuing LEED certification.

Systems that were commissioned consisted of MEP and controls, including boilers, pumps, cooling tower, heat exchangers, air-handling units, water source heat pumps, supply and exhaust fans, unit/cabinet heaters, and variable air volume boxes.

G/BA was responsible for inspecting equipment installation, witnessing equipment start-up, and functionally testing the newly installed equipment.

During construction, G/BA performed several site inspections, noting and logging construction issues such as:

  • No strainer installed on the suction side of the pump.
  • Support hanger should be installed to support boiler pump motor.
  • Motor and shaft not aligned. Motor position should be adjusted and aligned with the shaft.
  • Access door is missing at fire/smoke damper FSD-2-8. Access door to be installed.