Proposed Companion Standard to ANSI/ASHRAE 135-1995

Title: Testing Conformance to BACnet

Purpose: To define a standard method for verifying that an implementation of the BACnet protocol provides each capability claimed in its Protocol Implementation Conformance Statement (PICS) in conformance with the BACnet standard.

Scope: This standard provides a comprehensive set of procedures for verifying the correct implementation of each capability claimed on a BACnet PICS including:

(a) support of each claimed BACnet service, either as an initiator, executor, or both,

(b) support of each claimed BACnet object-type, including both required properties and each claimed optional property,

(c) support of the BACnet network layer protocol,

(d) support of each claimed data link option, and

(e) support of all claimed special functionality.