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One big BAD-FI "Faux Pas" is the use of 80MHz channels in use in an enterprise environment. But, what makes it worse is that manufacturers aren't helping the matter:

via CommunicaONE Blog:

I don't blame the end-user here for this issue. The installer should have known that an 80MHz in an enterprise environment is not practical, or viable. It was clear what had happened was  the defaults were left as it, and there was little to no customization of the WLAN.
     By default, 80MHz channels were enabled. 
     By default, DFS was disabled. 
     By default, all APs were set to transmit at maximum power.

I agree with @WiFiTodd's assessment:

802.11ac Analysis Webinar from CWNP

Presented by Tom Carpenter.

In this webinar, CWNP offers suggestions and information on the hardware and software available in the fall of 2014 to perform analysis of 802.11ac WLANs. Hardware demonstrated includes the Linksys WRT1900ac, the Cisco WAP371, the Edimax EW-7822UAC, the NETGEAR A6200 and the Wi-Spy DBx. Software includes Omnipeek, Commview for WiFi, Airmagnet, and Wireshark.