Education & Training for Energy & Water Professionals

Education & Training for Energy & Water Professionals

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Energy Management Certificate (EMC)

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SUMMER Energy Management Certificate
Annual Specialized Training Event

Coming July, 2017

EMC is an advanced certificate program designed for Engineers, Technicians, and Facility Maintenance & Energy Managers. EMC is the only certification program that requires each student to implement an efficiency project, resulting in immediate hands-on experience for the student, and rapid energy savings for clients and employers.

This program goes beyond the fundamentals and teaches a broad spectrum of energy management principles and techniques. Topics include building energy use, glazing, insulation, building envelope, heating/cooling, secondary HVAC, controls, central plant equipment, energy auditing, operation and maintenance. Each topic is covered by a discipline expert.

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Building Operators Certification (BOC)

boc_patches_smBOC is a professional development program created by The Northwest Energy Efficiency Council (NEEC), and delivered in Oregon by NWEEI. It is designed for operations and maintenance staff working in public or private commercial buildings. It certifies individuals in energy and resource-efficient operation of building systems at two levels:

Level I - Building System Maintenance (Course Outline)
Level II - Equipment Troubleshooting and Maintenance
(Course Outline)

Class Location & Schedule

BOC is offered at a variety of convenient locations throughout the year within Oregon and Washington.

View BOC Class Schedule for details on where and when classes are offered.


To become Level I certified, participants must attend seven classes (56 hours), and complete class exams and project assignments at your facility.
To become Level II certified, participants must attend four core classes (35 hours) and two elective classes (14 hours), complete class exams, and assigned projects.

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Residential Energy Auditor / Inspector Training Program

This program is only offered through NWEEI by special request.

Residential Energy Auditor Training is ideal for employees who will be involved in a residential weatherization program and working with residential customers, helping them determine how energy is being used in their homes, what measures can be taken to save energy, how much those measure will cost and how quickly the measures will pay for themselves.

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Sustainable Building Advisor Certificate Program (SBA)

A Learning Experience Designed for Professionals

Because of low enrollment, the SBA is not being offered this year.

Please check back for future SBA program opportunities.

  • Learn to improve a building’s economic and environmental performance.
  • Enhance your career through a nine-month, in-depth training.
  • One weekend/per month classes adapted for the working professional.

The Sustainable Building Advisor (SBA) Certificate Program is a nine-month, specialized training program, designed to enable graduates to advise employers or clients on strategies and tools for implementing sustainable building.Benefits from participating in the SBA program often include saving long term building operating costs, improving the environmental, social and economic viability of the region, reducing environmental impacts and owner liability plus a chance to improve your skills in a rapidly growing field.

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Registration for professional training is quick and easy. You may even qualify for free training through your employer and/or a paid scholarship.

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