Education & Training for Energy & Water Professionals

Education & Training for Energy & Water Professionals

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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.

Who Should Attend?

BOC is ideal for operations and maintenance staff working in public or private commercial buildings, including:

  • Engineers
  • Technicians
  • Architects
  • Facility, Maintenance and Energy Managers



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

Register Today!

Looking for BOC Trainings outside of the Northwest area?

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In partnership with


OSFMA: Oregon School
Facilities Management Association
Better School Facilitites
Through Professional Management

thumbnail of book cover Book IN PRINT!

Peter Herzog provides a method, analysis techniques, and the step-by-step guidance that will permit a facility operator or energy manager to tap into the same energy and cost savings available to paid performance contractors – while keeping the savings in house.

This is a must-have book for anyone operating a building.

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Program Support
and Generous Donations By


BetterBricks: An initiative of the
Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance