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

New for 2017: ANSI 17024 compliant Certification status

BOC for 2017 offers new options for credentialing. Training Certificate of Completion (TCOC) is issued upon successful completion of classes, as outlined above. New for 2017 ANSI 17024 compliant Certified Building Operator status is available upon successful completion of a separate exam administered after classes have ended. Please see links or call for further information.

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.

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

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