Building Operator Certification

BOC 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 currently only online.  We have been able to serve a wider population for operators by being virtual. So we continue to provide classes via zoom.  We are confident that we can provide you with the same quality content and instruction as we have always done.  

The class price is $2095. This price has increased in 2024!

Please refer to the BOC main website for eligibility for both Level I and Level II.  There is other information on their website that is usful to know and refer to.  Like the Maintenance of your certification and more certifications.  Check it out!!!

Upon completion of the class, you may be eligible for the incentive described below from Energy Trust of Oregon

Classes are all day and usually run from 8-3.  See schedule for dates of classes. These are all via zoom. 


To receive the Level I certificate, participants must attend seven classes and complete class exams and project assignments at your facility(74 hours). This reflects both in-class time and student project time. 

To receive the Level II certificate, participants must attend four core classes and two elective classes complete class exams, and assigned projects (61 hours),.  This reflects both in-class time and student project time.

Energy Trust of Oregon provides additional incentives for BOC Training to qualified individuals!

 Please refer to the updated information at Energy Trust.

Contact Roger Ebbage ( or 541-556-7724) for the latest news! 

New: ANSI 17024 compliant Certification status

BOC now offers new options for credentialing. Training Certificate of Completion (TCOC) is issued upon the 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 the 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


See below for the schedule. Please contact Roger Ebbage with any questions.

Locations: Classes are virutal.  Current price has increased! Our new cost is $2095.  

Participants may qualify for an incentive from Energy Trust of Oregon.  See their website for details.

New Level I class starting on January 2024!! 

Please contact Roger with questions!!  541-556-7724

Level II will not run this year.  You may take the class from our Washington Partners.   

Let us know if you are interested and we will put you on a waiting list for 2024!!

Sept 12, 2024BOC 1001A Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC SystemsMarinello
Sept 26, 2024BOC 1001B Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC SystemsMarinello
Oct 10, 2024BOC 1002 – Measuring & Benchmarking Energy PerformanceEbbage
Nov 14, 2024BOC 1003 – Efficient Lighting FundamentalsDoberenz
Dec 12, 2024BOC 1004 – HVAC Controls FundamentalsMarinello
Jan 9, 2025BOC 1005 – Indoor Environmental QualityChase
Feb 6, 2025BOC 1006 – Common Opportunities for Low-Cost Energy SavingsMarinello
 March 6, 2025BOC 2004 –  Water Efficiency for Building Operators Cervantes