Building Operator Certification (BOC)

Building Operator Certification (BOC®)

Sponsored by Hawaii Energy, don’t miss this rare opportunity! BOC® is a comprehensive, nationally recognized energy efficiency training and certification program in commercial building operations and maintenance and includes topics such as facility electrical, HVAC and lighting systems, indoor air quality, environmental health and safety, and energy conservation. BO is for building engineers, HVAC technicians, electricians, maintenance workers, building managers, real estate agents, and others involved in running a facility. BOC® graduates save $20,000 annually on energy bills for their companies through energy conservation.

The United States Green Building Council ( has approved the core BOC® Level I curriculum for continuing education hours toward the LEED Credential Maintenance Program. 1001 is approved for 16 GBCI continuing education hours, while 1002-1006 are each approved to earn a LEED credential holder 8 continuing education hours.

  • Dates: Eight Class Meetings: Fri. 9/6, Sat. 9/7, Fri. 9/20, Sat. 10/5, Fri. 10/18, Fri. 11/1, Fri. 11/15, Fri. 12/6
  • Times: 8:00am – 5:00 pm
  • Location: UHMC Campus
  • Cost to Student: $100 (Due to the generous support from Hawaii Energy, the cost of this course will be sponsored by Hawaii Energy. This is normally offered as a $1600 course.)
  • Application: Click here


The BOC® program is licensed by the Northwest Energy Efficiency Council, a non-profit trade association that promotes energy efficiency through building operator training.. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) named NEEC as a winner of the 2012 ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence in ENERGY STAR promotion through the BOC® program. This award recognizes the organizations efforts to improve energy efficiency and reduce pollution, resulting in significant cost savings.

Workshop sponsored by Hawaii Energy. Hawaii Energy is a ratepayer funded conservation and efficiency program administered by SAIC under contract with the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission serving the islands of Hawaii, Lanai, Maui, Molokai, and Oahu.

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