BOC is a nationally recognized certification program for building operators offering improved job skills in commercial energy auditing. It includes topics such as facility electrical, HVAC and lighting systems, indoor air quality, environmental health and safety, and energy conservation. The BOC training program in energy auditing is licensed by the Northwest Energy Efficiency Council in Seattle, Washington. This program will help boost your job skills and help reach Maui’s energy goals. The next training program will begin in January 2011. The program is one Saturday per month from January 15 through July 16. We are able to offer this program for *FREE* to Maui residents through grant funding.
Click on the application to download form (BOC Application). Applications are due DECEMBER 15.
Please mail applications to:
Sustainable Living Institute of Maui
33 W. Kahumanu Avenue
Kahului, HI 96732
OR fax to 808-984-3546
Additional information on BOC:
Building Operator Certification Program
Who is BOC for?
BOC® is for building engineers, HVAC technicians, electricians, maintenance workers, building managers, and others involved in running the facility. Local government partnerships who have participated in BOC® include Association of Monterrey Bay Area Governments, San Diego County and City of Chula Vista Partnership, Energy Leader Partnership (Santa Barbara).
What are the training topics?
Building Systems Overview
Energy Conservation Techniques
HVAC Systems & Controls
Efficient Lighting Fundamentals
O&M Practices for Sustainable Buildings
Indoor Air Quality
Facility Electrical Systems
Go here for full course descriptions and detailed outlines: http://www.theboc.info/training.html
It is highly recommended that applicants for certification have:
BOC saves money for commercial and institutional buildings by improving the energy efficiency of lighting, heating and cooling systems, and by enabling operators to be proactive in complying with environmental regulations affecting facility operations and maintenance. Energy savings achieved by BOC graduates (www.theboc.info/w-energy-savings.html) show the demonstrated benefits graduates provide their organizations. BOC graduates save $20,000 annually on energy bills for their companies through energy conservation.
Over 170 municipal and county government facilities, libraries and park & recreation districts have sent operators to BOC including three California local government partnership programs – AMBAG in Monterey Bay, Energy Leader Partnership in Santa Barbara, and the San Diego County Partnership.