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BOC Level I Certification

74 hours of training and project work in building systems maintenance. All classes are held from 8am to 3pm unless otherwise noted. View course descriptions. Registering is easy, learn how below.

2014 Level I Courses

CITY Start date Location
Watertown, MA 4/30/2014 Tufts Health Plan Corporate Office
Biddeford, ME 5/6/2014 University of New England, Biddeford Campus
Augusta, ME New Class 6/18/2014 Sportsmen's Alliance
Berlin, VT New Class 8/26/2014 Vermont School Boards Insurance Trust
Worcester, MA 9/16/2014 College of the Holy Cross
Kingston, RI TBA University of Rhode Island
Other Northeast Locations
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Watertown, MA   Apr 30 – July 24, 2014
Location: Tufts Health Plan Corporate Office
Wed/Thurs, Apr 30 & May 1, 2014
BOC 1001 – Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems BOC 1001 – Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems

Provides an overview of the Building Operator Certification program and fundamentals of building systems. Focuses on operation and maintenance of envelope, central heating, cooling, air and ventilating systems in buildings. Emphasis is placed on group problem-solving and exercises with respect to preventive maintenance. Two day class.

Wed, June 4, 2014
BOC 1002 – Measuring and Benchmarking Energy Performance BOC 1002 – Measuring and Benchmarking Energy Performance

Operators learn how energy is used in commercial buildings and how to identify and prioritize conservation opportunities. Includes basic principles of energy accounting, evaluation of fuel options, operation and maintenance strategies to improve efficiency, and energy management planning techniques. Participants will learn how to perform quantifiable evaluations of their facilities' energy use in order to be able to target prospects for energy conservation.

Thurs, June 5, 2014
BOC 1003 – Efficient Lighting Fundamentals BOC 1003 – Efficient Lighting Fundamentals

Covers lighting fundamentals and types of lighting for economical and energy efficient lighting systems. Participants learn principles of efficient lighting including evaluation of lighting levels, quality and maintenance. Other topics include lighting fixture and control technologies, common upgrades, retrofit and redesign options, and management strategies as they apply to space use and function.

Wed, June 25, 2014
BOC 1004 – HVAC Controls FundamentalsBOC 1004 – HVAC Controls Fundamentals

Provides an introduction to automatic control systems and equipment, particularly for central air systems. Participants will learn to target possible inefficiencies in their HVAC systems and to evaluate potential problems as part of an enhanced operation and maintenance program.

Thurs, June 26, 2014
BOC 1005 – Indoor Environmental QualityBOC 1005 – Indoor Environmental Quality

Introduces the basic causes of indoor environmental quality problems and begins to develop a method of diagnosis and solution. Students will gain an understanding of the dynamic components of indoor environmental quality in relation to source control, occupant sensitivity and ventilation. Emphasis will be placed on communications with building occupants for reliable investigations without aggravating existing issues.

Wed, July 23, 2014
BOC 1006 – Common Opportunities for Low-Cost Operational Improvement BOC 1006 – Common Opportunities for Low-Cost Operational Improvement

This class introduces common opportunities that offer the greatest energy savings potential. This module examines typical areas and problems associated with different system types and equipment as well as tools and techniques for identifying opportunities.

Thurs, July 24, 2014
BOC 1008 – Operations & Maintenance Practices for Sustainable Buildings BOC 1008 – Operations & Maintenance Practices for Sustainable Buildings

Provides an overview of best O&M practices for green or high performance buildings and addresses exterior site issues, water efficiency, cleaning products, material and supply purchasing, energy, and indoor environmental quality. Participants will learn to identify and apply O&M practices for improving the performance of both existing buildings and newly-designed green buildings.

Biddeford, ME   May 6 – Aug 6, 2014
Location: University of New England, Biddeford Campus
Tues/Wed, May 6 & 7, 2014
BOC 1001 – Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems BOC 1001 – Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems

Provides an overview of the Building Operator Certification program and fundamentals of building systems. Focuses on operation and maintenance of envelope, central heating, cooling, air and ventilating systems in buildings. Emphasis is placed on group problem-solving and exercises with respect to preventive maintenance. Two day class.

Tues, June 10, 2014
BOC 1002 – Measuring and Benchmarking Energy Performance BOC 1002 – Measuring and Benchmarking Energy Performance

Operators learn how energy is used in commercial buildings and how to identify and prioritize conservation opportunities. Includes basic principles of energy accounting, evaluation of fuel options, operation and maintenance strategies to improve efficiency, and energy management planning techniques. Participants will learn how to perform quantifiable evaluations of their facilities' energy use in order to be able to target prospects for energy conservation.

Wed, June 11, 2014
BOC 1004 – HVAC Controls FundamentalsBOC 1004 – HVAC Controls Fundamentals

Provides an introduction to automatic control systems and equipment, particularly for central air systems. Participants will learn to target possible inefficiencies in their HVAC systems and to evaluate potential problems as part of an enhanced operation and maintenance program.

Tues, July 8, 2014
BOC 1005 – Indoor Environmental QualityBOC 1005 – Indoor Environmental Quality

Introduces the basic causes of indoor environmental quality problems and begins to develop a method of diagnosis and solution. Students will gain an understanding of the dynamic components of indoor environmental quality in relation to source control, occupant sensitivity and ventilation. Emphasis will be placed on communications with building occupants for reliable investigations without aggravating existing issues.

Wed, July 9, 2014
BOC 1003 – Efficient Lighting Fundamentals BOC 1003 – Efficient Lighting Fundamentals

Covers lighting fundamentals and types of lighting for economical and energy efficient lighting systems. Participants learn principles of efficient lighting including evaluation of lighting levels, quality and maintenance. Other topics include lighting fixture and control technologies, common upgrades, retrofit and redesign options, and management strategies as they apply to space use and function.

Tues, Aug 5, 2014
BOC 1006 – Common Opportunities for Low-Cost Operational Improvement BOC 1006 – Common Opportunities for Low-Cost Operational Improvement

This class introduces common opportunities that offer the greatest energy savings potential. This module examines typical areas and problems associated with different system types and equipment as well as tools and techniques for identifying opportunities.

Wed, Aug 6, 2014
BOC 1008 – Operations & Maintenance Practices for Sustainable Buildings BOC 1008 – Operations & Maintenance Practices for Sustainable Buildings

Provides an overview of best O&M practices for green or high performance buildings and addresses exterior site issues, water efficiency, cleaning products, material and supply purchasing, energy, and indoor environmental quality. Participants will learn to identify and apply O&M practices for improving the performance of both existing buildings and newly-designed green buildings.

Augusta, ME   June 18 – Sept 11, 2014
Location: Sportsmen's Alliance
Wed/Thurs, June 18 & 19, 2014
BOC 1001 – Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems BOC 1001 – Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems

Provides an overview of the Building Operator Certification program and fundamentals of building systems. Focuses on operation and maintenance of envelope, central heating, cooling, air and ventilating systems in buildings. Emphasis is placed on group problem-solving and exercises with respect to preventive maintenance. Two day class.

Wed, July 16, 2014
BOC 1003 – Efficient Lighting Fundamentals BOC 1003 – Efficient Lighting Fundamentals

Covers lighting fundamentals and types of lighting for economical and energy efficient lighting systems. Participants learn principles of efficient lighting including evaluation of lighting levels, quality and maintenance. Other topics include lighting fixture and control technologies, common upgrades, retrofit and redesign options, and management strategies as they apply to space use and function.

Thurs, July 17, 2014
BOC 1005 – Indoor Environmental QualityBOC 1005 – Indoor Environmental Quality

Introduces the basic causes of indoor environmental quality problems and begins to develop a method of diagnosis and solution. Students will gain an understanding of the dynamic components of indoor environmental quality in relation to source control, occupant sensitivity and ventilation. Emphasis will be placed on communications with building occupants for reliable investigations without aggravating existing issues.

Wed, Aug 13, 2014
BOC 1002 – Measuring and Benchmarking Energy Performance BOC 1002 – Measuring and Benchmarking Energy Performance

Operators learn how energy is used in commercial buildings and how to identify and prioritize conservation opportunities. Includes basic principles of energy accounting, evaluation of fuel options, operation and maintenance strategies to improve efficiency, and energy management planning techniques. Participants will learn how to perform quantifiable evaluations of their facilities' energy use in order to be able to target prospects for energy conservation.

Thurs, Aug 14, 2014
BOC 1004 – HVAC Controls FundamentalsBOC 1004 – HVAC Controls Fundamentals

Provides an introduction to automatic control systems and equipment, particularly for central air systems. Participants will learn to target possible inefficiencies in their HVAC systems and to evaluate potential problems as part of an enhanced operation and maintenance program.

Wed, Sept 10, 2014
BOC 1006 – Common Opportunities for Low-Cost Operational Improvement BOC 1006 – Common Opportunities for Low-Cost Operational Improvement

This class introduces common opportunities that offer the greatest energy savings potential. This module examines typical areas and problems associated with different system types and equipment as well as tools and techniques for identifying opportunities.

Thurs, Sept 11, 2014
BOC 1008 – Operations & Maintenance Practices for Sustainable Buildings BOC 1008 – Operations & Maintenance Practices for Sustainable Buildings

Provides an overview of best O&M practices for green or high performance buildings and addresses exterior site issues, water efficiency, cleaning products, material and supply purchasing, energy, and indoor environmental quality. Participants will learn to identify and apply O&M practices for improving the performance of both existing buildings and newly-designed green buildings.

Berlin, VT   New Class Aug 26 – Nov 6, 2014
Location: Vermont School Boards Insurance Trust
Tues/Wed, Aug 26 & 27, 2014
BOC 1001 – Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems BOC 1001 – Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems

Provides an overview of the Building Operator Certification program and fundamentals of building systems. Focuses on operation and maintenance of envelope, central heating, cooling, air and ventilating systems in buildings. Emphasis is placed on group problem-solving and exercises with respect to preventive maintenance. Two day class.

Mon, Sept 15, 2014
BOC 1002 – Measuring and Benchmarking Energy Performance BOC 1002 – Measuring and Benchmarking Energy Performance

Operators learn how energy is used in commercial buildings and how to identify and prioritize conservation opportunities. Includes basic principles of energy accounting, evaluation of fuel options, operation and maintenance strategies to improve efficiency, and energy management planning techniques. Participants will learn how to perform quantifiable evaluations of their facilities' energy use in order to be able to target prospects for energy conservation.

Tues, Sept 16, 2014
BOC 1003 – Efficient Lighting Fundamentals BOC 1003 – Efficient Lighting Fundamentals

Covers lighting fundamentals and types of lighting for economical and energy efficient lighting systems. Participants learn principles of efficient lighting including evaluation of lighting levels, quality and maintenance. Other topics include lighting fixture and control technologies, common upgrades, retrofit and redesign options, and management strategies as they apply to space use and function.

Wed, Oct 8, 2014
BOC 1004 – HVAC Controls FundamentalsBOC 1004 – HVAC Controls Fundamentals

Provides an introduction to automatic control systems and equipment, particularly for central air systems. Participants will learn to target possible inefficiencies in their HVAC systems and to evaluate potential problems as part of an enhanced operation and maintenance program.

Thurs, Oct 9, 2014
BOC 1005 – Indoor Environmental QualityBOC 1005 – Indoor Environmental Quality

Introduces the basic causes of indoor environmental quality problems and begins to develop a method of diagnosis and solution. Students will gain an understanding of the dynamic components of indoor environmental quality in relation to source control, occupant sensitivity and ventilation. Emphasis will be placed on communications with building occupants for reliable investigations without aggravating existing issues.

Wed, Nov 5, 2014
BOC 1006 – Common Opportunities for Low-Cost Operational Improvement BOC 1006 – Common Opportunities for Low-Cost Operational Improvement

This class introduces common opportunities that offer the greatest energy savings potential. This module examines typical areas and problems associated with different system types and equipment as well as tools and techniques for identifying opportunities.

Thurs, Nov 6, 2014
BOC 1008 – Operations & Maintenance Practices for Sustainable Buildings BOC 1008 – Operations & Maintenance Practices for Sustainable Buildings

Provides an overview of best O&M practices for green or high performance buildings and addresses exterior site issues, water efficiency, cleaning products, material and supply purchasing, energy, and indoor environmental quality. Participants will learn to identify and apply O&M practices for improving the performance of both existing buildings and newly-designed green buildings.

Worcester, MA   Sept 16 – Dec 3, 2014
Location: College of the Holy Cross
Tues/Wed, Sept 16 & 17, 2014
BOC 1001 – Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems BOC 1001 – Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems

Provides an overview of the Building Operator Certification program and fundamentals of building systems. Focuses on operation and maintenance of envelope, central heating, cooling, air and ventilating systems in buildings. Emphasis is placed on group problem-solving and exercises with respect to preventive maintenance. Two day class.

Tues, Oct 14, 2014
BOC 1002 – Measuring and Benchmarking Energy Performance BOC 1002 – Measuring and Benchmarking Energy Performance

Operators learn how energy is used in commercial buildings and how to identify and prioritize conservation opportunities. Includes basic principles of energy accounting, evaluation of fuel options, operation and maintenance strategies to improve efficiency, and energy management planning techniques. Participants will learn how to perform quantifiable evaluations of their facilities' energy use in order to be able to target prospects for energy conservation.

Wed, Oct 15, 2014
BOC 1003 – Efficient Lighting Fundamentals BOC 1003 – Efficient Lighting Fundamentals

Covers lighting fundamentals and types of lighting for economical and energy efficient lighting systems. Participants learn principles of efficient lighting including evaluation of lighting levels, quality and maintenance. Other topics include lighting fixture and control technologies, common upgrades, retrofit and redesign options, and management strategies as they apply to space use and function.

Tues, Nov 4, 2014
BOC 1004 – HVAC Controls FundamentalsBOC 1004 – HVAC Controls Fundamentals

Provides an introduction to automatic control systems and equipment, particularly for central air systems. Participants will learn to target possible inefficiencies in their HVAC systems and to evaluate potential problems as part of an enhanced operation and maintenance program.

Wed, Nov 5, 2014
BOC 1005 – Indoor Environmental QualityBOC 1005 – Indoor Environmental Quality

Introduces the basic causes of indoor environmental quality problems and begins to develop a method of diagnosis and solution. Students will gain an understanding of the dynamic components of indoor environmental quality in relation to source control, occupant sensitivity and ventilation. Emphasis will be placed on communications with building occupants for reliable investigations without aggravating existing issues.

Tues, Dec 2, 2014
BOC 1006 – Common Opportunities for Low-Cost Operational Improvement BOC 1006 – Common Opportunities for Low-Cost Operational Improvement

This class introduces common opportunities that offer the greatest energy savings potential. This module examines typical areas and problems associated with different system types and equipment as well as tools and techniques for identifying opportunities.

Wed, Dec 3, 2014
BOC 1008 – Operations & Maintenance Practices for Sustainable Buildings BOC 1008 – Operations & Maintenance Practices for Sustainable Buildings

Provides an overview of best O&M practices for green or high performance buildings and addresses exterior site issues, water efficiency, cleaning products, material and supply purchasing, energy, and indoor environmental quality. Participants will learn to identify and apply O&M practices for improving the performance of both existing buildings and newly-designed green buildings.

Kingston, RI   Dates TBA
Location: University of Rhode Island
 
BOC 1001 – Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems BOC 1001 – Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems

Provides an overview of the Building Operator Certification program and fundamentals of building systems. Focuses on operation and maintenance of envelope, central heating, cooling, air and ventilating systems in buildings. Emphasis is placed on group problem-solving and exercises with respect to preventive maintenance. Two day class.

 
BOC 1002 – Measuring and Benchmarking Energy Performance BOC 1002 – Measuring and Benchmarking Energy Performance

Operators learn how energy is used in commercial buildings and how to identify and prioritize conservation opportunities. Includes basic principles of energy accounting, evaluation of fuel options, operation and maintenance strategies to improve efficiency, and energy management planning techniques. Participants will learn how to perform quantifiable evaluations of their facilities' energy use in order to be able to target prospects for energy conservation.

 
BOC 1003 – Efficient Lighting Fundamentals BOC 1003 – Efficient Lighting Fundamentals

Covers lighting fundamentals and types of lighting for economical and energy efficient lighting systems. Participants learn principles of efficient lighting including evaluation of lighting levels, quality and maintenance. Other topics include lighting fixture and control technologies, common upgrades, retrofit and redesign options, and management strategies as they apply to space use and function.

Dates TBA
BOC 1004 – HVAC Controls FundamentalsBOC 1004 – HVAC Controls Fundamentals

Provides an introduction to automatic control systems and equipment, particularly for central air systems. Participants will learn to target possible inefficiencies in their HVAC systems and to evaluate potential problems as part of an enhanced operation and maintenance program.

 
BOC 1005 – Indoor Environmental QualityBOC 1005 – Indoor Environmental Quality

Introduces the basic causes of indoor environmental quality problems and begins to develop a method of diagnosis and solution. Students will gain an understanding of the dynamic components of indoor environmental quality in relation to source control, occupant sensitivity and ventilation. Emphasis will be placed on communications with building occupants for reliable investigations without aggravating existing issues.

 
BOC 1006 – Common Opportunities for Low-Cost Operational Improvement BOC 1006 – Common Opportunities for Low-Cost Operational Improvement

This class introduces common opportunities that offer the greatest energy savings potential. This module examines typical areas and problems associated with different system types and equipment as well as tools and techniques for identifying opportunities.

 
BOC 1008 – Operations & Maintenance Practices for Sustainable Buildings BOC 1008 – Operations & Maintenance Practices for Sustainable Buildings

Provides an overview of best O&M practices for green or high performance buildings and addresses exterior site issues, water efficiency, cleaning products, material and supply purchasing, energy, and indoor environmental quality. Participants will learn to identify and apply O&M practices for improving the performance of both existing buildings and newly-designed green buildings.

Other Locations

New Hampshire  
BOC training in New Hampshire is provided by the Lake Regions Community College. For inquiries and questions contact Andy Duncan, aduncan@ccsnh.edu, or 603-524-3207 ext 6629.

New York, NY  
BOC training in New York City is provided by the City University of New York (CUNY) Building Performance Lab. For inquiries and questions, please visit: CUNY Building Performance Lab website or contact Nora Sherman, nora.sherman@mail.cuny.edu, or 646-660-6978.

 



BOC Level II Certification

61 hours of training and elective coursework in equipment troubleshooting and maintenance. All classes are held from 8am to 3pm unless otherwise noted. View course descriptions.

2014 Level II Courses

CITY Start date Location
Buzzards Bay, MA 9/23/2014 Massachusetts Maritime Academy
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Buzzards Bay, MA    Sept 23 – Dec 9, 2014
Location: Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Tues, Sept 23, 2014 BOC 200 – Energy Management Planning
Wed, Sept 24, 2014 BOC 201 – Preventive Maintenance & Troubleshooting Principles
Tues/Wed, Oct 21 & 22, 2014 BOC 203 – HVAC Troubleshooting & Maintenance
Tues, Nov 18, 2014 BOC 202 – Advanced Electrical Diagnostics
Wed, Nov 19, 2014 BOC 204 – HVAC Controls & Optimization
Tues, Dec 9, 2014 BOC 214 – Introduction to Building Commissioning

 


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Look for the Register Online link next to the course schedule. Register online for immediate registration and payment confirmation. Your space will be reserved immediately and course information will be emailed to you.

This is the easiest way to register. If online registration is not active for your course, please submit a BOC registration form (see left) or sign up to be notified when online registration has begun for your class.

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Updated 8-11-2014