The NEEC BOC Approved Provider Program is designed to provide Building Operator Certification (BOC) candidates and credential holders with a variety of educational opportunities in building operation, maintenance and energy management. BOC Approved Provider organizations are eligible to offer course offerings that assist in completing the BOC credential. Course offerings through approved providers are also eligible for BOC continuing education hours for recertification*.

The approved provider program provides building operators with the quality assurance that the programs under the approved provider label will contribute to their professional expertise in energy efficient building operation and maintenance.

*BOC credential holders are required to renew credentials annually. Level I candidates must earn 5 hours of continuing education hours; 10 hours are required for Level II.

For more information about the NEEC BOC Approved Provider Program, click here (PDF 80k). Inquiries are welcome by phone or email to NEEC at 206-292-4793, or email: bocinfo@theBOC.info.

BOC Approved Providers

City University of New York

Through the Office of Professional Education and Workplace Learning, The CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) designs custom workplace training programs to help organizations achieve their goals. CUNY SPS works with employers to develop targeted solutions in a range of fields. To our partnerships, we bring knowledge of research-based learning practices as well as experience in developing innovative programs.

The CUNY School of Professional Studies has partnered with DCAS’ Division of Energy Management to manage the administration of the Energy Management Institute (EMI) since its inception. EMI provides training to the public servants of New York City in the forefront of energy management best practices and helps them develop the skills necessary to optimize building performance. EMI offers a broad range of training, certifications, and other technical support to City of New York staff, including energy managers, building operators, engineers, and tradespeople, free of charge.

For more information about the DCAS Energy Management Institute.
For more information about the CUNY School of Professional Studies.

Lakes Region Community College Energy Services and Technology Program

The Energy Services and Technology Program (ESTP) provides students with the knowledge and skills to enter the rapidly expanding field of energy management. Students in the two-year ESTP Associate degree program are prepared in the areas of energy fuels and consumption, energy efficiency, energy economics, electricity, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), technical communications, and computer sciences to optimize the sustainable production, delivery, and use of energy resources.

As a BOC Approved Provider, qualified students in ESTP’s non-credit Energy Services certificate program can seamlessly earn the BOC certification. All ESTP students learn through extensive classroom and lab experiences. Hands-on training is emphasized throughout the curriculum, in HVAC, climate control, thermal insulation, indoor air quality, and renewable energy principles and practices. Students train with the state-of-the-art Energy Simulator, and use the latest in instrumentation such as infrared thermal imagers, blower doors, combustion analyzers, data loggers, and more. For more information contact Andy Duncan, aduncan@ccsnh.edu, tel. 603-524-3207 x6629.