News Releases

April 2, 2018

NEEC Earns 2018 ENERGY STAR® Award for Excellence

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January 17, 2018

County of Ventura Commits to Energy Efficiency Through Training

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May 11, 2017

BOC Coming to Alabama

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November 1, 2016

BOC Recognizes Two Department of Defense Installations

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March 24, 2016

NEEC Receives 2016 ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence in Energy Efficiency Program Delivery

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Aug 7, 2015

IFMA Seattle Chapter and NEEC Partner to Enhance Education Opportunities for Building Technicians

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June 19, 2015

King County Awarded EFC Innovations Award for partnership with NEEC’s BOC Training

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June 15, 2015

Communications Concepts Announces NEEC Winner of Excellence Award in Print Media

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July 29, 2014

BOC Now a Preferred Program for Government Employees

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June 24, 2014

NEEC Reaccredited as an Authorized Provider of IACET CEUs Prestigious Accreditation

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April 10, 2014

EPA Recognizes NEEC with 2014 Energy Star Award for Excellence In Energy Star® Promotion

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Feb 5, 2014

NEEC, IBOA Announce Expansion of Partnership to Offer Training in Utah

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Aug 24, 2013

NEEA and Regional Utilities Successfully Train the Region to Think Smart About Energy Savings

Organizations and companies in the Northwest gain competitive advantages while cutting costs through NEEA’s training and certification programs. Read the full press release.

Aug 8, 2013

BOC Level I Classes Approved for LEED Graduates Continuing Education

The United States Green Building Council has approved the core BOC Level I curriculum for continuing education hours toward the LEED Credential Maintenance Program. Read the full press release.

June 18, 2013

NEEC and NEEA Release BOC Testimonial Videos

Engaging testimonial videos highlighting the benefits of the Building Operator Certification program have been released. Read the full press release.

April 17, 2013

NEEC and NSSC Team Up to Bring the BOC to the Mid-Atlantic Region

National Sustainable Structures Center (NSSC) at Pennsylvania College of Technology will serve as the licensed administrator of BOC training for Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and District of Columbia. Read the full press release.

Dec 21, 2012

Lakes Region Community College Awarded Approved Provider Status by NEEC

Lakes Region Community College (LRCC) in New Hampshire and the Northwest Energy Efficiency Council (NEEC) are pleased to announce that LRCC has been granted Approved Provider status for NEEC’s Building Operator Certification (BOC®) program. Read the full press release.

Nov 19, 2012

BOC Featured on NBC and ABC Affiliates in Springfield, IL

Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance’s (MEEA) BOC Veterans Building Operator Certification Program was highlighted in Springfield, Illinois ABC and NBC affiliate’s news segments. Each segment gives an overview of the BOC program and how it helps returning veterans including an interview with a recent graduate of the program. Watch the Building Operator Certification for Military Veterans news segment and more on MEEA’s YouTube page.

Oct 1, 2012

NEEC and IBOA Team Up in a New Partnership to Bring the National BOC to Idaho & Montana

IBOA (International Building Operators Association) will serve as the licensed administrator of BOC training for Idaho and Montana with access to the resources of the national program — curriculum, training materials, and instructor pool — to provide programming in the two states. Read the full press release.

April 10, 2012

BOMI International and NEEC Partner to Offer Building Engineers and Maintenance Technicians Additional Education Opportunities

New partnership awards competency credit between BOC Level I and II and BOMI International’s Systems Maintenance Technician (SMT®) and Systems Maintenance Administrator (SMA®) Programs. Learn more. Read the full press release.

March 3, 2012

EPA Recognizes NEEC BOC with 2012 Energy Star Award for Excellence In Energy Star Promotion

We’re pleased to announce the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named NEEC as a winner of the 2012 ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence for its contributions through the BOC® program. Read the full press release.